Jazz Jackrabbit 2 is the long awaited sequel to the most popular DOS shareware platformer game of 1994! Play as Jazz or his little brother Spaz on the quest to rescue Eva Furlong!

With a fully featured level editor and third party editing utilities for this game, it is definitely one of the earliest moddable platform games for the PC.

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About Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Plus with 0 comments by Violet_CLM on Apr 11th, 2015

For the last seven years, Jazz Jackrabbit 2+ has all but defined the the Jazz 2 online community. This latest and greatest release adds several pages worth of fixes and new additions, including a new multiplayer gamemode (the fifteenth), major code improvements to Treasure Hunt and Race gamemodes, user-written "mutator" mini-mods that can be enabled or disabled in any online server, code for loading external image/sound files for use in scripted levels, a better internal level browser for downloaded levels, improved gameplay for when transformed into a bird or frog, improved reverse gravity gameplay, improved cheat codes for single player games, new sprites and animations and image-blending modes, and plenty more!

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Jazz Jackrabbit 2 was originally released in 1998 by Epic Games, now better known for its Unreal Engine and the Gears of War series. Although the last official update, version 1.24x, was in early 2000, the Jazz 2 community has remained strong and creative to this very day, with thousands of custom levels, tilesets, remixes, and more all still available for download. Since 2008, the Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Plus mod ("JJ2+" or "Plus" for short) has given Jazz 2's multiplayer and single player gameplay more depth than ever before, with a mind-numbingly-long list of features and bug fixes that put Jazz 2 on par with any of its modern 3D competitors.


Players can clash together across fifteen different multiplayer gamemodes (some team-based, most combat-based) with ten different major weapons (all but one of which can be powered up to deal more damage and use different graphics and/or movement), or else sit out a round in JJ2+'s exclusive spectator mode. Play for fun or in competitive ladders and scheduled events, on your own or in a clan. Use the traditional weapon system, or turn on Mouse Aim to take extra control of your gunplay and take down your opponents with perfect shots. Chat to everyone in the server, or team chat with people in your own team (blue, red, green, or yellow), or whisper a private message to a friend. Emulate IRC channels with /me text or highlights. Type console commands as the server's host (or as a logged-in remote administrator) to tweak countless game options. Expand your own homemade levels (designed in Jazz 2's easy-to-use level editor) with JJ2+'s scripting language, either by scripting an individual level or by writing your own mod to be run inside of JJ2+. Load graphics and sounds from external files to craft your own weapons, game modes, or entire new games.

Import your own graphics

Jazz Jackrabbit 2+ retains all of Jazz 2's core gameplay that has delighted for the past seventeen years, fixes as many bugs as it possibly can, and provides you, the player, with all the tools you need to craft your ideal 2D arena shooter experience in the online server, in the local single player game, or in the level editor. A registered version of Jazz Jackrabbit 2 version 1.23 or 1.24 is required to play, although naturally no illegal download links will be provided here.

April 6th 2015 Release

Note that Jazz 2's playerbase is primarily located in Europe and similarly-timezoned areas, and online play mostly reflects this: when Europe is awake, you'll be able to find people online to play with, but when it's asleep (read: afternoon and evening in America) you're better off playing Single Player or creating your own content instead. Fortunately there are many hundreds of single player maps out there for you to try, and a dedicated community to help you out with your level, tileset, or script making needs. :)

JJ2+ runs on Windows XP or greater or in the WINE emulator. It may not run well in full screen on Windows 8 or 10, which have limited Direct Draw support.

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April 6th 2015 Release
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April 6th 2015 Release

Apr 7, 2015 Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Plus Full Version 1 comment

This is the most recent version of JJ2+! Treasure Hunt and Race multiplayer modes have received major overhauls; there's a new team-based gamemode "Head...

JJ2 KiraImmortal maps v1.0
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Sep 10, 2014 Jazz Jackrabbit 2 - KiraImmortal's All Maps pack Full Version 0 comments

10 separate releases packed into one. Read the instructions for each one carefully!

October 30th 2013 Release
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October 30th 2013 Release

Oct 31, 2013 Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Plus Patch 3 comments

NOTE: This is an OUTDATED VERSION of JJ2+. Look elsewhere in this downloads section for the latest revision! This release largely serves as an update...

October 19th 2013 Example Levels
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October 19th 2013 Example Levels

Oct 19, 2013 Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Plus Tutorials 1 comment

A lot of example levels for JJ2+, demonstrating how to use various new features. The suggested starting place is plusMenu.j2l, which serves as a hub for...

October 19th 2013 Release
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October 19th 2013 Release

Oct 19, 2013 Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Plus Patch 0 comments

NOTE: This is an OUTDATED VERSION of JJ2+. Look elsewhere in this downloads section for the latest revision! It adds a new single player difficulty, new...

February 5th 2013 Release
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February 5th 2013 Release

Feb 4, 2013 Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Plus Patch 1 comment

NOTE: This is an OUTDATED VERSION of JJ2+. Look elsewhere in this downloads section for the latest revision! It fixes a number of bugs left over from...

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Primpy
Primpy Nov 27 2014, 4:47am says:

Best game of all times.

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Ricochet- Jan 30 2013, 4:47am says:

Still remember playing this game when I was a little kid :')

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Waddlesticks
Waddlesticks Dec 29 2011, 6:08pm says:

Loved this game! Still have it on a floppy ;D
Oh and also a CD :DDD

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Laro24
Laro24 Nov 30 2011, 11:25am says:

Guys, the Mod DB Top 100 is out. Please vote for the only JJ2 mod!

Moddb.com

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STZoro
STZoro Aug 18 2011, 5:05am says:

Old game, but still rocks...

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DEAD_FiSH
DEAD_FiSH Mar 15 2011, 7:18pm says:

I loved this game so much, and still I play it! Good times!

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Catalyst440
Catalyst440 Aug 3 2010, 5:05am says:

Primary (Elementry) School For the WIN!! :D had it on the school comps when i was 6 YEYA!

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TheUltimateDoomer
TheUltimateDoomer Mar 5 2010, 2:52pm says:

Used to play it all the time.

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