Postal² is a 2003 computer game by Running With Scissors (RWS). It is a sequel to the 1997 game Postal. Both are intentionally highly controversial due to high levels of violence and stereotyping. Unlike its predecessor, Postal² is a first-person shooter based on the Unreal Graphics Engine.

The player takes on the role of 'The Postal Dude' (all evidence given in-game indicates that the character's full legal name actually is "The Postal Dude, Jr.": his father's tombstone reads "T. Dude Sr."; characters constantly call him "Mr. The Dude" and a package for him is addressed to "Postal Dude"), a tall thin man with a goatee, sunglasses, a blue alien t-shirt, and a long black leather coat. The Postal Dude also wears a Happy Smiley pin on his right lapel and a cross pin on his left one. 'The Postal Dude' lives in a trailer park with his nagging wife (only identified in the credits as 'Postal Dude's Bitch') in the mining town of Paradise, Arizona.

The game levels are split into days of the week starting Monday and finishing Friday. At the beginning of each day, Dude is given several tasks to accomplish, such as 'Get milk', 'Confess sins', and other seemingly mundane tasks. The purpose of the game is to finish all of the tasks throughout the week, although the game encourages the player to play in any way he wishes, be it as civilly or as chaotically as possible. There are unique consequences to whichever path is chosen.

Dude must put up with being flipped the bird, mugged, attacked by protesters, put upon by an obnoxious convenience store owner/terrorist and his patrons who cut before Dude in the "money-line", plus an annoying marching band, a murderous toy mascot named Krotchy, the police and SWAT team, the ATF and the National Guard, a religious cult, savage butchers, psycho Taliban terrorists, and Gary Coleman, among many other things.

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4 comments by Toploader on Feb 20th, 2012

We now have active Postal 2 and Apocalypse forums on Desura / ModDB which will be monitored by Running With Scissors.  We hope to use this as a hub for support and for people to bring attention to mods that we may add to the Desura client for download.

Drop by and talk about the game, and offer any help and support you can. In particular any experiences you have had with the Linux build, and workarounds you may have used to solve problems on your setup.

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Postal 2 Share The Pain MP - Mac Version

Postal 2 Share The Pain MP - Mac Version

Sep 15, 2011 Full Version 2 comments

Mac version of Postal 2 STP Multiplayer. Works on PowerPC G5 and Intel processors.

Postal 2 Share The Pain MP - Linux Version

Postal 2 Share The Pain MP - Linux Version

Sep 14, 2011 Full Version 1 comment

The free and full version of Postal 2 STP Multiplayer for Linux :L

Postal 2 custom startupmap

Postal 2 custom startupmap

Mar 18, 2009 Other 3 comments

this is just a little thing I made one night just a Startup map I made, nothing special, I just decided to spice it up, since the regular Postal 2 Startup...

Postal 2 Share The Pain - Multiplayer Full Version

Postal 2 Share The Pain - Multiplayer Full Version

May 20, 2008 Full Version 20 comments

The full, free version of the multiplayer portion of postal 2.

Eternal Damnation Patch

Eternal Damnation Patch

Nov 7, 2007 Patch 21 comments

Eternal Damnation Patch That patch should fix yer problem, but it doesnt work on saved games (or you must use save from previous level eg.: Ghetto) so...

A Very POSTAL CHRISTMAS high resolution trailer4

A Very POSTAL CHRISTMAS high resolution trailer4

Jul 17, 2007 Movies 1 comment

A in game trailer

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Stopa
Stopa May 7 2005, 6:43am says:

does anybody have some singleplayer maps for postal2?

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dDefinder
dDefinder Apr 29 2005, 11:39am says:

waiting for the expasion pack to be relesed.
watch the demos.

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TheDebonairNomad
TheDebonairNomad Dec 20 2004, 10:11pm says:

If you ever have Cheats on, find or force 2 civlians into a small enclosure (ex. a kitchen in the run down area) and lob a grenade at them, its always fun to make them stick out of a wall thx to the ragdoll effects.

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HangPhyr
HangPhyr Dec 13 2004, 2:11am says:

I hated this game. They took out things that made the first one fun, like real objectives, the realism, and any offensiveness it might have had.

Sure you're killing everyone, but its so... comically done. People take a mountain of bulelts to kill, and every third person carries an M16 in their pocket.

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TheDebonairNomad
TheDebonairNomad Nov 28 2004, 8:53am says:

The only Game that Needed a Chainsaw,SledgeHammer,Crowbar,Hacksaw,Emanuel Lewis,Barb Wire,Fibre Wire, M2K Combat Knife, Rusted Scalpel, and many other Melee weapons. Other than that this rocked! :devil:

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Osamaheadhunter
Osamaheadhunter Nov 26 2004, 8:24am says:

and of course, it has to be played by yours truly, a 13-year old syco. This game realy takes the edge off a stressfull day, i especialy like beating someone with the sovel untill their head comes off. However, the rag doll animations suck ***.

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zdfgsfgsdegfs
zdfgsfgsdegfs Oct 18 2004, 9:55am says:

Postal 2 is the most fun game ever, it’s not about whether graphics are **** (which in my opinion they're not) or about how realistic it is, etc. It’s about having fun! I have loads of games, but I've never completed one because they've become boring so quickly, apart from this, I've completed it loads of time because its always interesting to play and has great replay value, every time you play you find something new, or see something funny which you may have missed the first time, and the fact that it's none linear, so you can chose whether or not to do the missions and just wander around killing or ******* on people.

Metal_Sac wrote:A big problem is that it's seriously racist and homophobic.

I disagree, for example, wouldn't not having black people in a game be more racist than having black people in, the same with gays. And with the Taliban, yes it could be perceived racist towards them, not about skin colour or religion, it’s only taking the **** out of suicide bombers and terrorists, not all ethnic groups.


Postal 2 ROCKS!!!!

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yager
yager May 4 2004, 8:53pm says:

KILL KILL KILL

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yager
yager May 4 2004, 8:52pm says:

IT IS THE BEST BETER THEN GTA 3 AND GTA VICE CITY ONE OF THE BLOODEST GAMES EVER MADE POSTAL DUDE ROCK ON.

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Krycha
Krycha Apr 9 2004, 12:07pm says:

This is one of the worst FPS games ever. It shouldn't be called Postal, because it has nothing similar to the first one. P2 is a nonsense, not followed by any good storyline. It also has ugly graphics, and the gameplay is not the same than in Postal. In fact, it's 100x worse.

Don't ressurect Postal until you know what are you doing, RWS..

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POSTAL 2
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This game is offensive, politically incorrect, and continually prompts the player to lose their temper and kill innocent (but annoying) bystanders. It's raw and unashamed of the lengths that it will go to offend those who dare to play it. That being said, this game kicks so much ass. Even with some of the glitches it has it is still a solid shooter that dared to go where other games wouldn't dream. this classic game helped pave the way for the kind of moral depravity that we have all grown to love…

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