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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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.

Postal 2 released on Desura!

Postal 2 released on Desura!

3 years ago News 12 comments

Live a week in the life of "The Postal Dude"; a hapless everyman just trying to check some chores off his list.

First progress!

First progress!

6 years ago Postal 2-Time for Punishment 4 comments

We made some first progress in the mod! More Info in the Content field.

Have a nice day : new screenshots !

Have a nice day : new screenshots !

7 years ago Have A Nice Day 6 comments

After a little break to share time with his family, Morpheus, the mod leader, is finally back on track. To celebrate this event, here are brand new screenshots...

Postal: Movie

Postal: Movie

7 years ago News 3 comments

Finally it is here, if you live in Germany you can get it on DVD.

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Project Marica v4.1.5 patch

Project Marica v4.1.5 patch

2 weeks ago ProjectMarica Patch 3 comments

Patch for PM 4.1.0 Extract System folder to game, replace old files.

Project Marica v4.1.0

Project Marica v4.1.0

2 months ago ProjectMarica Full Version 0 comments

2015 Actual version for all versions of Postal 2, Multiplayer integration fully updated! See readme.txt for more details.

Day of Death 2 - Full English Translation

Day of Death 2 - Full English Translation

6 months ago Day of Death 2 Patch 0 comments

Release of full english translation. All text was translate to english.

Day of Death 2 - Full Edition

Day of Death 2 - Full Edition

6 months ago Day of Death 2 Full Version 4 comments

Full edition of Day of Death 2. Contains all patches and fixes.

PaintballMod (Beta)

PaintballMod (Beta)

9 months ago Postal 2: PaintballMod (Beta) Demo 0 comments

Paintball Mod for Postal 2 STP or higher. We get map for testing, 2 multiplayer maps, and 4 other markers with one balls color only for MP.

Postal 2 DOD - Director's Cut

Postal 2 DOD - Director's Cut

11 months ago Postal 2 Day of Death Full Version 1 comment

Full release of modification. Installation: Extract archive to your Postal2STP main directory.

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thadunno Nov 7 2012 says:

You can also get your steam key thru the Desura client by clicking the Desura logo in the top left hand corner, click Gift History, click on View Your CD Keys at the bottom, then find Postal 2 in the list and click Request Key.

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andreadandrea Nov 7 2012 says:

Just got my steam key for P2: thanks Running With Scissors!!!

Now I cross fingers waiting for a steamplay release of P2 and maybe P1 in the future ;)

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Toploader Creator
Toploader Nov 11 2012 replied:

Mac and Linux will come for the Steam version, sooner rather than later!

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andreadandrea Nov 11 2012 replied:

great, by the way that means that the linux steam thingy is for real.... ;)

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cyber-trance Nov 7 2012 says:

the keys for steam arrived, thx Desura and RWS :)

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Cock_Blockula Nov 6 2012 says:

You guys are awesome. I thought only those who purchased the game prior to getting it Greenlighted were only to get a Steam key, and because of that assumption I purchased Postal 2 from both Desura (For my Linux machine) and Steam.

Oh, well. Enjoy my money!

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Toploader Creator
Toploader Nov 7 2012 replied:

Thanks man for the support!

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TheRightfulKing Nov 6 2012 says:

You can now get your Steam key from

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Mdxceed Nov 15 2012 replied:


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Lunick Nov 6 2012 replied:

This is correct :)

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Highest Rated (11 agree) 9/10

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…

Jan 19 2012 by courtjester235

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