PostalĀ² 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, PostalĀ² 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 DOD Alpha - Reloaded

Postal 2 DOD Alpha - Reloaded

Aug 8, 2014 Demo 1 comment

After 12 patches we have prepared a fully-packed alpha-version. Mod for Postal 2 STP. Enjoy!

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 21 comments

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

Eternal Damnation Patch

Eternal Damnation Patch

Nov 7, 2007 Patch 23 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...

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xxthesniperxx Dec 1 2012, 6:42pm says:

please help! i have the game on steam and i cant intstall is on to desura it says i need to buy it please help

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hamishwilson Dec 4 2012, 5:49pm replied:

So you get Steam keys when you buy on Desura, but not Desura keys when you buy on Steam? Intersting that.

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Toploader Creator
Toploader Jan 9 2013, 3:18pm replied:

If Valve would allow us to give out Desura keys to everyone that got it from Steam, we would make it happen, sadly unlike Desrua they don't offer this to us. So moral of the story is to buy it on Desura :)

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Adrien2002 Dec 11 2012, 11:17am replied:

The law of Steam DRM... I am not really fan.
That's why I am here on Desura.

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thadunno Nov 7 2012, 9:50am 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, 7:15am 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, 6:58am replied:

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

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andreadandrea Nov 11 2012, 4:42pm replied:

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

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cyber-trance Nov 7 2012, 1:55am says:

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

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Cock_Blockula Nov 6 2012, 10:17pm 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, 5:50am replied:

Thanks man for the support!

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Released Apr 9, 2003
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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…

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POSTAL 2, Released Apr 9, 2003
Postal: Classic and Uncut, Released Nov 13, 1997
Postal 2: Apocalypse Weekend, Released May 11, 2005

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