FastGuide wrote:1. Install Q2E Blood Culture
2. Install Q2E Blood Culture Patch 2013
3. Install OpenAL drivers
4. Configure your BC Config
5. Have fun!


This is a Quake II updated version that was created exclusively to Q2A Blood Culture community. A clan of friends which I'm the leader and creator, where we play just for fun together since 2000 with Quake II in LANs and in 2005 went to online life with Quake II Evolved. Quake II Evolved Blood Culture was created from the original source of Quake II Evolved created by Team Blur

This project started in 2005 as just add-ons named as MegaPak, just adding high quality textures and skins, all with the Logo's Clan and the primary results were great. But we are playing online for the first time, and avoid cheating online was really impossible with Quake II Engine. First you cannot know if a client was using a Q2 or Q2E, and second we can't know if someone was with smoke off and is seeing everything that the others can't, and other vars that make your way more easier. So was made the first AntiCheat that I tryed to resolved via script, that opened these vars to be query by the server, and also beeing setted all the time, so if a player are not using the AntiCheat we can't see anything, so he were kicked, and if he is using the vars are all the time setted, and will let us know if he wasn't using the AntiCheat. But all that was manually.

After more than a year of work, testings and 7 MegaPaks released, with pre-configured BOTs, more than 1700 maps, many bug fixes, new textures and skins to every model, weapon and object, new HUD and Inventory, AntiCheat always beeing updated and getting better, and the great BC Config feature, where all the configs become centralized to any type of game or MOD.

Well, I already had done everything I could to make our games better and fair, but still have things that I can't do it by scripting, and doing that AntiCheat check manually all the days was really getting me mad. With Q2E 0.40 abandoned by his creators I decided to study his engine and move on aside I'm not programming in C for almost 10 years, and that was my main problem, comeback to C programming.

So I asked for info in few forums, specially at Quake II Evolved about which softwares I'll need, the source, basic structure, etc... then I finally get the Q2E compiled and working, so it's time to start my real work.

I had few things in my mind that I really need to make:

Goals wrote:1. Automatic AntiCheat via Code (no more scripting)
2. Dedicated Q2E Server
3. Only accept Q2E Blood Culture clients
4. Fix the Siamese Twins Bug
5. Fix all the other small Bugs
6. Extras (Sounds, Music...)
7. Optimized and Standalone (not more a Q2 update)

With that in mind I start the work, and wasn't that difficult in any of the items on that list, except about the Siamese Twins Bug, which I don't really even know the cause of this bug, and was my biggest quest in this project.

All the the items above were made with perfection among many things like:

Done wrote:. Load time of maps 70% faster than original
. Lower pings and less lags
. Most know MODs ported (RA2, KOTH, Eraser BOT, CTF, TDM, TP...)
. Over 1700 maps to your pleasure (Ground Zero & The Reckoning inclued!)
. Widescreen Resolutions (FULL HD Inclued)
. Allocated Memory improved to be able to use BOTs as NEVER done before

more info at : www.mods.hajas.org

Feel free to visit our server witch is online since 2005 (under different IPs)

Get the latest OpenAL Drivers if your game start without sound or is aborting.

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0 comments by Hajas on May 16th, 2013

After almost 5 years without touch in this project I decided to do a small but great update to our beloved Quake 2 Evolved Blood Culture.

Quake 2 Evolved Blood Culture

Got his Memory Allocation improved to deal with LOTs of INTELLIGENT bots like Quake 2 never were able to handle, and aside that Widescreen resolutions (without any distortions) were added, incluiding FULL HD. 

The new bots are now only available at our dedicated server below and STILL is in development.


FastGuide wrote:1. Install Q2E Blood Culture
2. Install Q2E Blood Culture Patch 2013
3. Install OpenAL drivers
4. Configure your BC Config
5. Have fun!

Also uploaded for the first time the FULL version to MODDB with the new patch.

Enjoy!

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Q2E Blood Culture Patch 2013

Q2E Blood Culture Patch 2013

May 16, 2013 Patch 0 comments

Update your 2.0 version to 2.3 (all past patches inclued!) . Rebreather bug fixed . Connection Message var size increased avoiding lags . TDM with BOTs...

Quake 2 Evolved Blood Culture

Quake 2 Evolved Blood Culture

May 16, 2013 Full Version 9 comments

Q2E Blood Culture in a single file install password = www.bloodculture.com.br WARNING: This is NOT compatible with original Quake 2! Do NOT install over...

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KOYK_GR
KOYK_GR Aug 16 2013, 8:08pm says:

add the ruge and xatrix weapons items for all game types even for coop
and single it doesn't need to be in the single player maps but at lest in the console commands...

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Hajas
Hajas Sep 5 2013, 10:38pm replied:

When was made most of us didn't liked to play with different weapons as the original ones. Dunno if I'll have one day time to do that. But I'll keep this noted.

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Sirramza
Sirramza Feb 20 2008, 12:43am says:

Increible, lo quiero tener ya y armo un servidor, justo esta semana estaba pensando en armar un servidor de quake 2 con la nueva computadora servidor que me compre

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Hajas
Hajas Jul 23 2010, 10:48am replied:

enjoy :D

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