QuakeIIxp is a multi-platform (windows and linux) graphics port of the game Quake II developed by Id Software. Completely updated rendering takes full advantage of the latest graphics cards to get the perfect picture, preserving the original style of the game.

  • Real time per-pixel lighting and shadowing (like DooM3) with hi quality parallax mapping (relief mapping technology)
  • Editable GLSL shaders
  • In-game light editor
  • Advanced decal and particle system (infinity decals and soft particles)
  • Refraction, glow and caustic surfaces
  • New water and lava effects
  • Light flares
  • Postrocessing effects – fxaa, bloom, depth of field, radial blur, thermal vision, film grain, gamma/brightness/saturation
  • OpenAL 3d audio engine with EFX (high-quality environmental audio sound effects booth win and linux)
  • Playing OGG and WAV music tracks from the hdd
  • Native support for the Reckoning mp and 3zb2 bot. All other addons and mods supported in compatibility mode

Minimum System Requirements:

  • windows xp or higher, ubuntu 10 or higher
  • 2 core cpu with sse2 1.8ghz
  • 1Gb system RAM
  • 2Gb on Hdd with The Reckoning mission pack
  • Full openGL 2.0 compatible 1Gb video card
  • Integrated sound card with openAL drivers

Recommended System Requirements:

  • windows xp or higher, ubuntu 10 or higher
  • 4 core cpu with sse2 3.4ghz
  • 4Gb system RAM
  • 2Gb on Hdd with The Reckoning mission pack
  • Full openGL 3.1 compatible 2Gb video card
  • Creative X-Fi sound card

Integrated Intel cards are not supported!

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0 comments by level_lord on Jan 30th, 2015

Dear Quakers!

Q2 Cafe is proud to announce the 10th Mapping Contest that will be hosted at Leray.proboards.com

We thought you could use a good challenge, so here it is!

This is the big 10 so we're planning something memorable. We'd love for everyone to sign up by February 15th, and have at least a full month afterwards to make something awesome. The last Contest was held back in December of 2011, making this one extra special due to a backlog of great ideas that have been saved up over the years!

There's no pressure to construct superb works of art, unless of course you want to, and we'd love to accommodate new mappers and beginners alike. We know everyone likes a good challenge so we're also looking for challengers to claim the top title.

The past events were all smash hits that rewarded the Quake 2 community with awesome new maps, and we don't see that changing this time. Most importantly this contest is about the fun experience and group activity that will enrich and expand our playing field. We would hate for any mappers to miss out on this exciting event that will surely stimulate everyone's imagination for years to come!

And just so you know... there's already a number of top mappers who are psyched to have this contest in order to showcase their latest work and mapping skills in a venue like the good old days. They know how much this kind of group activity can help inspire creativity within the individual and the community. Many have great ideas they have been holding onto for years, and some of them are just itching to be realized. We're sure there's many more people out there who'd love to join but just need a little nudge and some motivation to unlock the mapper in them.

Imagine what you can make given all the great editors available today and provided the right outlet! Now's the time to do it and flex your mapping muscle. All entries are welcome, big or small, they will all help make this Mapping Contest a success. Lastly we need capable judges to help rate the maps at the end of this contest. If you know someone like that, please feel free to invite them as well.

Do you think you got what it takes?
Visit Q2Cafe and join the Contest today:


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Quake 2 XP 1.26.2

Quake 2 XP 1.26.2

Jun 19, 2012 Full Version 3 comments

Up to date version of quake2xp by Barnes. full feature list can be found at the homepage

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fleet84 Nov 1 2014, 5:26pm says:

this mod is in active development here Sourceforge.net and if you get the openal32.dll error check out this video for the links Youtube.com requires a restart

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KirkBarnes Oct 13 2014, 4:04am replied:

To start need configuration of your computer....

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RackemRanger Aug 19 2014, 4:45pm says:

I'm constantly getting sound drops- what do I need to do to alleviate this?

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KirkBarnes Creator
KirkBarnes Aug 22 2014, 1:16am replied:

change audio render to software

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KirkBarnes Jul 4 2014, 12:12pm replied:

1 - computer configuration
2 - game log

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KirkBarnes Creator
KirkBarnes Aug 28 2014, 5:39am replied:

show console log.
it seems that is not gathered shaders

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11raZor11 Jun 16 2014, 9:44am says:

I am getting program stopped working right at the beginning...
Any suggestions ? Tried both Quake 2 patched or without anything vanilla version.

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