Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Plus (JJ2+) adds countless features and bug fixes to both Single Player and Multiplayer gameplay within JJ2, and is used almost universally by most serious players. It has much better network code than the original game, adding console commands to online games, fixing most major game-crashing errors and connection problems, allowing permitted clients to log in as "remote administrators" in someone else's server and control the gameplay, and adding several new multiplayer gamemodes. It additionally fixes or enhances many of the events in the game, and allows level designers far more power than in regular JJ2 through the addition of an easy-to-use scripting language. JJ2+ takes everything great about JJ2 and adds so much more on top of it; it is truly a must-download. JJ2+ is distributed under the MIT license.
A full playthrough (on Hard difficulty) of a single player level made using many features new in today's JJ2+ release, including mouse aiming, scripted object behaviors, palette changing, and "heat effect" tiles. The difference between it and the regular, unmodded JJ2 gameplay experience is astounding. To play the level for yourself, either before or after watching the video, go to: