QuakeIIxp is a multi-platform (windows, linux and freeBSD (experemental)) 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.

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Featuries:

  • Real time per-pixel lighting and shadowing (like DooM3) with hi quality parallax mapping (relief mapping technology) with self-shadowing
  • Oren-Nayar Diffuse with GGX Specular BRDF, Phong, Lambert and Sub-Surface Scattering lighting models
  • SLI friendly
  • Cubemaps and caustic light filters
  • Light coronas
  • Editable GLSL shaders
  • 2d lighting for hud digits, console background and menu tags
  • In-game light editor
  • Advanced decal and particle system (infinity decals and soft particles)
  • Md3 model format support (with out tags, no q3 player models support!!!)
  • Reflection (screen space local reflection) and refraction surfaces
  • Radiosity normal mapping with high resolution lightmaps
  • sRGB render buffer
  • Antialiasing - MSAA and FXAA 3.11
  • Postrocessing effects -Bloom, Depth of Field, Radial Blur, Thermal Vision, Film Grain, Gamma/Brightness/Contrast/Saturation/Vibration, Motion Blur, SSAO, Scanline and mediam cinematic filters
  • Raw mouse input (windows only)
  • xBox360 controller support (windows only)
  • OpenAL 3d audio engine with EFX (high-quality environmental audio sound effects both win and linux)
  • Playing OGG and WAV music tracks from the hdd
  • Native support for the Reckoning mp and Rogue. All other addons and mods supported in compatibility mode

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher, ubuntu 10 or higher, freeBSD (experemental)
  • 2 core cpu with sse2 1.8ghz
  • 3Gb system RAM
  • 2Gb on Hdd with The Reckoning mission pack
  • Installed Quake2 v3.20
  • Full openGL 4.5 compatible 1GB video card AMD RX series or NVIDIA GF 6XX.
  • Integrated sound card with openAL drivers

Installation:

  • Install quake2 from Steam, GOG or from original CD-ROM.
  • For cd version install 3.20 patch.
  • Unzip q2xp in to quake2 folder.
  • Install openAL drivers for your audio card.
  • Remove previous version of xpconfig.cfg and CACHEXP folder.
  • Play it.

About compatibility with the original game (original multiplayer servers, old demos) and mods:

  • By default, the engine uses gamex86xp.dll (q2xp net protocol)
  • If engine can't find gamex86xp.dll it try load original q2 game dll and set original net protocol version
  • If you have booth game dlls you can use +set net_compatibility 1 for select net protocol version (like dm game on original q2 servers)

Recommended System Requirements:

  • windows 7 or higher, ubuntu 10 or higher, freeBSD (experemental)
  • 4 core cpu with sse2 3.4ghz
  • 4Gb system RAM
  • 2Gb on Hdd with The Reckoning mission pack
  • Full openGL 4.5 compatible 2Gb video card
  • Creative X-Fi sound card

How to run any other mods - mission packs:

  • Install mod
  • Run quake2xp as - quake2xp.exe +set net_compatibility 1 +set game MyModFolder

Crash? How to create log file:

  • quake2xp.exe +set developer 1 +set logfile 2
  • Find qconsole.log in baseq2 folder
  • Place content of the file to www.pastebin.com

Be sure to read - The original game has long been tested and works without problems. Departures game glitches shaders - it is a problem with your computer, not a port. If you have a prehistoric garbage - it's your problem. I have no desire to maintain the old system.

Bug reports without the game log will be ignored

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quake2xp 1.26.9 beta2

quake2xp 1.26.9 beta2

News 5 comments

Its beta 2 update Installed on top of 1.26.8

quake2xp 1.26.8 release

quake2xp 1.26.8 release

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This is final version in this year))

Self Shadowing Relief Mapping

Self Shadowing Relief Mapping

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Tech video with self shadowing relief mapping effect.

Self Shadowing Parallax Mapping

Self Shadowing Parallax Mapping

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Relief Mapping with self shadowing (ambient is zero for contrast).

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quake2xp 1.26.9 beta2

quake2xp 1.26.9 beta2

Patch 28 comments

Its beta 2 update Installed on top of 1.26.8 Before installation: remove soft_oal.dll and baseq2/glsl folder

steamLauncher

steamLauncher

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Steam launcher for quake2xp

quake2xp 1.26.8 final release

quake2xp 1.26.8 final release

Full Version 96 comments

This is final version in this year))

q2xp128beta

q2xp128beta

Full Version 45 comments

This is a beta version of q2xp with md3 models support

Q2 RTX Models for Q2XP

Q2 RTX Models for Q2XP

Models Pack 8 comments

This adds nVidia's Q2 RTX models to Q2XP. Ported from the files.

quake2xp 1.26.7 release

quake2xp 1.26.7 release

Full Version 126 comments

Remove winXP and Vista support OpenGL 4.5 video card required - AMD RX series or NVIDIA 6XX

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shardthefox200
shardthefox200

ahhh sorry, that guest was acutally me, anyway i have no been able to play this mod, you see, when i try to load it up, there is a gray screen for a few seconds, then the come closes and an error message pops up saying "missing Driver OpenAL" or something along those lines, now i have a fairly beefy pc, with a gtx 1060, a core i7 8700k cpu, 16gbs of DDR 4 ram, all running on windows 10.

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KirkBarnes Creator
KirkBarnes

<missing Driver OpenAL>
read this again - missing Driver OpenAL

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Guest
Guest

It does not run! It just opens a grey screen then it returns to the desktop. Im using windows 10.

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KirkBarnes Creator
KirkBarnes

Oh, how informative! I'll see what my crystal ball says to that.

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Guest
Guest

Is there a way to add high def enemy skins for the models like in Q1XP?

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KirkBarnes Creator
KirkBarnes

q1xp????

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Guest
Guest

Ah sorry man, I guess I meant QHD for somereason i thought they were both made by you. Im guessing the textures probably dont exist. Do you plan on doing skin textures like the berserker in this pack for all the enemies?

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KirkBarnes Creator
KirkBarnes

There is a skin pack from fragger, but it does not meet our standards

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Guest
Guest

Hello, I have a problem with Quake 2 XP. When my game launches it doesn't goes Fullscreen, even though I put "Fullscreen: yes" it will keep launching in window mode. My monitor resolution is 1920x1080 (16:9). If you've got any fix for it I would be really grateful!

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KirkBarnes Creator
KirkBarnes

where is the game log? The title says how to format the error message. Or do you think that I am a telepath?

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