Quake 2 fans, here is something for you today. Krzysztof Kondrak has released vkQuake 2; a fully functional vanilla Quake 2 experience with the Vulkan API. As its title suggests, instead of OpenGL this version of Quake 2 is simply using the newer Vulkan API.
This basically means that apart from some performance increases, though we can’t think of any modern-day PC having trouble running Quake 2, there aren’t any graphical changes. In other words, this is the vanilla game and does not feature new effects or textures.
Quake 2 free download - Quake II: Action Quake II, Quake 4 demo, Quake III: Team Arena demo, and many more programs. So you can head over to GOG.com and download the complete Quake II: Quad Damage game. It includes Quake II, The Reckoning and Ground Zero mission packs, AND the Extremities Netpack. Based on your download you may be interested in these articles and related software titles. Linux / Games / Action / First-person. File size: 5.73 MB. Quake 2 comes from the same people who brought you Doom. Published by: www.idsoftware.com. Quake is a first-person shooter developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996. With the success it had with Doom in 1993, id Software decided to capitalize its momentum and come up with a title that not only contains all the elements that placed this legendary title on the pedestal it deserves but to take a step forward and perfect it.
As Kondrak himself said:
“The goal is to maintain as much compatibility as possible with the original game, so there are no fancy visual upgrades here – just pure, vanilla Quake 2 experience as we knew it back in 1997. “
Still, there are some minor tech tweaks that have been implemented. Free westlife music downloads. For instance, the original compiler warnings have been fixed and the M_DrawTextBox function is being called slightly differently without resorting to ending the frame prematurely. The debug build comes with additional cmd console for debugging purposes when no visuals are available, 1920×1080 screen resolution has been added, the warped texture effect (lava, water, slime) is now properly drawn (though only with Vulkan and software renderer) and software renderer has been completely replaced with KolorSoft 1.1 which adds colored lighting and fixes severe instabilities of the original renderer.
Those interested can download this fan version of Quake 2 with the Vulkan renderer from here.
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