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Formerly the "QUAKE 2 Engine", with pioneering innovation in 3D environments, a few of id Tech 2's most notable features were out-of-the-box support for OpenGL hardware-accelerated graphics (in addition to the traditional software renderer), and colored lighting effects. Games created on this engine technology include QUAKE II, Hexen II, Heretic II, Sin, Soldier Of Fortune, Half-Life, Kingpin and Anachronox.

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A new game I'm working on is now available for Android. If you like the game, please rate it.


CaveExpress is a classic 2D platformer with physics-based gameplay and dozens of levels. Master your pedal-powered flying machine to pick up packages from your cave-dwelling clients and drop them off
at the collection point. But beware! Mighty mastodons, terrifying pterodactyls and others would rather see you extinct.

I'm also working on a Windows version released on Desura. It will be available soon.

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Dukenukem1234
Dukenukem1234

Some one make duke nukem 1998 on the quake 2 engine plz I beg I played the build engine one and that was amazing some one plx make a remake.

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HAELION01
HAELION01

That'll be a good idea, but if you want something like it then go play Duke Nukem: TIME TO KILL. There should be a PC version out there last I checked.

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ShouldBeNew
ShouldBeNew

Half-Life 1 wasn't made with id Tech 2 but it was made with GoldSource. Why is that saying in the description?

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thatguy4377
thatguy4377

How the **** do I download this?!

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doomguy668
doomguy668

what engine that valve made half life beta?

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crazyb2000
crazyb2000

This engine is supposed to be open source but I have searched everywhere and haven't found a download. If you're going to put something up saying it's open sourced post a download or link will ya?

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bayo
bayo

ftp.idsoftware.com/idstuff/source/
id Tech 2 is the engine of Quake 2.
(prefix it with ftp : // i can't post URL ATM)

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RangerC
RangerC

For everyone who thinks Half-Life is based off id tech2:
Thats not really true, vale had license for Quake One and Quake Two Engine, but half-Life just uses the RAD lightning from Quake 2, and this Map feature which lets you go back again to the last map. The rest is from Quake and highly modified.

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hogsy
hogsy

Apparently the story goes that they initially were hoping to use the Quake 2 engine however eventually decided to license the QuakeWorld engine. They brought over many fixes and changes from the Quake 2 engine however.

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Justin123991
Justin123991

I wanna make a indie game with this, how do i get it?

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Great Engine with Great games built from them. Set the par for along time along with spawning of fantastic games. This engine has held its self against many other engines at the time of the release and even now. 7/10

Jul 27 2010 by Kyou.

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