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quake 1 + quake 2 mission packs ?

Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2005 13:37
by slacktom

I have tried to install both mission packs för quake 2 , but they only seem to work
half-way. Have anyone got them to work properly?
I have used liflg:s installer to install quake2, and then I put Data/all from the ground zero cd in a directory called rogue.
The game starts up as it should but i get error messages that certain things couldnt be "spawned", and I cant use elevators which destroys the whole game.

How about making an installer for quake2 mission packs ? It would be great

Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 10:32
by Mayhem
Sorry to dig up this old post, but I'm working on just this problem. I bought the Quake 4 Special Edition DVD which comes with Quake 2 and both Mission Packs. I tried copying the files as you did, and had the same problem. It turns out that the problem is a missing library, which is needed in each mod directory for the it to work correctly.

Can someone who owns original The Reckoning and/or Ground Zero expansion CDs post a list of all the files and directories on the disks. Then I can make an updated installer that works for them as well as the Quake 4 DVD.

Ground Zero

Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2005 22:58
by ender_EE
I've got the ground zero cd at home. i'll take a look at it tonite. If you give me an e-mail addres, I can send you a `tree` output from the ground zero cd, which should get you what you need.

Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2005 23:03
by kratz00
mayhem at


Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2005 4:52
by ender_EE
mayhem, check the e-mail address kratz00 supplied. the filesystem tree is there.

Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2006 19:02
Any news on this?

Posted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 19:22
by Mayhem
I'm still intermittently working on this, but have been hampered by not having access to the necessary disks.

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:30
So we can't expect anything in near future? :/
Well, at least The Reckoning almost seems to work (just a few missing enemies)
It should suffice having the for each mod. I tried using the ones with the iD-installer, but they segfault. Wrong version.

Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 15:38
by kratz00
Mayhem, did the guy from post #3025 send you a mail with the content of the cd like he promised?

Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 13:58
by Mayhem
kratz00: yes, he sent me a listing, and another helpful soul sent me a listing of the other CD a month or so ago. I have all the info I need... just no ready access to disks or an x86 PC :(

HAARP: yes, the game runs but is missing certain enemies/elevators/doors etc. without the files. I have compiled game binaries and .so files, will try to make them available so you can get playing.

Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:55
by kratz00
Mayhem wrote:kratz00: yes, he sent me a listing, and another helpful soul sent me a listing of the other CD a month or so ago. I have all the info I need... just no ready access to disks or an x86 PC :(
Save some money and then it's time for shopping :)

Posted: Mon May 28, 2007 2:46
by tremby
has anyone managed to get the missionpacks working? i have the same problem -- [whatever] doesn't have a spawn function errors, which make the game unplayable. i tried softlinking gamei386 from baseq3 to the xatrix and rogue folders but that did nothing.

reckoning and ground zero discs

Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 22:10
by Bitterman
i have a reckoning disc(not working)
and have purchased original q2:dual damage box including reckoning and ground zero. if installer creator still need discs ? contact me :)

Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:29
by kratz00
Bitterman would you like to donate your discs or what do you mean?

Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 19:39
by Bitterman
the pak files are big. every other file is small. pak files u can download?
the other files so small u can zip and email them.
gamex86.dll 457 kb
gamex86.dll 548 kb
I bought the q2:quad damage from Rocket resellers.
I got the cd s today, 2009-01-09.
1 of Quake 2: Quad Damage, $34.99
Shipping & Handling: $9.79
Total: $44.78 (SEK 358,21) thats swedish kronor(crowns)
I bought original q2 disc in 1999 for $10
Rocket reseller is in WV ?
If Installer creator must have original cd to make Installer?
I have to send cd back to america?
When Installer been made can u return cd to me?

I hate linux cause it dont live up to its ease of use and superior versatility and functionality and stability. its slow installing, slow running, and really slow getting games working. I cant mount CD-rom drive in mandriva free spring 2008.1 I am writing this on my winXPpro and it works I played rouge n xatrix today. fu unix :P