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Jake2 version 0.9.5

Jake2 is still alive. We released version 0.9.5 with some new features and bugfixes.

changes since v0.9.4:
- quake video (cinematics) support including sound streaming
- save games are from now on build compatible
- support for arbitrary sound sample rates
- dedicated server mode
- lots of bugfixes

Posted by Holger Zickner 2006-05-09

webstart update

There is an updated webstart version of Jake2. The new version got a lot of bugfixes and improvements especially concerning the multiplayer server support. We have a permanent gameserver up and running with Jake2 in dedicated server mode. Just connect your Jake2 client to jake2.in-chemnitz.de or use the preconfigured webstart link:

http://www.bytonic.de/download/jake2_online.jnlp

improvements since v0.9.4:
-quake video (cinematics) support including sound streaming
-save games are now build compatible
-support for arbitrary sound sample rates
-dedicated server mode works now
-lots of bugfixes

Posted by Holger Zickner 2006-01-09

Jake2 version 0.9.4

The new version of the Java Quake2 engine comes with a lot of new features and improvements.

changes since version 0.9.3:
- multiplayer client and server functionality
- Mac OS X support
- webstart version
- experimental lwjgl driver
- standalone installer
- online installation of Quake2 demo data files
- mouse wheel support
- very fast screenshot function
- memory footprint reduced
- bugfixes

Posted by Holger Zickner 2005-05-26

Jake2 webstart version

try http://www.bytonic.de/html/jake2_webstart.html to start Jake2 direct from your web browser.

Changes since 0.9.3:

- webstart version
- LWJGL renderer (contributed by David Sanders)
- online installation of Quake2 demo data files
- multiplayer client functionality (with original Quake2 server)
- mouse wheel support
- bugfixes

Posted by Holger Zickner 2005-01-09

Jake2 0.9.3 released

With the new release savegames are working. So you can take a break on your mission.
Besides savegames ther are a lot of other improvements like command line completion in console, better fullscreen vidmode selection, improved performance and many bugfixes.
so go ahead and test yourself.

Posted by Holger Zickner 2004-09-09

Jake2-0.9.2 released

Finally we released Jake2-0.9.2. New features are the new "fastjogl" OpenGL renderer with massive performance improvements, the joal sound engine and fullscreen support on Windows.

Posted by Holger Zickner 2004-06-29

Jake2 at JavaOne and WWDC

The jogl team will show Jake2 at the JavaOne and at the WWDC as anJava OpenGL example.

Posted by Holger Zickner 2004-06-29