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Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning (Windows)

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Description

The first official mission pack for Quake II is a extension of the original, offering more weapons and opponents along with plenty of solid single-player and deathmatch levels.

The story starts off with the player being part of an elite commando force that must infiltrate a hostile alien city. Once inside, the player must scour industrial landscapes, crawl through waterways and air ducts, navigate treacherous canyons teeming with vicious mutants, stow away on an alien spacecraft and destroy the enemy's secret moon base.

New enemies include Gekks, the Repair Bot which has the ability to awaken dead Strogg, new types of guards, an enhanced Tank, and an Iron Maiden equipped with guided missiles. New weapons include the Phalynx Particle Cannon, the Ion Ripper, the Trap, and and a power-up that increases rate of fire by four times.

Screenshots

Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning Windows The same craft but this time in outro.
Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning Windows The objective of the last mission is clear - destroy everything that moves and has a weapon.
Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning Windows Apart from aerial support all marines you encounter are rather useless.
Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning Windows We can safely assume this is next new enemy - Super Tank. The green aura is a force field.

Alternate Titles

  • "Q2MP1" -- Common abbreviation

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The Press Says

Gaming Age 1998 92 out of 100 92
GameBlitz 1998 90 out of 100 90
Electric Games 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 1998 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot Jun 17, 1998 7.4 out of 10 74
PC Player (Denmark) 1998 7 out of 10 70
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Zone Aug 15, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Computer Games Magazine Jun 29, 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Game Over Online May 31, 1999 41 out of 100 41

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Trivia

On September 30, 1998, Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.

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Frumple (934) added Quake II Mission Pack: The Reckoning (Windows) on Jun 16, 2001