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Offline noddynod443

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How to setup Lan Coop server with more than 4 player Limit?
« on: January 27, 2019, 06:32:56 AM »
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        I have 6 PCs networked together in one cramped room. Calling it a Lan party I guess :).
Well I decided to reinstall quake 2 (with patch 3.24) and play some good old coop through the vanilla and expansion packs.
      However no matter what I try, I can only get a coop player limit of 4. How does one host a server with more than a four player limit? I have seen online servers hosting coop with 8-12 players. Help please.

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Re: How to setup Lan Coop server with more than 4 player Limit?
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2019, 10:17:15 AM »
I'm not sure if our tastyspleen coop game was modded years ago, but it does seem to support maxclients 8.

The source code should be here:

https://github.com/tastyspleen/r1q2-tsmod/tree/tsmod/game

(Just the "game" directory, you don't need the whole r1q2 part. Also: I believe the branch will be "tsmod", not "master".)


Separately, Maraakate has developed a much-improved coop mod for Q2:

http://forum.tastyspleen.net/quake/index.php?topic=22264.msg223967#msg223967

(I'm unclear on the details of how it's tied to something called "Q2DOS", however.)

So I don't know how difficult it is to get that up and running, but from what I've seen over at the "maracoop" server, he's made improvements and smoothed out a lot of rough edges in the default Q2 coop experience.


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Re: How to setup Lan Coop server with more than 4 player Limit?
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2019, 09:14:27 PM »
Hi, thanks for you reply.

Forgive my ignorance please; what do I have to do with the "game" folder from:
https://github.com/tastyspleen/r1q2-tsmod/tree/tsmod/game
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Do I have to put it somewhere in my quake2 directory? I do not know what to do. A little more help please.

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