Jagged Alliance 2

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Jagged Alliance 2
Jagged Alliance 2 cover
Developers
Sir-tech Software, Inc.
Linux Tribsoft
Publishers
TalonSoft
Strategy First
Linux Titan Computer
Release dates
Windows July 23, 1999
Linux 2000
macOS (OS X) November 15, 2013[1]
Jagged Alliance 2 guide at StrategyWiki
Jagged Alliance 2 at Wikipedia
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Key points

JA2-Stracciatella adds cross-platform capabilities for Jagged Alliance 2, improves its stability, fixes bugs and provides a stable platform for mod development.

General information

Jagged Alliance Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
The Bear's Pit for game series
Jagged Alliance 2 source code

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Retail
DRM details are not known
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

JA2-Stracciatella[edit]

JA2-Stracciatella adds cross-platform capabilities for Jagged Alliance 2, improves its stability, fixes bugs and provides a stable platform for mod development.

JA2 v1.13[edit]

JA2 v1.13 provides many gameplay updates and fixes, including new weapons, features, and multiplayer.[2][3] For these reasons, it is a significant shift from the original version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SavedGames
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Flavor speech (curses, acknowledgements) not subtitled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
4 Use JA2 v1.13.
Online play
4 Use JA2 v1.13. Need to know host's IP address and port number to join.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Used in conjunction with Direct IP for JA2 v1.13 multiplayer.
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Direct IP
Used in conjunction with P2P for JA2 v1.13 multiplayer.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable
Use JA2-Stracciatella

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98 ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 233 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) 4 MB of VRAM
DirectX 6 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 1.6 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM

References