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Space Quest II: Chapter II - Vohaul's Revenge

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Space Quest II: Chapter II - Vohaul's Revenge
Space Quest II: Chapter II - Vohaul's Revenge cover
Developers
Sierra On-Line
Engines
Original AGI
GOG.com Release ScummVM
Release dates
DOS November 14, 1987
Mac OS (Classic) 1988
Windows July 27, 2010[1]
Space Quest II: Chapter II - Vohaul's Revenge guide at StrategyWiki
Space Quest II: Chapter II - Vohaul's Revenge at Wikipedia
Space Quest
Space Quest: Chapter I - The Sarien Encounter 1986
Space Quest II: Chapter II - Vohaul's Revenge 1987
Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon 1989
Space Quest I: Roger Wilco in The Sarien Encounter (VGA remake) 1991
Space Quest IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers 1991
Space Quest V: Roger Wilco – The Next Mutation 1993
Space Quest 6: Roger Wilco in The Spinal Frontier 1995
Space Quest II: Vohaul's Revenge (VGA)(Unofficial remake) 2012

Key points

Can be run under ScummVM
A free VGA remake of the game is available. See Space Quest II Remake

General information

Two Guys From Andromeda official site - The original Space Quest series designers' site
Sierra Help Pages - Space Quest II: Chapter II - Vohaul's Revenge
Space Quest Omnipedia - A huge wiki for the Space Quest series
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions for game series

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Bundled with Space Quest: Chapter I - The Sarien Encounter & Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon.
Pre-packaged with ScummVM
DOSBox version is also available (when using GOG Galaxy).[2]
Windows
Steam
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Space Quest Collection
Windows
An online browser version is also available.

Version differences[edit]

Space Quest Collection[edit]

A compilation pack containing the entire Space Quest series.

All games in the pack are pre-configured to run with DOSBox.[3]

Essential improvements[edit]

Space Quest II Remake[edit]

A complete and free remake of the game, it adds new VGA style graphics, dialogue, a mouse driven UI, and a complete soundtrack.

It can be found here.

Space Quest Alternative Launcher[edit]

For the Steam release only

An alternative launcher for the Steam version of Space Quest Collection. It allows for both versions of Space Quest: Chapter I - The Sarien Encounter to be launched through the same launcher, and some minor UI and quality-of-life improvements. It also fixes launch issues with the VGA remake of Space Quest I that were present in the legacy launcher.

It can be downloaded from the series Steam Community Discussions.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\sq2
Mac OS (Classic)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/10110/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS
Windows <path-to-game>\sq2
Mac OS (Classic)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/10110/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes CGA, EGA, Hercules, MCGA, Tandy/PCjr, VGA
64-bit executable
Requires a 64-bit build of ScummVM.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2.11
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088
System memory (RAM) 256 KB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 MB
Video card (GPU) CGA, EGA, Hercules, MCGA, Tandy/PCjr, VGA
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) 1.0 GHz 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7 compatible DirectX 9 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/10110/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (10110) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References