Quick Start Guide

quake2lithium edited this page Apr 10, 2018 · 3 revisions

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Step 1 - Install a Quake2 client

The Windows r1q2 Starter Pack is suggested.


Step 2 - Install Map Pack(s)


Step 3 - Setup your autoexec.cfg

The autoexec.cfg file contains your key bindings and should be placed in your baseq2 folder.

For advanced configs, see here.

// Lithium Specific -- change the key bindings to what you like...
bind SPACE +hook
bind tab +scores
bind g "drop rune"
bind v "chaselist"
bind , "observe"
bind . "chaseleader"
bind p "vote"

Sample autoexec.cfg

// [d3s] quake2 autoexec.cfg


// Player settings
set name "Player"
set gender "male"

// basic movement
bind e "+forward"
bind d "+back"
bind s "+moveleft"
bind f "+moveright"
bind c "+movedown"
bind MOUSE1 "+attack"
bind MOUSE2 "+moveup"

// advanced movement
set cl_run "1"
set cl_footsteps "0"
set cl_backspeed "999"
set cl_forwardspeed "999"
set cl_sidespeed "999"
set cl_upspeed "999"
set lookstrafe "0"
set lookspring "0"
set freelook "1"
set sensitivity "20"
set run_pitch 0
set run_roll 0
set bob_roll 0
set bob_up 0
set bob_pitch 0
set v_centerspeed "0"
set v_kickroll "0"
set v_kicktime "0"
set cl_bob 0
set m_filter 0

// Lithium Specific
bind SPACE +hook
bind tab +scores
bind g "drop rune"
bind v "chaselist"
bind , "observe"
bind . "chaseleader"

// Weapons
bind 0 "use BFG10K"
bind 1 "use Blaster"
bind 2 "use Shotgun"
bind 3 "use Super Shotgun"
bind 4 "use Machinegun"
bind 5 "use Chaingun"
bind 6 "use Grenade Launcher"
bind 7 "use Rocket Launcher"
bind 8 "use HyperBlaster"
bind 9 "use Railgun"
bind MWHEELUP "use Rocket Launcher"
bind MWHEELDOWN "use Railgun"
bind MOUSE3 "use HyperBlaster"
bind PGDN "weapnext"
bind PGUP "weapprev"

// crosshairs
set crosshair "1"
bind u "set crosshair 1"
bind i "set crosshair 2"
bind o "set crosshair 3"
bind p "set crosshair 4"

// display prefs
set fov "120"
set in_joystick "0"
set hand "2"
set cl_gun 0
set win_noalttab "0"
set viewsize "100"

// Misc
bind q "quit"
bind [ "invprev"
bind ] "invnext"
bind ' "inven"
bind ENTER "invuse"
bind BACKSPACE "invdrop"
bind ~ "toggleconsole"
bind F9 "screenshot"

// Connection specific
set cl_predict_players "1"
set rate "15000"
set cl_maxfps "60"

// zoom script
alias +zoom "fov 30;set sensitivity 5"
alias -zoom "fov 120;set sensitivity 20"
bind MOUSE4 +zoom

// messages
bind F1 "say gg"
bind F2 "say ggs"
bind F3 "say nice shot!"
bind F4 "say thanks!"

// waves
bind j "wave 2" //taunt
bind k "wave 3" //wave
bind l "wave 4" //point

// adjust brightness
set gl_modulate "2.5"
set gl_polyblend "0"
set gl_flashblend "0"
set intensity "3.0"
bind F11 "set gl_modulate 25;vid_restart"
bind F12 "set gl_modulate 2.5;vid_restart"

// netgraph
alias "+netgraph" "netgraph 1"
alias "-netgraph" "netgraph 0"
bind "/" "+netgraph"

Step 4 - Start playing!

Start up using r1q2.exe and type connect server:port in console. See here for a list of Lithium servers with hostname or IP, and port.


Runes (appear as pyramid shaped entities):

  • Strength (Red) You inflict 2x damage
  • Resist (Blue) You take 1/2 damage
  • Haste (Yellow) You fire twice as fast
  • Regen (Green) Your health regenerates slowly
  • Vampire (Purple) You gain health for damage inflicted
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