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============================================================================= Jazz Jackrabbit 2 v1.23 Full Version Copyright (c) 1997-1998 Epic MegaGames, Inc.

============================================================================= * Instructions/Troubleshooting Info * ============================================================================= Your license to use this software is defined in the section titled "Legal Stuff and Warranty Info" near the end of this file. Also, included with this software is the file license.txt. Please read and understand this document fully before accessing the game. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions therein, you must not access the game program; completely uninstall the game program from your hard drive, destroy any backups of the game, and return the original CD to the address listed at the end of this document. This game is not Shareware. Please do not distribute. ============================================================================= Getting Started ============================================================================= Requires: Processor: Intel's Pentium(R) processor, Pentium(R) processor with MMX(TM) technology, Pentium(R) II processor or compatibles. OS: Microsoft's Windows(R) 95. RAM: 16 MB. Hard Drive: 45 MB. CD ROM: 2X speed or better. Controller: Keyboard or Joystick (optional). Starting Jazz Jackrabbit 2 -------------------------Insert the Jazz Jackrabbit 2 CD into your CD ROM Drive. If Windows 95 is configured to use the autorun feature, Jazz Jackrabbit 2 will automatically start its autorun program and present you with Installation and gameplay options. If your computer is not configured to take advantage of the Windows 95 autorun feature, skip this section and begin at the section titled "Installation". If Jazz Jackrabbit 2 is not installed on your computer, you will be presented with options listed below. To select an option, position your mouse pointer over your choice and click the left mouse button to select it. Install: This takes you to the installation program which is described in the section titled "Installation".

Self Destruct: Don't touch this button! Readme: This option displays this readme.txt file.

Quit:

Exits the autorun program.

If you have previously installed Jazz Jackrabbit 2, the following options will be displayed: Play: Reinstall: Uninstall: Selecting this will start the game. Select this option to reinstall Jazz Jackrabbit 2. Selecting this option will remove Jazz Jackrabbit 2 from your hard drive.

Self Destruct: Don't touch this button! Readme: Installation -----------To start the installation process, select "Install" from the autorun menu that appears when you insert the CD into the CD ROM drive, or follow these instructions to start the installation program. 1. 2. 3. 4. Insert the Jazz Jackrabbit 2 CD into the CD ROM drive. Click on the "Start" button located on your desktop. Select "Play" from the Start menu. Type in "D:\autorun.exe" (without the quotes) then click on "OK". Note: replace "D" with the drive letter of your CD ROM drive if it is different than "D". This option displays this readme.txt file.

When the Installation program begins, you will be prompted to confirm that you would like to install Jazz Jackrabbit 2. Click "Yes" to continue with the installation, or click "No" to Exit. Follow the instructions given to complete the installation process. Direct X Setup Notes -------------------Jazz Jackrabbit 2 requires that DirectX 5 is installed on your computer. If you do not have DirectX installed, the installation program will guide you through the installation process. If you have an older version of DirectX installed, the installation program will ask you if you would like to upgrade to DirectX 5. If you choose "Yes", the installation program will guide you through the installation process. If you choose "No" you will be given a warning that Jazz Jackrabbit 2 may not work correctly, and you may encounter performance problems because you are not using the latest DirectX drivers. NOTE: IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU INSTALL DIRECTX 5 ON YOUR COMPUTER TO PLAY JAZZ JACKRABBIT 2. WE CANNOT OFFER TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO PEOPLE WHO ARE USING OLDER VERSIONS OF DIRECTX. ============================================================================= Party Mode - Multiplayer Notes

============================================================================= Selecting Custom Multiplayer Levels ----------------------------------When you setup an internet multiplayer server, you can choose one of your custom levels created with the Jazz Creation Station (JCS) as the start level. To do this, press ENTER on "Select a level" in the Game Server Setup Menu and type in the name of the level you wish to start on. If you don't wish to start on a custom level, Jazz Jackrabbit 2 will automatically start on the default start level for the Part Mode game type you've selected. Talking to Other Players -----------------------During an Internet game, you can 'talk' to all the players in the game, or 'talk' to your team mates privately. To start talking to all the players, press the "T" key on your keyboard. Then, type in what you would like to say. Finish by pressing the ENTER key. When you press ENTER, your text will be sent to all the other players in the game. If you press "T" and decide you would rather not say anything, press the ESC key to go back to the game. In Capture The Flag, if you would like to talk in private with your team mates, press SHIFT+T. This way, you can talk about strategies with your team without your opponent listening. If you or one of your team mates types private text, the name will be displayed between the "[" and "]" brackets. ============================================================================= Known Problems and Solutions ============================================================================= - Jazz Jackrabbit 2 may produce unintended anomalies if a joystick or gamepad is removed during gameplay. If this happens, you should exit Jazz Jackrabbit 2, plug the joystick or gamepad back in, and restart the game before attempting to continue. - In multiplayer mode, it may be possible for the players characters to get stuck if more than one character tries to access a spring at the same time. If this happens, you will have to start a new game to continue. - In battle mode, it may be possible for the players characters to get stuck if more than one character tries to access a pole at the same time. If this happens, you should still be able to shoot. The game will continue when one of the stuck players gets killed. ============================================================================= Visit the Jazz Jackrabbit Home Page! ============================================================================= For information about updates, add-ons, competitions, and new products, visit the Jazz Jackrabbit Web site on the World Wide Web! Just point your browser to: http://www.jazzjackrabbit.com

For information about current and upcoming games from Epic MegaGames, late breaking news, and cool links, visit: http://www.epicgames.com For information about other games distributed by Gathering of Developers, point your Web browser to: http://www.godgames.com ============================================================================= Credits ============================================================================= Arjan Brussee Michiel Ouwehand Nick Stadler Cliff Bleszinski Alexander Brandon Dean Dodrill Nando Eweg Jon MacLellan Robert A. Allen Carlo Vogelsang Robert A. Allen Sean Hiler Lead Programmer Programmer Art, Animation, Design Level Design, Co-producer Music Cinematic Animation Sound Effects Additional Level Design Producer Sound Engine Programming Additional Music Additional Music

Support Group Cultural Fluency Craig Lafferty Jon MacLellan Chris Hargett Mike Forge Mark Rein Jay Wilbur Nigel Kent Translations Public Relations Manager Webmaster Server Meister Manual Marketing Imperial Advisor Administration

Published By Gathering of Developers European/Australian Publishers Project 2 Interactive B.V. Special Thanks Tom Pearson, Paul Chandler, Aaron Levinson, Shelly Fuko, Diana Gowen, Scotty Cone, Will Sweat, The Epic MegaGames Beta Testers ============================================================================= Legal Stuff and Warranty Info

============================================================================= LIMITED SOFTWARE WARRANTY AND LICENSE AGREEMENT This LIMITED SOFTWARE WARRANTY AND LICENSE AGREEMENT, including the Limited Warranty and other special provisions, is a legal agreement between You (either an individual or an entity) and Epic MegaGames, Inc. and/or Gathering of Developers I, Ltd., as the case may be, (collectively, "Owner") regarding this software product. By opening the sealed software packet(s) and/or using the software, You are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If You do not agree to the terms of this agreement, promptly return the unopened software packet(s) and the accompanying items (including any hardware, written materials, and packaging) to the place You obtained them for a full refund. 1. Grant of Non-Exclusive License. This License Agreement permits You to use one copy of the software program(s) included in this package (the "SOFTWARE") on a single computer. The SOFTWARE is in "use" on a computer when it is loaded into temporary memory (i.e., RAM) or installed into permanent memory (e.g., hard disk, CD-ROM, or other storage device) of that computer. However, installation on a network server for the sole purpose of internal distribution shall not constitute "use" for which a separate license is required, provided You have a separate license for each computer to which the SOFTWARE is distributed. This license is not a sale of the original SOFTWARE or any copy thereof. 2. Intellectual Property Ownership . Owner retains all right, title and interest to this SOFTWARE and any related documentation, including (but not limited to) all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and patents, if applicable. The SOFTWARE is protected by United States copyright law and applicable copyright laws and treaties throughout the World. 3. SOFTWARE Backup or Archiving. After You install the SOFTWARE into the permanent memory of a computer, You may keep and use the original disk(s) and/or CD-ROM (the "Storage Media") only for backup or archival purposes. 4. Restrictions. Other than as provided specifically in this Agreement, You are not permitted to copy or otherwise reproduce this SOFTWARE; modify or prepare derivative copies based on the SOFTWARE; distribute copies of the SOFTWARE by sale or other transfer of ownership; rent, lease, or lend the SOFTWARE; or to display the SOFTWARE publicly. You are expressly prohibited from transmitting this SOFTWARE electronically or otherwise over the Internet or through any other media or to any other party. You are expressly prohibited from creating, using or selling any unauthorized level packs, add-on packs or sequels based upon or related to the SOFTWARE. You are expressly prohibited from creating, selling or using any unauthorized characters, including without limitation, the replacement or supplement of Jazz Jack Rabbit, Spaz Jack Rabbit or the "hare" with any other character. YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO REVERSE ENGINEER, DECOMPILE OR DISASSEMBLE THE SOFTWARE IN ANY WAY. Any copying of the SOFTWARE and related documentation not specifically allowed in this Agreement is a violation of this Agreement. 5. Limited Warranty and Warranty Disclaimers. LIMITED WARRANTY. Owner warrants that the original Storage Media holding the SOFTWARE is free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of receipt. If for any reason You find defects in the Storage Media, You may return the SOFTWARE and all accompanying materials to the place You obtained it for a

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1998 Gathering of Developers I, Ltd. ============================================================================= Copyright (c) 1997-1998 Epic MegaGames, Inc. All rights reserved.

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