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Heretic II

Windows - 1998

Also available on: Mac

Year
1998
Platform
Windows
Released in
France
Genre
Action
Theme
Fantasy, Shooter
Publisher
ATVI France SARL
Developer
Raven Software Corporation
Perspective
Behind view
4.61 / 5 - 75 votes

Description of Heretic II Windows

Darkness has descended upon Parthoris again. I fear that this time there shall be no one to lift the damp veil that has blanketed my beautiful homeland. The plague struck quickly, and it was not until too many were infected that anyone took notice of the creeping death. Now, city streets are filled with the noxious green plague vapors that cause insanity and then death to any that are unfortunate enough to inhale it. Most are warped and twisted into a blood-crazed rage that drives them to assault nearly any that they encounter. My people have fared better than the Sidhe, but even those noble beings have regressed into mindless barbarism. Perhaps I will be able to find some means to cure this terrible nemesis that has befallen my homeland. If not, I fear all will be lost.

The Plot:

In Heretic II, you're Corvus, an elf-type-man. After killing the Serpent Rider in Heretic, Corvus returns from his banishment to Silverspring, your home, where he finds that a mysterious plague has swept the land of Parthoris, taking the sanity of those it does not kill. Corvus, the protagonist of the first game, is forced to flee his hometown of Silverspring after the infected attack him, but not before he is infected himself. The effects of the disease are held at bay in Corvus’ case because he holds one of the Tomes of Power, but he still must find a cure before he succumbs.

His quest leads him through the city and swamps to a jungle palace, then through a desert canyon and insect hive, followed by a dark network of mines and finally to a castle on a high mountain where he finds an ancient Seraph named Morcalavin. Morcalavin is trying to reach immortality using the seven Tomes of Power, but he uses a false tome, as Corvus has one of them. This has caused Morcalavin to go insane and create the plague.

Gameplay:

Besides being able to run, jump, swim and having a lot more other acrobatic skills, Corvus has also some special tricks up his sleeve. In critical situations he can rely on a wide range of magical equipment. The game offers you nine attack and six defensive weapons and spells all of which have their special properties. You can restore the life and magic power (mana) you spend during the game by collecting different magic items you will find on your way.

Multiplayer:

"Heretic II.iso zipped" Is the full CD Version of Heretic II. A (Bootable HERETIC_II CD install.iso) of the game with all "Mods, maps, textures, skins, models, skys, etc... provided in the download links below.

*Mods: (Siege, THF, Tmod, Grinbots, Skullhunters, and instagib, etc...). Read all the install instructions.

Checkout some of the "Heretic II Multiplayer Map photos (640x480)" in the map photo folder provided.

Forums

Heretic II online communities can be found on the Raven-Games Facebook Group and on the Heretic 2 Community Cloud (also Facebook).

How to play Heretic II Windows

Some advice on running Heretic 2 on modern systems can be found here: http://www.wsgf.org/dr/heretic-ii/en. The Heretic II Enhancement Pack v1.07 is available in the downloads.

Detailed instructions for playing Heretic 2, using the large ISO version, is provided in the downloads.

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Comments and reviews

Sport 2017-09-03 0 point Windows version

For just patches for Heretic II you need both of these below. One is the Enhancement packv1.06 which can be found on "FilePlanet for Heretic II game. The other patch was more of an Windows XP-Windows 10 "quake2.dll" fix for playing on other Windows versions other than Windows 95, which is what everyone used when the game first came out.

win2kserverfix.zip (The orginal fix for Heretic II) or the "H2 1440x900" fix for Heretic II under Windows XP (service pack2) settings for compability mode.

There are still "Heretic II" forums on "Facebook" that have been around for ages where you can post your questions.

dekent 2017-08-26 0 point Windows version

Some may hate the fact that this is 3d when its predecessor was an fps, but I have unbelievably fond memories of running around in godmode and obliterating all kinds of monsters. Would recommend.

Gojhu 2017-08-02 0 point

I was and still a die-hard fan of Heretic Ii although now old.

josh j 2017-04-16 0 point

played a demo of this few years back ran ok on 7.
very odd not much of a sequel more an arbitrary evolutionary spin off.
the hexen sequel was not very good either but at least was more inline.
all pretty lame heretic was a good fps classic deserves a better lineage.

RajAgni 2016-11-26 2 points

This is the best game of the Heretic/Hexen saga.
It would be awesome if some day they lauch heretic 3

Wanwo 2016-11-25 2 points Windows version

Works great on Win10 64 bit!

Here's some detailed instructions if you're having trouble.

1. Download the main file and fix file to the desktop. Get the manual file too (good lore in there).

2. These are zip files. They might just unzip when you click on them. If they don't get a unzip program like WINRar. Unzip them to the desktop.

3. In the main file, drill down and you'll see two files, a large mdf file and a small mds file. You need to mount the small mds file. I use Daemon Tools Lite. It's a matter of opening Daemon Tools Lite, and I choose 'Quick Mount', point to the small mds file and click Open. That file is now mounted as a drive in My Computer.

4. Open My Computer and you'll see the Heretic II as a drive. Right Click = Open.

5. Go into the 'setup' folder and you'll see the SETUP (application file). Click on that and the game will install.

6. After installation and before you play the game, install the fix. This comes from the other zip file. It's a single file called quake2.dll. Extract the file and place it in the directory in which you installed the game on your C drive (or wherever). If you chose the default it will probably be
C:Program Files (x86)Heretic II
Windows will ask you if you wish to replace the existing file of the same name Yes

Game runs perfectly.

theheretic 2016-10-20 3 points Windows version

Game works on windows 10. Just make sure to use the fix and run this in compatibillity mode with windows 98/me also make sure to run this with administration rights.
10/10

npatel 2016-07-04 -3 points Windows version

There is no installer or an .exe file in this huge download, it has just 2 files in a zip folder. These files are .mdf extension and it does not run at all.

acee 2016-05-20 2 points Windows version

I play on linux (Wine tool)

WildBluntHickok 2015-12-05 1 point Windows version

Fix doesn't work (windows 8.1). Is it region-specific? Because I'm using my physical disc rather than downloading the disc image.

newgamer 2015-12-03 0 point Windows version

hi , The fix basically has a quake dll file . I have nowhere to 'replace' any file. and it says it is not compatible with 64 . what to do..?

raj 2015-10-14 1 point Windows version

doesnt it work in windows 10?

Tyreael 2015-10-07 4 points Windows version

Hi, i'm on Seven 64 and it's works perfectly. Don't just run the automatic installer.
Go in Heretic II Setup Setup.exe
And the installation will works.

OUTraged 2015-08-12 -17 points Windows version

wtf....it doesnt even look like Heretic at all. Not to mention its third person and not first person. Why did they butcher the sequels to these? Even Hexen 2 was terribly made. Hexen 2 just looked like a Quake mod, it had the exact same gfx as Quake. So bad....I wouldn't be caught dead playing this disgrace.

D 2015-07-19 0 point Windows version

Thanks working on W 7 64

If it Crashes on you watch the intro do Not Skip it

ps you might want to change your screen settings on your windows

Sport 2015-07-15 0 point Windows version

Does running in Compatibility Mode and, or, with Aministration rights when installing help?

camel 2015-06-08 1 point Windows version

Works perfectly on Windows 8.1 64bit.

You just need to keep in mind that you also need to apply the fix for Windows to play. You can download the fix with the instalation files.

After installing Heretic 2 unpack the folder containing the fix for playing on Windows inside the instalation directory of Heretic 2. When it asks if you want to replace the current files with the new ones press yes and you are good to go.

Heretic 2 is an awesome game. Have fun.

dogpuke 2015-05-21 3 points Windows version

Get an error says that it won't run in Windows 8.1 64-bit

workgam 2015-04-30 0 point Windows version

its work?

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DownloadISO Version Single and Multiplayer + Patches + Mods English version 2 GiB DownloadISO Version English version 698 MiB ManualEnglish version 2 MiB

Game Extras

Various files to help you run Heretic II, apply patchs, fixes, maps or miscellaneous utilities.

FixFix to run the game English version 201 KiB MiscInstallation Instructions English version 10 KiB MiscBeginner's Guide English version 202 KiB ModHeretic II Enhancement Pack v1.07 English version 15 MiB ModAbode of Golgotha 1.5 English version 5 MiB ModMaw of the Umbra: Abode of Golgotha 2 - v1.1 English version 32 MiB ModThe Quest v2.0 English version 15 MiB ModMods Compilation for Single and Multiplayer English version 473 MiB

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