Jazz² Resurrection
Open-source Jazz Jackrabbit 2 reimplementation
Brought to you by @deathkiller

# Frequently Asked Questions

Subsections: Development, Editor, Online Multiplayer

# Do I need original Jazz Jackrabbit 2 game?

Yes, this project uses assets from the original game. Jazz Jackrabbit 2 game files must be imported using Import.­exe executable. However, it's not required to use these assets. This engine is very flexible, so custom assets can be used too.

# Which versions of Jazz Jackrabbit 2 game are supported?

Following versions of the original game can be imported using Import.­exe executable:

If you don't own any of these versions, you can buy Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Collection or you can import free Shareware Demo.

# How to play the game?

Default controls are mapped to keyboard. It can be remapped in Settings. In main menu, Space and Enter can be used as confirm button. Gamepads are supported too.

Android version has touch controls, but keyboards and gamepads are also supported. Touch controls are automatically hidden when the game is played with keyboard or gamepad. The game has following touch buttons:

# How to upgrade to newer version of Jazz² Resurrection?

You have to download new version and import JJ2 games again. Then you can copy old Jazz2.­settings to new location to transfer all settings and progress.

# Jazz² Resurrection doesn't work on Windows / Linux / macOS

You have to import at least one version of JJ2 using Import.­exe executable. Detailed instructions can be found here. Also, ensure that the downloaded files are not corrupted. If it still doesn't work, create new issue on GitHub or report it on Discord.

# Jazz² Resurrection doesn't work on Android

You have to import at least one version of JJ2 using Import.­exe executable from Desktop release on Windows / Linux / macOS. Then you have to copy imported files to appropriate location on your Android device. Detailed instructions can be found here. Also, ensure that the downloaded files are not corrupted. If it still doesn't work, create new issue on GitHub or report it on Discord.

# Will Jazz² Resurrection be published on Google Play?

Jazz² Resurrection will not be published on Google Play. This website will be the only place to download the game.

# Where is Jazz² Resurrection for iOS?

iOS version of Jazz² Resurrection is not finished yet. Also, it will never be published on App Store.

# How to enable ledge climbing?

This feature is enabled automatically since version 0.6.0. This feature can be enabled in previous versions by importing Jazz Jackrabbit 2 (v1.20/1.23), Holiday Hare '98 or Shareware Demo. It is recommended to import this version first and then import other versions of the game, such as Jazz Jackrabbit 2: The Secret Files. This ability is automatically enabled for Jazz and Spaz.

# Is source code available?

Yes! This project is hosted on GitHub. It is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v3.0. The game is completely written in C# language. Further information can be found here.

# Can I translate Jazz² Resurrection to … language?

Yes! Let me know and I will send you link to translation webpage for desired language. You can contact me on Discord.

# Can I contribute to this project?

Yes, but it would be better to contact me first. You can contact me on Discord.

# Will some level editor be available?

Level editor for Jazz² Resurrection is planned. The editor will support instant switching between editing and playing to allow fast prototyping. Some additional features will be available that can't be done in the original JJ2 games. Created levels will not be compatible with the original JJ2 games. Further information can be found here.

# Is online multiplayer supported?

There is experimental support for online multiplayer since version 0.5.9. Further information can be found here.

# Is splitscreen multiplayer supported?

No, splitscreen multiplayer is not supported yet.