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Quake II server (q2pro)
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Quake 2 Dedicated Server Image

A fancy containerized quake2 dedicated server container. Get playing in no time!

Ideally, you would setup the config how you want, build, launch, and play. I originally sourced from drags release That image now doesn't build and so I've tagged and moved on creating my own debian based yquake engine image.

I want to thank the Debian Games Team for this excellent package :)


The server.cfg way

There is an included docker-compose.yml.example that shows the best way to launch this container and how to take care of the core dependencies: the retail pak0.pak, the port forward for 27910/udp, and optionally, your own server.cfg.

Note that the server.cfg must exist in the /usr/share/games/quake2/baseq2 directory!

If you decide to build and incorporate your own server.cfg, as is recommended, make sure you modify the image source or just use build: . in your docker-compose.yml :)

You could also just -v ./server.cfg:/use/share/games/quake2/baseq2/server.cfg on the command line.

The command way

You can also pass in configuration options via passing them as docker commands either on the command line or in your docker-compose.yml.

docker run -d -v ./pak0.pak:/usr/share/games/quake2/baseq2/pak0.pak inanimate/quake2 +fraglimit 150


I've set a default launch map of q2dm1, which is The Edge, one of the more popular deathmatch maps. This means you can just run the container straight off with no options and be playing instantly.

A great map breakdown can be seen here.


docker logs quake2

Yep, the server logs to stdout/stderr!

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