"How in the hell could Interplay release a game with such major, glaring, near-fatal flaws? Didn't anybody know? Didn't anybody care?" - PC Gamer Nov 98
"Running a close second in the shovelware market is Interplay, which also takes second place (after Sierra) as The Company Who Hates Its Customers The Most" - PC Gamer Feb 99
Got Game? Get Refund!
Last update: 11/05/98 Join the Crusade
New Site Seen: Any Game But Interplay!
Play Full MAX2 both single player and multiplayer without the CD in the drive! Full info on this in Current News ... with new entries listed on Thursday Nov 5, 8pm Pacific Time.
And we have reposted those old news pages so you can re-read the bitter memories.
Can you hear the thunder?
82% Crashes with 1.3
55% Crashes with 1.31
100% Crashes with 1.4
See CRASH! (updated 9/29) and BUGS! (updated 10/19)
Patch 1.4 Bug Reports
Please report 1.4 Bugs & Crashes to our Patch 1.4 BUGS forum in the Reliable MAX2 Players site. You also can review bugs that others report there as well! Thanks. (Info on Reliable MAX2 Players site)
Patch 1.4 Status Watch!
Saturday Sept 26
Patch 1.4 Download
(USA Only - 1.7Meg - from Interplay FTP Site)
(It is not officially released on their web site yet!)
Read About The Patch Fixes and Enhancements
Or download Patch
1.4 from Alternate Site
(from Andy's personal site - please send an EMail to him at firstname.lastname@example.org so he knows how many people get the patch from him. The file may be removed without notice)
Remember This Next Year!
(your pain and anguish that is)
Sept 22, 3pm Pacific Time: Interplay Chris said that it has been QA approved and will be up for download as soon as they can package it. Read his full message.
Sept 25, 5am Pacific Time: Still no patch to be found.
Sept 25, 9pm Pacific Time:
Interplay FTP Site is DOWN.
This is the message on their main page: "Our FTP site is temporarily on the blitz. Please check back Monday."
FULL HISTORY OF PATCH 1.4
We now have links to a dozen online reviews of MAX2 (plus a question at the top of the page).
Maps is updated with the FIVE extra maps you get with MAX2 that you may not know about (and instructions on how you can add them to your list).
Campaigns are now being updated with Hints and Tips
Our sister site, Reliable MAX2 Players, is doing very well. It includes a Patch 1.4 BUG reporting forum, an ICQ LIST and ANNOUNCE GAMES area as well as online CHAT.
Capture The Flag (CTF) is becoming a popular way to play MAX2. We have a page with CTF basics (complete with a partial screenshot)!
Playing multiplayer MAX2 games on KALI are proving to be twice as stable as on Interplay's own MAX2.NET server! We have a page of KALI basics that has recently been updated!
Next Official Chat:
Thursday July 23
Cancelled by Interplay
(two months later and still not rescheduled)
IRC Server: CHAT.ANNEX.COM
6pm US Pacific Time
(this chat log is a formatted web page)
Preliminary Manual: Read It Now! (only 200K)
Demo Release Date: Download it NOW! (27Meg)
(ver 1.1c --- includes multiplayer)
(Note: multiplayer games can only be with other players running this Demo)
Final M.A.X.2 Release Date: Available NOW!
Current (last) Beta version: 1.1a
If you find any errors please report them to CaptComal@hotmail.com so they can be corrected. Thanks.
[Official Interplay M.A.X.2 Site]
NOTE: This website is only in its
preliminary stages at this time. Any comments can be sent to CaptComal@hotmail.com
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