This is genius, Jake2 is a Java port of the id software classic Quake 2. It can be launched direct from the website by clicking the “play now” button and will automatically download the Quake 2 demo data files to run in the demo mode. Even better if you have the Quake 2 CD kicking around you can use the files run the full game.
The Quake series of games are responsible for my current career path, if I hadn’t started created prefabs and models for
So apart from being great fun and pushing the boundaries of technology (I wrote my degree dissertation on the subject, which had the catchy title of “3D real-time rendering environments, their limitations, uses and implementation.”) I owe quite a bit to the series and playing Jake2 was enough to remind me of that.