[quake2] Error: Couldn't load maps

Brendan Burns brendanburns at attbi.com
Wed Oct 9 16:08:32 EDT 2002

Are you in the <path-to-quake-goes-here/quake2/ directory?

If not, you may need to add +set basedir 
<path-to-quake-goes-here>/quake2/ to your startup command.

eg quake2 +set basedir /usr/local/games/quake2


On Wednesday, October 9, 2002, at 03:52  PM, Rick Knight wrote:

> I just installed Release 0.15 on my notebook PC at work and downloaded 
> the Quake2 demo. I followed the instructions for installing Quake2 
> demo data. When I try to run Q2 I get stuck at the Q2 console with 
> this error messages "Error: Couldn't load maps/base1.bsp". I can go 
> into the menu and change settings, but I can't get the game to play? 
> What do I need to do to fix this error?
> Thanks,
> Rick Knight

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