our Q&A sessions with Illusion Softworks
is not the official F.A.Q.
is Hidden and Dangerous 2 all about?
Hidden and Dangerous 2 is
a 3D tactical game, set in the times of the World
War 2. It is the sequel to a very successful hit
of 1999 – Hidden and Dangerous, that has made its
way into the history of computer games development.
player finds himself in the role of second lieutenant,
Gary Bristol, who joins SOE. This organization is
responsible for preparation of special operations
of the British Army. The story is very dramatic,
and as it unfolds, Gary and his men become tough
and experienced veterans. The higher Gary’s star
rises, the more the enemies focus their attention
on him. The game is filled with fierce battles and
chases, but there are also numerous secret missions
- during which not a single shot may be fired. The
player has at his disposal a wide range of arsenal
that consists of weapons and vehicles of all kinds.
are the system Requirements of Hidden and Dangerous
100% PC compatible
Operating System: WindowsTM
II 400 or higher processor
Hard Drive Space: 400
X 7 compatible 3D graphics card with 16Mb RAM
Sound Card: DirectX
Keyboard & Mouse: Microsoft
formats will Hidden and Dangerous 2 be released
PC and PSX2 and maybe X-box
will Hidden and Dangerous 2 be released into the
specific release date has not yet been set, but
we estimate that the release will be late 2001/early
there be a mission editor with Hidden and Dangerous
decision has been made on the availability of an
editor for H&D2, however editing tools may be
released once the game is out.
addons be released for H&D2 similar to Devils
bridge/Fight for Freedom (addons for H&D1).
it is very likley that H&D2 will be followed
by addon or mission packs.
multiplayer features will H&D2 feature?
is thought that H&D2 will support 10 different
multiplayer modes including:
Play as Axis
And many more, it will probably support up to 30
players over a LAN and Internet.
locations will Hidden and Dangerous2 feature?
Germany, Africa, Burma, Normandy, Czech Borders
a demo be released prior to game release?
we are expecting more than one demo to be released
before the game is released. The first one is expected
at the end of the year.
vehicles will be available in H&D2?
our Vehicles page to
a full and comprehesnive list of all vehicles
weapons will be available in H&D2?
our weapons page for a
full and comprehensive list of all weapons.
gun view positions will there be in H&D2?
what we know you will have the choice of either
barrel view (H&D1) or hip view (H&D1 DB/FFF).
many missions will there be in total?
will be 23 missions set over 9 campaigns.
size will the levels be in H&D2?
levels will be roughly the same size as the H&D1
we play as German Soldiers?
but only in head to head multiplayer.
the missions be generally more difficult than in
we created missions in H&D 2 we try to copy
the learning curve so the first missions in HD2
are simpler than in HD1 and last missions are tougher.
realistic will the weapon's characteristics be?
have ballistic model calculated from real weapons
characteristics, probability of jamming and penetrability
of materials, calculated magazines.
a shot to the leg slow a soldier down and make his
reactions slower, etc?
you be able to peek around corners? Top
rmuch blood and gore will be in the game?
realistic amount but not too sadistic.
H&D2 run on a dedicated server?
are being made for thrid party server support
FAQ is ongoing and will be updated as soon as new
information becomes available and should always
be up to date.