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Forgotten Hope 2 is an award-winning World War II modification for Battlefield 2TM and is based on the original Forgotten Hope, a modification for Battlefield 1942TM, one of the most popular multiplayer games ever. Battlefield 1942TM featured land, sea and air combat in a way never before seen. It was the goal of the development team to maximize the game experience by adding both a realistic and enjoyable gameplay to FH and now to FH2.

With the release of Electronic ArtsTM Battlefield 2TM, the development potential has increased a lot. An all-new game engine and physics system brings the battlefield to life like never before. The new material penetration feature measures weapons ability to fire through barriers based on their composition and players will need to know the difference between concealment and cover in order to survive. Immense, richly detailed environments from city streets to remote forests, brought to you with brilliant graphics are some of the more exciting features of Battlefield 2TM. And we are going to bring all this to the Second World War.

With over 250 new pieces of authentic equipment, with tanks such as the mighty German Tiger tank and the diminutive British Vickers light tank, aircraft from the famed American P-51 Mustang to the antiquated German Stuka dive-bomber, and weapons including the powerful German Panzerfaust and the fearsome American M-1 Garand rifle, Forgotten Hope 2 has a wider scope than any other Second World War First Person Shooter, ever!



Winston Churchill once said "It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time." But we do look far ahead. The end of our road has not changed, only the stops along the way. Forgotten Hope 2 currently concentrates the battles fought between Allied and Axis powers in the North African and Normandy theaters of operation.


You will be given the chance to take part in maybe the most important campaigns of World War II. Fight alongside Rommel's Africa Corps in the harsh climates of the North African desert as you attempt to break through the British lines at El Alamein, or hold off attacking forces at Tunis. Serve next to American forces as you seek to destroy Hitler's Atlantic Wall at the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc, or break out from the Norman countryside in Operation Cobra.



"The battle which is about to begin will be one of the most important battles in history. It will be the turning point of the war." But it will only be the end of the beginning for Forgotten Hope 2. We will be ever expanding the mod to all of the theaters its prequel currently occupies, and more.



Whatever the side you choose you will have an almost endless armory at your disposal. Your weaponry will reach from knives to heavy machine guns to anti-tank rifles. Your equipment will contain everything from the first aid kit to magnetic hollow charges. Your motor pool will offer any type of vehicle, whether you want to drive jeeps, APCs, or tanks, and your airfields will give you the chance to pilot scout planes, fighters, and heavy cargo planes.



Forgotten Hope 2 will also offer different gamemodes for different situations. In addition to the standard conquest maps Battlefield is famous for, you will also need to destroy or defend strategic targets in objective-mode, or take tactical positions in a set order in push mode.



So whether you like house to house fighting in Tunis, tank battles in the African desert or dogfights in skies over northern England, Forgotten Hope 2 will have something for you.



For further information please visit www.fhmod.org and keep up with all the latest news, or feel free to peruse our archives.


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15 comments by Eat_Uranium on Aug 11th, 2014

Hello and welcome back to another Forgotten Hope 2 update.

Today we have a rather important update for you. We would like to announce that the first Eastern Front map to feature in the next update will be Dukla Pass.

Unlike most of our previous maps, the announcement of Dukla Pass may not come completely as a surprise to many of you. Ts4EVER, who created it, has also kept a blog of his progress. You can read it here.

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On the 8th of September 1944, elements of the 1st and 4th Ukrainian Front began an offensive through the Carpathian mountains with the aim of gaining their first foothold in Slovakia and supporting a resistance uprising there. What was supposed to take a handful of days dragged out into many weeks as Soviet forces ran up against stiff resistance from the 1st Panzer Army and 1st Hungarian Army. On the 25th of October, a major tank battle broke out in the valleys west of the village of Dobroslava, as Soviet forces tried to outflank remaining German positions. The fighting was fierce enough that the area came to be known as The Valley of Death.

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Dukla Pass

You can find the minimap and a preliminary vehicle listing here.


Our winner for this week's screenshot competition is DesertFox20591. You can view the winning submission here.

We are now accepting entries for the week of August 11th. If you think you have the best FH2 screenshot, post them here.


That's all for today, but be sure to come back next time for another update. Until then, feel free to visit our IRC channel, our public forums, and/or our Twitter and Facebook pages to discuss this update and other news.

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Forgotten Hope 2.46 (2/2)

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Apr 11, 2014 Full Version 11 comments

Forgotten Hope 2 - WW2 modification for Battlefield 2 version 2.46 - Part 2 of 2 Full Install

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Apr 11, 2014 Full Version 15 comments

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Forgotten Hope 2.45 (2 of 2)

Forgotten Hope 2.45 (2 of 2)

Jul 12, 2012 Full Version 23 comments

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Forgotten Hope 2.45 (1 of 2)

Forgotten Hope 2.45 (1 of 2)

Jul 12, 2012 Full Version 28 comments

Forgotten Hope 2 - WW2 modification for Battlefield 2 version 2.45 - Part 1 of 2

Forgotten Hope 2.3 to 2.4 Patch (obsolete)

Forgotten Hope 2.3 to 2.4 Patch (obsolete)

Jul 13, 2011 Patch 14 comments

Forgotten Hope 2 - WW2 modification for Battlefield 2 version 2.3 - Incremental patch from 2.3 to 2.4

Forgotten Hope 2.4 - 3/3 (obsolete)

Forgotten Hope 2.4 - 3/3 (obsolete)

Jul 13, 2011 Full Version 8 comments

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ΠΕΖΟΝΑΥΤΗΣ
ΠΕΖΟΝΑΥΤΗΣ Aug 29 2014, 8:37pm says:

Guys how can i get 3rd person on vehicles?

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Ts4EVER
Ts4EVER Aug 31 2014, 1:16pm replied:

You can't get 3rd person view on tanks.

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Stogie83
Stogie83 Aug 26 2014, 6:18pm says:

One thing that still bugs the hell out of me, Machine Guns/Automatic Rifles. All MG´s/AR´s should be able to fire from the hip and aimed unsupported, of course with horrible recoil. And be deployed even if you are not prone, like it is in PR. The Bren f.e. can only be deployed on prone position, the Breda otherwise can be deployed in standing position. The MG34 and 42 are pretty useless for me, since those can ONLY be fired AND deployed in prone. I AM AWARE that is somehow for "balancing" porpuses, and the BF2 engine cannot handle the function to let MG´s deploy on object.
Otherwise it´s a beautiful mod, but the issue i´ve stated above doesn´t make it perfect (not trying to sound like an arse)

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Stubbfan
Stubbfan Sep 3 2014, 2:56pm replied:

You're not sounding like an arse, don't worry :).

This was an original design feature i guess to, like you said balance these weapons out a little. We did do an internal test with hip firing enabled (with an horrible recoil and deviation). However we did not have anyone that had time to finish the necessary 3p animations. I guess animators are hard to come by these days for bf2.

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Ts4EVER
Ts4EVER Aug 25 2014, 4:28pm replied:

No.

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david190
david190 Aug 16 2014, 7:06pm says:

It is really hard to update when nobody is seeding. I think you should still put up the patches until the user base grows more on the auto-updating. I just sat here for 3 hours and only got 128Mb out of 600 something. That isn't cool.

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Stubbfan
Stubbfan Aug 18 2014, 5:40pm replied:

There is a few static seeders up, you should atleast get 2 or 3 of them. I downloaded just fine a few days ago. Where in the world are you located?

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KilroyWH78
KilroyWH78 Aug 13 2014, 12:31pm says:

is there going to be an update where i can create more fireteams, because when i add a lot of bots i end up being excluded from the fireteams

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Historically correct, crude and with lots of violence, completely realistic, action in the most pure level, what else can be said about it? one of the most biggest, and in my opinion, greatest modifications ever done for BF2, brings us the real feeling of the WW2 and makes us feel like if we are there. Epic.

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