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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.



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16 comments by Eat_Uranium on Aug 18th, 2015

Hello and welcome back to another Forgotten Hope 2 update.

Today we are showing off two renders of a couple of German last-ditch weapons designed when the Red Army was knocking on the door of Berlin.

The Volkssturm (People's Storm) had been formed in October 1944 from half a million men too old or young to have been conscripted into the regular Heer. However, there were not enough regular weapons left to arm even the Army, let alone the Volkssturm. A series of cheap and primitive rifles were designed to arm the militia, and the most advanced of these was the Volkssturmgewehr made by Gustloff.

Volkssturmgewehr 45


It used the same kurz ammunition and 30 round magazines as the StG 44, and was made from as few parts as possible. There were only 39 metal parts and 21 of these could be stamped. It operated by gas-delayed blowback, and similarly to many pistols the whole slide assembly surrounding the barrel recoils with each shot. Between January and May 1945, approximately 10000 were made and issued.

Volkssturmkarabiner K98


Perhaps the simplest of the primitive weapons was the Steyr VG5, also known as the Volkssturmkarabiner K98. It was assembled from a mixture of rejected receivers and shot out rifle barrels. Like all the Volkssturmgewehrs, it had fixed sights set for 100m. Unlike the other rifles, this one had no magazine and had to be reloaded after each shot. Both our Volkssturm rifles were made by Seth Soldier.


That's all for this week, 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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BF2/1942mods
BF2/1942mods Apr 4 2010 says:

The full game!

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BF2/1942mods
BF2/1942mods Apr 4 2010 says:

Where do we download it?

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Jurlol12
Jurlol12 Apr 2 2010 says:

I'm sorry to hear about your canceled map: Ramelle. Sometimes I just hate movie makers/ copyright. But I don't understand it. a staff member revealed it and what happend?

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C.Zhou
C.Zhou Mar 25 2010 says:

I suggest you guys to consider adding the possibility of crews survival after the tank being destroyed. And possibly make the tanks unable to move after getting shots at a certain extent. Btw, I really think tigers are not strong as they are in reality.

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Jurlol12
Jurlol12 Mar 26 2010 replied:

about the tigers, only in 3 or 4 maps there are tigers, but there was much more of them, right? and I found somewhere that de panzer 3 had a 50 mm gun. that was in the early stages of the war, like Africa. but at Africa maps there a 75 mm guns? so, more historical accurate please for patch 2.26

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The_Integral
The_Integral Mar 26 2010 replied:

If a type of tank was at a battle in significant numbers, and the mod has it ingame, it will most likely be found on the map. The reason tigers aren't common is just that there are only a handful of late war armored maps and Tigers simply weren't very common in real life.

Also, I'm assuming you're referring to the Pz. III Ausf. N, which is historically accurate, and is only on late war Africa maps. You are correct that most earlier models had a 50mm or 37mm gun however, and the 50mm versions are by far the most common Africa maps.

As for tanks being disabled or immobilized it is not possible to do in the engine, and was done to a certain extent the original release of the mod(they became extremely hard to drive) but was taken out because it just didn't work well. I highly doubt it is possible to make crews survive either.

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steve1993
steve1993 Mar 28 2010 replied:

would like to say tht the the guys tht made projetc reality made it so tht tanks tracks would get damaged to the extent to the tank being imobile

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The_Integral
The_Integral Apr 2 2010 replied:

That's what I'm refering to in FH2's first release. I never played that version, but the dev's are pretty adamant about not bringing it back.

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Bthefox
Bthefox Mar 14 2010 says:

dude this is my favorite mod for BF2 thanks

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masterchief396
masterchief396 Mar 25 2010 replied:

God that right.
I love this mod. I play the mod more then the game itself.

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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 biggest, and in my opinion, greatest modifications ever done for BF2, brings us the real feeling of the WW2. Epic.

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