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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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5 comments by Eat_Uranium on Apr 17th, 2015

Hello and welcome back to another Forgotten Hope 2 update.

Today we have some renders of Soviet antitank equipment.

45mm Anti-Tank Gun M1937 45mm Anti-Tank Gun M1942

Soviet engineers had lacked the experience needed to design an anti-tank gun in the late 20s, and had turned to the Germans for assistance. The company Rheinmetall had worked on what would eventually become the PaK 35/36 in secret, and the plans for this were provided to the USSR where it became the 37mm Anti-tank Gun M1930 (1-K).

The first 45mm guns were a result of the desire for weapons that could use a more effective high explosive shell and thus double up as battalion guns. They were made from an updated 37mm carriage fitted with the new larger gun barrel. About equivalent in penetration to the Pak 35/36, the 45mm M1937 (53-K) was thus a rather poor weapon in the face of the larger panzers.

The 45mm M1942 (M-42) was a result of these shortcomings. It had a longer barrel, more powerful cartridges and a new gunshield. Despite these additions, it still struggled with the improved panzers of the period, though it could deal some damage from the side. 37,354 M1937 guns and 10,843 M1942 guns were manufactured, and several hundred of the former were captured and turned against their former owners by Finland. Our guns were made by Toddel, modified from the PaK 35.36 made by K98.

57mm Anti-Tank Gun M1943

The 57mm Anti-tank Gun M1943 (ZiS-2) began life in 1940, with the demand for a powerful anti-tank weapon issued under the false assumption that the Germans would invade with heavy tanks on a par with the KV-1. It first entered service as the M1942, but was production was quickly stopped since it was overpowered, expensive and had complicated to manufacture ammunition. The production facilities were switch to the production of the 76.2mm Divisional Gun (ZiS-3).

The appearance of the Tiger and Panther soon convinced the Soviets to restart manufacture of the 57mm gun, which re-entered service as the M1943. A limited number of guns were mounted on vehicles, principally the T-20 Komsomolets armoured tractor and as the T-34-57. 9,645 were manufactured, and ours was made by Kraetzer and Toddel.

Our winners for this week's screenshot competition is Ts4EVER. You can view the winning submission here.

We are now accepting entries for the week of April 20th. If you think you have the best FH2 screenshot, post them href="">here.

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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bluewario Apr 13 2015, 12:21pm says:

Wtf, I thought PRwas the only game to look this good. Anyway to find out how many players are on this game daily like on the PR site?

Thank you guys. Gals too.

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coldroll Apr 19 2015, 8:57pm replied:

Project reality looks good but Forgotten hope 2 has way better graphics and performance then project reality. However I love both mods and would recommend them to everyone. Forgotten hope 2 looks beautiful for a 10 year old engine especially with enb or sweetfx.

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Wulfburk12 Apr 17 2015, 1:52pm replied:

FH2 graphic is miles better than PR.


I play both of them with maximum graphics.

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haemorrhage1 Apr 18 2015, 4:37am replied:

FH2 good performance for low computers.

PR 2 low performance :(

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Roughbeak Apr 13 2015, 3:05pm replied:

Here you go. :)

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RAnDOOm Apr 10 2015, 7:20am says:

Do not forget to signup for Forgotten Hope 2 Darkest Hour campaign.

In this FH2 Campaign you will experience:
Forgotten Hope 2 at its best!
Fighting on a 100 player server
New gameplay on 15 new maps with new assets.
2 sides led by the best with teamwork oriented armies employing strategies and co-operation with promotions and rewards for your achievements.
New friendships with likeminded people from all over the world
It is free and everybody is welcome!

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swadian_black_knight Apr 11 2015, 2:26am replied:

could you tell me when the camapaign starts and how its all organized. well i mean is it the whole week or just friday, saturdays or sundays from 4.30pm to 8pm.(german time) Thats the only time i can. could you please tell me if theres any chance i can join?

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RAnDOOm Apr 13 2015, 7:14am replied:

Its a campaign that will last about 2/3months.
Every battle ( 6hours long ) will be on Fridays at 19hUTC. Each week one different map.
You are not obligated to play every week or every hour, you just play whenever you can.

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oluja_95 Apr 17 2015, 10:50pm replied:

is it necessary to register

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ronin-shae Apr 8 2015, 11:38am says:

Best mod evar <3!

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Roughbeak Apr 8 2015, 2:22pm replied:

Great to hear that! :)

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coldroll Apr 4 2015, 5:08pm says:

I have a quick question to ask, is it possible to turn of the TV grain effect because I personally find it really annoying and it takes away some of the realism of the mod. I'm fairly sure it wasn't in the mod back when I played it back in 2008.

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meelis13 Apr 4 2015, 11:49am says:

A question, if i may- is there any way of getting BF 2 nowadays? because i'd like to try this mod out, but cant get it anywhere as its been pulled from shelves everywhere...

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coap Apr 4 2015, 4:02pm replied:

Try Steam, I got it from there in 2014... Or Origin, I really have no idea. Maybe sites like Green Man Gaming have it.

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meelis13 Apr 4 2015, 5:10pm replied:

Steam and origin dont sell it anymore- store pages seem to be for those who already had it.
Its bloody annoying- i want to play this mod but i do want to play it legally...

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ronin-shae Apr 8 2015, 11:41am replied:

I bought it second hand! try pawn shops or any goodwill/second hand store of the like for good games. always double check for a cd key in the box before you buy.

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swadian_black_knight Apr 5 2015, 5:19am replied:

Add me as a friend, im sure i can help you.

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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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