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Jagged Alliance 2: Wildfire (Windows)

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Advertising Blurbs

Zuxxez Press Release (3 Feb 2006):
    ZUXXEZ Entertainment AG has released a new Patch for “Jagged Alliance 2 Wildfire”. The download clears various crash bugs and presents some map fixes. Moreover some gameplay features are improved. There are also some improvements in balancing: a silencer now increases Action Points and the collimator scope bonus slightly increased. You also will find some fixes for text and interface. The Patch also features new graphics for the rebel Ira and some new gunshot sounds for 9mm pistols. The download (25,6 MB) is available at ja2.de.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Apr 18, 2006.

Strategy First website:
    OVERVIEW:

    Wildfire, created by Serge "Wildfire" Popov, a well known pioneer in the JA2 community includes changes to all weapons, landscapes, structures, missions, enemies and the AI. All elements within the game were altered to make it more realistic bringing it closer to real-life.

    Wildfire takes you back to Arulco, its economy has completely collapsed and the country has now become a base for international drug cartels. Export of precious metals, which was the foundation of Arulco’s economy, is now just a cover for the extensive export of drugs into North America.

    The North American Drug Agency has been unable to affect the export of drugs through regular diplomatic channels due to the cartel’s influence and has been forced to take more specific action. You are sent in as a leader of a small band of hired guns to eliminate the Kingpin of the main drug cartel. If successful, you will be hailed as heroes. If you fail, the Agency will deny all knowledge of the operation.

    Real World, Real Weapons, Real Enemies... REAL TROUBLE!

    FEATURES:

    Improvements to all structures within the game to closer match real-life facilities.

    Over 90% of the maps have been modified to create a whole new game experience.

    Added tall grass, bushes, stones, and trees to sections of the map which were barren, allowing for better coverage for units and new combat tactics.

    All military facilities have increased their defensive capabilities. They have added mine fields, fences, watchtowers, perimeter lighting and alarms.

    All weapons have been rebalanced to better reflect real-life weapon characteristics.

    New weapons have been added: USP, Uzi, UMP, MP5A3, Mini-30, HK33, G36, MP7, MSG90, AN-94, RPK, V-94, VAL, VSS.

    All existing weapons’ graphics and sounds have been replaced to make them more realistic.

    The importance of sub-quests has been increased and now plays a major role in the game’s overall flow.

    The Mafia has taken on a new role and is now part of the Arulcan order.

    The number of enemies has increased and they are a lot smarter and more ruthless this time around.

    Includes the original Jagged Alliance 2.

    Contributed by Stillman (7515) on Jun 19, 2004.