- When Ivan sees someone hitting an enemy in the head he says, "This is why my brother became an alcoholic."
- Mercenaries (mercs) are known to have certain personality problems with other mercs. One instance is Enrico, the Arulco rebel leader (and his bodyguard) who dislike German and Austrian mercenaries (due to German occupation of Arulco in World War II).
The talent (model) on the front box cover bears a remarkable resemblance to one of Jagged Alliance
’s top mercenaries: Sheila 'Scope' Sterling, a British sniper, though this might be purely coincidental.
In the German gaming magazine PC Player
(issue 01/2000), Jagged Alliance 2
was named as "Best Round-Based Strategy Game in 1999."
Information here also contributed by Chentzilla, Indra, and Patrick Bregger.