Commandos 2: Men of Courage is a tactical action/strategy game set against the backdrop of World War II. Take control of an elite group of commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of mission-based objectives.
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Releasedatum: 30 aug 2002

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"Probably the -best- of the series. Better refined gameplay and interesting levels. Patience and layout study is required to achieve victory. TacticalTBS"

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Commandos 2: Men of Courage is a tactical action/strategy game set against the backdrop of World War II. Take control of an elite group of commandos who must venture deep into enemy territory and utilize their combined expertise to complete a series of mission-based objectives. Go covert into new environments based on authentic WWII locations: the heart of the third Reich, a northern European submarine installation, the headquarters of the Japanese army and more.
  • Interact like never before: with the environment: steal enemy uniforms and weapons, climb poles, swing from cables, swim, utilize vehicles, and climb in/out of buildings, ships, planes.
  • Control nine commandos: including a green beret, sniper, demolitions expert, seductress, thief, and even a dog.
  • All new 3D engine: rotate the environment 360 degrees, move seamlessly in/out of buildings, submarines, planes and under water, and zoom in/out on the environment.
  • Innovative camera control: simultaneous control of multiple gameplay windows in real time.
  • Authentic WWII scenarios: 10 missions spanning 9 different environments in night and day with realistic weather effects.
  • Multiplayer: Go to war with others in a cooperative multiplayer mode (Multiplayer available in PC version only!!!).
  • New WWII vehicles and weapons: including jeeps, tanks, trucks, ships, bazookas and flame-throwers.

Systeemeisen

    Minimum: IBM PC or 100% compatible, Windows 9X/ME, Pentium II 300 MHz (or equivalent), 64 MB RAM, 100% DirectX® 8 compatible 3D Accelerator card with at least 12 MB VRAM, 100% DirectX® 8 compatible (or higher) Sound card, DirectX® 8 (DirectX 8.0a included), 2 GB uncompressed hard drive space, 100% Windows 95/98 compatible Keyboard and Mouse
    Recommended: Pentium II 450 MHz, Windows 98SE/ME, 128 MB RAM, 100% DirectX® 8 compatible 3D Accelerator card with 32 MB VRAM, 3 GB uncompressed hard drive space
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31 van de 31 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
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1.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 19 januari
Spent the whole evening trying to beat the first part of the tutorial. just like i remember it.
10/10
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24 van de 24 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
7.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 21 november 2014
Commandos 2 is real-time squad-based tactical strategy game which was came out more than a decade ago and is still considered as the best of its kind.

Good:
Huge, well-designed maps can be completed through various ways. Different tactical approaches are available via the lots of items that can be found around the map. Needs some brain-work even on the lowest difficulty. The team is well established, every mate has its unique style. Gameplay design is great, there is not much to be desired, most of the things work flawlessly. Save system is very user friendly, as you can save your state whenever and wherever you want. The pre-rendered graphics are still looking good. Resolution can be easily modded without braking the visuals.

Bad:
Easier, sometimes a little bit duller gameplay compared to the previous titles. Some glitches and weird stuff due to the rendering style.

Overall, the second Commandos is not as hardcore as the previous installments of the series, but instead lets you deal with things the way you want. Its presentation and ideas are making it a must have even after many years.

My Opinion:
OVERALL: 8.5/10
Graphics: 8/10
Gameplay: 9/10
Sound: 8/10
Replay Value: 9/10
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19 van de 19 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
28.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 17 januari
A Masterpiece! Truly one of the most beautiful, well crafted and compelling games ever made. Brilliant characters and missions! I played it when it released in 2001, multiple times over the years, I played it again in 2015 and I'm sure I will revisit it in the future. This is a work of art!
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17 van de 18 mensen (94%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1 persoon vond deze recensie grappig
20.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 23 december 2014
A great great game. I would do dirty things that would shame my family for another commandos game as good as this one.
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13 van de 13 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1 persoon vond deze recensie grappig
32.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 18 november 2014
So.. Commandos 2: Men of courage, Its a great game, gives you a good vison of what world war 2 was, and how some of the well known, "Commandos" do their work.

The team has 8 members:

"Sapper": He's a demolitions expert, but doesnt run that fast, and cant climb on walls.

"The Marine/Diver": He is, as you should already know a diver, he also has a grapling hook, that he can use to climb onto buildings ect.

"Green Berret": A well known Irish Commando, he is in all of the games in the franchise, he has a knife, and has big muscels, he can lift metal boxes.

"The Thief": He is a small, fast, clever commando who was a thief, he's from france, and was just introduced in this game.

"Spooky": He is also a Frenchman, a middelaged man, who was in all of the games, he is known for his medical arsenal, he can stun, knock out, or kill his enemies.

"The Driver": He is actualy not just any driver, he can drive planes, cars, tanks ect.
He is also an expert with molotov cocktails.

"Natasha": She is a russain spy, who joined the commando corps in the second game, she can distract guards by *Clears throat* Showing off, it's funny to just distact guards and see them loose everything just to watch her.

"The Sniper": He is one of the best snipers of the allies, he has an Amarican sniper, he quickly becomes a loveble charecter to the series."

Rating:

The voice acting is not the best, but is forgiveble.

The gameplay is both hard and great, you need to get used to them.

The graphics are alright since the game out 14 years ago, Also the year i was born haha..

The Charecters are loveble and you will quickly find you favurite commando, mine is of course The thief.

Overall rating: 9/10

Sorry for my bad english, since im from another contry. :)
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15 van de 20 mensen (75%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 28 november 2014
Best strategy game ever..
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8 van de 9 mensen (89%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
13.2 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 19 december 2014
For a game which turned 13 this year, it stands up incredibly well. It's probably the best game in the series, which began to lose something with Destination Berlin and lost it decisively with Strike Force. I'd highly recommend it to an fan of real-time strategy games.
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5 van de 5 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 23 januari
Even now this game deserves to have a full price. I bought it from steam just because... I already have it 2-3 physical copies of it collected through the years. You can lose sleep playing all the commandos games. Definetly the most underrated (from the new generation) series ever. Beware though, some of them might require some mods to be able to play without problems on widescreens.
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6 van de 7 mensen (86%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1 persoon vond deze recensie grappig
37.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 28 maart
with different type of character combinations, you have multiply way to finish the game. and it means, high re-playability.

spent more than 37hours, and I haven't finish the game yet.

caution: for hardcore tactical strategy game fans only
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4 van de 4 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
10.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 30 januari
Best of the series. Can't recommand any more.
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4 van de 4 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
36.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 6 februari
Best game ever! Strategy game with numerous characters you control during World War 2.
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3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
34.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 25 maart
In my opinion, the best in the series. Lots of improvements and add-ons from the sequels while still maintaining each commando's unique character, traits, uses, etc. Can be rather tricky if not played seriously enough, however.
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3 van de 4 mensen (75%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
6.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 23 januari
Best game EVER!
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3 van de 4 mensen (75%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
5.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 23 maart
pode pegar de olhos fechados, valem para os outros da série tb.


The best game money can buy, aplicable to the entire series.
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1 van de 1 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
6.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 24 maart
I spent my entire evening beating the first tutorial, just like old times.

This, in my opinion, is the best Commandos game in the series followed by the third one. I played this about 14 years ago when it first came out and I am amazed that it works flawlessly with today’s hardware and OS. I’m playing it now on Windows 8.1 64-bit on my GTX 970 on a widescreen monitor and it runs like a charm. I need to mention those specifications because I read a few users having problems with those setup. Sure, the graphics are outdated but it’s the same good old Commandos game I enjoyed when I was a kid-hard but rewarding.

This game is one of the best of its kind. It’s worth every penny.

9/10
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3 van de 6 mensen (50%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
0.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 27 november 2014
buggy for windows 7 cant make it work
if you can buy it i bought it 80 cents as i did for comandos 3 just for old time :p
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1 persoon vond deze recensie grappig
0.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 3 januari
good
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103 van de 105 mensen (98%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
36.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 1 december 2013
Before the review, I want to exclaim:
BUY COMMANDOS 2 IF YOU HAVE NEVER PLAYED ANY OF THE COMMANDOS GAMES.
Also, this game usually costs 1 $ or € throughout the Steam sales.

I remember when I was younger playing this game and how fun it was. Controlling commandos behind enemy lines. Stealth. Tactics. The experience was amazing and I am elated right now to play this game again.

The game's charm is in figuring out enemy's patterns, observing the environment, planning tactics and then carrying it all out. It is hard, but addicting and rewarding in the end. A simple act of throwing cigarette packs and then knocking out a soldier and tying him up, booby-trapping, throwing a bomb at a group of soldiers or disguising as an officer with a spy is satisfying.

The game is a little hard to get into at first, but after you really pass the two training levels, you are essentially ready to go.
VERY USEFUL TO KNOW: CTRL-S and CTRL-L for quicksave and quickload.

It was also released in 2002 so the game looks rough and doesn't support widescreen natively. To remedy this, you can pick up executables that fix this (https://sites.google.com/site/xbootx/home/commandos2), although very high resolutions might cause graphical glitches. There is also a mod called Destination Paris (http://commandoshq.net/c2dp_dloads.php) that makes the game even more challenging.

Commandos 2 is my favorite game in the whole series and I recommend it to Commandos newcomers; as Behind Enemy Lines and Beyond the Call of Duty are too unforgiving (I haven't played Commandos 3 yet, but it's apparently not as up to par). Alternatively, you can try Desperados if you're more into Wild West or Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood if you're into Middle Ages.
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172 van de 232 mensen (74%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1 persoon vond deze recensie grappig
0.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 25 december 2013
Before everyone starts insulting me i'll begin by saying Commandos 2 is one of my favorite games of all time. I spent hours playing this game when I was a kid (back in the days when games gave you a real challenge !).
From where i'm sitting I can still see the CD on my shelf, so I already own it but when I saw you could buy it on Steam for 99 cents, here I thought : "Let's buy it, it's cheap, it'll be the occasion to play it again and since it's in my steam library it'll be more convenient than the CD" (I bought a lot of games I already owned that way and I know I'm not the only one).
Here comes the downfall : it's a pain in the *** to make it run on a W7 64Bits computer.
First, the game just wouldn't launch, opening and exiting immediately, then after some tweaks, new message : "problem checking steam application" and then "comm2.exe not responding".
I finally got it to work only to find you can't play on a wider resolution than 1024x768.
I know it's an old game but what's the point in making this game available on Steam if you can't play it on a modern configuration ?
I wouldn't want them to change the graphics at all but at least they could've make a HD resolution compatibility, that would have justified the buy for me.

So, do I recommend this game ? Hell yeah !
Do I recommend you buy it on Steam ? Hell no ! They didn't even bother to check if the game would run properly on a current PC. I work in computers for a living so I know my way around and it still took me 2 hours just to launch the game (and my time playing the game is not updated on my profile, I didn't play it just 6 minutes) !
My advice : buy it elsewhere like on Good Old Games, the pack Commandos 2 + 3 only costs 5$ and download a mod allowing 1920x1080 resolution.
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47 van de 51 mensen (92%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2 mensen vonden deze recensie grappig
4.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 26 oktober 2014
Super hard, fun, and a great classic, great replayability, if your cautious.
(for hardcore strategy game fans only).
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