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* OptionalStealth: If you canít be bothered with stealth, you can get around it by setting up a machine gun covering the jetty the boat is moored to, breaking stealth, then blind firing across the jetty and killing the enemy soldiers who suicidally run into the line of bullets in front of them.

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* OptionalStealth: If In the stealth mission mentioned below, if you canít be bothered with stealth, you can get around it by setting up a machine gun covering the jetty the boat is moored to, breaking stealth, then blind firing across the jetty and killing the enemy soldiers who suicidally run into the line of bullets in front of them.


* FinalDeath: Squad members who die during a mission stay dead for the rest of the game.



* OptionalStealth: If you canít be bothered with stealth, you can get around it by setting up a machine gun covering the jetty the boat is moored to, breaking stealth, then blind firing across the jetty and killing the enemy soldiers who suicidally run into the line of bullets in front of them.
* {{Permadeath}}: Squad members who die during a mission stay dead for the rest of the game.



** OptionalStealth: If you canít be bothered with this, you can get around it by setting up a machine gun covering the jetty the boat is moored to, breaking stealth, then blind firing across the jetty and killing the enemy soldiers who suicidally run into the line of bullets in front of them.


* PortingDisaster: The PSX port. Not only is it even buggier than the original, several key features of the game were cut entirely.



* SequelDifficultyDrop: Hidden and Dangerous 2 adds the ability to heal mid-mission with medkits, generally has more forgiving combat and adds Helmets as an equipment option which can protect from an otherwise lethal headshot.
* SequelDifficultySpike: 2 adds a more realistic and restrictive inventory system, with both inventory slots and carry weight restricting your options, the AI is prone to insane accuracy that's completely impossible for the player on higher difficulties and enemies use grenades. (Which was something removed from the first game in the Deluxe Edition.)


* Enemy troops in the second game can randomly become elite marksmen and headshot your men across the room, with a pistol (Which is held in a one-handed grip by both sides and is EXTREMELY inaccurate and only good for extreme close-range combat for you.) and enemies with unscoped rifles/SMGs can easily hit you at distances where you need to hold your breath to have a chance of hitting with a sniper rifle, this only gets more and more common the harder the difficulty.

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* ** Enemy troops in the second game can randomly become elite marksmen and headshot your men across the room, with a pistol (Which is held in a one-handed grip by both sides and is EXTREMELY inaccurate and only good for extreme close-range combat for you.) and enemies with unscoped rifles/SMGs can easily hit you at distances where you need to hold your breath to have a chance of hitting with a sniper rifle, this only gets more and more common the harder the difficulty.


** Your own troops make no effort to avoid enemy grenades in the second game, if a grenade lands right behind you and you start running forwards, your squad behind you will run directly behind you and get caught in the explosion instead of moving away from you to avoid the grenade.



* Enemy troops in the second game can randomly become elite marksmen and headshot your men across the room, with a pistol (Which is held in a one-handed grip by both sides and is EXTREMELY inaccurate and only good for extreme close-range combat for you.) and enemies with unscoped rifles/SMGs can easily hit you at distances where you need to hold your breath to have a chance of hitting with a sniper rifle, this only gets more and more common the harder the difficulty.



* SequelDifficultyDrop: Hidden and Dangerous 2 adds the ability to heal mid-mission with medkits, generally has more forgiving combat and adds Helmets as an equipment option which can protect from an otherwise lethal headshot.
* SequelDifficultySpike: 2 adds a more realistic and restrictive inventory system, with both inventory slots and carry weight restricting your options, the AI is prone to insane accuracy that's completely impossible for the player on higher difficulties and enemies use grenades. (Which was something removed from the first game in the Deluxe Edition.)



* UnwinnableByMistake: It's possible to not have mission-critical equipment at hand when it's needed to progress either because you neglected to bring some, because you wasted it on accident or because the soldier carrying it fell through the world thanks to a bug.

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* UnwinnableByMistake: It's possible to not have mission-critical equipment at hand when it's needed to progress either because you neglected to bring some, because you wasted it on accident or because the soldier carrying it fell through the world thanks to a bug.bug, thankfully the second game forces you to bring any mission-vital equipment and usually has some spare dynamite laying around incase you didn't bring enough.


** In the StealthMission, you have to sneak through an occupied town in civilian clothes and steal a boat in order to reach the next objective. However if you blow your cover the jetty guards somehow immediately know what your mission objective is and run for the boat in order to sail it away causing a mission fail regardless of how unlikely it would be for real soldiers to come to that conclusion.
--->''Hmm, I just heard a couple of shots from the other side of town. Must be from a bunch of Allied commandos trying to get to this boat behind me they need for their mission - Iíd better sail it away right now so they canít get it!''

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** In the StealthMission, StealthBasedMission, you have to sneak through an occupied town in civilian clothes and steal a boat in order to reach the next objective. However if you blow your cover the jetty guards somehow immediately know what your mission objective is and run for the boat in order to sail it away causing a mission fail regardless of how unlikely it would be for real soldiers to come to that conclusion.
--->''Hmm, I just heard a couple of shots from the other side of town. Must be from a bunch of Allied commandos trying to get to this boat behind me they need and steal it for their next mission - Iíd better sail it away right now so they canít get it!''


* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: The enemies can occasionally shoot through bushes and fences your bullets can't penetrate.

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* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: TheComputerIsACheatingBastard:
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The enemies can occasionally shoot through bushes and fences your bullets can't penetrate.penetrate.
** In the StealthMission, you have to sneak through an occupied town in civilian clothes and steal a boat in order to reach the next objective. However if you blow your cover the jetty guards somehow immediately know what your mission objective is and run for the boat in order to sail it away causing a mission fail regardless of how unlikely it would be for real soldiers to come to that conclusion.
--->''Hmm, I just heard a couple of shots from the other side of town. Must be from a bunch of Allied commandos trying to get to this boat behind me they need for their mission - Iíd better sail it away right now so they canít get it!''

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** OptionalStealth: If you canít be bothered with this, you can get around it by setting up a machine gun covering the jetty the boat is moored to, breaking stealth, then blind firing across the jetty and killing the enemy soldiers who suicidally run into the line of bullets in front of them.

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* {{Bowdlerize}}: Some versions of the game replace dead bodies with large bags of loot.


''Hidden & Dangerous'' is a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person]]/[[ThirdPersonShooter third-person shooter]] focused on [[TacticalShooter tactical gameplay]], released on PC in 1999. It was developed by the Czech company Illusion Softworks and was later ported to Dreamcast and PlayStation.

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''Hidden & Dangerous'' is a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person]]/[[ThirdPersonShooter third-person shooter]] focused on [[TacticalShooter tactical gameplay]], released on PC in 1999. It was developed by the Czech company Illusion Softworks and was later ported to Dreamcast and PlayStation.
UsefulNotes/PlayStation.


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An ExpansionPack, known as ''Fight for Freedom'' in Europe and ''Devil's Bridge'' in North America, was quickly released in the same year, adding new soldiers, weapons and missions. The base game and expansion were later released for free in 2003 as an updated ''Deluxe'' edition to promote the sequel, [[VideoGame/HiddenAndDangerous2 Hidden & Dangerous 2]].

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An ExpansionPack, known as ''Fight for Freedom'' in Europe and ''Devil's Bridge'' in North America, was quickly released in the same year, adding new soldiers, weapons and missions. The base game and expansion were later released for free in 2003 as an updated ''Deluxe'' edition to promote the edition. The sequel, [[VideoGame/HiddenAndDangerous2 Hidden ''Hidden & Dangerous 2]].

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2'', was released later the same year.

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* ArtificialStupidity: Your soldiers are prone to silly pathfinding, wasting ammo on enemies they can't hit and outright ignoring some orders among other things. The enemies get their fare share too.

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* ArtificialStupidity: Your soldiers are prone to silly pathfinding, wasting ammo on enemies they can't hit and outright ignoring some orders among other things. The enemies get their fare fair share too.



* GameBreakingBug: Quite a few. Some were supposedly fixed in the Deluxe edition.

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* GameBreakingBug: Quite a few. few, even after several patches. Some were supposedly fixed in the Deluxe edition.



* RareGuns: The M1941 Johnson Rifle available for your SAS. It was historically only used by some U.S. Marines in the Pacific.

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* RareGuns: The M1941 Johnson Rifle available as the only non-scoped rifle for your SAS. It was historically only used by some U.S. Marines in the Pacific.



* StealthBasedMission: One mission requires sneaking to a boat to steal it through a German-occupied town in civilian clothing. A single shot fired will cause all the Germans guarding the boat to make a race for who can abscond with it the fastest.

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* StealthBasedMission: One mission requires sneaking to a boat to steal it through a German-occupied town in civilian clothing. A single shot fired will cause all the Germans guarding the boat to make a race for who can abscond with it the fastest.



* SquadControls: Both simple real-time verbal commands and more in-depth commands on the map screen.

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* SquadControls: Both simple real-time verbal commands and more in-depth commands on the map screen. Don't count on the AI obeying them too reliably, though.



* UpdatedRerelease: Hidden & Dangerous: Deluxe

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* UpdatedRerelease: Hidden ''Hidden & Dangerous: Deluxe
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* YouALLLookFamiliar: The original version had unique models for each SAS soldier, but the ''Deluxe'' edition got rid of this variety, apparently in an effort to improve performance.


The game has the player control a variable four-man squad of British SAS commandos through six campaigns across Europe in World War II. The player can choose their campaign loadouts from a pool of men and equipment, and similar to other games in the genre such as Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon, soldiers who die during missions remain permanently dead. H&D is one of the pioneers of squad-based tactical gameplay, featuring a 3D tactical map accessible during missions and containing a robust command system, as well as varied missions with objectives ranging from sabotage and prisoner rescue to simply escaping from enemy territory.

An expansion pack, known as ''Fight for Freedom'' in Europe and ''Devil's Bridge'' in North America, was quickly released in the same year, adding new soldiers, weapons and missions. The base game and expansion were later released for free in 2003 as an updated ''Deluxe'' edition to promote the sequel, [[HiddenAndDangerous2 Hidden & Dangerous 2]].

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The game has the player control a variable four-man squad of British SAS commandos through six campaigns across Europe in World War II. UsefulNotes/WorldWarII. The player can choose their campaign loadouts from a pool of men and equipment, and similar to other games in the genre such as Rainbow Six VideoGame/RainbowSix and Ghost Recon, VideoGame/GhostRecon, soldiers who die during missions remain permanently dead. H&D is one of the pioneers of [[SquadControls squad-based tactical gameplay, gameplay]], featuring a 3D tactical map accessible during missions and containing a robust command system, as well as varied missions with objectives ranging from sabotage and prisoner rescue to simply escaping from enemy territory.

An expansion pack, ExpansionPack, known as ''Fight for Freedom'' in Europe and ''Devil's Bridge'' in North America, was quickly released in the same year, adding new soldiers, weapons and missions. The base game and expansion were later released for free in 2003 as an updated ''Deluxe'' edition to promote the sequel, [[HiddenAndDangerous2 [[VideoGame/HiddenAndDangerous2 Hidden & Dangerous 2]].



* NintendoHard: Be prepared to reload and retry a lot.

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* NintendoHard: Be prepared to reload and retry a lot. You only get one save slot per mission, too.



* StealthBasedMission: One mission requires sneaking to a boat through a German-occupied town in civilian clothing. A single shot fired will cause all the Germans guarding the boat to make a race for who can abscond with it the fastest.

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* StealthBasedMission: One mission requires sneaking to a boat to steal it through a German-occupied town in civilian clothing. A single shot fired will cause all the Germans guarding the boat to make a race for who can abscond with it the fastest.



* TrialAndErrorGameplay: Beyond the NintendoHard combat, the game often throws unexpected curveballs such as suddenly spawning hordes of enemies at you, often resulting in your entire team getting wiped out in seconds. The mission may also differ so much from the initial briefing that you may have to go back and change your mission loadout.

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* TrialAndErrorGameplay: Beyond the NintendoHard combat, the game often throws unexpected curveballs at you such as suddenly spawning hordes of enemies at you, often out of a building, potentially resulting in your entire team getting wiped out in seconds. The mission may also differ so much from the initial briefing that you may have to go back and change your mission loadout.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: The game portrays the SAS operating in some theatres of war they never partook in, or did so at a different time.
* CameraPerspectiveSwitch: The player can switch between a first-person and two different third-person perspectives.


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* InsurmountableWaistHeightFence: Your soldiers can climb over a few select waist-heigh obstacles but not most of them.
* NoSwastikas: The ''Deluxe'' edition censored several textures, including anything with a swastika. It's easy to decensor the game with a mod, however.


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* SelectiveHistoricalArmoury: The selection of available guns is a bit bizarre, and the Germans only use scoped rifles in the base game resulting in ridiculous numbers of enemy snipers. Somewhat alleviated in the expansion.
* StealthBasedMission: One mission requires sneaking to a boat through a German-occupied town in civilian clothing. A single shot fired will cause all the Germans guarding the boat to make a race for who can abscond with it the fastest.
* SuperDrowningSkills: These highly trained commandos die if they get wet up to their waists or just ankles, depending on the level.


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* TrialAndErrorGameplay: Beyond the NintendoHard combat, the game often throws unexpected curveballs such as suddenly spawning hordes of enemies at you, often resulting in your entire team getting wiped out in seconds. The mission may also differ so much from the initial briefing that you may have to go back and change your mission loadout.


''Hidden & Dangerous'' is a first-person/third-person shooter focused on tactical gameplay, released on PC in 1999. It was developed by the Czech company Illusion Softworks and was later ported to Dreamcast and PlayStation.

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''Hidden & Dangerous'' is a first-person/third-person shooter [[FirstPersonShooter first-person]]/[[ThirdPersonShooter third-person shooter]] focused on [[TacticalShooter tactical gameplay, gameplay]], released on PC in 1999. It was developed by the Czech company Illusion Softworks and was later ported to Dreamcast and PlayStation.



An expansion pack, known as ''Fight for Freedom'' in Europe and ''Devil's Bridge'' in North America, was quickly released in the same year, adding new soldiers, weapons and missions. The base game and expansion were later released for free in 2003 as an updated Deluxe edition to promote the sequel, ''Hidden & Dangerous 2''.

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An expansion pack, known as ''Fight for Freedom'' in Europe and ''Devil's Bridge'' in North America, was quickly released in the same year, adding new soldiers, weapons and missions. The base game and expansion were later released for free in 2003 as an updated Deluxe ''Deluxe'' edition to promote the sequel, ''Hidden [[HiddenAndDangerous2 Hidden & Dangerous 2''.
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* Updated Rerelease: Hidden & Dangerous: Deluxe

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* Updated Rerelease: UpdatedRerelease: Hidden & Dangerous: Deluxe

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