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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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* 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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''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.

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, ''Hidden & Dangerous 2''.

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!! This game provides examples of:
* 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.
* ArtisticLicenseGeography: The German island province of Peenemünde looks strangely Alpine in this game.
* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: The enemies can occasionally shoot through bushes and fences your bullets can't penetrate.
* TheComputerIsALyingBastard: Some of the mission briefings offer misleading or incorrect information, although this could be chalked up to spotty military intelligence.
* EmergencyWeapon: The knife can be equipped for this purpose for a negligible cost in weight.
* ExpansionPack
* FinalDeath: Squad members who die during a mission stay dead for the rest of the game.
* GameBreakingBug: Quite a few. Some were supposedly fixed in the Deluxe edition.
* GameplayAndStorySegregation: You can freely change your squad composition and loadout between consecutive missions when they couldn't realistically have returned to base in between.
* NintendoHard: Be prepared to reload and retry a lot.
* OnSiteProcurement: You can only bring so much starting equipment into a campaign, and you'll soon run out if you don't loot enemy corpses on missions.
* PortingDisaster: The PSX port. Not only is it even buggier than the original, several key features of the game were cut entirely.
* RareGuns: The M1941 Johnson Rifle available for your SAS. It was historically only used by some U.S. Marines in the Pacific.
* SquadControls: Both simple real-time verbal commands and more in-depth commands on the map screen.
* TacticalShooter: One of the first.
* 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.
* Updated Rerelease: Hidden & Dangerous: Deluxe

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