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Descent II

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Also known as: Descent 2 (European title)
Developer: Parallax Software
Publisher: Interplay Productions
Category:First-Person Shooter
More details:Official game website, MobyGames, Wikipedia
Related games: Descent engine, Open source, Vehicular combat, DOS & Windows, 3dfx

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File Details
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  • MS-DOS
  • 17,185 kB (16.78 MB)
  • Extra
  • MS-DOS
  • 12,051 kB (11.77 MB)

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Descent 2: €9.99


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NOTE: This game can be played directly in Windows using a source port (please see the links section below).

You can use the Mac demo data files with the D2X-Rebirth port to play the demo in high resolution. For music, use the Roland SC-55 music pack.

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Game description

Your next missions send you racing into the deepest, blackest depths of five new alien worlds. Through icy waterfalls and over rivers of lava you descend though all-new unique environments and deadly chasms of each planet. Invading inward, you head towards the core in an attempt to annihilate the planet itself.

Description by Interplay Productions


Demo Version Cheat Codes

GABBAGABBAHEY | Lose all but 1% of shields and energy
ZINGERMANS | Invulnerability toggle
MOTHERLODE | Wowie Zowie Weapons
ALIFALAFEL | Accessories
EATANGELOS | Homing Weapons (every weapon will home)
ERICAANNE | Bouncing Weapons
BITTERSWEET | Psychedelic walls
PIGFARMER | Use it once and it displays "Hi John!!!". Now reduce the size of your screen. Use it twice and it displays "Bye John".

Description by Interplay Productions

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Game video by Ancient DOS Games