Fire Department 2

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Fire Department 2
Fire Department 2 cover
Developers
Monte Cristo
Publishers
Germany Brigades
France Focus Home Interactive
United Kingdom Mindscape
Russia 1C Company
Release dates
Windows November 17, 2004
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres Simulation, Strategy
Themes Contemporary
Series Fire Department
Fire Department 2 on MobyGames
Fire Department
Fire Department 2003
Fire Department 2 2004
Fire Department 3 2006

Warnings

Key points

Also known as Firefighter Command: Raging Inferno in the US and Fire Captain in the UK.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Simple disc check. Russian copies use StarForce 3 DRM[Note 1].
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save[Note 2]

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
The player can zoom in and out.
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Interface & Speech, SFX, Background.
Surround sound
Subtitles
The mission briefings are subtitled. The unit speech and announcements are not.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System 6.5h[5]
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows Vista or later.[1][2][3][4] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References