If the current proliferation of newsgroups, tournaments, supplements and level editors is any indication, Descent is approaching the popularity of that other D game. What more can be said about a true 3-D, real time, multi-player dogfight free-for-all with a killer soundtrack? Descent II expands upon the original's x-y-z axis combat with 30 new levels (culminating in a battle inside the enemy mother ship), a scout recon robot which comes back for you if you fall behind, a suitably loud and grinding soundtrack (by Ogre of Skinny Puppy, with Redbook Audio, no less), a particularly irritating "thief-bot" enemy that hunts you down and drains your energy, and a new AI scheme which Interplay assures me will adapt to my style of playing (although I still seem to be able to fool it with decidedly Germanic dogfight tactics--he who hath ears, let him hear). If you don't like Descent at least a little bit, make no mistake, there is something wrong with you. Descent II's huge replay value and absolutely i
Descent 2 is an Action/First-Person Action video game for PC developed by Parallax Software and published by Interplay Entertainment on August 8, 1996. It's rated Teen by the ESRB and 5 of our users have voted it 3.6 out of 5 stars.
Our newest cheats for Descent 2 were added December 13, 2009.
While playing a game, enter the following codes to activate the corresponding cheat function. Note: Enabling any of these codes will reset your score to 0 unless a new game is started or when the frame rate is displayed. CHEAT CODE RESULT almighty Invincibility alifalafel All accessories freespace Level select (1-24) lpnlizard Homing weapons bittersweet Fish-eye view pigfarmer View John's head/Shrunken window gowingnut Psycho Guide-Bot godzilla Crash into robots with one hit helpvishnu Creates/Replaces the Guide-Bot motherlode Wowie Zowie weapons [Note] honestbob Wowie Zowie weapons ericaanne Bouncing weapons [Note] duddaboo Bouncing weapons rockrgrl Full Map joshuaakira Full map [Note] zingermans God mode [Note] eatangelos All weapons [Note] currygoat All keys [Note] oralgroove or algroove All keys whammazoom Level warp [Note] frametime Display framerate silkwing Mechs destroy each other gabbagabbahey 1% shields and energy bittersweet Underwater appearing walls blueorb Shield at 27% wildfire Rapid fire fopkjewa, delshiftb, or ahwlmbpf Destroy reactor Note: Enabling this code will leave shields and energy at 1%.
While playing a game, type "spaniard" to kill all robots in the mine. Repeat this code to kill the Boss robot (or Guide-Bot if no Boss is present). Repeat this code again to kill the Guide-Bot.
Start the game with the "descent2 -superhires" command line. Then, 1024x768 and 1280x1024 selections will appear on the screen resolutions menu.
When you get the afterburner accessory, push S to use it. It doubles your speed when used but takes energy. You can use for evasion or just skip some robots. You can use it in short bursts to conserve energy.
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