Jagged Alliance 2 Gold serves as a combination of two tactical role-playing games: Jagged Alliance 2 and the Unfinished Business expansion. Jagged Alliance 2 is the third in a series of Jagged Alliance games released in 1999. It was followed by the Unfinished Business expansion pack in 2000, which was included in the final release of Jagged Alliance 2.
The game is set in the fictitious country of Arulco, which is ruled by the game’s main antagonist, Deidranna. The player is put in command of professional mercenaries and – with support from local militia and citizens – must reclaim Arulco's cities one by one and eventually end Deidranna’s rule. The player may choose between sci-fi or realistic gaming styles. Some of the game’s features include the following:
• More than 150 individual characters with over 10,000 lines of digitized dialogue.
• Realistic combat physics with a selection of photorealistic and balanced weapons.
• Players can create their own mercenary characters with customized personalities, skills and abilities.
• High-resolution graphics with support for millions of colors and detailed environments.
A nonlinear game style and storyline that allows a player to explore, plan, and fight according to the choices they make within the game.