Just Cause 2 is an open world action-adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios. It is the sequel Just Cause.

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How do I find what I have left to do?

There are handy numbers showing you the completion percentage for each area in Just Cause 2, but how do I find what I have left to do? I have several areas stuck at just over 90% because I can't track ...
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Ammo lost with 2 SMGs?

In Just Cause 2, My one handed weapons of choice are 2 6-star SMGs. I use one SMG, but when I run out of ammo with it, the other one is empty as well. Does it take ammo from my other SMG, or is the ...
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Just Cause 2 pipeline Computer hacking failures

I am playing Just Cause 2 on my PC via my Steam account and I am at the stage where I have to hack the pipe line computers. I start the hack with four numbers displayed(e.g. 1 2 4 3). The hack ...
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Unable to connect to a local multiplayer server

Yesterday I followed the guide for setting up a Just Cause 2 multiplayer server. Everything is fine, meaning the server is running without problems, I can load scripts etc. But if I try to connect, I ...
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Steam keys on gamersgate

I am thinking of buying a game on Gamersgate but I was wondering if you get a steam key when you buy it. For instance I want to buy Just Cause 2, but I have heard some games are redeemed via steam and ...
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percentage letters don't show up on bottom of screen

My percentage doesn't show up at the bottom of the screen. it's currently 19% and the flaming "19.xx%" numbers don't show up. I've only completed 6 agency missions, keep that in mind. please help me.
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Take down the helicopter in Just Cause

I'm playing Just Cause 2, but can't figure out how I should take down the helicopter in the mission where I need to protect the technichian. Any help?
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Is there a faster way to hijack helicopters?

When an enemy helicopter hovers over me, and I grapple on to it, I have to go through a small quick time event to hijack the helicopter. Is there a faster way to take control of enemy helicopters? ...
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Does the faction I align with change the story?

Does the faction I align with towards the end of the game change the outcome of the story at all (or, for that matter, the resulting Mercenary Mode)? Or does it simply change the soldiers who fight ...
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What does destroying communications stations do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How, and When, do resource constraints affect Just Cause 2? I've recently gotten back into Just Cause 2. While destroying one of the all-too-common "Communication ...
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Are there any mods to change the way planes fly in Just Cause 2 PC?

In Just Cause 2 there are a number of races which involve flying a plane around a course. However I find the keyboard controls (Shift/Ctrl for accelerate/decelerate, S to pitch the nose up and W to ...
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How do you get rid of the army? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to lower the “heat” level in Just Cause 2? Are there more ways to get rid of your Heat level other than running away and/or killing off all enemies in ...
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How can I invert y-axis controls for Just Cause 2 on the PS3?

Is there a way to invert the y-axis on the PS3 controller for Just Cause 2? It is very annoying for me - I got into controls but there doesn't appear to be an option for this.
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Can't deploy parachute

After a long-ish playthrough of Just Cause 2 on PS3 (about 20+ hours, completed the story, about 35% completion) my parachute won't open. Ever. I press the X button (jump/parachute) and nothing ...
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If I drive a car/van/truck off a cliff, will it explode?

Frequently to get away from the police, I find myself making a clever and subtle escape off a nearby cliff using a hijacked car/truck/van. When I hit the ground after the fall, my vehicle is pretty ...
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What is an effective way to cause a lot of Chaos in Just Cause 2?

I really want to get to the next agency mission and open new black-market items quicker but usually causing chaos (Blowing up gas containers and 'sploding cars) doesn't really make it go up fast. And ...
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Choosing an end point for Just Cause 2 (spoilers)

I'm only at 35% completion, but I completed the strongholds, the agency missions (the story missions, after which you get to "mercenary mode") and I seem to have run out of faction missions. There's ...
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Is it possible to complete the game 100% without using mods?

I saw that this mod for Just Cause 2 claims to 'add in missing elements' from a certain area to finally allow players to complete the game 'the proper way', by collecting all resource items and ...
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How can I get more ammo for a gun I bought in Just Cause 2?

If I buy a gun and run out of ammo how can I get more of it?
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How do I find quest in Just Cause 2

I've done one of 2 quests but now I just can't find any I go to cities and I never see any quests. Where are they, how do I find them?
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Multi-grapple on PS3

I have seen people tying seven people to one plane with the grappling hook on YouTube. I don't know their system platform, but is this possible on PS3 consoles? It would be extremely useful for me to ...
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Do I Have to Finish Just Cause 2 on ALL Difficulty Settings for the PS3 Platinum Trophy?

On the PS3, Just Cause 2 has 3 trophies for finishing the campaign at different difficulty levels: Top Agent (Bronze): Bonus for completing the game on Normal difficulty. Heroic Agent (Silver): Bonus ...
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Why can I not sometimes hijack a helicopter, and instead hang beneath it getting ripped to shreds?

Sometimes when I try to hijack a helicopter on Just Cause 2 (when the army are after me), I grapple onto the bottom and just hang there with no hijack option. I proceed to get shot by the ground ...
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What are these percentages at different locations and how do I increase them?

I was exploring Just Cause 2 after the tutorial missions, and I found that doing things like blowing up the gas station in the town next to the guy's house or picking up weapon parts increased the ...
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How to cap frame rate (or GPU usage) in Just Cause 2 PC?

I play Just Cause 2 PC on my Radeon 4850 (single slot) and no matter how I tweak the graphic settings (from lowest to highest), Afterburner utility keeps telling me that JC2 is using ~99% GPU ...
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What does killing a captain do in Just Cause 2?

Sometimes I'm playing and I see a 5 star captain show up and when I kill him it says morale is lowered. What exactly does this mean and how does it affect me?
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How to tether two objects in Just Cause 2

This is a really dumb question, but I never really played around with the tethering mechanic in Just Cause 2. Now I want to tether things, but I can't remember the key combination from the tutorial ...
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Just Cause 2 reboots PS3 when launched

Whenver I launch Just Cause 2 it reboots my PS3. I have tried ejecting and cleaning the disk. deleting game data has anyone else come across this?
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Just cause 2 collectibles/destructibles increased visibility mod

I just saw a glitch that turned out to be a feature. The collectible items icons where visible from much farther that usual and the range of the minimap was larger. I liked it so much!, but it only ...
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Is there anything to be found in the water?

The game seems to let you swim as deep as you want. Are there ever any items to be collected? Or any danger under the surface of the water (like sharks) ?
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Where is the highest point in Panau?

I need to get the achievement 'Top of the World'. Where is the highest point in Panau?
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How can I make the military's life harder? (In Just Cause 2, that is) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How, and When, do resource constraints affect Just Cause 2? So I've been playing Just Cause 2 for a little while now, and what I've discovered is that the military ...
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Need some settings help for doing better screenshot

I would like to make some nice screenshots in Just Cause 2 and I need to remove HUD elements like minimap and pointer and maybe, if possible, change 3rd person view to 1st person. Any idea how can ...
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How do you do a melee attack in Just Cause 2?

There's achievements and all kinds of moaning about it on forums, but no-one actually says how you do the darn action itself. Is there a bizarre key combination to press? Do you need a melee weapon? ...
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Does completing a location stop vehicles spawning?

The other day in JC2, I found a military base that keeps spawning fighter jets. Or at least, it was doing so initially when I discovered the base. Dozens of jets must have taken off while I softened ...
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How do I hijack a vehicle?

What's the trick with fighting the driver when trying to hijack a military vehicle in Just Cause 2? I keep getting killed every time I try this. I have the difficulty set on 'experienced', and given ...
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Just Cause 2 on Steam hanging on “Preparing to Launch”

I've been playing Just Cause 2 for a bit. I went a few days without switching on my desktop. I wanted to get back to playing the missions today, so I launched the game on Steam and it hangs on ...
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How can I get the 'Trying Anything Once' achievement in Just Cause 2?

I am trying to achieve "Trying Anything Once: Drive all 104 vehicles" in Just Cause 2. I almost reached 75 vehicles but I miss about 30 now. Where can I find a list of all vehicles type and the area ...
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Just Cause 2 lost game

After 36 hours progress on Just Cause 2 - I got stuck, so I started a new game. It warned that this would overwrite autosave data but I went ahead and started a new game - does this mean I have ...
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Is it possible to change Just Cause 2's difficulty?

I started at Hard difficulty but I would like to move to Extreme now. Is this possible?
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What happens after you have completed all agency missions in Just Cause 2?

I have still 2 Agency Missions to complete in Just Cause 2. But I would also like to reach a good completion percentage, so what happens after I finish all agency missions? Can I continue to destroy ...
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In Just Cause 2, when does Autosaving occur?

When you die or load your game in Just Cause 2, you have to continue from the last autosave. But it's not quite clear what exactly causes the autosave to occur other than checkpoints and completing ...
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Just Cause 2 - Never get past loading screen

I bought Just Cause 2 via Steam and installed on Windows 7. My video card isn't great, but I could run the 3 test scenes at 30fps at 1280. When I played the game, it ended the first cut scene, I ...
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How many vehicles are there in Just Cause 2?

In Just Cause 2, Steam version, there is an achievement called Trying Anything Once that says "Drive all 104 vehicles". But is 104 the number of vehicles with DLC or without? What is then the total ...
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Gaining the “I Believe I Can Fly” Achievement in Just Cause 2

I can't find the best place to Base Jump in order to get the "I Believe I Can Fly" Achievement in Just Cause 2. Any of the mountains I scale widen too quickly in order to me to find a clear path that ...
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No missions available after dying

The map in Just Cause 2 shows only villages, discovered and undiscovered locations. The map legend shows all the location icons as active/visible. On starting a new game, I died quickly at the casino ...
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How, and When, do resource constraints affect Just Cause 2?

I'm playing through Just Cause 2 in Story mode (unsure of difficulty, likely "Normal"), I've killed over 30 military leaders, destroyed at least 15 fuel pipelines, I have a good chunk of destroyed ...
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How to lower the “heat” level in Just Cause 2?

In Just Cause 2, the more you destroy things, the higher the military alert is. It's fine at the beginning, but passed level 3, it's starting to be really crazy, really fast (a dozen of soldiers ...
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Just Cause 2 mercenary mode increased difficulty when completing settlements

I have finished the story mode of Just Cause 2. Now I'm plowing through the settlements (aiming for a level of completion). However, the speed and ferocity in which the Panauan army defends these ...