Battlefield: 1942 is a tactical first-person shooter set in World War II. It introduces combined arms tactics, using tanks and dive-bombers, submarines and carriers, and machinegun nests with AA-artillery. Every aspect of WWII warfare will be accessible to a player and his friends from an FPS perspective, and the ultimate goal is to win enough campaigns to win the war.

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About BattleGroup42 with 1 comment by truth_hun on Mar 28th, 2015


We'd like to begin with a piece of work from Kraetzer, who made his final contribution to the mod with a beautifully detailed model of the Renault UE prime mover. This small, unarmed tractor was ubiquitous in 1940 during the battles in France and Belgium and served as a transport vehicle and prime mover for the French. Later on many of these vehicles were taken over by the Wehrmacht. In BG42 it will only be used be the French though, coming in two variants: As an unarmed support vehicle with a reload/repair function for the French forces, and as prime mover for the French 47mm APX anti-tank gun. It replaces the Lafffly S15TOE on all European maps, since it was only used in the French colonies.

With another unarmed vehicle we begin our series of Gauranga models for this news, namely the long awaited SdKfz. 7 half-track. It too was present on all fronts the Germans fought on. The sturdy and powerful vehicle was used as troop transport, recovery vehicle and mainly as prime mover for artillery pieces. In BG42 it will be available as an unarmed support vehicle with reload/repair function as well as prime mover for the sFH 18 on many maps, and comes in two versions, a closed version with canopy and one without. As a special candy SargeSurfat (texture) and Sarge31FR (model) modified the SdKfz. 7 to an Italian licensed version Breda 61. It will be present on many maps, replacing inappropriate German equipment we had to use as stopgap solutions.

Let's stay with the half-tracks: Thanks to Gauranga we were able to replace the original Battlefield 1942 M3 half-track with our own model. Sarge31FR used it as a base for all our variants, like the M21 Mortar Carrier and the self-propelled guns like the M16, T19 HMC and M3 GMC. Completely new to BattleGroup 42 is the SdKfz. 4/1, also known as the Panzerwerfer 43. The 4/1 is an armored version of the half-tracked Opel Maultier, equipped with ten 15cm launcher tubes in a fully traverseable turret. It was introduced in 1943, and can be found on some maps in the second half of the war, accompanied by an unarmed ammo transporter version - the launcher only carried enough ammunition for two salvos.

With this we've reached the end of our second part of the model presentation. We will continue the presentation with a third news, which will follow shortly. It too will feature some surprising and exciting last-minute additions. So make sure to check out www.battlegroup42.de from time to time!

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WEITM v1.5
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WEITM v1.5

Mar 28, 2015 What Even Is This Mod? Full Version 4 comments

NOTE: THIS IS THE ENTIRE INSTALLATION, WHICH IS MEANT TO RUN ON A STANDALONE BASIS. THAT IS WHY IT'S SO BIG. A readme file is included, which will guide...

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BLOODY SCREEN for FH

Feb 20, 2015 Gloria Victis Patch 3 comments

Special blood effect for HUD in your Forgotten Hope! With low Health effect and hit direction indicators. You had the same in original FH, but now it's...

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BF Pirates Co op Mini Mod

Feb 5, 2015 Full Version 4 comments

Co op mini mod for BF 1942 Pirates. Adds Cop-Op to select maps. Not all of the maps are supported.

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BF1942 Compatibility with Windows Vista/Windows 7

Dec 17, 2014 Patch 0 comments

BF42 Player Grabbi (server admin/creator of Forgotten Hope Mod fan community Pixel-Fighter) has developed a patch which changes some game files and registry...

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Nov 11, 2014 Gloria Victis Full Version 6 comments

This is the NEW VERSION of our first map: We repaired a lot of bugs with polish guns and added Barracks building with shadow map (by Mr_J) fully historical...

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Nov 11, 2014 Gloria Victis Full Version 2 comments

First time Poland vs. Soviet Russia! Map based on the original plans of city: plates with historical names of streets, squares, houses. 2 mapped churches...

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Dzev
Dzev Sep 21 2014, 6:37pm says:

huh, BF1942 is still so popular, even after GameSpy shutdown?

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cordenand
cordenand Jun 12 2014, 8:38am says:

A moment of silence for a fallen game that many enjoyed and continued to enjoy until the dark day marked May 31/2014 came, Battlefield 1942 may you rest in peace.

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maxammo
maxammo May 30 2014, 6:50am says:

Love how the AI use bazookas instead pistols even there are no tanks in the area.

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stuka87
stuka87 May 24 2014, 1:47pm says:

My choirs soldiers now we just need a mod in a mod battlafield 1942 that portrays aviation bombing missions in the cities and industrial or naval squadrons in the Pacific examples of maps that could be done if you already have Battle of Britain would create the bombing of bocage such of rome berlin or tamém in Moscow as the German Air incurssões foraça the English Channel and the attacks of the English ships in Mussoline Mediterraneos peaceful as in the famous attack on pearl Harbor coral sea among others the idea is that any team wanted make a mod based on the famous War Hogo thunder ...........

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jakemiller
jakemiller Jan 26 2014, 6:47pm says:

DONT GET THIS ON ORIGIN. Origin doesnt work ****

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CptMold
CptMold Apr 8 2014, 9:11pm replied:

The only reason I have Origin is for this game. If I could somehow separate it, I would. It works fine for me, though.

If you know how to cut it out of Origin, though, please tell me... I just hate it so much and I wish EA hadn't thrown a diva tantrum and gone solo. What makes it worse is that generally, their games used to be only good on launch day, and now the bugs ruin that day, too. BF1942 is probably the best title available through Origin, because any other title should just be purchased for console.

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bot-95100
bot-95100 Jan 18 2014, 11:33am says:

all mod don't work in origin

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Maytckis
Maytckis Mar 16 2014, 8:57am replied:

I play Forgotten Hope & BF1918 on origin, and they work fine, you just need to look for a proper version of these mods ;)

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Guest
Guest Jan 27 2014, 6:19am replied:

I can play forgotten hope and desert combat from bf1942 origin and they work nice

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CptMold
CptMold Apr 8 2014, 9:13pm replied:

Desert Combat works? Woo! I guess I won't be deleting Origin this weekend...

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Battlefield 1942
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