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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Wulfburk12
Wulfburk12 Sep 1 2008, 2:32pm says:

can someone give some link of tutorials of mapping,skinning and changing classes? plz!!1

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Atlasfield
Atlasfield Dec 19 2008, 8:09pm replied:

I know how make skins, I´m working in a mod called Global Front (is here in BF mods), if you need help, maybe I will say you some ideas.

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Arkangel-Shaman
Arkangel-Shaman Dec 10 2008, 3:37am replied:

Try this page here you have AI making tutorials, mapping tutorials mods maps, etc. It's great I love it.

Battlefieldsingleplayer.planetbattlefield.gamespy.com

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Atlasfield
Atlasfield Dec 24 2008, 5:58pm replied:

Wow man, is very completed the guides, will work.

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Digs
Digs Nov 22 2008, 10:49am replied:

Here's a link to BF1942 files.
Battlefield2.filefront.com

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Y2Kwidmer
Y2Kwidmer Aug 5 2008, 7:51am says:

been a long time since someone has post but HELL this game beats all other BF games (except BF bad company) (sorry to all :$

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Mutant59
Mutant59 Jun 11 2008, 2:03pm says:

no battlefield beets this one, forget my wife and kids, i love this Game!!

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VEpP
VEpP Oct 1 2008, 6:50pm replied:

Lol. Just lol.

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WhiteKnightz
WhiteKnightz Oct 18 2007, 9:23pm says:

Can you use M-26 Pershing tanks :O?

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shuan3222
shuan3222 Oct 4 2007, 5:53pm says:

Thanks for all the comments :P..The game is very old, so please do not comment on this GAMe 2002 made with not as good graphics :p

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Battlefield 1942
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Loads of fun, but the AI aren't that smart.

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