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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Blog RSS Feed Post news Report abuse Latest News: 50 more EA games soon to lose support for multiplayer online

149 comments by Kark-Jocke on May 15th, 2014

50 EA games soon to lose support for multiplayer online.

EA have not found any alternative to the dying Gamespy service and a large number of games thus lose multiplayer support.
Gamespy has long been a household name for gamers, as numerous games, both PC and console, had multiplayer modes built on servers.
2014 marks the notoriously late for Gamespy, which also means that hundreds of games are in danger of losing support for gaming on-line.

Many developers and publishers, including Activision, Rockstar and SEGA has announced that they are working to find alternative solutions for games that use the Gamespy servers. Similar messages came from EA, which over the years have used Gamespy for many titles, but now the company has announced that they choose to flappers support in their Gamespy games.

Technical challenges and not least the fact that most of the games that use Gamespy start pulling on the oars, located behind EA's decision to allow multiplayer support across 50 titles die out. A variety of titles, such as F1 2002, EA Sports 06 to PC or Fifa Soccer 08-10 for the Nintendo DS, has hardly many active players, but the list also contains relatively popular games like Battlefield 2, Crysis 2 and Star Wars Battlefront 2.

PC games constitute a large part of the list, but Nintendo consoles are also strongly represented. Nintendo has not gone back on its decision to allow the many DS and Wii titles that use Gamespy lose multiplayer functionality, and EA games are no exception.

Popular titles loosing online multiplayer 30th of June 2014.

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Theres a light in this darkness!

As a way to work around this closure, you can use programs like hamatchi to create virtual lans gloabaly, however these free programs are designed with gamers in mind.

GameRanger is a free download for Mac and PC that lets you play over 600 games and demos online with friends and opponents worldwide.

GameRanger offers features like profiles, friends lists, instant messaging, in-game voice communication, and competitive ladders/rankings/ratings.

Tunngle is a revolutionary p2p VPN tool that delivers the best online entertainment experience.
Tunngle is designed to allow PC gamers to comfortably play their LAN Games over the Internet.

It doesn't matter if your game is old, epic or brand new. You don't have to worry if your friends are miles away! Tunngle makes use of the games LAN mode to connect the players together.

Overall it's a shame to see so many great titles loose official multilayer support, but with strong modding communities behind these titles, their legacy will reign on for years to come.

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BF Pirates Co op Mini Mod

BF Pirates Co op Mini Mod

Feb 5, 2015 Full Version 5 comments

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

BF1942 Compatibility with Windows Vista/Windows 7

BF1942 Compatibility with Windows Vista/Windows 7

Dec 17, 2014 Patch 2 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...

BFML (Battlefield Mod Launcher)

BFML (Battlefield Mod Launcher)

Sep 29, 2013 Other 3 comments

This is BFML, BFML is a cool mod launcher for BF1942 that has sound, a nice UI, and as well, if you have Bink tools installed [link in description], you...

Editor '42 v1.31

Editor '42 v1.31

Apr 18, 2011 Mapping Tool 1 comment

An alternative mapping tool for BF1942. HARDER THAN BC42, FOR ADVANCED USERS. Developed by Frederick "Coincoin" Taillon.

Battlecraft 1942 Mesh Samples

Battlecraft 1942 Mesh Samples

Apr 18, 2011 Mapping Tool 1 comment must be MANUALLY placed in the appropriate location in order to work. Make a new folder called StandardMesh in the Battlefield 1942 root directory...

Battlecraft '42 (Map Creator/Editor)

Battlecraft '42 (Map Creator/Editor)

Apr 18, 2011 Mapping Tool 4 comments

Latest and final version of BF1942's official map creator and editor.

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WhiteKnightz Oct 18 2007, 9:23pm says:

Can you use M-26 Pershing tanks :O?

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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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ddeecbb Aug 15 2007, 10:25pm says:

This game is awsome! If you dont have it you have to get it.:)

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gunkilla192 Jul 14 2007, 8:23pm says:

were do i downloaded battlefield 1942

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Reggy1942 May 7 2007, 2:59am says:

The reason that Battlefield 1942 so popular is that you can take all king of trucks, tanks, even planes.
The most powerfull plane if for example the B-17 with the capacity over a 8 bombs he can drop off at the target. That's so cool about that game.
You have in this game also many mods.
This game is great !!

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SAMF2000 Mar 21 2007, 9:05pm says:

When I started playing BF1942 Back in 2002, I never thought it would keep its appeal 5 years later.
What keeps BF1942 Alive and fun ARE THE Mods and the community. You have almost an entire array of different Mods with dozens of maps on each. My Favs : Desert Combat, XWW2 & Eve Of Destuction .
Getting online playing against others is a real blast...amazing stories to tell too :One night as I was being shelled by a tank with no antitank weapon or ammo saw no way of escape...till my teammates dropped a few well placed bombs from a plane they were flying... I was saved!
Sometimes a game comes along that changes everything... BF1942 Is that game

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fall4mui Mar 19 2007, 10:28pm says:

have a mod you want hosted? we have set up forums where any mod is welcome, we hope you at least stop by and enjoy your stay, just tell us if you want a mod hosted

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mikerammell Jan 30 2007, 11:31am says:

Battlefield 40K!

I am at work at the moment and have just downloaded - can't wait to get home and play!

I seriously, seriously believe that the Battlefield franchise has really hit the nail on the head! Especially considering it's (everybody's favourite-NOT!) developer - EA.

If people weren't here doing Mods and Patches for this - EA would not still be around today, i swear! someone tell EA games to do some decent, proper patch support for their games...either that or stick to the consoles! (sorry, just resent them slightly for taking over Westwood and destroying all that was command & conquer with an embarresment such as Generals! RIP RED alert 2 :( )

IN ANY CASE! YES!! c'mon, what a great idea, Warhammer in the battlefield format, its like, the perfect concept! i cannot wait!


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Chrom_Terminator Jan 29 2007, 5:49pm says:

where is 1942 mod

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PERKOS Dec 8 2006, 7:55am says:

I love this game .

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Highest Rated (6 agree) 9/10

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

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