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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148 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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Unlike many mods, this mod comes in the form of a full, separate installation, so you don't have to change any of your core game files! In case you don't...

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Apr 5, 2014 OhanamiMOD Full Version 2 comments

2014 version of OHANAMI MOD tested at origin ver of bf42 onWIN7

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The first release of EA's 'Secret Weapons Of WWII' BF1942 Expansion, modified to the style of the SMC AI Mod

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DestinyDragon22
DestinyDragon22 Aug 10 2004, 8:13pm says:

i love teh latest patch ! and even mods like IS 82 BF 1918 DC GC pirates and! and@!!!! TEH NEW ONE DATS COMIN OUT FER CNC!

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d-rads
d-rads Feb 22 2004, 7:11pm says:

hey whos heared of battle field vietnam. it looks soo good its coming out in march and im getting it right away

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LiMeY
LiMeY Jan 11 2004, 5:39am says:

Subs are only in multiplayer from wat ive been told O_o

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Snatch_nz
Snatch_nz Dec 17 2003, 4:34pm says:

try looking in the Pacific levels, fly around the Battleships on both teams until u see 1. Personally i dont like them, really annoyin 2 lose

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Snicker
Snicker Nov 9 2003, 12:27pm says:

I would like to make a HALO mod on the battle field 1942 system! Although im not the greatest in using milkShape to do this thats why i need a team to help put it all togather! I would like to see one side the covenent and the other the marines! I want to make the ghost! the banshee the wart hog and other vehicals! It would also be nice to have all the weapons possible from the game such as the shotgun, assault rifle sticks grenades both pistols and more. If you would like to join a team and begin working on this mod contact me at my e-mail address-

Snicker256ers@aol.com

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Yarn
Yarn Oct 26 2003, 8:31am says:

Nice game but it sounds bugy

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Steven_Chapman_Rocks
Steven_Chapman_Rocks Oct 13 2003, 10:57am says:

SOMEBODY TELL ME ABOUT THE SUBS!!!!!!

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Steven_Chapman_Rocks
Steven_Chapman_Rocks Oct 6 2003, 5:59pm says:

does anybody know anything about the subs, like maby why they are missing?

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Steven_Chapman_Rocks
Steven_Chapman_Rocks Aug 6 2003, 12:03am says:

where ARE the subs? i was really hyped that i would get to pilot a sub and along with them not being there (ive played every map!) The destroyer has depth charges! its like they were ment to be there but were taken out at the last second or something!

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Tei
Tei Jul 22 2003, 12:04pm says:

<Teiman> This game rocks!

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

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