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!

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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

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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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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)

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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

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Battlecraft '42 (Map Creator/Editor)

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

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TopAce May 31 2005, 12:40pm says:

This game is unbelievably unplayable. The gameplay does not even deserve the 1 out of 10 rating, it would be -2.

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MetaMod Dec 31 2004, 1:19am says:

NOt a bad game, the gameplay was fun. I can't wait to see BF2.

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Live2Die Nov 14 2004, 12:51pm says:

U guys should all down load the Desert Combat map it improves the game no end.

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cips Aug 28 2004, 8:18am says:

I love battlefield 1942 demo.
I am best in demo version.

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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 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 Jan 11 2004, 5:39am says:

Subs are only in multiplayer from wat ive been told O_o

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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 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-

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Yarn Oct 26 2003, 8:31am says:

Nice game but it sounds bugy

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Highest Rated (6 agree) 9/10

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

Mar 20 2011, 7:21pm by zwedizhfizh

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