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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At the same time the Kawanishi H6K was going into service in 1938 the Navy ordered the development of a larger, longer-ranged patrol aircraft. The result was the H8K which was one of the best if not the best flying boat of World War II. It was in service from 1942 till the end of the War during which it earned deep respect among Allied aircrews. Unlike many other Japanese airplanes "Emily" could take quite a beating and its defensive armament was pretty impressive as well.



Available in FHSW will be the main variant H8K2 which had improved engines and armament. Possible bomb load configurations are

  • 2x 800 kg bomb
  • 8x 250 kg bomb
  • 16x 60 kg bomblet
  • 2x torpedo

So the Japanese airforce in FHSW finally receives a four-engined bomber with a high bombload that can close the gap to the B-17 a bit.



It's equipped with an Air to Surface Vessel (ASV) radar which means for FHSW you have the rare ability to detect ships and submarines from air. Besides the pilot five seats are available and each one has a 20 mm gun. Even late American fighters can get into trouble when attacking a fully crewed "Emily"! There's no defensive armament on the underside of the plane so it's the safest to attack from below.



Look forward to version 0.6 to fly this magnificent airplane!


Source: Wbmuse.blog89.fc2.com

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turkishwolf
turkishwolf

Bf 1942 never die!! Because it is LEGEND...

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TE5LA
TE5LA

Still the best large-scale FPS ever.

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Dzev
Dzev

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

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cordenand
cordenand

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

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

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stuka87
stuka87

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

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

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CptMold
CptMold

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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Guest
Guest

It's a lie

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bot-95100
bot-95100

all mod don't work in origin

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Maytckis
Maytckis

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

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

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CptMold
CptMold

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

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