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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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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ACE1918
ACE1918 Feb 25 2012, 12:05am says:

Hey guys, thought I should let fellow Battlefield fans know:

I have created a petition to EA to make Battlefield 1942 either free to play or able to be bought via digital download.

Sign here if you are up for helping:
Change.org

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Stugs
Stugs Mar 24 2012, 10:48pm replied:

Do eet! Do eet nao!

But seriously, BF1942 is no longer sold like normal, unless through E-bay, torrents or... that's it i think unless you're lucky enough to find old copies still on the shelves. This game NEEDS to be free!

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laithawad
laithawad Feb 22 2012, 10:03am says:

any battlefield 2 for free?

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hj12321
hj12321 Jul 20 2011, 9:57am says:

Cool,I love it!

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NorthKoreanWehrmacht
NorthKoreanWehrmacht Jun 28 2011, 4:59pm says:

Can somebody make a Turning Point fall of liberty mod here is the trailer Youtube.com

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NorthKoreanWehrmacht
NorthKoreanWehrmacht May 23 2011, 10:38pm says:

Can someone make a cold war mod for BF1942

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gibbon09999
gibbon09999 Dec 17 2011, 8:01pm replied:

They made a Vietnam mod for it called Eve of Destruction

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ytres
ytres Sep 20 2011, 11:52pm replied:

Don't expect anyone to. Mods aren't that easy to make, you know. Modelling, texturing, unwrapping, and coding are all very difficult.

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Kaviinsky
Kaviinsky May 10 2011, 3:53pm says:

Why some mods are empty of players?
Look at galactic conquest, i love the handling of fighter ships... on board battles are awesome... AND a new mappack with pod races, shielded forteress.

What else?
Only need players! why don't put a wednesday evening 8 pm cet gc meeting?

ps: as some bf2 mods...

+4 votes     reply to comment
OnlySolus
OnlySolus Apr 29 2011, 8:40am says:

Had so much fun with this game :'-)

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Battlefield 1942
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