The year is 2142 and the dawn of a new ice age has thrown the world into a panic. The soil not covered by ice can only feed a fraction of the Earth's population. The maths is simple and brutal: some will live, most will die. In Battlefield 2142, players choose to fight for one of two military superpowers - the European Union or the newly formed Pan Asian Coalition - in an epic battle for survival.

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About First Strike with 23 comments by TALON_UK on Aug 9th, 2014

Greetings Troopers!

We have some major announcements concerning the mod.

First of all, Dnamro is taking over as Dev Team Lead. He has been with the First Strike team since the early days, integrating singleplayer into First Strike and helping out in other areas. Dnamro's love of all things Sci-Fi and his long standing experience with Battlefield Engine Modding makes him an ideal choice.

Second, after a lot of discussion, we have decided that we can no longer continue development for the Battlefield 2142 game engine as a multiplayer game. The Battle of Hoth map was to be the final major release for the mod, but with dwindling player counts for our events, the loss of the Master Account server and with EA no longer supporting or selling the game there is no longer any way to find new players to keep the mod alive. Which means there is no longer any real point/reason for the team to finish Hoth for the BF2142 mod, which is a great shame.

However, that does not mean we are ending First Strike. We are looking seriously at changing games or possibly even developing First Strike as a stand-alone game on one of the newer game engines. Stay tuned. We will be sure to let our fans know when we make a decision.

In the meantime, Dnamro will continue the mod, at least for the time being as a singleplayer mod. In addition to some multiplayer fixes, he had several updates that were not quite ready to release for 1.6 that he wants to finish up. These include navmesh updates and new singleplayer support for some maps. Currently, we are testing new singleplayer kits that don't use the kit customization menu, since it has issues with offline gameplay. The concept is that the kits will be customized based on the type of singleplayer map: Infantry versus Vehicle focused maps. For example, on an infantry only map, the Rebel Heavy Weapons Specialist kit will gain the Packard Mortar Gun as a secondary weapon along with the standard Mk. 1 rifle. While, the Rebel Heavy Weapons Specialist kit for vehicle maps will have a HH15 rocket launcher along with the standard Mk. 1 rifle. This will give the player the ability to 
switch between key weapons on the fly.

The screenshots below illustrate the kit differences in the kit selection menu, adjusted so they show which version of the HWS kit is available on that particular map.

 

Stay tuned, for more information on the First Strike move to a new game engine!

See you out there on the battlefield Trooper!

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Camp Gibralter
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Camp Gibralter

Sep 7, 2014 Battlefield 2142 Full Version 0 comments

This is an updated version of Camp Gibralter. No more "I want you posters".

BF2142 Update 1.6
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BF2142 Update 1.6

Aug 24, 2014 Battlefield 2142 Full Version 0 comments

Adds these maps: Bloodgulch Kursk Marauders at Midnight Severnaya Camp Gibraltar (Co-op)

First Strike 1.6 Full Installer
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First Strike 1.6 Full Installer

Feb 14, 2014 First Strike Full Version 9 comments

First Strike 1.6 full installer. Rather than having to install FS 1.5 and then update to 1.6, this new release will give you access to all of the content...

New First Strike Launcher Installer
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New First Strike Launcher Installer

Feb 6, 2014 First Strike Patch 8 comments

New Launcher to be used with First Strike mod. New improved launcher to provide faster update downloads. Can be used to update a current First Strike...

Clan mod 3.03
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Clan mod 3.03

Sep 2, 2013 Clan mod 3.03 Full Version 0 comments

Clan mod is a mod created by SharkBaiT and updated by johnm786 and sephiroth27 for bf2142. This is a mod that allow to do matchs between teams, with the...

Red Zone Patch
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Red Zone Patch

Apr 5, 2013 RED ZONE Patch 11 comments

Red Zone Patch Here it is! The new patch, it removes I WANT YOU textures with correct textures. :) ENJOY! Installation: Move the folders to the Objects...

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Commissar1032
Commissar1032 Jul 19 2014, 5:57pm says:

She is finally dead, EA master servers down. Now we wait and see what the community of modders can do.

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on1ondevelopment
on1ondevelopment Apr 10 2014, 12:37pm says:

I miss this game. :(

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staradder92
staradder92 Jan 14 2014, 4:42am says:

I wish more people played Battlefield 2 and Battlefield 2142, especially the latter. It is disappointing they did not continually update BF2142 like they did in BF2. It seems the Battlefield series has become progressively worse since Battlefield 2142. The latest installment of the Battlefield series, Battlefield 4, is a rip-off.

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mahdi.t
mahdi.t Jan 4 2014, 3:16am says:

one little question
how can I download that ?
i couldn't find it in web. :(

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maxammo
maxammo Dec 24 2013, 11:19am says:

The most of the mods here are dead. Any reasons?

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Sgt_Prof
Sgt_Prof Jul 13 2013, 8:44am says:

I just got new BF2142 deluxe edition. I'm prepared 4 multiplayer !

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Dzev
Dzev Oct 1 2013, 11:49am replied:

Is still being populated?

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Survive9
Survive9 Oct 6 2013, 1:34pm replied:

of course

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Sgt_Prof
Sgt_Prof Sep 27 2013, 1:56pm replied:

Download NSSP mod !

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