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 11 comments by TALON_UK on Dec 7th, 2014

Mod of the Year Awards

Greetings Troopers!

It's that time of the year again, and the ModDB Mod of Year nominations are upon us once more. And this will also be our first MOTY under our new leadership, so let me hand you over to FSDev Dnamro as he lets you know just why First Strike is still a contender, and invites you to go out there and cast your vote for First Strike!

It's been a tumultuous year with EA dropping support for many of their older titles including BF2142 which has effectively killed the First Strike mod as a multiplayer game. However in this past year, the team released the First Strike 1.6 update which featured four brand new maps including the long awaited space boarding map Parmel Invasion, an impressive map which features space combat from cruisers down to starfighters, and for the first time integrates this with FPS infantry action on the same map as soldiers repel boarders and defend the space station at the heart of the map.



In addition to this there was Silver Station, a space based conquest map.

The community map which became Nesmazzda Conflict, which had the added
bonus of being co-op/singleplayer ready right off the bat.

And a little later the prison complex map set on the planet Dathomir.

Unfortunately, by this time most players had abandoned BF2142 as well, resulting in poor turn out. GameRanger managed to save BF2142, but this did not support mods such as First Strike.

With the death of the multiplayer side of the mod, the team decided to join forces with the Battlecry team to develop a free Star Wars game on the Unreal 4 Engine.

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The team has been busy working through the issues of converting First strike to the Unreal 4 Engine. With a 10 year age difference between game engines, there is a lot of updating that has to happen, which makes for a slow process. All the textures have to be redone and many models will have to be updated as well. FSDev TALON has been hard at work in his spare time converting First Strike assets for use in Unreal 4, and has even been working on new material not yet seen in First Strike which will make its debut in the Unreal 4 Engine, and we have a preview for you of this work below.

The First Strike mod, however, lives on as a singleplayer experience, as work-arounds have been found to enable the game to continue with offline support. In fact First Strike is currently being revamped with the focus being on singleplayer with a beta release expected before the end of the year.

There are some exciting developments in the works for First Strike, keep your eyes peeled for the next news update for more on that. But until then, your votes will determine the future of First Strike. So go out and vote, and give us feedback in the forums or on the ModDB site.

See you on the Battlefield Troopers!

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stroganoff
stroganoff Nov 16 2006, 6:26pm says:

in short the game is pretty good but titan mode is just a rip off of UT2004 onslaught. the action is a little slow for me and it you diw you get respawned awy from the action with then taqkes forver to get back in.

Graphics and musc/sound is excellent.

One question? I have map alternative keys for some functions including invert mouse is ticked yet when using the vehciles it seem to on be able to use the default keys and invert mouse is unticked? am i right or have i just missed and option somewhere in the menu system?

Help on this would be appreciated

thanks in advance

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eViL_KeNiVeL
eViL_KeNiVeL Nov 12 2006, 3:26pm says:

you can play offline idiot you just have to go singleplayer... but you can only play like 6 maps and they are conquest with bots...with 16 players :S

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darthking
darthking Nov 3 2006, 7:02am says:

Battlefield 2142 has amazing graphics, sounds and gameplay. However, the demo cannot show you anywhere near the potential of the full game.

I downloaded the 1gb demo and was entralled with it. So i downloaded the 2gb full game (an extra 1gb of maps!). It is truly amazing how they can squeeze so much detail and realism into 2gb. AND becuase i downloaded it (at £29.99, less than rrp), i got the limited edition!

If you like this game, try the demo, but don't be put off by it. There is much more than meets the eye, with adavcnement in ranks, new weapons, abilities, scores, commander powers etc. It is truly an enthralling game. Even if you haven't played any battlefield games (like myslef), try this one. Look out for me on the battlefiled soldiers!

Darthking, Corporal Gold (At time of writing)

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Holobalobalo
Holobalobalo Oct 31 2006, 10:48pm says:

I'm playing the demo for this game right now, and I noticed that there is no host server option, only rent a server. Is the host server feature included in the full game or is the only way to host to rent a server? Also if there is any way to host a server in the demo could someone point me towards it?

PS: I have a T1 internet connection so lag is not a problem

Thanks XD

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HaloStrike
HaloStrike Oct 29 2006, 2:58pm says:

no you cant paly offline mode

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Viper_4
Viper_4 Oct 23 2006, 10:15pm says:

Can you create offline accounts like in BF2? If so, how?

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TwwiX
TwwiX Oct 19 2006, 7:28pm says:

a very expensive one that is.

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Phalxor
Phalxor Oct 19 2006, 6:27pm says:

if u have installed the full retail version of this game EA Games is monitoring your computer activities. Have fun!

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12un7
12un7 Oct 9 2006, 8:11pm says:

I've been playing the demo and this game pwns. I didn't like 1942, Veitnam and Battlefield 2 but I love this one!!!!111

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STSS
STSS Aug 23 2006, 9:36pm says:

Good graphices.

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I would highly recomend this game to anyone who likes First Person Shooters.

It has an amazing Squad system, and the Squad Control is great.
The graphics are cool, it's future-istic kill'em all combat, and is GREAT for online play.

The only downside is that the Single-Player gameplay stinks, and could have been greatly improved upon, though I guess the main focus of the game is Multi-Player.

So, if you have a good internet connection, and enjoy intense combat, you would love this game.

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