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AfriCola
AfriCola Feb 16 2011, 5:48am replied:

Need some more infos you talking about patching BF1942 to the latest version (1.61b) or installing a mod like Battlegroup42 for BF1942 (1.61b).
If you didn't install BF1942 (f.e. just swap it from D: to C: ) there will be no or wrong pathes in your registry so the patch/mod installer can't find the needed infos where he had to install the files.

btw:
Don't install BF1942 + mods inside C:\Program Files or Program Files(x86)!

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AfriCola
AfriCola Feb 16 2011, 5:41am replied:

The people who have the skills to do this don't find the time yet

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AfriCola
AfriCola Feb 7 2011, 11:25am replied:

Battlefield 1942 patched to the latest version (1.61b) and off course Battlegroup42 v1.7 dl-links -> Battlegroup42.de

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AfriCola
AfriCola Feb 2 2011, 9:25am replied:

Battlegroup42.de ;)

Edit:
Maybe you have to grant admin rights to the Blackscreen.exe (inside BF1942 root directory) too.

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AfriCola
AfriCola Dec 16 2010, 4:42am replied:

I really don't know why the modeller build the CSA instead of any other revolver but we have to deal with it as far as some of our members found some time to build another revolver.

AT class:
Agree it would fit best in some of the classes with a rapid fire gun (MG or MP as main gun) will forward your suggestion !

btw: content overview (little bit outdated created for the last version)
Mobhome.de

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AfriCola
AfriCola Dec 14 2010, 7:59pm replied:

"Winchester rifle" sorry can you help me start off ? :)
How is it called ingame ?

Colt Single Action:
You are right it wasn't a standard weapon !
But many of this weapons have been in private property by army members and were taken with them into war (production ceased 1941). Because of that they were often used as a personal sidearm also it was a sign of tradition espacially officers used them instead of the standard M1911 ("symbols of power") plus the increase in prestige if you had one. btw. in the "Band of Brothers" TV-series you see one of the NCO's receive a revolver as a gift from the Police of his local town.

So finally it ended in the mod maybe a little inaccuracy in reference to standard US equipment but not 100% wrong (plus sometimes a welcome change) hope you can accept that under protest ;) otherwise you have to head over to the official forum and talk with our "research crew".

Some pictures of different revolvers used by US troops:
Corbisimages.com
Olive-drab.com
Olive-drab.com
Olive-drab.com
Ww2incolor.com

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AfriCola
AfriCola Dec 12 2010, 8:12am replied:

The Boys Rifle was used by the US Marine Corps in the pacific.
Tinyurl.com
Tinyurl.com

Production of the Colt Single Action in all calibers ceased in 1941.
In 1955 the .45 Colt was back again in the old Single Action Army.
So how could it be out of service for 70 years in ww2 ?

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I'm not one of our "historical experts" please head over to our forum at www.battlegroup42.de if you want to discuss about historical accuracy.

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AfriCola
AfriCola Dec 12 2010, 7:40am replied:

BF1942 didn't support "modern" technologies f.e. specular maps.
There is also no scope left in polycount of the vehicles.
The game would lag like hell if we raise the polycount even a little bit.

But you are correct some older vehicles are not very "pretty" but cause of we lack manpower you have to deal with it. ;)

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AfriCola
AfriCola Oct 21 2010, 11:43am replied:

You posted at five in the afternoon (GMT+1) most of the players on the MOB server are from europe and still working or just coming home and get some food ;)

US-Community hosting a BG42 server:
Jiff.net

Battledays on MOB-Server:
Battlegroup42.de

COOP-Server: (with bots)
Gametracker.com

If you still have problems with the server please head over to the official forum at www.battlegroup42.de ("Server guy" has no account here ;)

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AfriCola
AfriCola Oct 21 2010, 8:56am says:

Especially for the Mac users I uploaded a "no .exe files" Torrent here.
Gameupdates.org

Please read the Torrent description to avoid any problems !

+3 votes     article: Battlegroup42 1.7: RELEASE
AfriCola
AfriCola Sep 11 2010, 9:09am replied:

In the past there were some US Server which runs BG42 too.
I don't know if (and when) they still play BG42 :/ so have a look at their websites.

Jiff.net
Napalmcowboys.com

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AfriCola
AfriCola Aug 26 2010, 3:07pm replied:

Respawning should be possible but I don't know if the netcode likes it. ;)

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AfriCola
AfriCola Jul 23 2010, 10:50am says:

Any infos when the Heroes of Newerth Moddingtools will be available would be nice ? :)

btw:
Great job so far

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AfriCola
AfriCola Apr 11 2010, 12:28pm replied:

Who knows ? :)

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AfriCola
AfriCola Apr 11 2010, 12:27pm replied: +2 votes     mod: BattleGroup42
AfriCola
AfriCola Mar 30 2010, 3:48pm replied:

We have no manpower for the polish army so it makes no sense to build polish maps, sry. Maybe you will see a new nation in the forthcoming v1.7 but it will be a "further to the east" located army ;-)

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AfriCola
AfriCola Mar 30 2010, 3:44pm replied:

Yes, it's much more time consuming to mod for BF2 or later parts of Battlefield. Sadly it seems that it's not possible to mod the new BF:BC so the team will continue to work with BF1942. As modteam it makes no sense anymore to switch to BF2 it's an "old game" (2005) and it's also (slowly) "dying" (player count). So I guess some of us will switch to a newer game engine/selfmade engine in the future or stop modding completly and the other members will stay at BF1942 and try to release at least BG42 v2.0

+1 vote     article: Battlegroup42 1.7 - Italian Armour!
AfriCola
AfriCola Mar 28 2010, 7:36pm replied:

Hi!
<help modus> I updated the dl-links on our page. ;) </help modus>

Battlegroup42.de

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AfriCola
AfriCola Nov 26 2009, 12:01pm replied:

Don't know cause I must admit I played FHSW only a few times. :-)

We had some practise maps released for an early version ( v1.3 ? ) of BG42 but the maps aren't compatible with the latest versions so we released a new mappack with the help from the Wargamer Project ;-)

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AfriCola
AfriCola Nov 26 2009, 11:58am replied:

Unfortunately we don't have the manpower for Poland.
France is already integrated but we sadly lack french content like tanks (f.e. Somua). ATM the team works on Italian Army stuff !
Don't know if we will convert most of the RtR-Maps to BG42 but a couple of forum members asked for Monte Cassino if I remember correctly. :)

The kit selection differs from the one in FH indeed but this is intended.

"Features such as multi-role APC's and improved infantry classes promote teamplay by making it easier and more beneficial for players to work together. ... We have gone to great lengths to produce gameplay that is both balanced and enjoyable. ..."

We are glad when the players gave us feedback and make suggestions to improve BG42 ! If you want to discuss or suggest something f.e. the kits with all BG42-devs please head over to our official forum at www.Battlegroup42.de

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AfriCola
AfriCola Oct 24 2009, 5:37am replied:

Get it now there are several maps with COOP support in the current release. The next full version (v1.7) will be released in 2010.

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AfriCola
AfriCola Aug 26 2009, 3:47am replied:

Lousiest ?
Which textures are "lousy" ?
Please post some examples of lousy textures compared to other BF42 mods !

+1 vote     article: Battlegroup42 1.61 - Preview
AfriCola
AfriCola Aug 26 2009, 3:40am replied:

Yes, among others ;)
- Lockheed P-38F Lightning w/bombs
- Lockheed P-38F Lightning w/rockets
- Lockheed P-38L Lightning w/bombs
- Lockheed P-38L Lightning w/rockets

For a nearly complete vehicle list check this link out:
Battlegroup42.de

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AfriCola
AfriCola Aug 23 2009, 5:16am replied:

This could help you ;)
Battlegroup42.de

gl !

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AfriCola
AfriCola Aug 6 2009, 3:59am replied: +1 vote     mod: BattleGroup42
AfriCola
AfriCola Aug 5 2009, 7:21am replied:

Nope, Battleaxe is correct as first map !
No need for a sry I'm no native english speaker too... I often have problems with the syntax and "tenses" hopefully the most guys understand me here :P

Anyway, at www.battlegroup42.de we have some devs and members from the Benelux countries. You could ask your questions in dutch there in the future. ;)

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AfriCola
AfriCola Aug 4 2009, 12:24pm replied:

Hi Luftwaffe ! ;)

We are glad if the players gave us feedback and suggestions to improve BG42 but it would be really nice if you could head over to www.Battlegroup42.de because there is our official forum and all Devs could read your ideas there. Also, there are some Australians and Kiwis registered maybe you guys could arrange some gaming "events" with people from your timezone ;)

Some new italian scenarios are already WIP but I'm bound to secrecy ;)

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AfriCola
AfriCola Aug 1 2009, 6:25am replied:

Hi headshot702 !

Check this out before trying step 1. + 2. ;) it's a thread from the old FH Forum at Filefront.
Tinyurl.com

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1.) "simply move"
You have to reinstall BF1942 because the entries in the Vista registry point at c:\program files if you simply move it that can cause internal problems. Is possible to change this registry entries per hand but without some advanced computer skills I won't do that cause you can kill your windows installation ;)

2.) "what is UAC?"
Tinyurl.com
Tinyurl.com

+1 vote     article: Battlegroup42 1.6 - RELEASED!
AfriCola
AfriCola Jul 30 2009, 7:36am replied:

Hi ! :)

Unfortunately we don't have the resources to integrate another army yet.
We still lack some stuff for the Italian, Dutch and French Army.
Our goal at the moment is to complete these armies and sceanrios maybe in forthcoming releases you will see f.e. the Chinese, Finnish or Romanian Army ;)

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AfriCola
AfriCola Jul 30 2009, 7:26am replied:

Vista is not BF1942 friendly ;)
Img146.imageshack.us
Img510.imageshack.us

I don't use Vista but maybe this could help you.

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- Don't install BF1942 + mods inside C:\Program Files !
- Start the game as Admin and set compatibily mode to XP or ME.
- Shut down UAC in Vista.
- You are using no single core CPU -> "Link" one core to the game.
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If it doesn't help please register in our forum at www.battlegroup42.de there are some other users with running BG42 on Vista.

+1 vote     article: Battlegroup42 1.6 - RELEASED!
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