Back to Basics: A Company of Heroes mod merging realism with balance and improved design. This mod reworks all aspects of the game to create a Company of Heroes experience that we feel is what 4 years of evolution of the original game could have looked like. New units, new damage model, new strategy and tactics while keeping damage output, technological rushes and all unit statistics in tight check. This mod also features massive AI improvements, spanning from fixes to broken features to total overhauls of AI combat behavior and strategic decisions.
After several weeks of the v2.0 release, this is the next patch for Back to Basics. It fixed a lot of the reported bugs, imbalances and gave the Mod an overall improvement once more, especially when looking at Descriptions.
We want to thank the players who helped reporting these bugs, as without them this patch wouldn't have been released so fast.
On top of everything, nearly all languages are now supported in a way. Nearly all languages are now swapped to English, so that all custom names, descriptions and texts are visible.
To see the majority of changes in v2.0, follow the links below to see the final Changelog.
Since 2002 we have explored, played and enjoyed mods of all shapes and sizes just like Company of Heroes: Back to Basics. We love games like Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts that have opened themselves up to modding. Because of communities like Workshop, Nexus, Curse, RTSL, GameBanana and Mod DB, more games support modding today than ever before.
Let's celebrate modding
As mods play a bigger role in the future of gaming, we believe it is important to recognize the effort the teams behind the work put in, giving us countless hours of enjoyment while asking nothing in return. We have the power to change our games and that needs to be celebrated to ensure it remains a big part of PC gaming's future.
It all started
In 2015, when the paid modding dispute left many gamers and modders worried about the direction the industry is headed. Things have since settled down, but we believe it is important to continue this small tradition to show we are not alone in our love for mods, and the open platforms that embrace them.
Mod Appreciation Week
Nothing is more motivating than knowing something you've built is being enjoyed by others. So this week if there is a mod you love on Mod DB (or anywhere else), make the effort to shout out to them, mention and link their mod in a tweet, blog, forum or facebook post with the hashtag #modlove2016 (or click the icons above for a pre-built post).
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