Hi all! We, the Back2Fronts mod team, are proudly announcing the Back2Fronts Mod for Call Of Duty 2. The mod wants to bring much more intense, realistic and full battle experience. We want to achieve this by giving the player more options and more diversity. Mod will be separated into SP and MP part and those parts will also be released separately.

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This news post shows pre-alpha built main menu for the mod. Both music and look is revealed. Also some first ingame captures of the reworked weapons.

Posted by MCh2207Cz on Apr 29th, 2011

Hi all! I decided that it would be shame not to show you some ingame shots of things which are ready but still considered "in progress" in general.


EDIT START

I have just received the interview answers from our team member Fainyance11 so I made a new article for his answers.

EDIT END


Models
So I took several (4) videos from the beginning of Rhine map. I took the weapons located there and presented them into these videos. You can spot: G-43, Thompson M1, Garand M1, MP-44, BAR M1918A2, Mauser Kar98k, MP-40, Luger P08, FlaK 88, Springfield M1903A4 +M82 and Mauser Kar98k + Zielvier.


Also, in the 3D render video for "Springfield M1903A4 + M82", there was an issue that the weapon in the video had front sight (which is wrong, it should not be there). It was my fault - older version of model and I didn't noticed that. But naturaly ingame it is correct - no front sight :-)

You can watch here, or use video section. Please note that at Moddb, only 1 from total 4 videos is uploaded. All 4 are on Youtube.

CoD2 B2F G-43 and Thompson M1 (pre-alpha)
Pre-alpha version of Back2Fronts mod for Call of Duty 2. Here you can see G-43 and Thompson M1, plus new FlaK 88mm in the background :-)

CoD2 B2F Garand M1, MP-44 and BAR M1918A2 (pre-alpha)
Pre-alpha version of Back2Fronts mod for Call of Duty 2. Here you can see Garand M1, MP-44 and BAR M1918A2.

CoD2 B2F Mauser Kar98k, MP-40, Luger P08 and FlaK 88 (pre-alpha)
Pre-alpha version of Back2Fronts mod for Call of Duty 2. Here you can see Mauser Kar98k, MP-40, Luger P-08 and yes the FlaK 88mm.

CoD2 B2F Springfield M1903A4+M82 and Mauser Kar98k+Zielvier (pre-alpha)
Pre-alpha version of Back2Fronts mod for Call of Duty 2. Here you can see Springfield M1903A4 and Mauser Kar98k + Zielvier, the Springfield has M82 2.25x scope and the Mauser has Zeiss Zielvier 4x scope (magnifications are not yet corrected to real values), plus new FlaK 88mm in the background.

User's interface
Although the mod being in pre-alpha stage, the main menu is quite complete. The music seems to be final. The total lenght actually in the mod is circa 8 mins, here you can hear the first 4 mins. It contains also war emitter patterns like incomings and firefight to give the background music more serious feel and tension. Please apologize the lower quality sound in the video. On the other hand the look of the background is not final decision yet - there might be some changes.

CoD2 B2F Back2Fronts main menu (pre-alpha)
Pre-alpha version of Back2Fronts mod for Call of Duty 2, here you can see the mod's main menu and first 4 mins of its music (8 mins total).

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c4ble
c4ble Apr 30 2011, 10:41am says:

Great, another reason to Play COD2 again! Best COD ever, but the weapon quality, especially of the Luger anoyed me in the original Game!
Keep up the good work!

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x56erx
x56erx Apr 30 2011, 12:41pm says:

MP-44 reoading animations need some work(the mag seems to "fly" into the weapon), the rest is awesomesauce.

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MCh2207Cz
MCh2207Cz Apr 30 2011, 2:40pm replied:

The MP-44 reload animation is original cod2 one. I did not touch it. Maybe I will in future...
The "flying" thing maybe caused by the low framerate (29fps) video capture and sligh lagging.

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KeMoN
KeMoN Apr 30 2011, 7:13pm says:

Really awesome work, guys. Respect. Your mod is really getting better and better. :)

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