The Battle Grounds 2(BG2) is a Half-Life 2 multiplayer modification based on the revolutionary war. It is the sequel to the popular HL1 mod with even more features and possibilities. The British Army and its Native American tribal allies engage in battle against the United States Continental Army and local militia forces. Interactivity is a very important factor in this mod and team play is as important as ever before. Take aim and fire muskets, prepare bayonets and take control of the battlefield to succeed in your campaign for final victory. Combat will vary from long-range rifle marksmanship to brutal close quarters hand-to-hand melee fighting. You will need a mix of first person combat skills and quick-thinking strategy to survive. So prepare yourself to do battle for your side and to meet the enemy head-on. Only one side can be victorious.

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7 comments by William_Hawke on Apr 19th, 2014

Two hundred and thirty nine years ago, on April 19th the first shot of the American War for Independence was fired on the green at Lexington and Concord. It was a shot famously said to have been heard around the world, and by way of honouring this special anniversary we decided to share the latest in Battlegrounds 2 development.

We are pleased to welcome a new addition to our small development team. PhilmacFLy joined us in March this year as a coder, and we are very excited to have him on board.

Currently downloads for BG 2.2 stand at 5,065 on moddb alone. These numbers show that Bg2 is still as alive as it ever was, and these numbers have certainly inspired us to keep up with development. The focus of the team is shifting from large updates, to smaller more manageable patches. We hope that this will allow us to get new content out quicker, without waiting so long between updates.

The most exciting piece of news is that with the influx of new coding talent, we have begun the process of porting the mod over to Source SDK base 2013. This will insure that bg2 is playable for the foreseeable future, and will hopefully allow us to expand on the mod in new and exciting ways.

The rest of the team is busily cracking away at all the various models, maps, textures and effects that need replaced or updated and I'm pleased to offer a sneak peek at an early WIP model here.

This model is an early WIP remake of the Native's trusty Tomahawk, and will be finished with the latest patch.

We have quite a few updates planned for the future, so if your battle cry be "For King George and Britain!" or the cry of "Freedom!" keep your eyes open, revolution is on the horizon.

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Battle Grounds 2 2.2 Full Installer

Battle Grounds 2 2.2 Full Installer

Dec 19, 2013 Full Version 14 comments

Latest release of BattleGrounds 2 mod for Half-Life 2 (Orangebox engine). Version 2.2 - released December 19th, 2013.

Battle Grounds 2 2.2 Server Zip

Battle Grounds 2 2.2 Server Zip

Dec 19, 2013 Server 0 comments

Latest release of BattleGrounds 2 mod for Half-Life 2 (Orangebox engine). Version 2.2 - released December 19th, 2013.

Battle Grounds 2 2.1.1 Fixed Full Installer

Battle Grounds 2 2.1.1 Fixed Full Installer

Jan 16, 2012 Full Version 4 comments

This is a fix for the 2.1.1 full installer that had errors. This is 2.1.1 Battle Grounds 2 full version. Please use this and not the previous 2.1.1 full...

BattleGrounds 2 2.1 to 2.1.1 Patch Client/Server

BattleGrounds 2 2.1 to 2.1.1 Patch Client/Server

Nov 14, 2011 Patch 0 comments

This is the patch which updates 2.1 to 2.1.1 in zip format. Contains the patch files for the client and both the Windows and Linux servers. Released November...

BattleGrounds 2 2.1.1 FULL Client/Server Archive

BattleGrounds 2 2.1.1 FULL Client/Server Archive

Nov 14, 2011 Server 0 comments

This is the full 2.1.1 release in zip format. Contains all the client files and both the Windows and Linux server files. Released November 12, 2011.

BattleGrounds 2 2.1 to 2.1.1 Patch Installer

BattleGrounds 2 2.1 to 2.1.1 Patch Installer

Nov 13, 2011 Patch 0 comments

Patch installer to update to the latest version of Battlegrounds 2 from version 2.1 - released November 12, 2011

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DarkJoka Nov 15 2014, 1:22am says:

You guys need to work on this game and get it on Steam Workshop. I feel it will bring back a lot of the OG players and new ones. Happen with Double Action it could also work with BG. List it on steam as a free game people will automatically flock to it lol.

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Chris*101* Nov 21 2014, 6:35am replied:

They just need about uh.. $100 to do so.

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ronjack Nov 4 2014, 6:47am says:

lot of tea sucking basterds play this game and there all bad give this game a negative 420 for being bad and having no peenus gun

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awesome24712 Creator
awesome24712 4hours 14mins ago replied:

Indeed! Like I always say when I'm admining linebattles, this game is not a movie. It's a real battle that must be fought hard and won!

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ZitaX Oct 9 2014, 2:56pm says:

I played this just the other day, and there was still a populated server with 20 people in it. Great to see that there's still some players around!

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awesome24712 Creator
awesome24712 4hours 5mins ago replied:

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."
Thomas A. Edison

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awesome24712 Creator
awesome24712 4hours 15mins ago replied:

Servers are most populated on American afternoons and European evenings. At that time there's usually a server that has a least a 5v5 going if not more.

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NightFuel Aug 26 2014, 5:41pm says:

I remember playing this mod back in 2010 and its good to see that the developers are still updating the mod, however seems like there isn't many people playing at all. I'm still going to download this and play the hell out of it, good luck on the future of mod devs and I hope that this mod gets popular again within the year.

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Chris*101* Sep 28 2014, 2:21pm replied:

It will be popular again after 2.3 is green lighted, that is as long as '76 doesn't come back and troll new players.

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one of my favorit mods,it is simply awesome to have linebattles, skirmiches and meele fights

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