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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The full installer for version 2.0 of Battle Grounds 2, released April 24 2010. For a detailed list of changes, see the news post from April 21 here on ModDB.

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MARiN3 Apr 24 2010 says:

nice i am downloading

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tommazzo May 1 2010 says:

but it's free ?

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Hokipoki May 4 2010 replied:

yes its free if you have any Source game in steam. HL2 , DoDs for example

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Marcodinho401 May 20 2010 says:

I cant download it!

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Marcodinho401 May 20 2010 says:

Some Help Me I want the game soo bad!

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Random_Failure Jul 1 2010 says:

Is half life 2 itself a source mod? and do you need any expansions for it? Please let me know as I want BG2!!! :S

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FoobyZeeky Aug 31 2010 replied:

A mod is a modification of a game, so therefore a Source mod is a modification of a Source game (a game that runs on the Source engine, an engine created by Valve for use in their game Half-Life 2). You can buy Half-Life 2 on Steam. Once you've done that, you can download the Source SDK Base (2006 and/or 2007 versions) through Steam. When you download and play mods such as Battle Grounds 2, it will run through the Source SDK Base, which is basically the Source engine ready to be modded.

So when people say something is a Half-Life 2 mod, they usually mean a Source mod.

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gijas Oct 29 2010 replied:

So do you need HL 2 game installed or just the SDK Base 2006/2007 installed? I have every HL 2 game there is but they're uninstalled at the moment and was wanting to save HD space.

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Falconet Jan 22 2011 replied:

You just need to install the source SDK 2007.

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Random_Failure Jul 1 2010 says:

Also Hoki or anyone else who can help me can you explain the download information and installing it as I have absolutely no idea as to installing mods on any games... I'm green when it comes to computer management but i dont see why i cant play great games...

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Random_Failure Jul 1 2010 says:

If you get this as your online now can you reply to my other comments on this page??

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Random_Failure Jul 1 2010 says:


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Grantelbart Jul 3 2010 replied:


installing BG2 is very easy, here is a small rundown of how to download and install Battle Grounds 2.

1. First, download the file either from our direct mirror or by hitting the Download Now button on the ModDB download details.

ModDB download page for version 2.0:
direct link:

2. After the download has completed, start the .exe installer by double clicking on it. You will see an installation window popup. Complete the installation process. The installer will try to find the correct place to install BG2 to. It must be in Steam directory in the SourceMods subfolder (most often C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\SourceMods\) as bg2.

3. After the installation is complete, restart Steam. Battle Grounds 2 should now appear in your Steam games list.

If you have any problems, don't hesitate to register on our forums at and post your question there.

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MrPersonGuy1000 Oct 20 2010 replied:

THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH, I WAS UP LAST NIGHT FOR LIKE 3 HOURS STUCK ON HOW TO GET THE DAMN GAME UP SO I COULD PLAY IT. I have a steam account and i downloaded the free Half-Life 2: Deathmatch, will this work? Or do I need to buy the actual entire thing? Plz help, This game is pretty cool.

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Falconet Jan 22 2011 replied:

Try and let us know.

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cherokeeoutlaw1 May 13 2011 replied:

i dowloaded it and when i click on the file it says that there was an error this is wat it says exactly

Installer integrity check has failed. Common causes include incomplete download and damaged media. Contact the installer's author to obtain new copy.

More information at:
i would post the link that was here but since im new it wont let me

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mackay92 May 25 2011 replied:

Same thing happened to me! It's really frustrating, since I played this on my old machine, and I really want to play it again!!

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yoyobeerman Jul 16 2011 replied:

how do i restart it??

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sasuke2490 Aug 31 2010 says:

gonna try to install

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McGregor18 Sep 8 2010 says:

I have a question to play this mode do you need to have and the other episodes of hl2? I have download it i have install it and when i open steam it is not there, i close steam and i open it again and it is not there again. Any help?

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Me.hungry Nov 23 2010 says:

Give us a zip file and we won't have these problems...

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MARiN3 Feb 13 2011 says:

downloading again :-)

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AirstrikeIvanov Apr 11 2011 says:

I haven't heard of Battlegrounds, since HL1. Glad to see a Source mod, installing now. :D

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MARiN3 May 11 2011 says:

nice gotta dl it again ...

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