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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12 comments by Will_Hawke on May 10th, 2015

This Sunday is the tenth anniversary of The Battle Grounds II. To mark this special occasion I thought I would show some of the recent developments and work from the Dev team.

Every single official map has been updated in some way, with new shadows, lighting and models. Some of these changes have resulted in old maps looking dramatically different, like Plateau:

Some of the maps, like Bg_Fall, have had small changes made to enhance the gameplay and improve the graphics.

Additionally we have a completely new map for this release, CTF_Road.

You can see more screenshots of CTF_Road and read more about it over at our website, Bg2mod.com That website will play a greater role in the new release, since we plan to add a webpage with descriptions and stories for each map drawn from real, historical places to lend a more historical and dynamic flavour to each map, rather than just having generic names.

We have recently added in new models as well, there is of course the Swivel Gun:

A nasty piece of work loaded with grapeshot that sweeps enemies away.

It wouldn't be Battle Grounds if you couldn't slice your foes up, so I'm pleased to show off some of our new edged weaponry, starting with the new British officer Sword (WIP).

And finally the Native has a new tomahawk to hack away with:

Ten years is a long time for any game to go on for, let alone a free mod based on Valve's Source engine. The community has had it's ups and downs but it's kept going, and the community keeps it alive, it's been great to spend so many years with the Bg2 community. So here's to all you Battle Grounds II players, may your shots fly true and may you always get headstabs!

~The Battle Grounds 2 Development Team

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Battle Grounds 2 2.2 Full Installer

Battle Grounds 2 2.2 Full Installer

Dec 19, 2013 Full Version 27 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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Shtantzky
Shtantzky May 15 2014, 5:37pm says:

Why are no servers to play on?

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Klifsnider
Klifsnider May 18 2014, 6:59pm replied:

Check your filters, there are plenty of servers to play on?

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Shtantzky
Shtantzky May 18 2014, 7:55pm replied:

Filters? what do you mean?

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awesome24712 Creator
awesome24712 May 24 2014, 9:01pm replied:

When you're looking for servers, try looking through and changing the options of the server browser.

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FiredFox3
FiredFox3 May 13 2014, 9:28pm says:

ADD IN STEAM!

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Guest
Guest May 7 2014, 6:28am says:

could you update the bots they are really sucks
- the names
- their strategy is so weird

hope you all fix the bots on next release

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awesome24712 Creator
awesome24712 May 13 2014, 8:16pm replied:

Bots are a hard thing to program. I'd think it would be better to improve the game itself to makes bots obsolete.

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Klifsnider
Klifsnider Apr 28 2014, 9:22pm replied:

Hello, you need "Source SDK Base 2007" installed from the "Tools" library.

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awesome24712 Creator
awesome24712 Apr 26 2014, 9:09pm says:

I look forward to seeing that tomahawk model in-game :)

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

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