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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Chris*101*
Chris*101* Oct 21 2013, 8:37pm says:

So far it looks like buckshot will be staying -_-

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new_roob
new_roob Oct 21 2013, 8:39pm replied:

I thought it would be the case, as much as some players in the community don't like it buckshot is pretty popular over the whole playerbase.

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Chris*101*
Chris*101* Oct 22 2013, 6:41am replied:

Ya, it appears so :/

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SuperWarriorPL
SuperWarriorPL Oct 19 2013, 5:05pm says:

Are there cannons in this mod?

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SuperWarriorPL
SuperWarriorPL Oct 19 2013, 5:09pm replied:

Don't reply, I watched the images.

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guitar291
guitar291 Oct 19 2013, 3:25pm says:

It's quite annoying.

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guitar291
guitar291 Oct 19 2013, 3:19pm says:

Same problem here. I join a server and then wait for it to load and then BAM hl2.exe has stopped working/crashed. This usually happens when the server has 10-20 people in it. It's been happening quite frequently.

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Only-Dave
Only-Dave Oct 18 2013, 6:48am says:

come out to steam on green light! i miss this mod so much =__( *crying face*

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[THOR]SNAKE
[THOR]SNAKE Oct 15 2013, 12:30am says:

Well My hl2 exe also stop working dont know why and how
it just kept crashing and crashing as if i just tripped over a freaking bomb

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

Feb 14 2011, 8:11am by GabbaGandalf

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