An ambitious total-conversion modification for Relic's award-winning Company of Heroes® franchise, Modern Combat
transports players into the midst of a high-tech war between the current-day Chinese and United States armed forces.
Incorporating all-new factions, units, doctrines, gamemodes, artwork, music and maps, we aim to craft the most
immersive and enjoyable strategic representation of 21st-century combat possible on the PC.
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Our team has adhered wherever possible to the unique and innovative gameplay mechanics that made Company of
Heroes®
the stand-out real-time strategy that it is. Players will need to rely upon a variety of traditional tactics in
order to succeed, whilst at the same time utilising to full effect the highly-advanced weaponry and equipment
employed by the militaries of today. Modern Combat caters to newcomers and veterans alike, and incorporates both
traditional and 'Hardcore' damage systems.
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20 comments by I_am_a_Spoon on Feb 11th, 2015


Hi again everyone!

Just to avoid any confusion from the get-go: yes, it's been over five (!) months since version 1.019 went live... and no, this isn't in regards to a new patch.

There are two reasons for this announcement:

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Firstly:

As some of you might already be aware, Modern Combat has now been Greenlit on Steam via the Company of Heroes Mod Initiative, and will soon be downloadable just like any other Steam game (a huge thankyou to SgtConti for setting everything up!).

This will hopefully sort out ~90% of all issues that people report regarding installation, particularly BAT file issues, directory misunderstandings and download interruptions. It will also make Modern Combat accessible to the entire Steam community (and hopefully give the mod's dwindling playerbase a shot in the arm).

There are several major obstacles that need to be addressed before the release can go ahead, but if all goes to plan (which it almost never does) then expect our Steam debut in approximately two weeks!

Upcoming Steam Release!

Beta version of the Modern Combat Steam page.

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Secondly:

Several times over the past few months I've mentioned a proposed rework of Modern Combat. After many months of personal experimentation behind the scenes, I think it's time to elaborate.

The plan is to create - for all intents and purposes - a Modern Combat v2.0 for CoH1. This rework would involve a complete overhaul of factions, units and doctrines, all with the intent of:

  • Making Modern Combat truly stand out, and less of a stylistic imitation of the original CoH (with the implementation of unique game mechanics entirely new to CoH modding).
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  • Breathing new life into the mod (taking the familiar and making it fresh again), as well as making a few select additions to the rosters of both factions. This would be an extremely efficient way to make full use of our existing assets whilst also giving the playerbase something novel to re-explore.
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  • Merging the US Army and Marine Corps into a single US faction (no more half-arsed standalone USMC faction), and then offering players the use of both factions (US and China) regardless of the DLC they own (or don't own).
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  • Taking the opportunity to incorporate long-requested additions and weed out the most unpopular elements of the mod.

I've already created a private demo build of the rework, and following small-scale internal testing have received some encouraging feedback, particularly concerning the unit overhauls and new game mechanics.


Experimental Air Superiority doctrine (as of five months ago). Read the description for details.

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However It's currently a solo project, with vital team-members like Darkbladecr inundated at university and DMz and Beefy working tirelessly (not punny?) over at Eastern Front for the past few months. Very little can be done in the realm of 3D modelling and animating until/unless these team-members are able to return.

Nevertheless, should this rework end up going ahead as planned, I'm eager to involve the fans moreso than we did during the initial release of Modern Combat in March 2012. If the community seems interested enough in such a project then I'll upload the current faction design documents for everyone to scrutinise and discuss.

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All the best!

~ Spoon, on behalf of the Modern Combat team.

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Wolf_van_Krautz
Wolf_van_Krautz Dec 20 2011, 1:14am says:

Can you please release a public beta for this cos I'm sure evrybody will vote if they played the Public beta Just say'n cos it looks really cool with the gameplay video !!

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OnkelSam Creator
OnkelSam Dec 20 2011, 2:41am replied:

We will make things publicly available, once we think the mod is in the right shape.
First impression is key, and we don't want to disappoint our community after such a long time of work.

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zuthen
zuthen Dec 21 2011, 3:51am replied:

take your time guys. plenty to keep us busy while we wait. one question though, will this mod feature original coh gameplay or revamped penetration/ballistics/ranges and so on? no problem either way, just curious.

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I_am_a_Spoon Creator
I_am_a_Spoon Dec 21 2011, 6:23am replied:

VCoH gameplay.

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Wolf_van_Krautz
Wolf_van_Krautz Dec 20 2011, 11:07pm replied:

Voted BTW !!

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Wolf_van_Krautz
Wolf_van_Krautz Dec 20 2011, 12:38pm replied:

With that kind of gameplay this mod will never dissapoint me haha !!
I played zombie mod and the Beta I ,liked was the Christmas-OLD one just sayin I think its better !!

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starship47
starship47 Dec 20 2011, 5:41am replied:

i just found this mod just now and i see no way that will disapoint me at all

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Velancious
Velancious Dec 19 2011, 7:31pm says:

I am highly awaiting this Mod and have thought about voting it for Top 10. However, I am tied with UnderHell and Third Age at the moment.

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OnkelSam Creator
OnkelSam Dec 20 2011, 2:40am replied:

We're competing in the "upcoming mods" category. They are competing in "released mods". So there is no reason not to vote for us ;)

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Clockworks
Clockworks Dec 19 2011, 8:38am says:

out of curiosity, don't they tend to send marines overseas and as the main fighting force? referring to the wars like korean, vietnam, iraq and afgahnisatan wars? correct me if i'm wrong :P don't get the wrong idea though, i'm not pro-marine and anti-army.. i'm rather vice versa.. go army ^^

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DEathgod65
DEathgod65 Dec 19 2011, 9:45am replied:

Yup, but the mod doesn't feature the U.S Marines.

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Clockworks
Clockworks Dec 19 2011, 10:37am replied:

i know it doesn't.. but what i meant was.. they COULD'VE done the marines, but they didn't, so why didn't they do it - due to my previous comment's reasoning.

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Ace_
Ace_ Dec 19 2011, 3:42pm replied:

Because they can do whatever they want :o

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I think it's a great concept and everything, but really it's just Vanilla with reskins and different voices. That's what I felt when playing it, though I am a Blitzkrieg follower I prefer my tanks to kill light armored personal cars in 1 shoot and not 4 shoots, I also experienced sligtly problems playing with infantry as PLA does a pretty bad job against Amerian infantry but when I get my tanks I dominate the Battlefield. It's like the AI never really deploys tanks but only light armored cars, even…

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