First Strike is a Star Wars total conversion modification for Battlefield 2142. The goal of First Strike is to totally immerse the players into the amazing universe of Star Wars by presenting the most accurate representations of famous Star Wars locales, weapons, and characters, and combining them with exciting, fast paced gameplay and features new to the Battlefield scene. Within this mod you'll find yourself as a soldier of the Galactic Empire or as a freedom fighter for the Rebel Alliance. You'll fight across lovingly detailed recreations of various Star Wars locations with a wide array of weapons and vehicles.

With the Rebel Alliance growing stronger every day and the Empire spread thin as it is, it's no longer a battle of technological might, but simply a matter of who strikes first...

Features include:

  • Famous Star Wars battles
  • An extremely authentic atmosphere
  • Dozens of Star Wars weapons, vehicles, and soldiers
  • Space battles!
  • Online multiplayer for up to 64 people
  • Co-op & Singleplayer Bot support on a growing number of maps
  • Persistent stat tracking

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7 comments by TALON_UK on Dec 21st, 2014

Greetings Troopers!

For those that don't know, First Strike is being overhauled to change it into a singleplayer focused modification for Battlefield 2142. When EA dropped support for BF2142 this past summer it killed the multiplayer capability of the game. Player counts on the servers were already dropping before this happened, and with only a few devs left working on the mod, and with the fact that the Battle of Hoth map was planned to be the final release anyway, it was decided to cease development and join forces with the Star Wars: Battlecry team to continue development on the Unreal 4 Engine on a new free stand alone Star Wars themed game.

Even though the intended vision for Hoth was never realized in First Strike, there will be a simpler version of Hoth released with singleplayer support that will allow gameplay with iconic Hoth vehicles that include Snowspeeders, trench defense turrets, Speederbikes and the much anticipated AT-AT Walker. To this end the Hoth Outpost map from the First Strike Extended (FSX) mod is being updated.

Outpost Hoth has all the basic components of the iconic Hoth map with a small base to launch the Snowspeeders from, a trench system to defend, and a Power Generator to protect. The map is getting an update with a snow weather effect, the addition of the beta AT-AT Walker and changing some gamemodes to be dogfighting focused.

Dogfight mode allows the combat to focus solely on an aerial dogfight, which has been set up in some other maps and it's very popular with players. The big difference between this and space maps is that it takes much less time to get into the action, and it adds a whole new level of excitement to gameplay with bots. The intensity is maximized with the focus of the bots being in the sky, there are no flags to capture, it is just a case of kill more of the enemy to win. To add some variety there is the classic Snowspeeder versus TIE Fighter dogfight mode and a more challenging gamemode teaming Snowspeeders and X-Wings versus TIE Fighters and Interceptors.

The AT-AT Walker also makes it's debut here having only seeing limited action previously in an earlier publicly released Battle of Hoth map Beta. As a result it has never been fully tested in gameplay, and though solutions to implement some form of Snowspeeder tow cable through Python were considered, none ever made it to the development stage, so that aspect cannot be included. Yes, there are some balancing issues in the map, but it is presented to showcase the work that has gone in to developing the Hoth vehicles.

Future versions of this map will also include more of the authentic props and assets created in the latter stages of the Battle of Hoth's development, which should heighten the authenticity of this map. There is also the possibility of the release of a parred down infantry only version of the Battle of Hoth map featuring only the interior of Echo Base, though this will depend on the complexity involved in adding bot support for such a complicated environment to see if it is a viable option or not.

The new version will also feature more singleplayer maps from FSX and better hand weapon A.I. support. Development is on track for a release by the end of the month. While you're waiting, check out the in game screenshots above from the upcoming Outpost Hoth map.

Until then...

See you on the Battlefield Troopers!

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First Strike 1.6 Full Installer

First Strike 1.6 Full Installer

Feb 14, 2014 Full Version 13 comments

First Strike 1.6 full installer. Rather than having to install FS 1.5 and then update to 1.6, this new release will give you access to all of the content...

New First Strike Launcher Installer

New First Strike Launcher Installer

Feb 6, 2014 Patch 8 comments

New Launcher to be used with First Strike mod. New improved launcher to provide faster update downloads. Can be used to update a current First Strike...

First Strike 1.5 Full Installer

First Strike 1.5 Full Installer

Aug 26, 2010 Full Version 40 comments

Full installer for the new release of First Strike including two new maps, and new singleplayer and co-op support.

First Strike 1.5 Server Files

First Strike 1.5 Server Files

Aug 25, 2010 Server 0 comments

Server files to go along with the version 1.5 client. Only required if you intend to run a server.

First Strike v1.4 Full Installer

First Strike v1.4 Full Installer

Dec 23, 2008 Full Version 31 comments

Full installer for the new release of First Strike including three new maps.

First Strike v1.3 Server Files for BF2142 v1.5

First Strike v1.3 Server Files for BF2142 v1.5

Oct 12, 2008 Server 3 comments

Server files to go along with the version 1.3 client patch.

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ThePsychonaut Jan 17 2010, 7:22am says:

Can someone please help! I have done every god damn thing stated how to install this mod, and went through all update via that launcher you provided and i can only run this mod when I crate one on local, but for those public servers, i see 5 of them are on line, only 1 of them i can join, Falcon clan or something... all others says "unmodified content" ********.. but, the thing is that i want to join on my buddy's server, and he has down. all needed stuff for making one to work. So what am I doing wrong, can someone please tell me? I want this to work, I'm a big fan of all Star Wars thing... but it just wont work. :/ lol

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TALON_UK Creator
TALON_UK Jan 17 2010, 11:35am replied:

Head to the forums and someone should be able to help you out. In fact looking over there looks like someone already has. Hope that sorts you out.

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XxDdgaMerxX Jan 16 2010, 2:42am says:

well i found the servers so its ok now sorry to bother you but how come theres only 3 servers and theres no people in any of them? does the single player mod work?

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TALON_UK Creator
TALON_UK Jan 16 2010, 9:15am replied:

Hi Bravo, welcome to the mod. There are more servers than that, but it is a little quiet at the moment due to the lag problem with the source game which is causing a number of people issues, check out the link to EA/DICE below. That said this evening at around 8pm GMT it should get pretty busy as we'll have Community Games from around that time. You should also check out the FSmod forums as there is a lot of support information here that might address any problems you may be having. For instance if you can't see many servers it may be because you haven't got your filters set up correctly, so check that out to make sure. We should also see a boost in player numbers when our next release comes out shortly.

The Singleplayer Mini Mod does work in conjunction with the primary mod, so that is worth a look if you want to get so solo time in while waiting for a multiplayer game.

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XxDdgaMerxX Jan 17 2010, 1:37am replied:

kool thanks for your help and I did find more servers I found about 11. So there be heaps of people in the servers at 8 GMT, why that time for?

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XxDdgaMerxX Jan 16 2010, 2:08am says:

and i logged in with my EA account do I use that account? or do i make a first strike account? or something?

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XxDdgaMerxX Jan 16 2010, 2:07am says:

i cant find any servers for this mod WTF i just download the 1.4 full installer and i tryed to search for servers for this mod nothing and i fully updated the mod so TELL ME WHATS HAPPENING!! cause i just waste a gig of my internet usage!!

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TALON_UK Creator
TALON_UK Jan 10 2010, 7:48am says:

Here's the official response from DICE regarding the lag...

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angelcs Jan 9 2010, 6:43pm says:

ok i downloaded it and tested and it was really fun, only one small complaining, how come there is so much ammo on the most weapons but there is no reload :S i would love to see a reload animation. Anyways the game itself works perfect but after i play 15-20 mins i suddenly get 1 second freeze lag and every 5 sec i get 1 sec freeze lag and it keeps going, i need to rejoin the server ore the server needs to change map to fix it, why do i get those randomly freeze lags?

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TALON_UK Creator
TALON_UK Jan 10 2010, 7:41am replied:

The lags you speak of are a problem at EAs end, some issue with more limited master servers or something, other rumours say it is some Punkbuster issue. Some people get it, others don't. Hopefully they'll fix this problem soon.

Regarding reload animations, most weapons have some form of reload, though admittedly not all.

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Great mod! It can even be considered an actual game! Just wish more people would play it online...

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