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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23 comments by TALON_UK on Aug 9th, 2014

Greetings Troopers!

We have some major announcements concerning the mod.

First of all, Dnamro is taking over as Dev Team Lead. He has been with the First Strike team since the early days, integrating singleplayer into First Strike and helping out in other areas. Dnamro's love of all things Sci-Fi and his long standing experience with Battlefield Engine Modding makes him an ideal choice.

Second, after a lot of discussion, we have decided that we can no longer continue development for the Battlefield 2142 game engine as a multiplayer game. The Battle of Hoth map was to be the final major release for the mod, but with dwindling player counts for our events, the loss of the Master Account server and with EA no longer supporting or selling the game there is no longer any way to find new players to keep the mod alive. Which means there is no longer any real point/reason for the team to finish Hoth for the BF2142 mod, which is a great shame.

However, that does not mean we are ending First Strike. We are looking seriously at changing games or possibly even developing First Strike as a stand-alone game on one of the newer game engines. Stay tuned. We will be sure to let our fans know when we make a decision.

In the meantime, Dnamro will continue the mod, at least for the time being as a singleplayer mod. In addition to some multiplayer fixes, he had several updates that were not quite ready to release for 1.6 that he wants to finish up. These include navmesh updates and new singleplayer support for some maps. Currently, we are testing new singleplayer kits that don't use the kit customization menu, since it has issues with offline gameplay. The concept is that the kits will be customized based on the type of singleplayer map: Infantry versus Vehicle focused maps. For example, on an infantry only map, the Rebel Heavy Weapons Specialist kit will gain the Packard Mortar Gun as a secondary weapon along with the standard Mk. 1 rifle. While, the Rebel Heavy Weapons Specialist kit for vehicle maps will have a HH15 rocket launcher along with the standard Mk. 1 rifle. This will give the player the ability to 
switch between key weapons on the fly.

The screenshots below illustrate the kit differences in the kit selection menu, adjusted so they show which version of the HWS kit is available on that particular map.

 

Stay tuned, for more information on the First Strike move to a new game engine!

See you out there on the battlefield Trooper!

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First Strike 1.6 Full Installer

First Strike 1.6 Full Installer

Feb 14, 2014 Full Version 9 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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Nathanius
Nathanius Mar 4 2009, 9:59pm says: Online

What version of BF2142 does this use?

My mysterious missing mouse error might be because i'm using BF2142 v1.0...

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Imperial88
Imperial88 Mar 5 2009, 12:22am replied:

v1.5 is a must, and the wrong version will produce just that error with the mouse.

+7 votes     reply to comment
Nathanius
Nathanius Mar 5 2009, 12:26am replied: Online

no wonder...

Thanks :) Karma point to you!

+4 votes     reply to comment
gurd502
gurd502 Mar 3 2009, 8:15pm says:

We did pretty well for lack of players . Hope fully now we won't have that problem any more :)

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TALON_UK
TALON_UK Mar 2 2009, 9:10pm says:

Well it is official we are the 4th best mod of 2008. Thanks to everyone who voted for First Strike in the MOTYs. And congratulations to all teams whose mods got into the top 10.

Well done everybody.

+4 votes     reply to comment
FW:ToW_Sushi
FW:ToW_Sushi Mar 2 2009, 9:58pm replied:

Congrats guys!!!

+3 votes     reply to comment
Dimension9999
Dimension9999 Feb 28 2009, 5:36pm says:

Where is AT AT ??

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TALON_UK
TALON_UK Feb 28 2009, 7:15pm replied:

The AT-AT will be on the Hoth Ground Battle map when it comes out. Not out for public consumption yet, but soon will be.

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Dark_DELTA38
Dark_DELTA38 Feb 28 2009, 12:50pm says:

dose the mod have bots?it if has bot i will be very pleazed the mod if not it take my ratin down,......

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TALON_UK
TALON_UK Feb 28 2009, 3:30pm replied:

It has bots in the single player mini mod, check out this thread for details on that.

Forums.fsmod.com

Don't forget that tonight there will be a Community Game on the DS server, so don't miss that, it will be starting soon. Also there is one tomorrow on Sunday, so if you can't make tonight's try to get there for that one. There will be so many people playing you won't be worrying about bots any more.

See you out there.

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