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

To check out your rankings visit: Stats.fsmod.com

Image RSS Feed Latest Screens
Hoth Preview: Echo Base 2 Screenshots Hoth Preview: Echo Base 2 Screenshots Hoth Preview: Echo Base 2 Screenshots
Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest News: Hoth Preview: Echo Base 2

4 comments by TALON_UK on Jul 26th, 2014

Greetings Troopers!

While we investigate ways to deal with this pesky lack of an EA Master Server (there are a few interesting potential avenues we're currently looking into). I thought I'd treat the First Strike faithful to a new work in progress video on the Echo Base location that features in the much anticipated Battle of Hoth map. Yes, we're still working towards getting that out there despite the recent developments. Depending on how things go you can consider this something to look forward to in the future, or something that might have been under different circumstances. Either way I hope you enjoy the video, and this peek at what we have planned for this most iconic of Star Wars locales.


We've also included a number of screenshots to give you a taste of what you have to look forward to, because they just look so damned pretty.

 
  

I'm also going to take this opportunity to announce that I'll be stepping down as leader of the First Strike Mod Development Team. It has been a Hell of a ride over the years, but I feel my very limited free time to mod would be better spent working solely on the Battle of Hoth map's art assets rather than having to deal with the various issues involved with leadership, then perhaps this fabled Hoth map will sometime finally see the light of day. Additionally these new complications that have arisen call for a different more technical type of leader, and I'm sure he'll be along soon to introduce himself to you.

So, so long and thanks for all the fish (wrong franchise, I know), not to worry though, I'll certainly still be around.

Hopefully soon we'll...

See you on the Battlefield Troopers!

Media RSS Feed Latest Video
Downloads RSS Feed Latest Downloads
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.

Post comment Comments  (30 - 40 of 2,011)
austen1000
austen1000 Jun 15 2014, 4:16pm says:

I thought the code for mechs wasn't accessible from the BF2 editor, unless you guys somehow gained access to it.

+1 vote     reply to comment
TALON_UK
TALON_UK Jun 15 2014, 4:51pm replied:

I'm not a coder, so don't know the ins and outs of it, but I do remember that the walker enabling code was one of the key features that lead to us switching up to BF2142. As apparently the solutions they had to come up with via rotational bundles or something to facilitate Walkers in BF1942 for GC was a proper nightmare to implement.

+1 vote     reply to comment
austen1000
austen1000 Jun 15 2014, 6:33pm replied:

I just hope a solution comes soon. I really don't want to lose this mod. The Star Wars mod for Battlefield 1942, if i read right, is incomplete. I don't want to go back to Battlefront. A little too simple for my taste, and i am sure the new Battlefront game will lack bots like later Battlefield games (its the reason i don't play any Battlefield past 2, not counting Battlefield 2142, which i only play for First Strike).

+2 votes     reply to comment
austen1000
austen1000 Jun 14 2014, 9:25pm says:

When the BF2142 Master server goes down, will it mean no new copies of BF2142 can be activated, and unlocks for the game being permanently locked, due to no access to the master server? Honestly, I kinda saw this coming a long time ago, and had one solution. Since the BF2 and BF2142 engines are almost the same, Bf2142 being modded with BF2 tools, the community working on solutions to get a new Bf2 master up, and the fact that BF2 doesn't require an EA account in order to activate, perhaps the mod can be backported to BF2. I understand you guys prefer BF2142 over BF2, and would like to keep it up and running, but, if no new copies can be activated after the server shutdown, and no solution is presented within a period of time afterwards, then the mod will slowly but surely die out. I'd rather see it continue development and live on than die with BF2142.

+2 votes     reply to comment
TALON_UK
TALON_UK Jun 15 2014, 5:41am replied:

That is a possible solution and may gain us new players from the larger BF2 mod playing community (in fact FS was originally being developed for BF2), however there are issues with key features from BF2142 which are used in FS, namely the code that facilitates walking mechs which we obviously make use of for our Imperial Walkers.

Anyhow, hope to see you guys around this evening for some space based fragging. Should be on from 8pm BST (British Summer Time) onwards.

+1 vote     reply to comment
austen1000
austen1000 Jun 15 2014, 7:03pm replied:

If you guys opt for a server emulator, could it be made to emulate the server, even without an internet connection? I was discussing this with Dnamro on the First Strike forums. If the server is not connected to, then weapons classified as unlocks (including those that are suppose to be unlocked from the get go) will stay locked. Dnamro confirmed it was the case.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Guest
Guest Jun 7 2014, 6:21pm says:

This comment is currently awaiting admin approval, join now to view.

yone
yone Jun 14 2014, 6:52am replied: Online

Since years its quite hard finding people, but in some events you can play matches on 5vs5 and so on.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Guest
Guest Jun 14 2014, 5:06pm replied:

This comment is currently awaiting admin approval, join now to view.

TALON_UK
TALON_UK Jun 7 2014, 5:26pm replied:

We are in the process of getting into talks with them, not sure if there will be added complications due to us being for BF2142 rather than BF2, but once we get a full dialogue going with them we'll be able to see exactly what our options are, and then we'll let everyone know how we plan to proceed.

+2 votes     reply to comment
Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only

Icon
Battlefield 2142 Icon
Platforms
Windows, Mac
Contact
Send Message
Official Page
Fsmod.com
Release Date
Released Sep 27, 2007
Mod Watch
Track this mod
Share
Community Rating

Average

9.4

370 votes submitted.

You Say

-

Ratings closed.

Highest Rated (9 agree) 9/10

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

Mar 7 2011, 10:04pm by EclipseStardestroyer

Style
Genre
First Person Shooter
Theme
Sci-Fi
Players
Multiplayer
Twitter

Latest tweets from

It can take up to a few hours for tweets to begin appearing.

Embed Buttons

Promote First Strike on your homepage or blog by selecting a button and using the HTML code provided (more).

First Strike First Strike
First Strike
Statistics
Rank
325 of 21,989
Last Update
2 days ago
Watchers
1,571 members
Files
21
News
202
Features
10
Reviews
37