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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3 comments by TALON_UK on Jul 18th, 2014


Well we have now come to the end of an era. The EA Master Server has finally gone down, and with that the login service which records your rank, and keeps track of your unlocks for your customisable kits. Without being able to log in to the server you are unable to play the game on-line, even the local or singleplayer version of our mod will not run due to this issue. However singleplayer is available if you disconnect from the internet.

We are looking at ways to get around this. Some of our fellow Battlefield mods have already fielded solutions to the problem of the server going down which allow their games to be played, and we'll be looking at possible solutions too. We are currently working with GameRanger, a facility which bypasses the need to log on to the Master Server to play the game. They already support many Battlefield games including BF2142, and it may very well be possible that you'll be able to play First Strike via this system. As yet no solution appears to be available for the lack of kit customisation options. However, the way First Strike deals with kits means that only the kit primary weapon is effected, all other gadgets are still available, which is a plus we have over BF2142 itself which finds its kit options severely hampered by the lack of the customisation functionality. Still hopefully this will also be restored soon so both BF2142 and First Strike can become fully functional again.

As of now First Strike is off-line only with no multiplayer options available at this time. But rest assured we'll keep you informed of developments as they happen, and we hope to be back up and running again soon.

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 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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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.

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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.

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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.

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yone Jun 14 2014, 6:52am replied:

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

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TaShadan Jun 7 2014, 5:56am says:

You guys could team up with the Forgotten Hope 2 and Project Reality guys. They are working on a server solution right now.

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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.

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TALON_UK Jun 3 2014, 7:07pm replied:

That is the question isn't it?

Sorry it has taken us so long to respond. I've been extremely busy with work over these last few weeks, just sucky timing.

We are looking at options, and there are a few things on the cards, so once we know how we plan to proceed we'll let you all know.

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Mx_DaNaS May 28 2014, 3:30pm replied:


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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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