Forgotten Hope Secret Weapon (FHSW) is an unofficial continuation of the famous Forgotten Hope (FH), a Battlefield 1942 modification. We say unofficial since FHSW is developed by FH fans, not the original FH creators. In 2007 it started as a small addon but since then it has grown to be one of the biggest mods of all time!

What makes this mod special is that it adds lots of - but not only - Secret Weapons which saw limited or no action at all during WW2 like jet fighters and super heavy tanks. Some of the maps feature "what-if" battles like a landing operation on the Japanese mainland or attacking a secret German base in the African desert.



Features


  • Over 650 different vehicles at land, sea and air featuring lots of Secret Weapons of WW2!
  • 130 maps, from tight infantry action over pure tank and plane combat maps to full scale naval battles. Or everything at once!
  • 150 hand weapons with new reload and moving animations for all (AT) rifles, bipods for MGs and (reworked) deployable weapons like mortars and heavy machine guns
  • 12 nations: Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, Soviet Union and USA
  • Completely overhauled, more immersive sounds and effects
  • New techniques: switchable ammo, towable AT guns, altimeter for planes, napalm & cluster bombs, bayonets and much more
  • Heavily modified combat to enhance realism while not being overly complicated
  • Unique gameplay: Control the mysterious 1000-tonne tank "Ratte", use the Me 323 to transport tanks to the front line, fly Kamikaze missions against heavily armed Battleships or ... simply take a horse.


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Servers


FHSW Europe

Active: Every weekend at 8 pm CET

PrinceUmeboshi.jpn

Active: Every day at 8 pm JST

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At the same time the Kawanishi H6K was going into service in 1938 the Navy ordered the development of a larger, longer-ranged patrol aircraft. The result was the H8K which was one of the best if not the best flying boat of World War II. It was in service from 1942 till the end of the War during which it earned deep respect among Allied aircrews. Unlike many other Japanese airplanes "Emily" could take quite a beating and its defensive armament was pretty impressive as well.



Available in FHSW will be the main variant H8K2 which had improved engines and armament. Possible bomb load configurations are

  • 2x 800 kg bomb
  • 8x 250 kg bomb
  • 16x 60 kg bomblet
  • 2x torpedo

So the Japanese airforce in FHSW finally receives a four-engined bomber with a high bombload that can close the gap to the B-17 a bit.



It's equipped with an Air to Surface Vessel (ASV) radar which means for FHSW you have the rare ability to detect ships and submarines from air. Besides the pilot five seats are available and each one has a 20 mm gun. Even late American fighters can get into trouble when attacking a fully crewed "Emily"! There's no defensive armament on the underside of the plane so it's the safest to attack from below.



Look forward to version 0.6 to fly this magnificent airplane!


Source: Wbmuse.blog89.fc2.com

Map: Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf

Map: Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf

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Usually a single map is not enough to write a news about but this one is very special. It introduces several new vehicles and has amazing visuals you...

Improved Bazooka & recoilless rifles

Improved Bazooka & recoilless rifles

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This time the FHSW developers present us new anti-tank weapons for the infantry.

British Reinforcements

British Reinforcements

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The Brits have been struggling with the late German cats, now they receive new ways to tame them!

FHSW 0.552 released!

FHSW 0.552 released!

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FHSW 0.552 is here with a lot of new secret and regular Weapons of WWII at Sea, Land and Air. Also a new level bombing mechanic is introduced.

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Forgotten Hope Secret Weapon 0.552 (Part 1/2)

Forgotten Hope Secret Weapon 0.552 (Part 1/2)

Full Version 14 comments

This is the installer for Forgotten Hope Secret Weapon 0.552 (Part 1/2). Make sure to install Forgotten Hope + Mappack 6 first.

Forgotten Hope Secret Weapon 0.552 (Part 2/2)

Forgotten Hope Secret Weapon 0.552 (Part 2/2)

Full Version 16 comments

This is the installer for Forgotten Hope Secret Weapon 0.552 (Part 2/2). Make sure to install Forgotten Hope + Mappack 6 and Part 1 first.

Forgotten Hope Fan Mappack 6

Forgotten Hope Fan Mappack 6

Full Version 7 comments

A new installer for the Forgotten Hope Fan Mappack 6 which is compatible with the Origin and CD version of Battlefield 1942. This mappack is required...

Forgotten Hope 0.7

Forgotten Hope 0.7

Full Version 3 comments

A new installer for Forgotten Hope v0.7 which is compatible with the Origin and CD version of Battlefield 1942. Forgotten Hope is required to be able...

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starfleet86
starfleet86

When do the servers start to get populated?

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Shadow85
Shadow85

just curious what makes the game crash in singleplayer? And are you considering fixing it and adding SP? I Love the mod how it is but servers are limited

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buschhans
buschhans

there is no singleplayer its only in Conquest Online playable. Thats a disadvantage!

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FakeZapata
FakeZapata

I can longer run xp compatibility mode on this mod since my reinstallation of bf1942. It freezes on map loadup.

No compatibility mode crashes the game regularly when playing.

98/me compatibility mode turns text very blurry.

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buschhans
buschhans

i have post you a solution.

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maddythepaddy
maddythepaddy

@eYe.ris
With all the people complaining about single player you could put up the old version (pre 0.5) and point people there. It doesn't play as well but at least they get what they want. It's a shame when people overlook the mod because it's got TBD stamped on it.

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Woozle
Woozle

What happened to the test map?

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Nushuk
Nushuk

is it possible to use weapon animations from this mod in normal FH?

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removethisprofile
removethisprofile

will you ever port all the stuff to battlefield 2 ? i mean there is FH2, so you could make it run on FH2 like this require FH1

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xxsantixdxx
xxsantixdxx

whats is the name the song ( menu theme )

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buschhans
buschhans

european hymne it is!

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modmakin
modmakin

Ode to Joy

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