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Welcome to Project Reality: Battlefield 2 (aka PR:BF2), a free to download game modification for the Battlefield 2 (aka BF2) retail Windows PC game. The focus of this mod is to rework the original game engine developed by Digital Illusions of Sweden (Dice) within legal and feasible constraints to create a more realistic combat environment for the gaming community. This includes adjusting various game play elements including physics, visual effects and overall game play formats. Along with changes to how the game handles, the Project Reality team has been introducing British, Insurgent, IDF forces, Canadian, and Russian factions, plus a number of community assisted factions are currently in the works to introduce even more factions to the virtual battlefields. This Mod is not for the masses, due to the fact that it has a much higher learning curve then your classic arcade game. This is the real deal.

The Project Reality team comprises a group of dedicated individuals, several of whom have backgrounds in armed services and whose sole task is to provide researched material, including statistical information, to the developers. These are in turn tasked with coding and creating the mod itself. If you are looking for a fact based first person shooter from the perspective of a combat soldier, you need not look any further.

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11 comments by AncientMan on May 21st, 2014

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If you haven't been living under a rock for the last few months, you may have heard the news that GameSpy will be shutting down online services for Battlefield 2 at the end of this month.

Shortly afterwards, Electronic Arts announced via their Origin Twitter that they were working on transitioning Battlefield 2 so that it would still be playable after the shutdown. However, contrary to their original statement, they recently announced that they would not be doing this, and that Battlefield 2 online services would be shut down at the end of June.

Have no fear though! Ever since the original announcement from GameSpy, the Project Reality Team has been hard at work on developing our own solution to keep Project Reality: BF2 online, and our players playing. In partnership with the Forgotten Hope 2 team, we have quickly developed our own custom master server, and I am happy to confirm that Project Reality: BF2 (and Forgotten Hope 2) will continue to be playable online after the GameSpy shutdown.

The update that will provide this new functionality will be released in our upcoming v1.2 patch, scheduled to be released before the shutdown occurs. Not only does it replace the GameSpy online services with our own, it also includes the Dutch Forces, several new maps, as well as loads of tweaks and improvements.

For the regular players of PR:BF2, the only difference you will notice with the new online services is that upon updating to v1.2, your existing player profiles will be deleted, and you will be required to make a new online account if you wish to play online. The account management system in the PR:BF2 Launcher, the ingame server browser, and PRSPY will continue to function as normal.

As we're nearing our 10th year since Project Reality was founded, we look forward to seeing Project Reality: BF2 continue long into the future!

The Project Reality Team

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Project Reality: BF2 Standalone

Project Reality: BF2 Standalone

Jun 3, 2015 Full Version 88 comments

Project Reality: BF2 is a standalone install that does not require an existing Battlefield 2 installation. Due the large amount of features and content...

Project Reality: BF2 v1.0

Project Reality: BF2 v1.0

Aug 5, 2013 Full Version 82 comments

After 8 years of development and 21 total releases, we are pleased to announce the general availability of Project Reality: BF2, version 1.0. Since our...

Project Reality: BF2 Player Manual

Project Reality: BF2 Player Manual

Jul 13, 2011 Guides 17 comments

The official Project Reality: BF2 v1.0 player manual. This guide includes everything you need know to jump in and start playing the Project Reality: BF2...

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maxout214226 Feb 14 2010 says:

Hey guys i have a problem with the download... ive tryed to download both 5 times and yet it wont work. when i start the downloaded program it dosent do anything. i have 8.6 installed. also have the patche installers installed to my downloads. I need help, its a pain to not have PR please respond

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Jedimushroom Feb 16 2010 replied:

If your download is corrupting, you may want to try the torrent version, torrents never get corrupted and so will always work.

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Snazz Feb 15 2010 replied:

Can you be more specific? Where are you trying to download from? What occurs exactly?

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kingfisher_five_five Feb 13 2010 says:

Hey, I'm running Windows 7 and when the PR map load screen reaches 100%, it just crashes to desktop, without giving me any "not responding" whatsoever. I'm just wondering what's the problem, I've tried running in compatiblity mode and using administrator rights, and uninstalling old versions of pr before installing v.09. Help!

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Jedimushroom Feb 16 2010 replied:

A complete reinstall of BF2 and PR worked for me, have you tried that?

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Front04 Feb 15 2010 replied:

I have win 7 64-bit and I had that problem. Not sure what fixed mine to work, I played around changing my video settings ingame and it worked after a while.
Im currently using 1280X1024@75 hertz with no anti aliasing on and everything else on High (it still crashes to desktop but now I can go back into the game as if I had used alt-tab).
I also use admin rights and compatibility mode: winXp service pack 3.
Hope this helps, if not, try something else :) pr is a great game and worth a little trouble to get it to work.

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Alexandri Feb 13 2010 says:

mates I'm getting serius troubles in performances.

I have a Pentium D 2.80 Ghz, 3 Gb Ram and as graphic card Ati Radeon 4670 1 Gb RAM.

Wich settings are best suited to my PC configuration?

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Snazz Feb 13 2010 replied:

Your PC should handle PR well at medium-high settings, there are some performance issues in 0.9 that affect a lot of machines that would otherwise run smoothly.

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Alexandri Feb 14 2010 replied:

I hope that you will fix those issues 'cause now the only way to play for me is settings all options to low.

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Gameboy900 Feb 13 2010 says:

Does anyone elses have super long map loading times for this game?
If so how do i fix it?
Regular bf2 and other mods dont take have as long

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Highmist Feb 13 2010 replied:

Mostly cause these maps are about 3x larger than normal BF2 maps, and a few things are a lot more detailed, also. its a price to pay.

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Snazz Feb 13 2010 replied:

In addition to the maps being larger, PR actually loads them differently. It's meant to be quicker but for some it seems slower.

Quote from the PR 0.9 changelog:
"Changed the way factions, inits, and spawners are loaded on each map. It "should" decrease loading times and resource usage"

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Highest Rated (56 agree) 10/10

The BF2 engine on its edge... the BF2 gameplay reformed and finally promotes real teamwork. If you search for challenges in tactics and adrenaline boosted firefights this is the FPS game you search. For me it worths to buy BF2 (if you haven't yet) just to experience this mod. The extra content and the gameplay that is provided through Project Reality makes me to feel that PR is not a mod but a whole new game you can have for free. From Clan's experience perspective it is a must for every player…

Nov 23 2010 by mikeros

Lowest Rated (16 agree) 3/10

Overrated! Not noob friendly. Great concept, terrible manual, tutorials, and controls. Half the time people don't even know what they're doing. Half the time you don't even know what you're doing. Pretty much follow a bunch of other people to get killed. The bots are excellent at shooting and killing you so it gives no room for even newbies to learn. The game is made so complex that it totally destroys the gameplay. Half the time you're running around in huge maps and when you finally make it somewhere…

Dec 16 2010 by soldier91950

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