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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 85 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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Beckett Jul 27 2009, 5:56am says:

add winches like in bf vietnam...

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Snazz Sep 8 2009, 9:42pm replied:

That would be cool, say if we wanted to transport a humvee with a medium-heavy lift helicopter.

Unfortunately some of the features of the BF1942/BFV engine are not possible on the BF2 engine, I would bet winching one vehicle with another is one of them.

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xonone Jul 26 2009, 11:33pm says:

this mod is fun as hell, and i love to play the single player verison alot and i got a question, when will you guys be releasing the new verison of the single player verison? i would really like to see the new sweet M249 with ACOG.

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Jedimushroom Sep 11 2009, 11:07am replied:

PR single player is not made by the PR devs as such, but rather made by community members and R-Cons. As such progress is quite slow and it will be a while before a new version is released.

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Cozmin95 Jul 12 2009, 2:51am says:

This mod is my favorite mod...
But do you need an original copy to play this or a downloaded one works to?

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7game Jul 15 2009, 4:19pm replied:

U NEED Battlefield 2 v1.41 TO PLAY

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Snazz Sep 8 2009, 9:43pm replied:

1.5 now.

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Fugitmdup Jul 2 2009, 5:40pm says:

Great mod, new patch is great as well. The only thing I dislike is that the spawn times for the civilians are way too long. I understand that having 230 seconds as a respawn time when you get arrested is ok, but when you get shot it should be the normal spawn time like any other player, not 130 seconds. Anyways can't wait to see other factions in the mod. Keep up the good work guys.

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Snazz Sep 8 2009, 9:48pm replied:

Yeah the civilian spawn time is a common complaint, I'm sure the devs are aware that it's a point of conflict with the community. Hopefully they revise it or find an alternative way of forcing civilians to play cautiously and not as human shields for insurgents.

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MeanderingBeing Jul 1 2009, 7:26pm says:

This looks awesome, but I have to ask, is there any hope for a Merkava... maybe? Pleeeease?
Anyways, thanks for putting this out there. Downloading now.

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spyker2041 Jul 12 2009, 8:46pm replied:

yes a merkava is coming with the Israeli forces

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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, 7:55am 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, 8:24am by soldier91950

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