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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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ISayRandomThings Jun 6 2015 says:

Just wondering....are there servers to play with?Havent download it yet...It seems interesting and all..

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[PR-IT]H.Maverick Jun 6 2015 replied:

at the moment, there are 54 servers with 1200 people playing.

For a list of servers and players use PRSPY to keep a track

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maddythepaddy Jun 6 2015 replied:

Is there a way to get ping times (or the IPs) for the servers? I'm also holding off downloading til I can find servers I'm able to play on. And what do you think would be the upper limit (playable with no rubberbanding) for latency?

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[PR-IT]H.Maverick Jun 6 2015 replied:

It all depends on where you live, lets say you live central US.

HOG, 82nd Airborne, PRTA-NA and FCV would work for you, as they are all based in the US.

The upper limit, id say is around 150, still works fine, once you go above that, flying assets is a no-go.

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nguyenmaithu Jun 6 2015 says:

I need all Project Reality: BF2 Standalone, Project Reality: BF2 v1.0 and Project Reality: BF2 Player Manual or i need all of them?

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[PR-IT]H.Maverick Jun 6 2015 replied:


As PR 1.3, you will only need "Project Reality: BF2 Standalone"
But for everyone's sake, please download the Player manual as well as there is a lot of useful information that most new players need.

And yes, you can play this mod offline.

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nguyenmaithu Jun 6 2015 says:

can i play this mod offline?

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HUNTER2K4 Jun 6 2015 says:

How to increase bots size to 64 ????? 32 is to little

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[PR-IT]H.Maverick Jun 6 2015 replied:

Set the number of players, there is a slider thing there.
from what ever number it is at, down to 1 or 2, this should give you a total of 64 bots :)

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ShadowFear Jun 3 2015 says:

New sounds are amazing and the new guys are catching on just nicely from what I've been experiencing.

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PurpleGaga27 Jun 3 2015 says:

Looks like this BF2 mod is turning to an indie game.

Due to the large amount of the game size, I rather download this indie from Origin or Steam.

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[PR-IT]H.Maverick Jun 4 2015 replied:

Origin, doubt EA would allow that xD

Steam, there is a problem in doing so, can't remember what it was but we've had a chat on the PR website about it.

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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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