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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 v1.0

Project Reality: BF2 v1.0

Aug 5, 2013 Full Version 76 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 16 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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METAL_141 May 23 2014, 3:40am says:

Hello,Mr AncientMan and PR Mod Team. My friend want make a Mod of BF2(about PLA VS US ARMY,We had Us army models before. but we very need PLA Models),We are Planning to Weapons Models and Player Models. so my friend want use PR models. He said:"Just Direct reprint the Models.”“ But I said:“we can't do it,It is not merit,we need License!”we very need PLA Models and PLA Weapons.Mr AncientMan,We can reprint your some models?Do you agree this plz?We will Very grateful to you and your Team. I very hope you can agree it. we never forget you. (we got 15 guys to make this Mod,we just 14 years old boys ...haha:D)

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corleone101 May 17 2014, 5:58am says:

any news on ww2?

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[PR-IT]Vance14 May 17 2014, 10:58am replied:

Still being updated to 1.0 standards by the WW2 dev-team, they have gotten a lot of work done, but it's still some things to do, thats all i can tell you, because that is all i know :P

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[PR-IT]Vance14 May 16 2014, 8:27am says:

Quick update!

All you need to know about the upcoming PR 1.2 patch, Dutch forces and a very own software that you will use for playing online! :D

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mickLMZR May 16 2014, 10:25pm replied:

Very excited for the Dutch forces! :D

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Estiqatsi May 16 2014, 11:11am replied:

Will there be a full PR 1.2 installer available for download?
That would be pretty sweet.


Btw. how will you be able to get like a new cd-key (probably cause you bought a used bf2 cd, and sadly that key is banned), to get a new licence to play online, now that EA stopped retailing BF2?

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[PR-IT]Vance14 May 16 2014, 3:20pm replied:

Unknown to me, but i do think so

BF2 will still be available on steam and Origin

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[PR-IT]Vance14 May 15 2014, 11:39am says:

"Hello Community

We, the Project Reality: Battlefield 2 Team, have developed our own 'GameSpy Solution'.

Our players will still be able to play the Project Reality Modification for Battlefield 2.
The Forgotten Hope mod team will also implement our solution for their mod, so both mods will be still alive and kicking after the GameSpy Server shutdown.

A patch will be released within the next weeks on, so stay tuned for further announcements.

(PR:BF2 Lead Developer / QA)"

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General_Bradly May 12 2014, 1:12pm says:

Is just downloaded v1.1 from the PR website. Is it for real or April fools joke? I guess I will install it and find out. Loved v1.0 by the way, awesome!

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[PR-IT]Vance14 May 13 2014, 2:27pm replied:

If not, the Project Reality DEV team is currently working on a system of their own to make sure that you will be able to play BF2(i think, if not only PR) but you will need to make a new account

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Highest Rated (54 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…

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Lowest Rated (14 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…

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