Rendroc's Mods for Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 and Earned in Blood will bring your World War II experience to all new levels of realism and immersion.  For true fans for Brothers in Arms, this is the way that these games were meant to be played.

Mod Features:


All New Tactical Squad Commands
Improved Artificial Intelligence
Hordes of New Allied and Enemy Soldiers
Multiplayer Bots
More Immersive Battle Chatter
Smoke Grenades
More Realistic Physics
Enhanced Special Effects
Full Customization of Weapons
For Singleplayer and Multiplayer




Order your squad to waypoints, assault tanks, acquire panzerfausts, and man MGs. The improved enemy AI will flank and assault; use, return, and dive on grenades; and have better accuracy with panzerfausts. Command over 21 soldiers in your squad, and face three times the enemy. Play against the computer in any multiplayer map. Both US and Germans shout more combat dialogue never heard before in the original game. Order your squad to lay down smoke cover, while the Germans will use it to maneuver against you. Dead bodies crumple to the ground, grenades and rockets travel more realistically. More dust, dirt, leaves, grass, smoke, rock, and blood flying at you and covering the battlefield. Edit damage amounts, firing rates, kickback, and more; plus you can select the loadouts for your squad. All these and even more, including Realistic Sights, Bazooka Jo, Realistic Tracer Fire, and Soundtrack mods.

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0 comments by Rendroc on Jun 24th, 2011

Whoa, almost a whole year since the last news post.  Well, I may have slacked off a little on that, but one thing I haven't stopped is modding one of the most awesome WWII games in history: Brothers in Arms.  

Alright, first off, let's take a look at the HollywoodFX mutator and jmoney's Real Gun Sounds in action.


HollywoodFX heightens the excitement, immersion, and utter danger of war.  It's in the latest version of Rendroc's WarZone (v4.30 as of this writing).  Here's my boring-ass description of it from the ReadMe:

Someone wrote:This mutator significantly improves material detection and behavior.  Most surfaces in RtH30 and especially EiB default to a few basic bullet impact types of effects.  Well, say goodbye to the generic grey/white puffs of smoke.

Dead bodies and animals have their own effect when shot; leaves fall from trees; stone shards are thrown from walls; even glass windows shatter.  Bullets will seem to pass through thin cover like hay and wooden crates (although this is still only a visual effect).  Lots of bullet impacts in the same area will generate a smokey haze

The biggest difference you will see is the hedgerow, which now emits leaves, grass, and dirt instead of the default pieces of dried wood that Gearbox decided on for some reason.

Tank round explosions have been enhanced as well.  Stone impacts throw stone bricks into the air; shells hitting trees and hedges disperse a ton of leaves. 

The blood puffs from soldiers getting shot now more closely resemble the "pink mist" effect seen in Saving Private Ryan.  They also emit blood if hit by a melee attack.  Sometimes you will get some blood on your face from nearby soldiers when they are injured.  The shellshock effect is now more prolonged and has a new sound effect.

Finally, something... bad... happens when infantry suffer a direct hit froman explosive shell or rocket.


tl;dr

More effects put the awesomeness of WWII battles directly into your eyes.  Your eyes.  Goddamn.


jmoney's Real Gun Sounds

But wait, what's that?  It's like my ears are being kissed by hundreds of baby angels.  Angels with the sweetest-sounding Browning Automatic Rifles.

jmoney took actual recordings of authentic WWII weapons and edited them for your aural pleasure.  How many weapons?  All of them.  That's right, every weapon in Brothers in Arms, including the mortars and tank MGs, have a new realistic sound.  Plus some new bullet "whizzing-byes" to make you mess your pants again.  

Hell's Highway

No, I'm not modding Hell's Highway.  Sorry if I misled you there.  But, I know someone who is: Pooky.  Check out updates for his new map on the Gearbox Forums.  Plus, he's saying he's going to make some maps for EiB and RtH30, too.  Somehow he convinced me to help him out, I think it's because his name is so cute: "Pooky".  OK, so if you want to see new maps for EiB/RtH30, sound off on the forums, comrades!

Furious 4

I'm not going to go into this, their inspiration was Kelly's Heroes, you missed the mark.  I know Kelly's Heroes.  It's a family tradition.  It was my inspiration, too, for this, which I posted here on ModDB over a year ago:


I just might get this done someday.  

OK, enough talk.  Download here, BiA fans!

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MarcusFlaviusAquila
MarcusFlaviusAquila Sep 10 2014, 9:58pm says:

Just noticed you made a release for Mac, I really hope you are still working on this mod!

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roman9441
roman9441 Sep 10 2014, 9:50pm says:

This mod make me want to buy brother in arm again after i lose the copy of it :)

My dream to play against AI in multiplay become true :D

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roman9441
roman9441 Sep 10 2014, 10:06pm replied:

but anyway which one your recommend ? Road to hill 30 or earn in blood :/

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Rendroc
Rendroc Sep 11 2014, 9:32pm replied:

You should get EiB since you love multiplayer. Also, most RtH30 maps are too small for the WarZone soldiers mutator.

I like the RtH30 SP story the best, though.

Buy it on Steam and you will never lose it :) They have sales all the time...

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roman9441
roman9441 Sep 11 2014, 9:56pm replied:

i play end only road to hill 30. Thank you for advise sir. I will grab EIB soon ^^

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SAS0065
SAS0065 Jul 28 2014, 10:29am says:

Как установить ?

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Rendroc
Rendroc Aug 6 2014, 6:00pm replied:

Just open the .exe file, it is self-installing.

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SAS0065
SAS0065 Oct 22 2014, 5:02am replied:

У меня место запуска игры дает ошибки какие то.

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Rendroc
Rendroc Oct 23 2014, 2:02pm replied:

К сожалению, я не знаю. Обычно нет ошибки, если исходная установка игры не поврежден.

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Marcomix
Marcomix Jul 14 2014, 3:46pm says:

It would be great if you can modify textures and weapon models...

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