Back2Fronts is an extensive mod that will overhaul your Call of Duty 2 game to a next level. This mod brings more variety, intensity, realism and battle-like experience. Try new weapons, fight new enemies, fulfil new missions and explore new options. Mod is SP and MP friendly (although primary part is SP).

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Back2Fronts 1.0 full release for Call of Duty 2 singleplayer game (and minor multiplayer).

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Hi!

After some quite extensive tests along with Wicopp I am proudly announcing the full release of Back2Fronts mod version 1.0.

Let me briefly sum up the whole mod. Back2Fronts is an extensive mod that will overhaul your Call of Duty 2 game to a next level. This mod brings more variety, intensity, realism and battle-like experience. Try new weapons, fight new enemies, fulfil new missions and explore new options. Mod is SP and MP friendly (although primary part is SP).


M A I N _ F E A T U R E S :

1) sprint added
to start sprinting player must be standing and moving (in any direction)
sprint is started by double tap of "USE" button
sprint is ended when player runs out of stamina or when "USE" button is released
player can sprint in any direction (forwards, backwards, sidewards)
2) firemode switch for selected weapons added
selected weapons offer a secondary firemode (semi-auto or slow-auto)
to switch to a secondary firemode player must hold down the "USE" button for 1 second
weapons that offer secondary fire are: AVT40, BAR, Bren, FG42, M2 Carbine, MAB38, MG34, MP41, MP44, PPSh, Sten, Thompson and ZB26
3) 45 new hand-held weapons
4) 15 new grenades
5) 4 new stationary machine guns
6) 3 new usable artillery guns (British 6pounder, German PAK43 and German C36)
7) 3 new vehicles (German King Tiger, German Panzer IV and Russian T34/85)
8) 9 new SP maps accessable from menu and added to storyline (2 German, 2 American, 1 British, 1 Anglo-American and 3 Russian)
9) all SP maps modified to maximalize realism (usage of correct guns, vehicles etc.)
10) Back2Fronts combats and options menus added to options menu
11) load saved game menu added to main menu
12) Back2Fronts info menu added to main menu
13) Back2Fronts mod has full English (text) localization
14) new characters added (German Honorguard, German Fallschirmjagers, German winter SS, summer Russians, British paratroopers)
15) added support for British portable MG guys
16) added chin straps for German soldiers
17) winter and normandy versions of German armored car (SdKfz222) added
18) winter and african versions of Tiger I added
19) British versions of Jeep and Sherman added (without US star)
20) winter Sherman created
21) halftracks can have MG34 or MG42 turrets (depending on time period)
22) enemies will drop their weapon if shot into the holding (right) arm/hand
23) random bloody screens for hurted player
24) 94 new death sounds added to Germans, 85 new pain sounds added to Germans
25) 8 new death sounds added to Americans/British, 9 new pain sounds added to Americans/British
26) 5 choke death sounds added to all fighting parties
27) new menu music and new British tank battle music
28) enhanced artillery and vehicle sounds (type of artillery or vehicle can be identified by its sound)
29) enhanced player sounds (gear rattle, shellshock etc.)
30) and many more...

M E D I A _ U P D A T E :

De Lisle new anims. Note the animated bullets and firing pin. De Lisle is a fast-shooting suppresed bolt-action carbine. It's pretty effective even at close range.

Moddb version: Moddb.com
Youtube version: Youtube.com

Mosin Nagant new anims, including bayonet. Note the animated bullets during rechamber and reload. Actual stripper clip was added for reload. For those who have good eyes - the firing pin is animated as well.

Moddb version: Moddb.com
Moddb images: Moddb.com
Youtube version: Youtube.com

Kar98k new anims, including bayonet. Note the animated bullets during rechamber and reload. For those who have good eyes - the firing pin is animated as well.

Moddb version: Moddb.com
Moddb images: Moddb.com
Youtube version: Youtube.com

Lee Enfield new anims, including bayonet. Note the animated bullets during reload. For those who have good eyes - the firing pin is animated as well.

Moddb version: Moddb.com
Moddb images: Moddb.com
Youtube version: Youtube.com

Springfield new anims, including bayonet.
Moddb images: Moddb.com

All bolt-action snipers have new anims and one small change - the rechamber motion is transfered into aiming through scope which makes it more realistic but also harder to aim. Also the bullets are animated during rechamber and reload.

Moddb version: Moddb.com
Youtube version: Youtube.com

Luger new anims. Note animated bullets in magazine during reload.

Moddb version: Moddb.com
Moddb images: Moddb.com
Youtube version: Youtube.com

Market Garden SP map played for Germans done. Mod now has 2 German missions (Market Garden is 2nd mission, 1st one is Red Square Massacre).


Merry Christmass to everyone!

Martin a.k.a MCh2207Cz

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

Uploading now (1.27 GB) - should be ready til end of the day...

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Der_Meister
Der_Meister

This is one of the best christmas gifts possible! Thank you very much :D

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Whitegoldl
Whitegoldl

This is a very good mod, thanks very much for sharing your excellent work. This is a huge improvement over the vanilla game. However, I do have a few suggestions to make it even better... Reduce the frequency of Germans carrying machine guns like mg42 etc, reduce ai use of grenades as it seems very excessive, separate new missions from main campaign to maintain emersion/realism. With these changes, the mod would be perfect. Great work!

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AugustusNocturnis
AugustusNocturnis

Awesome Christmas gift, thank you so much Mch22.

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MG1231
MG1231

I love you

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Vassili_Tzaisev
Vassili_Tzaisev

You are great, my friend. Thank you for this amazing gift! :-)

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Spi-Hamentsios10
Spi-Hamentsios10

WoW. Looking forward to play CoD2 with this mod.
Downloading now. Really appreciate the hard work.

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Dragonji
Dragonji

Wow, this is so great! Congratulations for excellent work guys!

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--JoKeR--
--JoKeR--

what is the music playing in the 88 ridge level?

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

it's main theme from "the last of the mohicans" called "the gael" or "promontory".

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fredbb
fredbb

Thank you very much MCh2207Cz and BFT team,much apreciatted

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

allright, i deleted all outdated downloads.

download section now has the full release(1.0), all languages and wallpapers.

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explo32
explo32

It's like CoD 2: Anniversary Edition :D Refreshing experience and positive surprise.

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SPACOD2
SPACOD2

Finally! after several months of waiting!!!

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Maggy_

I must say this mod is really good. Almost no game breaking bugs (except campaigns bugging out but that can be fixed easily)

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Yavin1v
Yavin1v

playing it right now, i must say it is really good :D

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bluewario
bluewario

I got what I was expecting. Thank you! Will look for more mods as these.

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Stuntcrab
Stuntcrab

Any way to install call of duty two on a newer operating system? I tried installing it on my windows 8.1 and it fought back every step of the way, really eager to play this modification.

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Reborn:X
Reborn:X

You should try checking for a compatibility patch for CoD2 somewhere on the Web.

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Reborn:X
Reborn:X

Does this actually has a German SP campaign or at least some missions? Could be a worthy DL.

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

yes, 2 german sp maps so far.

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meltycrayon
meltycrayon

Get a fatal error message each time I try to start a mission :(

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TheillusiveMan
TheillusiveMan

Same. I get "recursive error after: Hunk_AllocAlign failed on 252656 bytes (total 200 MB, low 1 MB, high 198 MB)"

EDIT: Anyone else experiencing this error look here: Moddb.com

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MATUSALEM666
MATUSALEM666

Hi! I'm having a problem, every time a try to load a map a message is show in the the middle of the loading screen, allways showing that some weapon is missing, closing the loading screen and taking me back to the mission menu. Any help? Thanks!

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

you cannot load old savegame before you installed the mod.

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MATUSALEM666
MATUSALEM666

Hi! Thank you for the information, now I can see the mmod menu and so. But now I have a different problem I think. That's the message that appears now: "recursive error after: Hunk_AllocAlign failed on 252656 bytes (total 200 MB, low 1 MB, high 198 MB)
Great mod! I'm following it's development by a while, you're a great modder! Cheers

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

read readme. it is written in here how to solve hunk error.
or go here: Moddb.com

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Brisath
Brisath

I did everything as the readme said about installation (not that it would have been a hard one) and still I get an error at Multiplayer when I try to start a map just to try it out with an error: recursive error after: Hunk_AllocAlign failed on 108160 bytes (total 160 MB, low 0 MB, high 159 MB). My laptop can run Skyrim with 30+ mods at full graphics without any lag so the preferences shouldn't be a problem. And I got another error in the menu: iwd sum/name mismatch. Thank you for the help!

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mimmyjambo
mimmyjambo

Moddb.com Have a look at this post, it solved the problem for me. :)

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Brisath
Brisath

I did this but still get the iwd sum/name mismatch error :)

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

do you have any mods or MP maps besides b2f?
cod2 has a limit for MP game of how many mods you can have.

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Brisath
Brisath

Nope, I don't have any mods, but as I can see others get the same error as well.

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

ok so if you dont have anything in your game except b2f then you must have renamed the IWD files of b2f, right?

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mimmyjambo
mimmyjambo

Anyone know anything about the IWD mismatch errors I get when loading some MP maps? Would love a fix for that. Otherwise, absolutely awesome mod, I'm enjoying this game all over again on a whole new level. Thank you!

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

mismatch error means you have lot of scripted custom IWDs in your active game folders.
if you have only b2f mod active it should run fine. but if you have lots of custom maps in there, then this error happens. this is hardcoded into multiplayer exe file of cod2. nothing can be done to correct it (except packing the maps into one IWD or shortening the names of custom IWDs).

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mimmyjambo
mimmyjambo

Thanks for the response, to be honest I totally missed it as it does not seem I had any sort of notification. I have only got the B2F mod installed so am not sure why it still has this problem, but thanks for your help.

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killer442
killer442

Is it possible to play this mod without the sound mod it comes with? Say if i had a different sound mod i wanted to play it with?

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MCh2207Cz Author
MCh2207Cz

depends on the soundmod. if it has only sounds then - yes. if it has also sound scripts then most likely - no.

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killer442
killer442

ok thanks il try it out.

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RG.ITA
RG.ITA

This mod is fantastic and i would thank all Staff that developed this awesome and impressive work on COD 2.
Can i suggest this in future? Can you think to all Staff about an Italy Campaign or search some infos on Sniper Elite 4: Italia about scenery?
Thanks a lot. I would that Back2Fronts will expand also in Italy.

Regards

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Restrepo-1999
Restrepo-1999

i get the problem "Hunk_AllocatteTempMemory: failed on 1048621 byte (total 200MB, low 3MB, high 197MB), needs1732093 more hunk bytes" but i have a 1024 gb and already changed the seta com_hunkMegs to 512.
help plls

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DavidSchulz
DavidSchulz

I get the same problem: Hunk_AllocateTempMemory:failed on 229423 bytes (total 200 MB, low 1 GB, High 198 MB), needs 66415 more hunk bytes. HELP PLS!

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Guest
Guest

1 go to call of duty2 folder
2 go to main folder
3 go to players folder
4 go to your profile folder
5 open config.cfg *** use notepad **
6 find "seta com_hunkMegs "200"
7 transform to "seta com_hunkMegs "512"
8 save
9 enjoy the game!

PS.I suck at english sorry;-;

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mgalexycia
mgalexycia

Thanks thanks thanks

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voodoostoner
voodoostoner

hi is there a way to change between grenades
?

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wuts21
wuts21

Was the patch 1.1 ever released? If so is there a link for it? BTW great work on this mod, breathes new life to the old COD2

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