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Offline Natty

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Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« on: 10-09-2012, 18:09:46 »
Today september 10th marks the 10 years anniversary of BF1942 (Sep 20th in USA)

Can't believe I've lived a whole decade with this franchise now... still remember the first steps I took on Battleaxe 10 years ago... didn't know what the hell i was doing...chaos everywhere....

Now, I've passed from gamer to hardcore fan, to fan mapper, to modder, to tournament mapper to FH2 Developer to level designer, sound artist, Effects artist, game play designer and onwards to Designer at EA... what a ride  :P so many people I've gotten to know; players, clan people, modders, fans of forgotten hope & other great Battlefield Mods, industry people....

If I knew what I gave myself in to when I got that copy of that Swedish game 10 years ago  :o maybe I shouldn't have bought it (lol!)

Here's a huge thanks to everyone out there who is part of this community, (putting up with all my crap) this game and its franchise. Imagine all the experiences it has given us, without it, no Forgotten Hope 1 or 2, without it, maybe I would have worked with something completely different (or being a bitter Source modder)

Happy 10 years Battlefield!  :-* :-* :-*

« Last Edit: 10-09-2012, 18:09:54 by Natty »

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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #1 on: 10-09-2012, 18:09:41 »
I remember once I couldn't take the turn and fell into the canyon in Aberdeen... Good ol' days...  :)

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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #2 on: 10-09-2012, 18:09:25 »
my first round was el alamein
will never forgot it

Being the waist gunner of a B17...Killed one ME109. I felt like the world was mine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb8PQXPOkCc

What memories!
AND HISTORICAL INACCURACIES

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNNAixJErEU&feature=related

and this one!
I SO loved the EVIL NATZI doctor  ;D

but the best BF intro and game is still 2142 for me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mk4wEAO07hM&feature=related
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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #3 on: 10-09-2012, 18:09:25 »
1942... the most fun I ever had with a game. Nothing beats the fun I had with BF1942 and the FH and Desert Combat mods (bf2 couldnt beat that!).

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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #4 on: 10-09-2012, 18:09:31 »
One of the best multiplayer games ( if not the best yet ) i have ever played and still am playing using the good old FH1 mod.

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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #5 on: 10-09-2012, 19:09:12 »
One of the most important games in my "gaming career".
I remember playing it for the first time with some buddies during our own small LAN parties. The freedom the game gave us was incredible, no game has done it before.
We actually used Fraps and made our own "Jackass" videos with all sorts of crazy stunts. Then I discovered great mods, such as our beloved FH1, DC, Battlefield Pirates, BF1918 and many, many more. Those ~30 Euros I´ve spent on the game were a great investment that gave me hours upon hours of fun. Good times, good times.
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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #6 on: 10-09-2012, 21:09:37 »
Watch the Bf1942 Intro replayed in "new style"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7A5Oh8AX_kg&feature=player_detailpage

Hurrah for ten years of BF1942.


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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #7 on: 10-09-2012, 21:09:26 »
I bought my BF1942 because of FinnWars mod... few months later I found FH0.7 too. Before buying the game, I played the demo a lot though.

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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #8 on: 10-09-2012, 22:09:02 »
I played the ever-loving shit out of the demo... Played some of the vanilla too, but mainly I played the mods. Desert Combat, Galactic Conquest, FinnWars, Pirates and Forgotten Hope.
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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #9 on: 10-09-2012, 22:09:56 »
My first round was with the multiplayer demo on Wake Island... I was so excited to play a FPS game with boat, airplane and tanks on a huge map.

But the thing I love the most was the landing and the naval combat. I miss those thing in fh2 :(

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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #10 on: 10-09-2012, 22:09:12 »
no mather what a certain person said about naval combat, i loved it in C&C, i loved it in total war

And sure as hell did i loved it in bf 1942 and FH1
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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #11 on: 11-09-2012, 00:09:32 »
 I was a beta tester for a small game company in those heady days and we had an impromptu arrangement with EA (in Burnaby) to meet up and conduct test sessions in both Global Operations, then once we were bored. onto endless rounds of Wake Island.


 It was crazy in the very early days, as Wake Island had no skybox, a much different map layout and super crazy game physics. There was one tank, one jeep and 2 planes per side (people nowadays are spoiled)

you could jump out of a plane, land on the ground without parachute (didn't exist yet), capture the flag and then warp into the back seat of the plane which was flying at max altitudes. So much fun...


 I still play FH1 and FHSW and so should everyone else. With the new code for multiplayer it's amazing to go back to an old map and get an entirely new experience playing the same old.


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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #12 on: 11-09-2012, 00:09:54 »
DC, XWW2, and Pirates were all I ever played, along with some minor mods as well. Always loved the custom "backyard" map where your neighbors (enemies) stole your lawnmower. Or the 1942 version of the small CoD 4 crate map, with the StG on the top most crate.

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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #13 on: 11-09-2012, 00:09:50 »
Played wake island in the multiplayer demo on a private Lan Party with 6 people. Couldn't get enough. Though the graphics were a bit outdated. But I accepted that considering the large map and the freedom given.

I usually imagine my own sounds with it, like `tjunk, tupdieyupdiedee` aaa enemy spotted, ratatatataboom

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Re: Battlefield 1942 10th year!
« Reply #14 on: 11-09-2012, 07:09:11 »
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