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FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« on: 06-12-2015, 18:12:03 »


So, the guys behind FinnWars mod for Battlefield 1942 have started collecting funds for new standalone version of the game, which is using Unreal Engine 4. For those who don't know, FinnWars mod concentrated on battles between Finland and Soviet Union during World War 2, with bit of Lapland War (Finland vs. Germany) in the side. I'm not going to go in much detail here, on the Indiegogo funding page the devs tell pretty much everything about the game, but I copied the feature list here for everyone to see. For what I've read there, it sounds very cool and the theme is of course very close to my heart. Me and many other Finns here in FH community have our roots in FinnWars community.

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Official Website
Indiegogo funding page
IRC: #finnwars @Quakenet (Devs are active there most of the time)

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Main Features:

    Online multiplayer for at least 64 players

    Infantry combat and several playable classes

    Tanks, tanks and more tanks

    Artillery gameplay

    Weapons from small calibers to 203 mm heavy howitzers

    Finland and Soviet Union as playable nations

    Summer and winter battles

    Battlefields inspired by real locations

    Beautiful environments

    Tactical gameplay


Extra features planned for additional stretch goals:

    Aircrafts

    Anti-aircraft guns

    Germany as playable nation










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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #1 on: 06-12-2015, 19:12:15 »
I'd love to map. Would be great to see how well the heightmap I've done for FH2 would translate to Unreal engine.

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #2 on: 06-12-2015, 19:12:44 »
My nostalgia senses want to fund this game. While my sensible money spending side tells me otherwise. It would be awesome to see this

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #3 on: 06-12-2015, 20:12:04 »
Very nice! :D

Also, Hi Ciupita!  ;)

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #4 on: 06-12-2015, 20:12:12 »
Yeah, I've been spotting this for awhile now.

Looks nice!

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #5 on: 07-12-2015, 01:12:34 »
The maps don't look like they provide cover for infantry. At least not on all pictures. A flat surface with gras on it doesn't provide cover.

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

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #6 on: 07-12-2015, 06:12:36 »
The maps don't look like they provide cover for infantry. At least not on all pictures. A flat surface with gras on it doesn't provide cover.

It doesn't have to.

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #7 on: 07-12-2015, 15:12:19 »
I'd love to map. Would be great to see how well the heightmap I've done for FH2 would translate to Unreal engine.


It's a heightmap, it would look the same :), of course after import you should probably be able to make it more detailed with higher res grids. And on top of that all the other cool stuff you can do with unreal.

Anyways cool idea, more bf games for the people! I hope they make it. I will certainly consider donating.

And ciupita, long time no see. Time for betatesting!

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #8 on: 07-12-2015, 21:12:29 »
tractionwars vol2 graphics not so great through..

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #9 on: 07-12-2015, 23:12:17 »
Is Squad also using Unreal Engine4?
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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #10 on: 07-12-2015, 23:12:09 »
Just saw that at the War of Rights forum,haha.

F...me,I'm getting old,I remember playing Finn Wars mod (only SP however,I've found that too late).
Interesting,many former Battlefield mods are now turning into standalone games. Eve of Destruction (EoD Redux),Forgotten Hope (Traction Wars),Project Reality (Squad),and now Finn Wars. Former Trauma Studios members should definitely work on a standalone of the good old Desert Combat...

Just got disappointed with the new UE 4. Expected to be graphically superior to UE 3,but it looks like the same at max. Hope those are very early and not finished models.

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #11 on: 07-12-2015, 23:12:33 »
Is Squad also using Unreal Engine4?

That is correct.

[...] Forgotten Hope (Traction Wars) [...]

This isn't exactly true, various other developers are working there aswell. ;)
« Last Edit: 07-12-2015, 23:12:15 by Roughbeak »

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #12 on: 10-12-2015, 14:12:09 »
Flippy, you know who to contact, they surely would welcome your help I bet :)

And ciupita, long time no see. Time for betatesting!

Maybe... maybe. ;)

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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #13 on: 11-12-2015, 19:12:53 »

And ciupita, long time no see. Time for betatesting!

Maybe... maybe. ;)
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Re: FinnWars - WW2 Multiplayer FPS
« Reply #14 on: 12-12-2015, 10:12:55 »
tractionwars vol2 graphics not so great through..
The devs have said that this current is the minimum level, and it will get much better.