After the shutdown of GameSpy, the community set up a new master server to keep the server browser functional.
Either download a modified executable or edit the hosts file to restore online functionality.
Support for the anti-cheat software PunkBuster in BF1942 has been discontinued by Evenbalance. Most servers do not have it enabled anymore,
as such it is recommended to move the contents of <path-to-game>/pb/ to a backup folder, to avoid any disconnects by its service.
If an up to date version is required however, follow the steps below.
1 - 4:3 (default)
1.33333 - 16:9
1.75 - 21:9
1.2 - 16:10
1.25 - 15:9
Windows: Standalone and patch
Linux: Standalone and patch
The console can be accessed by pressing ~. Below are some common commands, for a more extensive list visit the TweakTown Tweak Guide.
This mod is set during the Gulf War and supplies an arsenal of modern weapons and vehicles, and many new maps.
Forgotten Hope concentrates on adding both a more realistic and more enjoyable playing experience than the original BF1942 and includes many new specially designed custom maps to play in.
BattleGroup42 focuses on adding historically accurate equipment and battles to the game and includes many nations not included in the original game or expansions such as China, Greece, Netherlands and Hungary.
A total conversion which takes place in World War 1 and includes many new weapons, vehicles and maps.
Eve Of Destruction
A mod based on the Vietnam war which later got releases for Battlefield Vietnam and Battlefield 2.
This enhancement mod will improve the AI on the standard BF1942 maps and includes some balance changes.