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==Overview==
 
{{HL2}} The Battle Grounds 2 - The Source engine based sequel to the only real revolutionary war mod.
 
  
Again in a revolutionary war environment you and your teammates have to act together strategically to fight the enemy team in much bigger landscapes and more dense atmosphere. The Royal British Army is unboarding from big ships trying to maintain control of the rebeling colonies.<br>
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{{HL2}} '''The Battle Grounds 2''' - The Source engine based sequel to the only real revolutionary war mod.
Battle Grounds 2 uses Half-Life 2: Deathmatch for some content, so you'll need it installed in order to play.
 
  
==Features==
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The game is set in the Revolutionary War 1775-1783 in the US. British Soldiers and colonist royal to the crown, loyalists, fight American colonists and soldiers fighting for the freedom and self-government of the thirteen colonies. Due to the historical setting, weaponry is quite unusual for a FPS: Muskets and rifles of the period only load one shot and take about 20 seconds to reload (7.5 seconds in the game). Bayonets, swords and knives see their use on the battlefield in melee combat. The current version 2.0 of BG2 was released on 23rd April 2010.
* different classes and stats
 
* lots of muskets, rifles, swords and hand-to-hand weapons
 
* physically simulated bullets
 
* big interactive maps
 
  
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== Requirements ==
  
==Media==
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The Battle Grounds 2 is a Source Modification currently based on Source SDK Base 2007. To play The Battle Grounds 2, you will need to have HL2: Deathmatch installed and must have bought one Source-Game (free HL2:DM from the ATI or nVidia deal will not work).
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== Classes ==
  
==History==
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On both sides choose between:
Battle Grounds 1 has been around and successful for more than 5 years now. This sequel gives us the chance to reconsider and refine everything we did so far from scratch and therefore takes it to the next level of gameplay.
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*Infantry
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*Officer
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*Frontiersman [A]
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*Militia [A]
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*Jaeger [B]
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*Native [B]
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*Light Infantry [B]
  
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[A] American Only
  
==Team==
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[B] British Only
[http://www.bgmod.com/index.php?include=team Official Team List]
 
  
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== Weapons ==
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With the release of 2.0 there is a wide variety of weapons available:
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Shooting:
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*Brown Bess
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*Charleville
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*Long Pattern
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*Fowler
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*Brown Bess Carbine
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*Revolutionairre
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*American Brown Bess
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*Pennsylvania Long Rifle
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*Jaeger Rifle
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Melee:
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*Hunting Knife
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*Sabre
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*Bayonet
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*Hirschfhanger
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*Belt Axe
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*Tomahawk
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==Version 2.0 Release==
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We are glad to publicly announce the release of The BattleGrounds 2 2.0, a new version of the Revolutionary War Mod for Half-Life 2!
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Among many changes, bug fixes and new features, the main highlights are:
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*3rd person animations for reloading.
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*The addition of the British Light Infantry Class.
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*A choice of weapons for the infantry and skirmisher classes.
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*Three new maps (bg_quebec, bg_assault and bg_miningtown)
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*A reworked, more realistic stamina system.
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*Lots of improved skins.
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Check our forums for a detailed changelog.
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== Media ==
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<div style="text-align:center;">
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[[File:Bg_natives.jpg|border|250px]]
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[[File:Bg_bridge.jpg|border|250px]]
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[[File:Bg_assault.jpg|border|250px]]
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[[File:Bg continental.jpg|border|250px]]
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[[File:Bg muzzleflash.jpg|border|250px]]
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[[File:Bg quebec.jpg|border|250px]]
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[[File:Bg miningtown.jpg|border|250px]]
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</div>
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vge-nweS32o Official Trailer]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VFCHCYtFk0 Upcoming Death Cam Preview]
  
 
==Help Wanted==
 
==Help Wanted==
[http://www.bgmod.com/index.php?include=jobs Official Open Positions]
 
 
  
==Other info==
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The Battle Grounds 2 Team is currently looking for animators, modellers, skinners and coders. If you want to contribute to BG2, do not hesitate to visit the forums and let us know. All dedicated modders will be considered.
[http://www.bgmod.com Official Website]
 
  
[http://www.bgmod.com/index.php?include=pre_forums Official Forums]
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== See also ==
  
[http://wiki.bgmod.com/index.php/Main_Page Official BG Wiki]
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*[[Battle Grounds]]
  
{{moddb|5662}}
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== External Links ==
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*[http://www.bgmod.com Official Website]
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*[http://forums.bgmod.com/ Official Forums]
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*[http://www.moddb.com/mods/5662/battle-grounds-2 ModDB Profile]
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*[http://www.bgmod.com/downloads mod download]
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*{{Valvestorefront link|90026}}
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Battlegrounds-2/110892168947170 Facebook]
  
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Latest revision as of 05:25, 6 February 2011

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This MP mod for Half-Life 2: Deathmatch has been released! Download it now.

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<Half-Life 2> The Battle Grounds 2 - The Source engine based sequel to the only real revolutionary war mod.

The game is set in the Revolutionary War 1775-1783 in the US. British Soldiers and colonist royal to the crown, loyalists, fight American colonists and soldiers fighting for the freedom and self-government of the thirteen colonies. Due to the historical setting, weaponry is quite unusual for a FPS: Muskets and rifles of the period only load one shot and take about 20 seconds to reload (7.5 seconds in the game). Bayonets, swords and knives see their use on the battlefield in melee combat. The current version 2.0 of BG2 was released on 23rd April 2010.

Requirements

The Battle Grounds 2 is a Source Modification currently based on Source SDK Base 2007. To play The Battle Grounds 2, you will need to have HL2: Deathmatch installed and must have bought one Source-Game (free HL2:DM from the ATI or nVidia deal will not work).

Classes

On both sides choose between:

  • Infantry
  • Officer
  • Frontiersman [A]
  • Militia [A]
  • Jaeger [B]
  • Native [B]
  • Light Infantry [B]

[A] American Only

[B] British Only

Weapons

With the release of 2.0 there is a wide variety of weapons available:

Shooting:

  • Brown Bess
  • Charleville
  • Long Pattern
  • Fowler
  • Brown Bess Carbine
  • Revolutionairre
  • American Brown Bess
  • Pennsylvania Long Rifle
  • Jaeger Rifle

Melee:

  • Hunting Knife
  • Sabre
  • Bayonet
  • Hirschfhanger
  • Belt Axe
  • Tomahawk

Version 2.0 Release

We are glad to publicly announce the release of The BattleGrounds 2 2.0, a new version of the Revolutionary War Mod for Half-Life 2! Among many changes, bug fixes and new features, the main highlights are:

  • 3rd person animations for reloading.
  • The addition of the British Light Infantry Class.
  • A choice of weapons for the infantry and skirmisher classes.
  • Three new maps (bg_quebec, bg_assault and bg_miningtown)
  • A reworked, more realistic stamina system.
  • Lots of improved skins.

Check our forums for a detailed changelog.

Media

Bg natives.jpg Bg bridge.jpg Bg assault.jpg Bg continental.jpg Bg muzzleflash.jpg Bg quebec.jpg Bg miningtown.jpg

Help Wanted

The Battle Grounds 2 Team is currently looking for animators, modellers, skinners and coders. If you want to contribute to BG2, do not hesitate to visit the forums and let us know. All dedicated modders will be considered.

See also

External Links