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[MordorHQ] Forgotten but not Abandoned, Bad Company 2 returns with Server & Mod Tools

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MordorHQ News Central -- You might remember a slightly old game that went by the name "Battlefield: Bad Company 2". Originally released in 2010, Bad Company 2 was the sequel to DICE's spin off game "Battlefield: Bad Company" and featured large maps with destructible environments, the game was replaced in 2011 as the lead title of the franchise by Battlefield 3.

Fast forward to today, and part of the community hasn't forgotten about Bad Company 2's existence in a sea of first-person shooters. For two years, NoFaTe and the community at Emulator Nexus have been working on reverse engineering the game and discovered not only that the maps can be modified with some effort, but that alongside the leaked server files, map layouts, vehicle handling and weapon multipliers could be altered to change the way the game plays out.

http://www.mordorhq.com/content.php?9-Forgotten-but-not-Abandoned-Bad-Company-2-returns-with-Mod-Tools
Edited by Raven.7 - 2/18/13 at 2:04am
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Bought BC2, good game, played quite a few hours. Used to admin a server when it was first released too.
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Project Reality team may have just simultaneously exploded in their pants.
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Oh the good old day! It's an amazing game but now I'm mostly playing the next successor, BF3 biggrin.gif
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INB4 community maps? smile.gif
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Does not mean anything, Just becuase you can edit all the files, doesnt mean dice is going to let it happen. Theirs a reason they didn't release to begin with, no doubt they are going to try and stop this.
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Does not mean anything, Just becuase you can edit all the files, doesnt mean dice is going to let it happen. Theirs a reason they didn't release to begin with, no doubt they are going to try and stop this.

Anything anyone does do with this would have to be absolutely amazing to pull people away from BF3 or whatever other game they long since have moved on to, especially with BF4 on the horizon, of which the beta seems on track for this fall...

This would have been amazing news if it occurred 2 years ago (ie shortly after BC2: Vietnam released), alas I am having trouble getting hyped at all about it.
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If there's editable models and stuff like that, this could be great news for PC players. Hopefully, there is a way that all things are moddable. Yes, DICE probably won't just let it happen, but this could give modders a great reason to get off their butts and create more original works. I, for one, am hoping I can do something savvy with the engine rather than looking at the same game 100 times.
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Really looking foward to what this may bring. Just being able increase the boundary limits on many of the maps would be a great start to modding this game. Arica Harbor would be a perfect candidate ! thumb.gif
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please POE3

lol seriously I would re-install BC2 to play a good mod

ok so they are reverse engineering it, so there is no official release of tools? good luck
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