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Good thing I snagged the digital deluxe edition for $1 right before the sale ended biggrin.gif

It ends today 12am PST.

Well, they fixed it. Just picked it up. Can't go wrong for $1... A candy bar costs more than that!
Edited by bucdan - 4/14/14 at 3:26pm
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No 1942? Woe is me.
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I might get back into some BF2142... such a good game.

Indeed, Titan matches are my favourite online game mode ever.

I've tried installing BF2142 a couple of times since picking it up on Origin for about £1.50 a couple of years ago, but when ever I do the server list is always empty.
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I might get back into some BF2142... such a good game.

Indeed, Titan matches are my favourite online game mode ever.

I've tried installing BF2142 a couple of times since picking it up on Origin for about £1.50 a couple of years ago, but when ever I do the server list is always empty.

 

Much smaller playerbase than BC2: https://www.gametracker.com/search/bf2142/US/?sort=c_numplayers&order=DESC

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I got enough playtime out of BF2142. It was a great game.

http://2142-stats.com/DP667+stats.html
 
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No 1942? Woe is me.

As far as I'm aware, Battlefield 1942 is still free on Origin.
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As far as I'm aware, Battlefield 1942 is still free on Origin.


Not going to be much use once gamespy d goes down unless they change a few things.


(Will EA fix this or will they keep offering '42 until the cut off date??)
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Indeed, Titan matches are my favourite online game mode ever.

I've tried installing BF2142 a couple of times since picking it up on Origin for about £1.50 a couple of years ago, but when ever I do the server list is always empty.
Indeed... it was like that for me too if I didn't have the latest version and (I think?) PB updated. It shouldn't be empty.

I'd serious buy a version of "BF2143" -- the same game just with new graphics, and no bugs, lol.
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No 1942? Woe is me.

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Not going to be much use once gamespy d goes down unless they change a few things.


(Will EA fix this or will they keep offering '42 until the cut off date??)

That's true, no multiplayer unless they decide to keep it alive as well. Well, there is still the single player though wink.gif . Can't complain for the price of free, I reckon.

EDIT: I thought 1942 supports client-side servers? They may not be official/ranked, but still fun.
Edited by Gamer_Josh - 4/14/14 at 5:26pm
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