Welcome to play FinnWars WWII game mod for BF42
FinnWars server ‘Suomi 100’ https://www.gametracker.com/server_info/46.246.93.31:14568/

I) DOWNLOAD

1. Battlefield 1942 (modified by bf-league.eu)
https://drive.google.com/uc?id=0BxvRmo2i0njkM01qLTRPeDU1aGs&export=download
2. FinnWars-mod:
http://www.gaming.fi/keskustelu.php?ketju_id=1547&kat_id=9999
or http://www.bf-games.net/downloads/825/finnwars-1-82-full.html
or https://mega.co.nz/#!Qx8WlAAJ!nnQaTHL0gVmbo4qSg75nLSjY4tR2aocjmgTX5ZRg42Y

ATTENTION. Origin is not working with server and retail CD version needs lot of fixes: use bf-league.eu version!

II) INSTALLATION (space needed: 5.11 GB)

1. Install Battlefield 1942 to the default folder C:\Program Files (x86)\EA Games\...
2. Set 22-digit string with BF1942 CD KEY Changer.exe: /files/justpaste/d523/a18719421/a96e7427acdb4b70cda75cd7fcaa85772.jpg
Use your own cd-key or generate with this tool: https://www.randomlists.com/string?base=9&length=22&qty=1 (press 'Refresh')
3a. Installing FinnWars mod to 64bit Windows:
Start FinnWars_1.82_installer.exe and install to: C:\Program Files (x86)\EA Games\Battlefield 1942 (default folder)
3b. Installing FinnWars mod to 32bit Windows:
Start FinnWars_1.82_installer.exe and install to: C:\Program Files\EA Games\Battlefield 1942\Mods (default folder)
4. FW must be in folder 'Battlefield 1942\Mods\FinnWars', not 'Battlefield 1942\Mods\Mods\FinnWars' etc.

FinnWars desktop shortcuts:
FinnWarsServer2017-11-13.rar 3 KB
https://mega.nz/#!dsUGVAaJ!2rwYsmUIUY8ewAXshZcRrFncx0ekZ5kPBmodUgodfLs

Windows 10 -fixes:
- Enable DirectPlay in the Control Panel: /files/justpaste/d523/a18719421/2cdab1d97319d888f9402778e5de4844.png
‘Control Panel’ > ‘Programs’ > ‘Programs and Features’ > ‘Turn Windows Features on or off’, opening ‘Legacy Components’> clicking ‘DirectPlay’ > Hit ok
- Enable Windows XP SP3 compatibility mode for BF1942.exe: /files/justpaste/d523/a18719421/2238464747e37f90420c4ea9a4deeb16.jpg
- Enable ‘Run this program as an administrator’ option for BF1942.exe
‘Properties’ -> ‘Compatibility’ -> ‘Change settings for all users’

III) SETTINGS IN BF1942

1. Start Battlefield 1942
2. Do not create a new profile - just change the player name of profile CUSTOM PROFILE  
3. Set off English Dialog: Options -> Sound -> move to next page: Sound Options 2/2 -> English Dialog
4. Choose correct resolution in Options -> Video

IV) JOIN TO THE FINNWARS SERVER

Join to the Suomi 100: Multiplayer -> Update
Show FinnWars servers: ‘Custom Filter’ -> ‘Show all’ -> ‘FinnWars’

V) EXTRA

bf-league.eu:n BF42 version contains present-day resolutions but FoV is set for 4:3 monitor.
Info: http://www.widescreengaming.net/wiki/Battlefield_1942

Modify FoV
1. Download FoV-file: https://mega.nz/#!mxESgQoB!3rTh-3clqjhO6hcTsvFg5_Ze42DEyiJAyjqT6xPUWB4
2. Extract ‘Settings.rar’ and then extract ’16 x 9.rar’ (if you have a 16:9 monitor) to folder:
C:\Program Files (x86)\EA GAMES\Battlefield 1942\Mods\bf1942\Settings
(this one replaces original VideoDefault.con file)
3. Enable ’Read-only’ mode for VideoDefault.con file:
‘Properties’ ->Attributes: stick Read-only

Add FinnWars shortcut to the Steam Library
1. ’Library’
2. ‘Add a game…’
3. ’Add a Non-Steam Game...’
4. ’Browse…’ -> C:\Program Files (x86)\EA Games\Battlefield 1942\BF1942.exe
5. ’Add selected programs’
6. Click BF1942-name with right side mouse button in Library games section -> Properties
7. ’Set launch options…’ -> paste:
+game FinnWars +restart 1 +game FinnWars
8. Rename ‘BF1942’ to ‘FinnWars’
9. Press ’OK’ ja ’Close’
Now you can start FinnWars mod with this shortcut
If you want a shortcut to join to the server - paste code:
+game FinnWars +restart 1 +game FinnWars +joinServer 46.246.93.31:14568

Forum:
https://web.archive.org/web/20160316084505/http://forum.iceflakestudios.com:80/viewforum.php?f=6
Game instructions:
http://fw-tactic.blogspot.fi/2009_09_01_archive.html
http://archive.is/LMAMc
http://archive.is/bpVby
http://archive.is/ZDUZz



Created: 13/11/2017
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