Ok, so I'm finally getting around to downloading FH, so what do I need to be up to on the servers and mappacks and the like? They're all floating around the web, and I was wondering if any of you e-dudes would point me in the right direction, thanks soooo much!-
BF1942 - 1.61 update patch and 1.61b community update patch
FH 0.7 - 3 part installer
Fully updated PunkBuster - visit the PB site to get PBsetup, the updater utility.
FH Fan Map Pack 6 for FH 0.7 - most servers run some of these
Most other add-ons are optional content or server-specific map packs.
Ooh, ooh, don't forget the Sound and Texture patch as well as the unofficial sound patch (Look in the threads forits location). FH ein FH without em
First 1.6 patch is not nececary if your bf is laready in 1.6 version straight from the box, just check the version. As for texture pack, if you decide to download it, don't forget to get the map pack 6 update and patch too: http://files.filefront.com/Historical_Texture_Pack_for_FH_Fan_Mappack_6_v_1/;5081231;;/fileinfo.html
Does that texture patch add something that the texture and sound patch plus the unofficial one dont? And can I have all 3 functioning?
It's the texture pack for Map Pack 6, done mostly by Hanley and Mr_Cheese, I also added some stuff. It's normal extension of the original pack, which you should install if you have both map pack 6 and texture pack for FH 0.7. Also, I insist on installing it so much because it contains a fix for the problem which original texture pack brought to my map (exchanged some soldier textures for worse looking ones).:)
A lil confusing, doncha think?
Yes, that's the problem, shall I add that we noticed the problem with my map after Mr_Cheese released the map pack 6 texture pack? What I linked you to is the version 1.1, it contains entire map pack 6 texture pack, so no need for older version.
It simple really, pretty much like my first post, but this lot came babbling about optional extras.
1: Battlefield 1942 updated to version 1.61b [if your BF is older, 1.61 main patch and 1.61b community patch]
Make sure your BF1942 PunkBuster is up to date with PBsetup - PB has never been perfect with auto updates.
2: Forgotten Hope 0.7 - 3 part installer
3: FH Fan Map Pack 6 - optional - but most active servers run MP6 maps.
Despite what this lot babble about ... everything else is purely OPTIONAL or server dependent for some other custom maps.
Hey, who do you call "this lot"?;) Indeed, texture packs are purely optional, but I always try to notify its users about the map pack upgrade, as the original texture and sound pack affects my map in a negative way. Ofcourse, that's for those who install the Map Pack 6, and although it is optional (afterall FH is also optional, you can play bare bf42=D) you know yourself how much effort went into it. Map pack 6 was heavily tested and created under direct FH dev's supervision, also some of the maps are done by FH devs, so it'd realy be a lost not to play them... ofcourse, in my opinion.