Server Side Modding

The Official Modding Resource for Battlefield 1942 and Battlefield Vietnam
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Getting Started
Getting Started
Prepping Your Files
  Testing Methods
Auto-Start Map
True Testing Enviroment
General How-To's
Stop Base Camping
Removing Out Of Bounds
Stop Base Camping 2
Disabling Parachutes
Add Repair Points
Add Spawn Points
Main Base Swapping
Modifying the Point System
Conquest Ticket System
Making CTF Versions of Maps
Vehicle How-To's
Replace/Add Vehicles
Lock Vehicles
Partially Disabling Vehicles
Totally Disabling Vehicles
Making a Carbomb
Adding Nitrous
Making Amphibious
Performance Tweaking
Adding Healing Supply
Adding/Changing/Removing Carrier Vehicles
Weapon How-To's
Spawn Weapon Kits
Change the Weapon Kits of Soldiers
Modifying Weapon Attributes
Disabling Weapons
Modifying the Damage System
Disabling Overheating
Fix Wall Hacks
How to Fix Wall/Floor Hacks
Basrah's Edge
Lost Village
Al Khafji Docks
El Alamein
Other Fixes
Leaning F16 Fix
Glass Humvee
Oil Fields Exploding A-10
Operation Bragg Fixes
Object List
Weapon Kits List
Global Object Spawners
Global Soldier Spawns
Projectile Material Numbers

File Prepping

First thing 1st, you need to prep the map file that you are going to alter. This does two things: allows you to make a map patch instead of having overwrite the map file, and it gets rid of all the clutter that you won't be using.

Open up the RFA Explorer and pick the map you want to make changes to. This one is DC El Alamein.

You'll see a number of files and folders. For your mod, you'll only need two of these files. Go ahead and delete everything except what you see here (*added 8/21/04: Actually, go keep everything in the conquest folder)

Now, minimize the folders within RFA Explorer and highlight "bf1942".

Then click "Build RFA" and keep the same map name but add _001 to it. For more information on what renaming the map to your_map_001 does, see below

As for compression, I always pick "Off (Faster but Bigger)". If you have any problems with the build process, click the "help" option under "extras" in RFA Explorer.


No materials may be duplicated under any circumstances.