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Posted by: Eat Uranium
14.12.2014 19:00 GMT

Hello and welcome back to another Forgotten Hope 2 update.

Today we would like to show you a render featuring the M1938 and M1944 Mosin-Nagant carbines, but before we get to that it's that time of year again...

No, not Christmas. It's voting time for the ModDB Mod of the Year 2014, and FH2 has made it to the Top 100 again. We'd like to say a big thank you to our fans for voting us this far, and we hope that you will vote for us in the Top 100 round as well.

The adoption of the M91/30 rifle gave the Red Army a modern and dependable rifle. However, they were still using the M1907 carbines, which had been out of production since before the revolution and were based on the older M1891 rifle. The design for the new M38 carbine was finally accepted for production in February 1939. It was essentially the same as the M91/30, with a shortened barrel and stock, a rear sight graduated to only 1000 metres and a slightly modified front sight mounting.

The carbines were issued to artillerymen, engineers and other soldiers who while not front line troops may have need of a rifle. In this case, it was not felt that a bayonet was needed, and so the M38 carbine was not issued with one and was designed not to accept the M91/30 bayonet. However, the fierce close quarters combat of urban battles such as Stalingrad demanded a smaller and more convenient weapon. The M44 was born out of the simple brief to make an M38 with a bayonet.

The bayonet of the M44 is a permanently attached folding spike. The M38 stock was modified with a groove to accept the bayonet when folded, but beyond this there were no changes. By 1944, many M38 carbines were fitted with M44 stocks. While the M44 was in production since 1943, it never reached the desired level of issue, and saw most of it's action post-war. These Mosin-Nagant carbines were made by Seth Soldier.


Our winners for this week's screenshot competition is NotOnymous. You can view the winning submission here.

We are now accepting entries for the week of December 15th. If you think you have the best FH2 screenshot, post them here.


That's all for this week, but be sure to come back next time for another update. Until then, feel free to visit our IRC channel, our public forums, and/or our Twitter and Facebook pages to discuss this update and other news.


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Posted by: Mayhemic.MAD
09.10.2014 09:00 GMT


The registration for the "Last Breath of an Empire" has now opened and we welcome everyone to participate in this great Battlefield experience, that is absolutely free.


The War in Burma, Singapore, Malaya and the Dutch East Indies has only been presented once and our developers have worked hard to prepare this epic campaign which will give you a unique experience in a new and exciting environment. Everything is historically accurate with pinpoint precision.



The equipment used in the battles progress as the campaign goes on, so the farther you go the more explosive and deadly the combat will become! As the months go by you will be drawn deeper and deeper into the campaign and with our new and improved scoring system, ultimately one army will be victorious.

In this FH1 Pacific Campaign you will experience:

Forgotten Hope 1 at its best!
Fighting on a full 100 player server
New, innovated gameplay with our well acclaimed FHT Mod!
10 intense battles on the Indo-China-Front, every Saturday at 19:00 UTC.
2 sides led by best with teamwork oriented armies employing strategies and co-operation with promotions and rewards for your achievements.
New friendships with likeminded people from all over the world
It is free and everybody is welcome!

So either choose to fight for the British Commonwealth or the Japanese Empire, alongside your mates against the opponent!



On behalf of the whole F|H nerve center we wish you all an unforgettable campaign.


About Forgotten Honor
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Posted by: Eat Uranium
28.09.2014 18:00 GMT

Hello and welcome back to another Forgotten Hope 2 update.

Today we have an announcement from the guys over at Forgotten Honor as well as a render and a few screenshots of some equipment that has been provided by allies or stolen from enemies. But before we begin, we have a short message.

We are always looking for more help. At the moment we are particularly in need of people who can do animations or sounds, however if you think you can help us in some other way don't hesitate to apply. More information on the application process can be found here.

Within 3 months of the start of Operation Barbarossa, the first British aid to the Soviet Union had been delivered. The Arctic Convoys carried aircraft, raw materials and tanks. Starting in 1942, the Soviets were provided with 301 Churchill tanks, of which 43 were lost before they arrived. Trials conducted with the newly arrived tanks showed mechanical problems, and the opinion of these new tanks was low.

The Soviets received 2008 Universal Carriers from Britain and Canada. They were primarily issued to scout and reconnaissance units. While they were provided along with Bren guns and Boys rifles, these were often replaced with domestic weapons. About 3300 M3A1E1 Scout Cars were provided to the Soviets. This was a modification of the standard design, fitted with a Soviet made Buda-Lanova diesel engine. They were used as reconnaissance, command and prime mover vehicles.

In most cases the vehicles recieved kept the paint schemes that they arrived wearing, with Soviet identifying markings added on top.

The Germans captured a great number of T-34 tanks during their advances into the Soviet Union. A great many of these were pressed into service, both before and after receiving modifications (most usually fitting cupolas from damaged Pz III or IV). Since using the same shaped tank as the enemy is a risky move, the T-34s were painted with many large visible crosses.

This is just some of the new captured and lend lease equipment in Forgotten Hope 2.




Forgotten Honor Proudly Presents

BLOOD AND THUNDER

A brand new Forgotten Hope 2 campaign now open!

Blood and Thunder

We're back with a brand new Campaign, which will take you to the European Theater of Operations!

Forgotten Honor presents to you Campaign #16: "Blood and Thunder"

Either repulse the Germans to their homeland as an American 26th Infantry soldier or expand your Third Reich as a 125th Panzer-Grenadier Landser.

26th Infantry Regiment vs 125th PzGr Regiment


MAKE YOUR CHOICE!

With this brand new Forgotten Honor campaign, Blood and Thunder, you will experience:

  • Forgotten Hope 2 at its best
  • Fight in Forgotten Hope 2 like you've never done before using our custom mod
  • 12 great battles with brand new maps.
  • Intense 100 player Battles every Friday for 6 hours.
  • Start as a Recruit and climb through historical ranks.
  • Play in Historical scenarios.
  • Spawn points deployed by Squad Leaders, creating new tactical opportunities.
  • A level of Teamwork that you never seen before.
  • Create new friendships with like-minded people from all over the world.
  • New, innovative gameplay.
  • It is free, and everybody is welcome.

Join the Forgotten Honor Campaign



Forgotten Honor has vast experience in arranging campaigns for Forgotten Hope 2 and many other games. We are an international online community of players, created by players, run by players and maintained by players. We always strive to make the best campaigns for you, and our team of organizers and talented mappers are proud to announce this campaign open for sign-ups. Both the Allied and the Axis sides eagerly await your enlistment and will gladly guide you to victory.

Experience the exhilaration of victory and the soul-searching after a defeat, as you stand or fall together with your teammates. Duty is calling you to battle, we are waiting for you!

Will you be there? Join now.
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Our winners for this week's screenshot competition is Matthew_Baker. You can view the winning submission here.

We are now accepting entries for the week of September 29th. If you think you have the best FH2 screenshot, post them here.


That's all for this week, but be sure to come back next time for another update. Until then, feel free to visit our IRC channel, our public forums, and/or our Twitter and Facebook pages to discuss this update and other news.


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