Desert Combat

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Desert Combat is a popular mod for the hit first-person shooter (FPS) computer game Battlefield 1942. DC brings the game's setting to modern warfare in the Middle East, providing the player with the opportunity to drive modern vehicles such as M2 Bradleys and fly F-14 Tomcats from aircraft carriers. The game pits the United States and its coalition allies against Iraq.

Many players consider it to be one of the best mods since Half-Life's Counter-Strike. It is also sometimes lauded in the mod community for the developer's ingenuity in making changes to the game despite Battlefield 1942 lacking basic mod support such as an SDK.

There have been mods for DC as well. Desert Combat Extended modifies gameplay (still arcade style) and new content, such as new armies. Desert Combat Realism Mod modifies gameplay and features to make combat more realistic. There have been several other smaller modifications to the DC as well such as Enhanced DC, DC High Power, and 21st Century Warfare.

DC Final was released as a semi-official expansion, and includes previously unreleased original DC content and work of some of the original Desert Combat team members. It was not an official release of Trauma Studios or of the Desert Combat team, but some former members were involved in the release.

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Trauma Studios

On September 1st, 2004, Digital Illusions CE bought Trauma Studios, the developers of the Desert Combat Battlefield 1942 Modification. Administrators on the official Desert Combat website say that DICE and Trauma Studios are supposedly going to collaborate on making a new First Person Shooter, but this is uncertain. Update: It is now confirmed that Trauma Studios is working with DICE on the upcoming Battlefield 2 game.


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Coalition

Opposition

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