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#1: No icon Playing both versions of Soldier of fortune 2 Author: TeoLocation: Milan PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:44 am
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How you are able to play & have both versions of Soldier of fortune double II Helix.

- What are the differences between these versions.

* Soldier of fortune V 1.00 .

- This version does not support a anti-cheat program ( punkbuster).
- On this version are less servers.( but more servers that run RMG maps ).
- Supports mods : rpm versions , rpm pro versions ,admin mod versions.
- On this version players can lean thru walls ( glitch / Q3 engine bugs ).
- To play online you don't need a cd-key.

* Soldier of fortune GOLD .

- This version supports a anti-cheat program ( punkbuster).
- On this version are more servers.
- Supports mods : rpm pro , roc mod versions , osp versions , goldrush...
- On this version players can not lean thru walls ( glitch / Q3 engine bugs ).
- This version has additional weapons : Silvertalon pistol , MP5 , sig551.
- To play online you need a cd-key.

Upgrading from V 1.00 to Gold

When you have soldier of fortune V1.00 and want to play gold aswell.

How to do it when you still have your original game cd's.

- Insert CD to install the game.

- When you come to the screen you see below click on the browse button.



- When clicked on the browse button you will get screen like below.



- Now change the name that you see at top: C:\Program Files:\Soldier of Fortune II -double helix
         into a new name like : C:\Program Files:\Soldier of Fortune II -GOLD VERSION

- See also screen below:



- When you changed the game name click OK.

- Your game will install under that path name and your current version will stay intact.

- When you come at the point the install asks you , if you want to make a shortcut to your desctop           choose NO.( reason : to have not the problem it overwrites your shortcut of your current version.

- when the install is complete look at the size of the standard pk's ( sometimes the are corrupt.
        what?: It means the pk3 are not complete installed

- Look below and compare if your files are all there and have the exact size:

- Files you must have in the base directory + there size:

File name size
maps.pk3 100.572 Kb
mp.pk3 30.979 Kb
models.pk3 94.357 Kb
musicandsound.pk3 186.770 Kb
skins.pk3 71.347 Kb
textures0.pk3 403.511 Kb
textures1234.pk3 160.306 Kb
therest.pk3 67.836 Kb


- When these files having not the correct size extract them manually from your CD.

- Files you must have in the main game directory (see screen below):



- You can aslo download a little program to check your game files get it here : Wiser 2

- When the game is complete installed download the patch to update your game from V1.00
         to GOLD.

- Download the patch here : GOLD FULL PATCH

- install the patch on your new installed game.

- when the patch is installed look for the new directory called PB, inthere you will the pbweb.exe,
         hit that to update your punkbuster files.

- When you don't find this file in your game , then can you download the PB directory here ,
         this contains the pbweb.exe file to update your pb files .Download it => PB

- Or you can go aswell to this site and update your punkbuster manually : Evenbalance

- When the game is completely installed then you go into the directory of the fresh installed game,
         find the SOF2MP.EXE icon and make a shortcut to your desctop.

- Install the mods you need roc-mod , goldrush , osp ... ( this goes the same as on sof2 V1.00).

- Add your maps and skins ( same way as for sof2 1.00 ).

- When you did all this your ready to play on sof2 Gold.

- Start up your game enter your CD-key, and set up your name + move key's + binds.

Warning : Do not copy your sof2mp.cfg from sof2 V1.00 , it will not work when you do this.

- When you still having problem with upgrading your game , contact us for more help.

How to do it when you don't have your original game cd's.

- Copy your existing soldier of fortune V1.00 version.

- After you made a copy of it , change the directoryname to SOF2 GOLD for example.

- Remove all V1.00 game mods.( Important )

- Remove your sof2mp.cfg from the game.( Important )

- Install the gold patch on your copy of the game.

- Update your punkbuster.

- Install the gold mods you want to have.

- Start up your game enter your CD-key ,and set up your name + move key's + binds.

Warning : Do not copy your sof2mp.cfg from sof2 V1.00 , it will not work when you do this.

- When you still having problem with upgrading your game , contact us for more help.

From Gold to V 1.00

When you have soldier of fortune GOLD and want to play V1.00 aswell.

How to do it .

- Copy your game.

- Change the the name of the copy you made to SOF 1.00 for example.

- Delete: gamex86.dll, SoF2MP.exe, SoF2.exe from the copy of the game.

- Delete: all the sof gold mods. ( ops , roc mod ...)

- Delete: update101.pk3, update102.pk3 , update103.pk3 that you find in the BASE directory.

- Now download this versions of the files gamex86.dll and SoF2MP.exe .

- Get them here : V1.00 files.

- After u downloaded and unzipped this put these files in the main game directory.

- Install the V1.00 gamemods you need.

- Start up your game , and set up your name + move key's + binds.

Note : It is not needed to enter your cd-key to play Sof2 V1.00 online.

- When you still having problem with upgrading your game , contact us for more help.



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