Battlefield 1942 Dedicated Server
9:23 AM | Jean-Luc Dinsdale | Comment on this story
The hard-working programming team over at Aspyr Media have just released version 1.0 of their Battlefield 1942 Dedicated Server application.
The software allows players to host BF1942 multi-player online battles without actually having to run the client software. The end result is the full power of a user's CPU can be dedicated to hosting games, allowing for snappier hosting performance, and enabling more players to join the game.
Although the application isn't pumping out high-resolution graphics, the dedicated server software still requires a separate 1 GHz G4/G5, with 512MB of RAM, and the latest version of the Mac OS, as well as a full copy of Battlefield 1942: Deluxe Edition for Macintosh. As the server takes up all the resources of the computer it's running on, a second Mac will be required for players wanting to join games they are hosting:
**THE SERVER WILL CONSUME 85 TO 100% OF THE CPU. YOU CANNOT RUN AN The 2.3 MB file is available for free over at IMG's sister site MacGameFiles - follow the links below to grab the application:
MGF: Download Battlefield 1942 Dedicated Server
INTERNET SERVER ON AND PLAY FROM THE SAME MACHINE. SERVERS MUST BE DEDICATED FOR OPTIMAL AND PROPER PERFORMANCE.
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