Join Moongamers alot?
Tired of clicking BattleField shortcut, watching movies and adds, choosing player (optional), selecting multiplayer, selecting internet, choosing favorites, choosing moon server and clicking Join?
How about 1 double click and you are in your favorite server.
This can be done using command-line switches.
Right-click a shortcut to Battlefield and click copy.
Right-click an empty space on your desktop and click paste.
Right-click your new BF shortcut copy and choose re-name.
Re-name copy of shortcut to the server you want it to join.
Eg Moon TDM or Moongamers CQ
Right-click your new server shortcut and choose properties.
In the Target: section, it should read "C:\Program Files\EA Games\Battlefield 1942\BF1942.exe"
You need to now add your command-line switches, these are
+restart 1 (skips movies and adds) optional
+joinServer IP:PORT (adds the direct link) case sensitive
Your new taget line should read (for MoonGamers 1942 (CD/Origin))
"C:\Program Files\EA Games\Battlefield 1942\BF1942.exe" +restart 1 +joinServer 22.214.171.124:14567
Adding DC Final
The command line switch for Mods is +game
Your new taget line should read (for MoonGamers DC)
"C:\Program Files\EA Games\Battlefield 1942\BF1942.exe" +game DC_Final +restart 1 +joinServer 126.96.36.199:14567
Check if the path is the same before you can copy the entire line and paste it into the Target: field of your new moon-server shortcut.
64bit operating systems will have a different named path. The end after the quotes will be the same. Make sure to ensure the spacing is correct for all Operating Systems. The most important part to be able to join quickly is " +restart 1 +joinServer xx.xx.xxx.xx:14567" Place this with no quotes at the end of your target. IP will need to reflect the server you wish to join. The game will change mods if needed so the mod change step is not really needed.
Double-click your new moon-server shortcut and you will load directly to the server.
You can make as many new shortcuts as you like, all you need is the IP and Port numbers.
Good luck and happy hunting.
Edited by Captain John H. Miller, 12 April 2018 - 03:05 AM.
Updated IPs and servers