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Beyond the Dark Portal Co-Op - A Mod for Warcraft 2: Tides of Darkness

Updates

No more updates 1y
  • Tweak Found an alternative co-op edition of WarCraft II
Hi everyone I want to share the last update about the Co-Op edition of those maps.

Why there will be no more updates?

As you may know, those custom maps are basically taken from the original campaign maps and changed to be played by two players. It was possible to make restrictions, like specify buildings and units players can make thanks to J.C. Fields's map editor, but the problem is those maps don't have any trigger from the campaigns maps and so the main objective is basically "Destroy everything" to complete a chapter, which is not the right given some chapters have objectives like bring a hero to the circle of power.

Why this decision?

Just a few minutes ago I found someone who has uploaded his version of both Tides of Darkness and Beyond the Dark Portal Co-Op editions which works with the original campaigns triggers in all chapters, by doing also some settings and using the non-official Combat Edition of WarCraft II.

If you want to check out this other, but better, Co-Op version of WarCraft II here is the link: https://forum.war2.ru/index.php/topic,6084.msg93964.html#msg93964

Here is also a video test about this co-op version, not made by me, in action:


What will happen to the maps of my co-op version?

Absolutely nothing. The maps will be left here for anyone who is interested to play my co-op version of Beyond the Dark Portal.

Have a nice day everyone.
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BtdP Co-Op

What is WarCraft II - Beyond the Dark Portal Co-Op?

As the name suggest, it's basically the original game but meant to be played by two players together. All the maps from the Beyond the Dark Portal campaigns were changed not only for be suitable for two players but are also made more difficult for give a challenging experience.

Are the objectives of the original campaigns replicated?

No. WarCraft II editor doesn't let users to make their own objectives to complete. Feel free to surrender when the objectives are completed. If you don't remember the objectives of the maps check out this web page.

How can I play those maps with a friend?

There are different ways to play those maps with someone:

  • Playing with the GOG version of WarCraft II Battle.net Edition.
  • Getting the IPXWrapper library and put it into the WarCraft II folder.
  • Downloading and installing the non-official Combat Edition of WarCraft II.

IMPORTANT NOTE!

DO NOT SAVE THE MAPS USING OTHER EDITORS, USE THE J.C FIELDS MAP EDITOR FOR SEE THE MAPS. SAVING WITH A DIFFERENT EDITOR CAN REMOVE THE RESTRICTIONS SET FOR THOSE MAPS.