View Full Version : bf42 connection problems

15-11-2003, 02:37 PM

Sometimes( almost all the time ) when i play battlefield 1942 (best game ever) online it comes up woth" warning: connection problems" this is so annoying, is there anyway i can prevent this or is it my crappy 56k modem

will jetstream stuff fix this?


15-11-2003, 03:01 PM
Your 56k modem simply wont be able to handle anything more than one, maybe two people in a game.. If you're really lucky you might get to play with 3-4 people, but aside from that, JetStream Starter or higher is a must.

AFAIK what's happening is there's too much its trying to send to your PC and so you're getting major lag. If you check your ping times you'll likely see it reaching around 2000ms which is off the charts....

Anything 200ms or under is good!

Look into JetStream Starter if you want to play online :-)

15-11-2003, 03:03 PM
Yeah BF1942 is not designed for 56k in mind. Jetstart would fix it. You could try lowering the graphics detail ie. 1024x768 to 640x480 so not as much data is being sent through the modem. Not sure if that would work, just something I heard.

15-11-2003, 03:14 PM
Im pretty sure it only sends specific's about the "models", the detail and skins are all put together at the PC, not transmitted AFAIK.

...could be wrong... dont think so though.

15-11-2003, 05:31 PM
jetstart fix's it fine. make sure you play on user@jetsreamegames.co.nz
or play on a n xtra server tho.

p.s another bf1942 player for the list!

15-11-2003, 07:09 PM
so if you dont type in user@jetsreamegames.co.nz when you play on the xtra servers it dosent eat into your monthly mb usage?