BROTHERS IN ARMS:
Road to Hill 30
When playing the Brothers In Arms: Road to Hill 30 multiplayer game,
you can play against players on a LAN or online through ubi.com.You can
also sign in to your ubi.com account or change your gameplay options
from this menu.
Before playing a multiplayer game, you can first create a profile
– choose the Profile Manager from the Main Menu, then follow
the on-screen instructions for creating a new profile. If you
don’t choose a profile, you will use the game’s
default settings. Profiles will store your personalized game
configuration settings to your computer.
When your profile is created, return to the Main Menu, and then choose
the Multiplayer menu to select the type of game you want to play.
To play on a Local Area Network (LAN), select LAN Play from
theMultiplayer menu.You can then select from a list of existing matches
or create your own match.
You can start your own LAN match by selecting Create Match in the LAN
Play menu.Then, choose the mission you wish to play and the number of
players (two or four).After you have made your selections, click Begin
Match to enter the mission briefing.
Next, choose your team and click on Ready. If you decide you are not
ready or you want to change teams, click Unready. If you want another
player in your game to change teams, you can select that player and
press Unready Player. Click Begin Game when you are ready for the
mission to begin.
Note: The profile you are playing with must be selected through theMain
Menu before starting or joining a LAN game.
Play It On ubi.com™
Play Brothers In Arms: Road to Hill 30 online! Ubi.com is an Internet
gaming community where you can create a permanent gamer identity, set
up a friends lists with other players, see when they’re
online, and invite them to play.
Connecting to Ubi.com
Before you can use ubi.com, you need to connect your computer to the
Internet and sign up for the ubi.com service.You can find more
information about the ubi.com service at www.ubi.com.
After reading and accepting the User Agreement, enter your ubi.com
account name and password. Click the Save Password option if you want
the game to remember your password.Validate the Auto-Login option to
automatically log in to the game using this ubi.com account. Use the
New Profile and Account Management options to create a new account or
to change your current account settings.
Note: You may encounter some trouble connecting to ubi.com if
you’re using a firewall
on your computer. Here are the ports you’ll have to open to
play on ubi.com:
[TCP] 40000-43000 included
[UDP] 44000 inbound-outbound
[UDP] 45000 inbound-outbound
[UDP] 45001 inbound-outbound
a Ubi.com Game
From the Multiplayer menu, select Play It On ubi.com.You must first
sign into an existing ubi.com account (using your user name and
password) or chose to create a new account. Once you are logged in, you
have the following options:
This is where you can search and join existing
game sessions. First, choose a match from the list.The available game
sessions will appear on the left.You can set the filters at the bottom
of the screen to sort the existing list of sessions. (You can reload
the session list by clicking Refresh.) To join a session, select it and
click Join.You will be taken to the mission briefing.When you and the
other players are ready (they’ll appear white), start the
game by clicking Launch.
This is where you can set up a match by specifying the game
settings.You can set the mission you want to play, the number of
players, and the server name.You can also set a password on the mission
(for private matches – your opponents must also know the
password to join). Once you’ve configured the game, click
Begin Match to
proceed to the mission briefing.When you and all the players are ready
(they’ll appear white), launch the game by clicking the
Objectives: Each mission has a unique objective for each
side to accomplish before the mission timer runs out. Follow the
on-screeninstructions during the mission briefings to determine the
mission objective(s) for your side of the engagement.
Promotion: When you are killed during a multiplayer game,
you can field promote a surviving soldier to become the new squad
leader, and take over playing that soldier.
When your team members are killed during the multiplayer game, you can
order reinforcements. Each player has a limited number of
reinforcements for each mission, as indicated on the HUD.
(If your teammate quits the mission, you will receive his unused
While playing a Brothers In Arms: Road To Hill 30 multiplayer game,
much of the information displayed on-screen, such as health, remaining
grenades and ammunition, and fire team locations, will be identical to
the single-player game.
There are several additional items in the HUD (heads-up display) when
playing a multiplayer game:
Arrows on the outside of the compass which point the direction of
various objectives in the mission.Yellow arrows indicate destination
objectives, orange arrows indicate item objectives, and gray arrows
possible item objectives that haven’t been discovered yet.
Counts down the time left to complete the mission.
Shows the status of location-based objectives.
Shows the status of objects crucial to the success of the mission.These
sometimes will be replaced by a timer in demolition missions.
The number to the right of the compass represents the number of
reinforcements you have remaining for that game.