Battlefield: Bad Company 2

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No Vietnam Filter is not only a mod that gets rid of the vietnam-movie like post processing effects, but also improves the general lighting in a more realistic way. Brighter shadows, better fitting LOD colors, no washed out look, better depth and more! No ENB, ReShade, SweetFX etc. used!

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*No Vietnam Filter*

Client Side - That means only your game is affected by the changes of this mod.


"No Vietnam Filter" is not only a mod that gets rid of the vietnam-movie like post processing effects, but also improves the general lighting in a more realistic way. While this vietnam-movie look is somehow fitting, I personally don't like it, so I decided to change the post processing effects to a more realistic look and ended up with a complete lighting overhaul. I still call the mod "No Vietnam Filter", because at its core it does only that: get rid of the vietnam-movie look.
Since pictures are saying more than thousands words I will stop writing unnecessary stuff now, simply enjoy!
No ENB, ReShade, SweetFX etc. used, so no FPS loss! 

This mod modifies & affects only the Vietnam maps!

All screenshots were created with the highest graphics settings & bloom disabled.


-No Vietnam Post Processing Effects
-Realistic Lighting Overhaul
Which means:
-No washed out look 
-Reduced bloom
-Brighter shadows
-Better fitting LOD colors*
-Better feeling for depth of a map

*except for the map "Operation Hastings" which has weird lighting even unmodified. 

Please consider supporting me by reporting bugs, giving feedback, making suggestions or endorsing this mod if you like it.

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-Enhanced Draw Distance by me - Enhances the draw distance & LOD settings of the base game & Vietnam add-on. Up to 16x higher draw distance!
-Vehicle HUD Overhaul by me - changes a few graphical aspects of the vehicle HUDs. No scanlines, no grain/noise, less drastic color grading & more.
-No Bad Filter by me - Overhauls the post processing & lighting effects of the base game maps to achieve a more realistic & natural look.
-Menu Mod by Napisal - Removes startup intros and changes the menu soundtrack to the memorable BC1 soundtrack.
-MASE by flyer8472 - A server emulator to run a server on your local PC and play offline against bots etc. 

For more BFBC2 mods and information, visit Venice Unleashed & UNITY Gamers!


-BFBC2 Mod Loader



1. Open BFBC2 Mod Loader and click "Install Mod"
2. Choose the mod (.zip archive) and let the tool install it
3. That's it, enjoy! 

Optional To get the same result as in the screenshots, you need to disable bloom!
1. Navigate to C:/Users/YourUserName/Documents/BFBC2/ and open settings.ini with a text editor
2. Change "Bloom=true" to "Bloom=false", save the file and close the text editor
3. Right click settings.ini -> Click Properties -> Tick Read-only -> Click Apply and then click OK


My mods are exclusive to Nexus Mods!

-Do NOT sell my mods or parts of it!
-Do NOT (re)share my mods on Nexus Mods or other sites!
-If you want to use my mods as an addition for your mods or mod packs, please contact me first.
-Feel free to share pictures or videos about my mods, but credits would be nice here.
-You are allowed to modify my mods in any way for your personal use.
-You are allowed to create patches, fixes, add-ons etc. for my mods.* 

*My mods must be a requirement for your mod. Do NOT provide my complete mod with your patches, fixes, add-ons etc.!

If you need specific permissions not listed here, don't hesitate to contact me.


-Frankelstner & rukqoa for the "Mod Tools"
-DICE & EA for the game "Battlefield"


Since BFBC2 Mod Loader modifies two game files directly, there is always the risk of a BAN! I use client-side modifications (cosmetic stuff only) on official servers (Punkbuster protected) as well as on Nexus Emulator/Project Rome servers for a long time without any problems. Even the official servers are modded as hell, so I don't expect a ban in the future. I am still NOT responsible for any BAN you get, so use this mod on your OWN RISK!