Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis: Walkthrough

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This is a placeholder page for a walkthrough of OFP: Cold War Crisis.

This campaign is written for v1.46/v1.96

Mission list of the Cold War Crisis Campaign:

Combined Arms
Montignac Must Fall
After Montignac
Strange Meeting
Night Patrol
Hold Malden
Tank Training
Battle Of Houdan
Tank Rally
Unfinished Business
Taking Command
Turning The Tide
Return To Eden
Hind Attack
Rolling Thunder
Air Superiority
Air Assault
Wake Up Call
Planes Start
Search And Destroy
Red Dawn
Status Quo

  • Training


  • Learn to control movement
  • Learn to fire your rifle

This mission is very easy it introduces you to Operation Flashpoint. The mission will start in front of the barracks on a base. Keep an eye on the upper-left corner of your screen, were some hints will appear. Your first order you will recieve is to run the a 5t truck and run back. A waypoint will appear to guide you towards the location. Once you get back put your rifle on your back, do this via the action menu.
Now the more "fun" part will start. Follow your squad into the truck just outside the base. Get in the back of the truck (Note: you need to be at the back and then an option will appear in the action menu to get in.) and it will drive to the obstacle course. Your drill instructer will order your the move down the obstacle course (Tip: Remain inside the obstacles and switch to 3rd person view to navigate easier.). At the end of the lane you must run between the 2 concrete cones otherwise you will need to do it again. After you completed this move back into the back of the truck.
This last part is were the fun really begin you actually can take your frustration out on some targets. After the order to get some ammo move to the ammo crate to the right of the firing range and grab some magazines. Now move to the closest lane and you'll see three targets. Each target needs to be hit three times. You can either select single-or burst mode by pressing on the spacebar. Destroy all three targets. The mission will end afterwards.

  • Flashpoint


  • Secure the village of Morton

Location: In blackhawk near Morton
Time:0550 hours

Now the real action is going to start, no more safe training grounds... prepare yourself to enter a dangerous battlefield.

Some tips before entering combat:

  • Remain close with your squad but no to close (for grenades.
  • Stay in cover of bushes and trees.
  • Know were your enemy is so you don't get flanked.
  • Going prone is a lifesafer most of the time.
  • Press 5 -> 4 to call for a medic
  • If you are out of ammo, just pick up another from a dead body.

You will start in a blackhawk over sea. It will ferry you towards the south-east of Morton near a beach. Some choppers and tank will help you with this mission taking out any enemy tank so don't worry about those yet. Your objective is to kill enemy soviet soldier that still are in the village.
Disembark from the chopper and follow your squad to a group of trees were he will quickly brief you. Stick with your squad, you will start to see some action in the village and some enemy troops moving around, kill as many as you can but don't go running toward the town if you want to live. Your leader will target some enemies for you so you can see an target indicater appear. Slowly move from cover to cover untill you reach to village and the mission will end.

  • Combined Arms


  • Join with the Alpha mechanized infantry squad and the Bravo tank force.
  • Seize the village of Regina.

Location: In truck to join with Alpha.
Time: 1640 hours.

You start in the back of an truck to join with Alpha mechanized infantry squad. Hop out once a location. You will form up under a hill, then when you reviece the go-order, move with your squad to the top of the hill. This mission is quite hard as the is no so much cover and the enemy is hidden quite well. Switch to single firing mode to hit your target easier. Once you've reached the top position of the hill you'll see some trees and bushes, take cover there. In the distance you see the village of Regina. Scan for enemies soldiers in the bushes and the village and fire at them. There are also some in the woods to the east. Once it is safe to move on keep checking for enemies while moving carefully towards Regina. The village should be mostly secure when you come near it.
On the radio you will hear a message take enemy tanks are moving towards to village. You don't have to stick with your squad now. Retreat fast by sprinting towards the truck. Use trees as cover so you don't get spotted by the tanks. When you are at an safe distance the mission will come to an end.

  • Camping


  • Await the arrival of Sergeant Berghof, who will have further orders.
  • Go with the commander and get in a 5t truck
  • Follow the commander and pick up all the remaining troops in Morton
  • Follow the commander to Le Moule
  • Go with your commander on a recon patrol

Location: Morton
Time: 1655 hours

You will start in Morton were your squad is relaxing. Hear the smart convesations between them :). Wait for Berghof to arrive in a jeep. He will take you to an 5t truck, get out of the jeep an get in as driver of the 5t truck. Follow him back. Be carefull not to bump into him or drive past him! Stop in Morton and let your squad member get in the back. Continue to follow Berghof towards Le Moule. It a relaxing drive and don't worry you will not get ambushed.
After arriving in Le Moule stop the truck there. Berghof will sign you up for patrol duty with 2 other soldiers including a medic. You will reviece an order to get in the jeep as cargo. He will drive and follow an dirt road and he will says he sees something moving in the forest. You will stop for an patrol next to the forest, now you also have a binocular this time to spot enemies from far off. Follow your squad, in a while you will see an open field were a small group of enemy is running. Kill them all. After that the patrol continues but this time take caution as you will run into 1 or 2 Spetnatz soldiers near the end of the forest. An M113 is patrolling in that area aswell. Once everything is safe again get back to the jeep. You will see the other members of your squad have put up a basic camp and the mission will end.

  • Alert


  • Board the M113
  • Neutralize the enemy force near the road
  • Liaise with the reinforcements and head for Le Moule

Location: Morton Time: 1750 hours.
You are in Morton again resting. Move inside the nearby tent and grab the M60 if you wish. After a moment you recieve a radio message calling for backup. He has been ambushing on the way to Le Moule. Shortly an M113 will appear, board it. At arrival disembark and stay clear of the M113 (save the game at this point). The enemy is firing from both sides of the road near the group of trees. Move with your squad slowly towards the destroyed jeep and kill any enemy you see. Stay a bit behind your squad as you can provide covering fire with the M60. After the battle clear up a bit help will arrive in a truck. Stay focused on the forest to the northeast some enemies are running there. After the battle is over you'll need to board the 5t truck and the mission ends.

  • Montignac Must Fall


  • Seize Montignac
  • After securing the village, Alpha and Bravo Squads should join together and wait for the truck

Location: Nearby Montignac Time: 0430 hours.
You start near some trees just outside Montignac. In this mission you have a nice M16 with a grenadelauncher which comes in handy. Follow your leader to Montignac, when the town comes in sight you can use a flare to lighten the area so you can see the enemy better. Then load some grenades in the M16 and fire where a group of enemy is. Move in and clear town of remaining enemies. New orders are giving when the town is clear. Papa bear says Everon must be evacuated. A truck is on its way to transport you back to Morton. Get in.
The ride comes to an abrupt end when the truck takes enemy fire from the village Provins ahead. Jump out quickly and take cover. Protect the LAW soldier as they will take out an enemy BMP hiding in the village. If hes down just pick up the LAW and destroy the BMP as soon as possible. Once the town is secure and a blackhawk will pick you up however also this transport gets taken down, by an hind. Now the only option is to hide in the nearby forest. The mission will end when your squad is in the forest.

Note: This mission can end in 2 ways. Either After Montignac or Strange Meeting is next mission.

  • After Montignac


  • Get to Morton

Location: Hidden in the forest west of Provins. Time: 0525 hours
You are alone now, the rest of your squad lies dead scattered in the forest. Check the bodies for any useable equipment. The best way here is the remain undetected. Don't enter any car as tank are moving in the area that will make an easy target. Don't stay in the forest for too long as some enemy patrol are closing in to your position, you can take these out. Move towards Morton but do not use the forest as the enemy is hiding there, use the small group of trees. Be on your guard for an BMP which is patrolling that very area. As you move closer to Morton you will hear that Morton as fallen into the hand of the enemy. An alternative evac area will be apointed for you. Go to that position. But your luck ends there as you will be captured by soviet troops. However while you are waiting in an tent the camp gets attacked by resistance groups. You now are taking captive by them and the mission ends.

  • Strange Meeting


  • Drive the truck
  • Get to Morton
  • Prepare to evac from Morton

Location: Moving towards Le Moule Time: 0505 hours
You are taking in a jeep to an truck, get in as driver. Some other truck are also on the move, follow them. On the move you need to follow an dirtroad and at some point you need to disembark. Following the dirt road you see a farm building. Some enemy troops are nearby. Kill them all, you truck gets immobilized at this point so you will have to continue on foot towards Morton. You'll get to hear the Morton has fallen and your squadleader order you to give cover from behind, they will all die in the forest to Morton. Once again you are alone. Go to Ea64 where you see an camp. But your luck ends there as you will be captured by soviet troops. However while you are waiting in an tent the camp gets attacked by resistance groups. You now are taking captive by them and the mission ends.

  • Rescue


  • Use your binoculars to locate as many guards as you can in the village
  • After the Black Bear force has neutralized the tank assault the village
  • Load the hostages on to the truck and rendezvous with the other group
  • Your task is to save the civilians. It's essential they survive.

Location: In the forest on Everon with the resistance. Time: 1705 hours.
In the forest below the village you have grouped up with the resistance forces in a mission to save the civilians from the soviets. se your binocular to spot as many enemies in the village by rightclicking on them with your mouse. So the leader know where the enemy is. Once Black Bear destroy the tank above the village and you recieve the order to attack, kill all enemies quickly. Move towards to truck. Check the area for remaining enemies. The civilians will evantually get in the truck, to the northeast road you will see an truck driving towards you. When it nearly comes to an halt fire everything you got at them and make sure they are all dead. Now hop into the truck but rearm first. The truck will move a bit up the roads were it will stop. Everyone will climb the hill but be on the watch for another truckload of enemies which will arrive from the north at the road. Kill them and join with your squad and more to the top of hill and mission will end.

  • Undercover


  • Get into the civil truck and drive it.
  • Calmly drive on through the checkpoints
  • Find the Resistance leader in the castle ruins

Location: Near resistance camp in the hills of Everon Time: 0615 hours
You are now wearing an civilian outfit with an AK. Go the truck and get in as driver and wait for other to get in. Move down the road untill you reach an checkpoint. Watch the cutscene. Keep on driving untill you reach another checkpoint, this time you must fight. Get out and kill them all quickly before they ready themselves. On the otherside of the village an truck will arrive with some reinforcements. After you cleared the truck, move away from the road toward to forest quickly. In the forest there is an patrol so be carefull but keep moving so reinforcement below don't spot you. Keep moving toward the castle, when you reach the campfire there the mission comes to and end.

  • Nightpatrol


  • Protect equipment

Location: Southern Sector, Malden. Time: 0335 hours.
This is a quite simple mission. You see a flag pole in the middle of the camp and wait for an officer to arrive. After hes gone move a bit uphill to the lighthouse so you get an nice overview of the installation with your nightvision. Use some flares aswell. You will notice two Spetznatz soldier are moving near the camp kill them. Afterwards you'll hear some action on the radio and after a while the mission ends.

  • Hold Malden


  • Go to the port and engage enemy
  • Fight off the invasion

Location: Malden, close to the port. Time: 0700 hours.
At the beginning mount the M2 Machine gun quickly and kill everything in sight (be sure you don't shoot any friendlies ;) ). Press 'V' for a better aim. After things get silent the port get bombarded by the time. Get out and move up the road to the north for some cover. Keep moving away from the port as the enemy tanks arrive towards to waypoint. Once you reach the waypoint the mission ends.

  • Defender


  • Lay mines on the road, and neutralize any surviving tanks using the AT missiles stashed nearby.
  • Rendezvous with the rest of the squad.

Location: Near main road in central Malden Time: 0540 hours.
You start your mission with 3 anti-tank mines. Follow your leader towards to road wait untill he layed to first mine, put your in front of it (couple of meters). Then at the side of the road and so on. Then move to the ammo crate near the side of the road near some bushes which also makes an nice hiding spot. Grab an LAW and take as many ammo for it as possible. Now wait a couple of moments for the enemy tanks to arrive. First an UAZ will drives by, DO NOT engage it and remain hidden. Now the tanks will drive over the mines and you must destroy any remaining tanks. After they are destroyed follow the leader towards the M113, board it and the mission will end.

  • Tank Training


  • Get into the M60 as the driver and take it to La Trinite
  • Quickly complete your training.
  • Travel to Dourdan, where your commander is attempting to hold the town.

Location: Encampment near La Trinite Time: 0655 hours
Now its time for something different, tanks. Hop into the M60 tank as driver and drive to La Trinite. Once you arrive at the town you must disembark. Now you are the commander of the tank. Press 1 -> 9 to issue an order to move the next waypoint. You arrive at an firing range.