Setting Up FAF
Setting up the Client is very easy and FAF itself requires almost no setup after it has been installed.
Installing The Client and Forged Alliance
- To install FAF, download it from here and run the installer.
- If you do not already own it, Supreme commander Forged Alliance can be found on the steam store or other places.
- Once the client and game are installed, run Forged Alliance once to create a profile in it, then close it.
- Start FAF and go to the find games tab, then host a game. This will start the patching process and once the host game dialog appears, you can host a game, or close it to join another game.
- Your setup is now completed, but you may wish to add more to your experience by downloading mods and maps, but normally, any game you join, the mods and maps will be downloaded automatically, so you dont need to do anything else.
Linking to Steam
The Client includes a feature to link your account to your steam account. This feature enables you to swap two steam linked accounts on the same computer, to bypass the anti-smurf protection. For this to work you require to Forged alliance in your Steam game library.
All other mods can be found in the mod vault; and can be used according to preference.
Some good UI mods for beginners include: "Notify Enhanced", "Colored allies in score", "UI Mass Fab Manager" They provide some extra information and don't impact gameplay much.