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Tactical Map Pack - The Ultimate Zeus / MCC 4 Template Missions Pack.

Description
Inspired by the 'Master Altis' and 'MCC Templates' in the vanilla game. I have created what I see as the ultimate template for a more modern and modded ArmA 3 game. The idea behind these missions is to set up a whole bunch of default parameters quickly and easily at the beginning of the game. That way Game Masters don't have to spend so much time setting up difficulties, spawn points, ammo boxes etc. Zeus / MCC missions can begin as quickly and as easily as possible. It is still worth Game Masters to quickly review the Mission Settings in MCC before the game begins, but they are set to how my group mostly plays and enjoys with minimal UI interference and a challenging but not over powering GAIA difficulty setting.

If you use Master Altis, Stratis or any other Zeus Template or the MCC Templates these missions are not to be let pass by. They are for streamlined Zeus Missions.


Download Tactical Map Pack 1.1 (Released October 9th 2015)

Mega.Co.Nz Link 2mb
https://mega.nz/#!BhckgSZZ!yzX1yKiTPfw-9i6FXFZAoX8MJ1jQLTiTTk7IpZCLYYI

Armaholic Link 2mb
Tactical Map Pack

Steamwork Workshop Download
https://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198073549909/myworkshopfiles/


Current Version: 1.1

Missions Features:

Vanilla / Standard Mission Features:

  • 54 Missions spread over 27 Maps. (2mb Download)
  • 81 player slots spread over 3 factions + Zeus for most missions.
  • Admin has option to lock to 1st person only in the mission parameters regardless of game difficulty.
  • Initial Spawns are set to random. No need to log in as Zeus for MCC players, initial spawns will be created automatically. Or you can log in as Zeus and set initial spawns the option is left to you.
  • All mods and addons allowed. You can run any additional mods you like.
  • 60 second Respawn time for infantry, 120 second respawn time for vehicles to punish death a little bit more.
  • Mission features US Army and Russian Forces from RHS Escalation and a Independent Faction from Leights OpFor or RHS Escalation depending on the mission.
  • Clean User Interface, all unnecessary icons, UI features have been disabled and streamlined for a more slick and immersive experience.
  • Full ACE 3, Task Force Arrowhead Radio and ACRE 2 compatibility
  • Roles are locked in the lobby screen, only medics can use medkit, only engineers can repair vehicles etc.

ACE 3 Specific Features: (for those running the optional ACE 3 addon these are mission features exclusive to these users)

  • Streamlined settings to provide the most seamless integration of MCC and ACE 3 without unnecessary UI, game breaking conflicts.
  • Players respawn with the gear they died in, for spec ops and games where a base of operations might not be available.
  • Dynamic weather, wind and ballistics settings.
  • Custom lock picking settings for a more realistic lock picking experience.
  • Basic Medical System and Advanced Medical System missions included.
  • Exclusive compatibility with the Tactical Maps Advanced missions featuring advanced settings for medical, wounding, ballistics, explosives, wind, lock picking, vehicle repair etc.
  • Roles are locked at lobby selection. Medics bandage faster and can use Epi Pen and Blood Bags, Engineers can repair vehicles, Explosive Specialists or EOD specialists get bonuses in regards to setting and defusing explosives.

Task Force Arrow Head Radio Specific Features: (for those running the optional TFAR addon these are mission features exclusive to these users)

  • All squad members have same radio and frequency by default, teams just select what channel they want on the num pad and all players will be automatically synced up. No messing around with radios trying to get the right frequencies.
  • Group leaders will not spawn with a long range radio, preventing dropping backpack on respawn.
  • Set a channel in your teamspeak somewhere spelt exactly 'TaskForceRadio' with password '123' to enable hardcore Task Force Radio mode. Believe me this is well worth checking out.

ACRE 2 Specific Features: (for those running the optional ACRE 2 addon these are mission features exclusive to these users)

  • - Full Standard ACRE 2 functionality and compatibility.

Standard Mission: Vanilla Medical System OR ACE 3 Basic Medical System, Disabled Advanced Ballistics.
Advanced Mission (Requires ACE 3): ACE 3 Advanced Medical System, Enabled Advanced Ballistics, Enabled Advanced Wounds.



54 Featured Mission Templates Supporting 27 Maps: Mission are split into two missions per map; one standard mission and one advanced mission.

ZGM / MCC - Tactical Altis - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Australia - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Bornholm - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Bystrica - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Capraia - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Caribou Frontier - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Chernarus - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Chernarus (Summer) - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Esseker - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Fallujah - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Helvantis, Germany - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Isla Duala - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Kunduz, Afganistan - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Lingor - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Namalsk - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical N'ziwasogo - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Panthera - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Proving Grounds - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Podagorsk - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Sahrani - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical SMD Sahrani - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Stratis - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Takistan - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Thirsk - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Thirsk Winter - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Valtatie 5, Finland - RHS
ZGM / MCC - Tactical Zargabad - RHS


Standard Mission: Vanilla Medical System OR ACE 3 Basic Medical System, Enabled Prevent Instant Death.
Advanced Mission (Requires ACE 3): ACE 3 Advanced Medical System, Enabled Advanced Ballistics, Enabled Advanced Wounds.


If you have any requests for templates / Maps / Missions for future releases of the Tactical Map Pack Please don't hesitate to request in the comments below and I'll see what I can do.

Enjoy Our Review of the Map Pack





Required Addons For These Missions:
RHS Escaltion: http://www.rhsmods.org/
Leights OpFor: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=27353
Community Based Addons: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=18767
Mission Control Center 4: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=19580


Recommended But Not Mandatory Addons For These Missions:
Advanced Combat Environment 3 (ACE3): http://ace3mod.com/
Task Force Radio (TFAR): http://radio.task-force.ru/en/
OR
Advanced Combat Radio Environment 2 (ACRE 2): http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=19324


Optional Additional Supported Maps:
All In ArmA Terrain Pack: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=26682 OR CUP TERRAINS http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=30045
Bornholm, Denmark: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=27056
Kunduz, Afganistan: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=27882

N'Ziwasogo: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=24455

*Fallujah, Iraq 1.2: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=12315
*SMD Sahrani: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=27437
*Namalsk: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=14194
*Caribou Frontier: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=22146
*Podagorsk: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=8791
*Thirsk Island Pack: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=9861
*Capraia Island: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=12961
*Australia Island Map: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=28882
*Helvantis, Germany: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=27617
*Valtatie 5, Finland: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=28984
*Panthera: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=27416
*Isla Duala: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=9150
*Lingor: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=29469
*Esseker: http://www.armaholic.com/page.php?id=28815

 

Missions / Maps with a * require a All In ArmA Terrain Pack OR Cup Terrains in order to work properly.

PlayWithSix Collection:
https://play.withsix.com/arma-3/collections/75sFEVD990GPrG-8LSqbgg/FMIS-Tactical-Map-Pack-Collection



Download Tactical Map Pack 1.1

Mega.Co.Nz Link 2mb
https://mega.nz/#!BhckgSZZ!yzX1yKiTPfw-9i6FXFZAoX8MJ1jQLTiTTk7IpZCLYYI

Armaholic Link 2mb
Tactical Map Pack

Steam Workshop Download
https://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198073549909/myworkshopfiles/

If there are any other bugs or issues people are having please post them up here and I will fix them as soon as I can.



Channel Log:

Addition To Version 1.1

- Fix ALL unnecessary mandatory addons due to poor porting of the mission to additional maps.

- All missions should be totally standalone only requiring the bare minimum addons to run that mission.

- README text added.

 

Addition To Version 1.09
- Tactical Lingor Standard and Advanced Added
- Tactical Esseker Standard and Advanced Added
- ALL Missions date now June 14 2030 making all missions a full moon (Except Tactical Thirsk Winter - Which is a winter date but still full moon)
- Minor MCC Settings Changes
- Fixes to some player models
- Tactical Advanced Missions - Medical System modified so that Morphine now removes pain not just temporarily suppress it.

Additions To Version 1.08
- Advanced wounds enabled in Advanced Missions
- Surgical kit and PAK will not be removed upon use in Advanced Missions
- Surgical kit can be used anywhere on the battlefield, PAK still requires Med Vehicle or building
- MCC Settings changed to more streamlined ACE 3 use on all missions
- Some role names changed
- Better balancing in mission settings for both Standard and Advanced missions

Additions To Version 1.07
- Tactical Panthera Added
- Tactical Isla Duala Added
- All missions cleaned of unnecessary mandatory addons.

Additions To Version 1.06
- Tactical Bornholm Added
- Completely New Tactical Australia Mission - confirmed working 100%
- Tactical Australia Advanced added
- Removed Prevent Instant Death module in all Tactical Advanced Missions.

Future Plans
- Headless Client Support
- Will consider making a Tactical Map for Esseker Depending on how the development of the map goes.

Here are a couple of examples of the kinds of missions that can be created using the Tactical Map Pack:

Tactical Kunduz (ACE 3 and Task Force Radio)



Tactical Fallujah (Using AGM instead of ACE 3 and Task Force Radio)
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Tactical Mission Map Pack updated to version 1.01 and now includes bug fixes and 3 new maps.

If there are any maps or modifications you would like to seen in the tactical mission maps please let me know.

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version 1.02 coming soon guys with mission updates for the latest version of Leights Op For and some more maps and tweaks.

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Tactical Map Pack Version 1.02 is LIVE and available for download form the Mega.co.nz link.

Multiple Fixes and tweaks.

Includes 5 new maps.

And compatibility for Leights OpFor version 1.0.0, 1.0.1 and NEWER.

Check Additions to Version 1.02 to see full list of improvements and updates.

Edited by Rekkless

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Tactical Map Pack Version 1.03 is LIVE and available to download form Mega.co.nz link. Armaholic link will be updated also.

Multiple fixes and tweaks

Includes 2 new maps - Australia and Capraia

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Cheers, I will take a look into it. I'm going to work on getting the missions working with ACE 3, Task Force Radio and MCC 4 Sandbox as optional mods for the missions instead of having them as mandatory. Obviously some of the functionality from the mission will be missing for those who chose not to run the recommended mods, but for those people who don't want to run them or want to run alternatives like ACRE2 instead of Task Force Radio they will be able to do so.

But that is work in progress right now I'll see if I can get them working with those mods as optional and still keep the full functionality of vision for the ZGM.

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Optional sounds great Rekkless. Looking forward to testing them out once they are ready.

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So I've been working on removing dependencies it seems a little more complicated than I had once anticipated. But I am determined to get something sorted to be able to remove the dependancy on ACE and TFAR.

In the mean time I tweaked pretty much all the missions, added in Explosive Specialists from the latest RHS Update so now Explosive specialists get bonuses when interacting with explosives which makes their roll necessary.

I have almost finished creating Tactical Advanced missions which is a separate set of missions that incorporate Advanced Medical and Advanced Ballistics from ACE 3. For groups who play hardcore realism in their Zeus missions.

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As I said before looking forward to testing this out once ready.

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A Massive Update this time around:

Additions To Version 1.04

Tactical Advanced Missions Added bringing Total Missions to 43 - Advanced and Basic Medical System now optional

Tactical Proving Grounds Added

Tactical Valtatie 5, Finland Added

Tactical Helvantis, Germany Added

More Slight MCC Default Tweaks

RHS Explosive Specialists Added To All Missions - All missions now should have Explosive Specialists now.

Opfor and Independant Forces Added to Tactical Fallujah, Full forces added to Tactical Fallujah with 81 slots now like all the other missions.

I'm still working on a solution for having ACE 3 and TFAR optional with keeping the settings required for those running the full mod set. I will try and have them available next update, or I will abandon the idea altogether.

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Ok Guys a Quick Update here for tactical map pack 1.05.

 

- ACE 3 and Task Force Radio are no longer mandatory required addons. But their full settings are still supported mentioned under the mission description.

 

- Full ACRE 2 Support now currently running default settings.

 

- Minor MCC AI Tweaks from 1.04.

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Hey Rekkless, 

 

Love the maps.

 

Just tried to load up the Australia one on dedicated and am getting endless Mission Tactical Australia read from bank.

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Ok Yomato, Cheers for the heads up

 

We haven't used the Australia map in a very long time so it is pretty much the only mission I have done no testing on. I will redownload Australia and get the maps sorted asap and make a advanced map for it too.


*Edit* I tried recreating your error on our server and couldn't quite get what you were talking about. Can you please be more specific what exactly is happening?

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Hey mate I'll give it another test tonight I'll disable all unneeded mods and give u more info if there are any dramas. Cheers

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So while some might consider it too soon for an update, I've completely made a new Tactical Australia map and included and Tactical Australia Advanced mission which incorporates the advanced ACE 3 medical system and advanced ballistics. Also I'm not sure why it took me so long but I've made a Tactical Bornholm and Tactical Bornholm Advanced Mission. They all appear to be working fine but I want to double check first with this error Yomato26 is speaking of, so if I can replicate it and sort it I will then release the update.

So with these two extra maps and 3 extra missions it will put the Tactical Map Pack up to 46 Missions spanning 23 maps, which is pretty cool.

I am getting an error on Tactical Bornholm that seems to be related to RHS Escalation with their US Marines, it is a mod based error so I'm sure the developers of RHS are aware of it and will fix the error in the next RHS update.

But like I said if I can replicate the error or at least be sure the error has been sorted with this new Tactical Australia mission I will then release it.

For those groups and people not running Australia or Bornholm there will unlikely be any updates to the other missions in the pack so if you want to keep Tactical Map Pack 1.05 then by all means you can.

Also if anyone has any map requests please let me know.

I've taken a look at the following maps and decided against spending the time developing a mission based on the fact the maps are so work in progress:

 

Atlantis

Chernobyl Zone

Wake Island
Diego Garcia

Esseker
Hindu Kush Island

None of them with the slight exception of Esseker really seemed like they were worth making a mission for. But if anyone really wants one I can make it pretty easily and release it in a future release. Also if these maps or any others come out or get significantly improved upon I'll make a Tactical Zeus / MCC Template for it.

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Tested again with my mods on same issue doesnt want to load up the map,

Without mods only the needed ones it is also still having dramas for me.

 

Just keeps scrolling "Mission Tactical Australia read from bank."

 

This is on the dedicated server console.

 

Ill do some more testing tonight to find out some more details from the log etc, bit hard from work :)

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Ok cheers Yomato

I've PM'd you a link to the all new Tactical Australia mission, it is brand new from the ground up. Can you please check it out and let me know via PM if it works ok now. If it does I will release an update with it and the bornholm mission.

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Rekkless, replied to your PM. New version works perfectly.

 

Old version had an issue with a dependancy on ACE3. I confirmed from RPT Log.

 

New version is great though.

 

Cheers.

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Awesome to hear. I'll post up an updated version of the pack shortly with the included working Australia and newly developed Bornholm mission.

 

I read your email, it looks like you aren't running ACE 3 or TaskForce Radio (Which you do not need to run to play the mission) but if you aren't running ACE 3 and want the save gear on respawn feature to work you have to manually turn it on in MCC.

For the mission by default we use the save gear feature in ACE 3 as it works a fair bit better than the MCC version. So by default the MCC version is turned off.

You can enable the MCC Save Gear feature in the MCC control interface by pressing CTRL+Delete and logging in to the MCC Console you will see Save Gear as part of the mission settings.

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Tactical Map Pack 1.06 is not low and ready for download off Mega.co.nz and soon Armaholic.

It includes the newly developed Tactical Bornholm and Tactical Australia missions as well as some minor tweaks to the Tactical Advanced Missions.

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Any chance to add my Isla Duala & Panthera to the pack? Thanks.

 

Yeah sure, I will take a look at it.

 

Any ideas on who would be the best for the independant side? For Isla Duala I'm think African Militia but I'm not sure for Panthera, perhaps just regular insurgents?

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Nice to see non ACE version and I'll be testing some of these out. I already posted to the Steam Bornholm mission. It is not loading. Getting an error probably because AiA not loaded. The page does not list it as required. I'm not sure why it would be as Bornholm loads up fine without AiA so probably left in your mission.sqm by accident as required.

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