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[Release] PAC: Playable Area Control script

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PAC is a simple script that controls the map limits for players in multiplayer, preventing players from leaving the mission area allowed by the mission editor. Designed for dedicated and hosted servers, doesn't matter what mods are loaded or not.


How to install / Documentation: https://github.com/aldolammel/Arma-3-Playable-Area-Control-Script/blob/main/_PAC_Script_Documentation.pdf


What to expect from PAC script:

  • Playable area defined by just one named trigger added in the Eden Editor itself;
  • 100% functional in Dedicated Server;
  • The editor has the option to allow or not air vehicles (including drones) to be tolerated when outside the playable area;
  • The editor has the option of allowing or not air vehicles outside the playable area to have restrictions on minimum speed;
  • The editor has the option to allow or not the PAC to issue text and sound notifications when the player is outside the playable area;
  • Compatible with ACE and any other popular mod;
  • Compatible with missions that use BIS respawn system;
  • Full documentation.




Main file > initPlayerLocal.sqf (no respawn needed)



Main file > onPlayerRespawn.sqf (respawn needed)







Missions running it:


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2022-Aug-24, v1.5: news, fixes and notes here.



From Github: https://github.com/aldolammel/Arma-3-Playable-Area-Control-Script 

From Steam Workshop (no respawn): https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2835758829 

From Steam Workshop (with respawn): https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2835759780 


Known issues:

  • None yet.






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