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ArmA II launcher by alpinestars

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All,

if you like I would like to invite you to test/use my ArmA II Launcher. The latest version is 0.8.1

Download the software here: http://arma2.paro-technology.com

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Feature list

* Start ArmA II with command line parameters, e.g. -nosplash or -winxp

* Save choosen parameters etc. for next launch

* Choose mods found in ArmA II directory (directories beginning with @)

* Start ArmA II directly into multiplayer einvironment to host a game

* Directly join a running multiplayer game

* New or further command line parameters are supported

* Tooltips with short descriptions

* ArmA II Launcher can be minimized to tray

* The ArmA II Launcher can be placed everywhere, arma2.exe can be located

* Autostart with OS start

* Check if ArmA II is already running to prevent several instances

* Creation of desktop shortcut

* Control process priority of arma2.exe

* Start TrackIR automatically with ArmA II

* Start FreeTrack automatically with ArmA II

* Add additional mods without “@†in the beginning

* Set the priority of the mods

* ServerBrowser to enter IP and port

Please give me a feedback concerning bugs, missed features etc.

Thx,

-alpinestars-

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Using it since a while and i like how simple yet effective it works, thanks a lot.

Is there a way to define load order btw?

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Is there a way to define load order btw?

Do you mean load order of mods?

Yes, you can set the priority of the mods in mods tab.

BR,

alpinestars

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Can it be used to launch the steam version? The command line looks like this, with 33900 being the code for Arma 2. Everything following that are Arma parameters:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe" -applaunch 33900 -window -nosplash -mod=@ISLAND_Desert

So "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe" -applaunch 33900 would be considered the Arma executable.

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Can it be used to launch the steam version? The command line looks like this, with 33900 being the code for Arma 2. Everything following that are Arma parameters:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe" -applaunch 33900 -window -nosplash -mod=@ISLAND_Desert

So "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe" -applaunch 33900 would be considered the Arma executable.

I will look at the steam version and will try to implement it ...

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Do you mean load order of mods?

Yes, you can set the priority of the mods in mods tab.

BR,

alpinestars

Yes exactly, great then this definatly becomes my ArmA2 launcher ( it already is since the first version actually ^^ )

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What was this made in?

Edited by MulleDK19

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I select the steam.exe then in the additional parameters field I put: -applaunch 33900. I can use it to launch the steam game... but I don't think it's loading the add ons. At least I haven't done it successfully.

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I used autohotkey ;)

Ah. I did think the architecture of the executable was a bit unusual.

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Hi,

Simple and effective. Nice work.

An option to automatically close the launcher after starting Arma would be nice.

Cheers

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Hi,

Simple and effective. Nice work.

An option to automatically close the launcher after starting Arma would be nice.

Cheers

Agreed.

EDIT: Wich the latest version can i noticed.

Only reason i wont use this over the other one i use is because this doesnt support favourites. I really need that as i beta test a lot of addons plus starting ARMA2 in different ways often. A favourite dropdown list would be ultimate. With that i think this launcher would take the crown of simple & quick launchers. :)

Edited by Alex72

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Agreed.

EDIT: Wich the latest version can i noticed.

Only reason i wont use this over the other one i use is because this doesnt support favourites. I really need that as i beta test a lot of addons plus starting ARMA2 in different ways often. A favourite dropdown list would be ultimate. With that i think this launcher would take the crown of simple & quick launchers. :)

It's on the roadmap.

BTW: You have the following options after launching ArmA II

- Do nothing

- Close

- Minimize to tray

BR

alpinestars

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Good job..

Are we able to find friends? should b damn nice if you can type in a name and its looking for that name on all servers..

I give this a try man thanks..

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Man, I'd been using kegetys arma launcher all the time I'd been playing arma1 and wanted to find something that simple and powerful for arma2. Thank you alpinestars this launcher rocks...

@klaytonix Steam vers has been running plenty fine with mods for me.

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I will look at the steam version and will try to implement it ...

Very cool.

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Man, I'd been using kegetys arma launcher all the time I'd been playing arma1 and wanted to find something that simple and powerful for arma2. Thank you alpinestars this launcher rocks...

@klaytonix Steam vers has been running plenty fine with mods for me.

Do you point it to the steam exe?.. or the arma one? Also, where do you put the add ons? Where the steam exe is or the arma exe?

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Really nice Laucher...GOOD WORK...now its really more easy to load my Mods!!!!!THANK YOU!!!:yay: :bounce3:

Edited by Metallium29

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