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  1. Gwynbleidd

    ARMA 3 Addon Request Thread

    I'm not sure if this is even possible, but could someone make an addon that changes naked eye zoom speed? It's been bugging me for a while, so even confirming that it's not possible would be good : )
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    WeaponSights Zoom

    My heart skipped when I saw the title, I thought it might be a mod that adjusts the speed of the zoom. Just in case that you're taking suggestions, maybe you could add that feature if it's not too much work (and when you're done adding support for all the weapons you planned)?
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    Smoother Animations v4

    Switching directions also causes a weird bug where your weapon sights get delayed, if you try to aim immediately after switching direction. For example, while moving forward, switch to forward+right, as soon as you add right, try aiming down the sights - you will see the guy do some weird dance with the weapon, delaying the aiming down sights. If you have a launcher, and do the same thing from above (switch direction) and try to switch stance after switching direction (crouch or stand up), the game completely ignores you (doesn't switch your stance at all). Which got me killed few times when I was starting, until I learned it's safer to spam the button, than trust the game. Here's the example of the delay: (recorded a while ago for feedback tracker, that's why there are subtitles)
  4. I have the same issue on vanilla maps, so it's probably not the map you're using. For me, ACRE worked perfectly until the update, but now I'm having the exact same problem like you described. Direct talk works perfectly always, but radio is completely random, even though we're standing next to each other. Sometimes works, sometimes not. I think it might be due to using voice activation on ts3, I remember in A2 times, ACRE didn't work well with it, looks like the problem might be back (for me). Are the people in your group using voice activation maybe?
  5. Wow, this was one of the most annoying gameplay bugs I've encountered in Arma. If it's really fixed, it should make clearing buildings a whole lot more enjoyable. Thanks BI!
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    C2 -Command And Control

    If you get the time, could you please tweak the suppressing fire to act kinda like your 3D menu - If no units are selected, pressing the suppress hotkey would select them all and order to suppress, but if you select units, then only selected units suppress?
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    LOD Discussion

    It could easily be grass that's eating performance, in 1.60 they went a bit wild with grass: https://arma3.com/assets/img/post/images/thumbs/arma3_comparison_screenshot06_v100.jpg (before 1.60) https://arma3.com/assets/img/post/images/thumbs/arma3_comparison_screenshot06_v160.jpg (1.60) Beagle had a lot better comparison in visual feedback thread. Alone in editor, in places where it was easily 60 fps for me, after 1.60 update it dropped to 50. The 10 fps hit in Arma is huge, but I swallowed it. Now in 1.62 it's down to 45fps on those very same places (I guess due to the new lod blending?). On top of that, unless I drop object quality to low, I have weird stutter that makes it a pain to play. I have no idea why they changed it, grass was fine on Altis as it was, not insanely dense, but there was no grass appearing/changing at 3-4 meters in front of you. Now not only that, but it causes performance issues.
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    AI Discussion (dev branch)

    Heh, yeah he must've really hated the weapon sound :) Though jokes aside, I didn't really mind the sound, maybe it's worse indoors. Now for the question at hand, I think you misunderstood me. He definitely was on alert, it would be weird if he wasn't (considering the mess downstairs like you pointed out). I'm not saying he should be completely shocked, and stunned for 2 seconds like nothing happened downstairs, I'm saying his reaction is too fast for a human, even when you're 100% expecting it, and just waiting for it to happen. Here, found a really nice demonstration: http://www.humanbenchmark.com/tests/reactiontime You know the screen is gonna go green, you're just waiting for it to happen, but still, there are limits to your reaction. Take it for a couple of rounds, and try to go below 150ms :)
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    AI Discussion (dev branch)

    Hm, not too sure about the actual numbers. If I had to say something, then maybe at 100 meters just after contact in the open (while they haven't yet been surpressed) it used to take them 2-4 shots to score a hit. Now it's more like 1-3 shots, though take these numbers with a grain of salt. One thing I'm sure about is that at these relatively short ranges, they hit their first shot a more often then they used to, even after making sharp turns. Something else that seems to happen more is trading shots with AI (at 100m). I hit him once, he hits me immediately after (as if my shot has less impact on their accuracy then before the update?). This was all on MP. If it helps, I lowered AI accuracy by 0.10, and they seem to be more like before the update (not completely kicking my ass) :) On an unrelated note, I think the AI reaction speed should be toned down just a little bit. According to google, average human reaction time to visual stimuli is 0.25 seconds, so the moment I'm visible to him, it should take him some time (let's say between 0.20-030) to start doing anything at all, and after that, he should start turning, and try to hit me. Now check this video: tttps://youtu.be/l5UM_uPb4NM?t=40s I was the attacker, and since I knew when I'm going to pop up and shoot him, he was at disadvantage, since he is reacting to me (he has reaction time penalty+take time to aim, I only have to take time to aim). Now if you check the video, even with the "jump" I had on him, we both fire of the shot at the same time. His was just a reaction shot though, before taking time to aim, but still, his reaction is too fast, if I measured it correctly in video editor, it's 0.110s. Now, next problem. I hit my first shot, he misses, I fire of my second shot and hit him again, his second shot headshots me and kills me. You might need to quickly pause/play the video to be able to follow everything that happened, but if you do, pause on second casing that ejects from my gun, and you will see that as he flinches (just as my second shot landed), he fires of the shot that kills me. I do not mind their accuracy this close, he definitely should be able to hit me easily, but the punishment for getting hit on aiming needs to be bigger for both AI, and the player (for player maybe just rotate the aim by a small degree, just to throw him of his aim upon getting hit). It kinda sucks to do everything right - having the jump on someone, hitting him first, landing all shots, and then getting killed by the luck of the draw. Here's one more video just so you can be certain it was not the missions fault (for the fast AI reaction), they tend to react faster then people, here is a generic encounter: tttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AR_1KtOUS4 Now we both were surprised here, he was wandering around not looking in my direction (I was to his 9 o'clock), and he ran directly in front of me plain as day, and he still reacted faster than me - by that I mean he started to turn towards me before I started to turn towards him, because it took me time to realize he is moving in front of me (reaction time penalty). The only reason I'm alive is because he needed to turn to shoot me, and I was luckily looking right at him, with gun raised. When you have a lot of teammates it's even more pronounced, because your reaction can't be shoot on sight as it was on my video. It's a small fraction of a second, but you still need it to determine if it's friendly.
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    AI Discussion (dev branch)

    I don't know about dev, but after 1.60 stable update, I definitely felt increase in their accuracy and had to lower it. Couple of updates ago (1.54, maybe 1.56), I had the feeling they lowered their accuracy a bit, and really liked how they were until this last update.
  11. Also, when you're already standing, and press stand up (toggle), it automatically lowers your weapon. Happens only when holding a pistol.
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    RHS Escalation (AFRF and USAF)

    I have a ticket for this: http://feedback.rhsmods.org/view.php?id=1113 It doesn't include some new weapons that are affected though, since the ticket is very old. If you can write all the weapons here, I could update the ticket.
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    AI Discussion (dev branch)

    This would be great (AI watching in the direction of your ping). Suppression should really get it's own keybind, like in C2 mod: http://i1173.photobucket.com/albums/r594/Mad_Cheese/C2BucketSupress_zps64izcssl.jpg (I don't want the AI to start suppressing when I'm pinging human players) While you're holding the suppress keybind, you can move that icon around, when you let go, you give the order to the AI to suppress that area. Best way this would work (IMO of course): If you press the suppress keybind without selecting any AI, the whole team would start suppressing. If you select couple of the AI and press suppress, only selected AI suppress. This way it would really speed up the process, and when you run into the enemies in thick jungle, you could have your entire team open up with all they've got with the push of the button, instead of selecting the team, pushing buttons and going through the menus.
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    Enhanced Movement

    Oh great! Hopefully bad benson can implement it somehow, to stop these conflicts when he gets around to it :)
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    Enhanced Movement

    I've been using this for some time now, and it really changed the game for the better. I've been using F for interaction, and V for movement (also F for default action from vanilla) it all works great together. But there is one slight problem, when I'm using some other keybinds (CTRL+F, Shift+F, CTRL+V for example) it triggers the vanilla action, but it also triggers the mod stuff (F) and opens the menu whenever I'm close the vehicle, or inside it, while I'm trying to do something else. I know there are probably some limitations to what you can do here, but is there a chance you could somehow detect modifier keys (CTRL, SHIFT, ALT), so while they are pressed, your mod doesn't do anything? This could probably be an option in settings or similar, since some people use modifier keys for your mod actions. If it's impossible, or really hard to do, no worries - don't bother with it. I just though I might as well ask, it could be simple enough.
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    BloodLust (7-9-2017 v2.484)

    I really love these new splats with spray pattern around them: http://i.imgur.com/wmN924i.jpg?1 Thanks!
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    Request for a "Minimum" requirements update

    Unfortunately, it definitely did become more GPU demanding. I did some tests 1.60 vs 1.58 legacy on my 6950, and I have lost around 10fps with the newest update. For example, in vehicles showcase just starting a mission and standing at the beginning I had 62fps (1.58). On 1.60, doing the same I get 53fps. Moving around and quickly turning around in that same area, I get drops down to 43fps (1.60) vs 53fps I get on 1.58 - which is really noticeable. Tried multiple missions / places, and there definitely is a 10fps drop on my gpu. Most people that complained about the fps loss had 6950, one of them had 270x. I'm really wondering about your 6870 now, did you see any noticeable loss on Altis or Stratis?
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    Enhanced Movement

    Great mod, I think now with your vehicle interaction, I have finally everything on keybinds, and no need for action menu. My mouse wheel sometimes jumps up by a random number (when scrolling down) so using action menu to enter vehicles was often more painful than usual. Thanks!
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    Audio Tweaking (dev branch)

    This guy apparently had the same issue as you: https://forums.bistudio.com/topic/186835-community-upgrade-project-cup-terrains/page-38#entry3034050 29 Palms map caused the problem for him.
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    Visual Upgrade – Feedback

    @DJankovic - Thanks for the tip, but I disabled that, just forgot to mention it in the last post. @defunkt - The thing is, I remember one of the BIS devs saying something like: only thing that should affect performance is water reflections, lighting is mostly just config tweaks so it shouldn't affect performance unless you enable reflections (or something like that). Another thing why I'm still hoping this is some kind of bug and not generational inefficiency is, all the other new graphical features didn't have that significant impact. For example HBAO+ is not that heavy on my 6950 in Arma, the new water reflections had 3-4 fps impact over water from the quick test I did (which seems about right - not more than other people reported with newer gpu's - the people who didn't report additional performance loss other than from turning on water reflections). 10 fps loss without any new feature turned on is way too much. 2x AA and HBAO+ combined cause that kind of fps hit.
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    Visual Upgrade – Feedback

    Unfortunately, I've got a couple of complaints. First thing I noticed the moment I was in a game/mission, it was jagged edges everywhere, as if no AA was applied (more on this later - but I can live with this). Second and most important, as I started playing, I noticed the game was not so smooth anymore (even in SP mission that used to be smooth like butter). So there must have been a pretty big performance impact. I turned on fraps, and did some testing, wrote it all down, and downloaded legacy 1.58 version to compare. The difference is 10fps on my pc, which is quite terrible. It went from reasonably smooth and enjoyable performance to barely enjoyable, I really hope you guys can fix this, because even though it looks great, 10fps in Arma is huge. It's 9-11 fps on every single mission I tested, including the official vehicle showcase. My specs are: i5 2500, 6gb ram, Radeon 6950 1gb. If you need any more info or anything else that can help you pinpoint the source of this issue, let me know.
  22. There is a nasty bug that really could use a fix, especially since it can get you killed quite easily. If you're holding a launcher, after switching direction in which you're moving, you can't crouch or stand up for the next second. How to reproduce: -Take RPG42, or any other launcher -As you move forward (W), press left (W+A), and immediately try to switch stance to crouch or standing. Game will always ignore you. It works with other directions as well, for example going from forward right (W+D) to just forward (W). It's really problematic in defensive situations when you're moving around behind cover, or inside some bunker trying to peek out, and spot an APC for example. APC starts to turn his cannon towards you, you press the button to crouch and hide, but the game is just like: nope. If you are holding a rifle and do that, the game will not ignore you, it will change the stance, but it will be delayed - opposed to changing stance without switching direction.
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    BloodLust (7-9-2017 v2.484)

    Since you're adding new splatters these days, is there any chance we can get spray-like blood splatters, like the ones you used to have in previous versions? Took a few screenshots to show you what I mean http://imgur.com/a/XeBnb These are by far my favorite splatts.
  24. Both me and my brother had this happen couple of times, without switching branches. I was pretty sure I messed something up accidentally, until I noticed it usually happens after I change any vanilla keybind and exit controls. It just deletes one of the keybinds I haven't touched - mostly use default action, sometimes use selected action or fire weapon.