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I've recently setup a dedicated server and installed Ace on to the mission. Problem is even logged on as admin I cannot seem to make the server override the client settings. So I figured the next option is to force the override via the cba_setting.sqf but I don't exactly know what to put in that file. I took a look in CBA setting github page, do I just enter 'On Server 2 Force: Server > All' into the sqf?
ACE Punish unknown weapon Description: A script that punishes picking up unknown/enemy weapons by degrading their efficiency! As a mission maker and player, it is generally known not to pickup enemy guns for multiple reasons, such as being able to ID enemies easier. During my time playing this game I saw multiple ideas how to limit players form picking up enemy guns. Most revolve around the idea of just straight up removing guns and ammo from dead enemies or even enemy guns from a player’s inventory. This would also means running out of ammo as a player with no other way to resupply then looting enemy or friendly corpses will render you defenseless. I’ve been in similar situations like these before and all I could do was hope my squad would not run out of ammo or some other squad would safe us. So, I started thinking of a way to discourage players form picking up enemy weapons, but not outright remove the option for them. As a solution I came up with a system which makes enemy weapons less efficient and still usable, but it comes with a risk. In general, unknown weapons will be less accurate the more the heat up, they are prone to jam more then your starting weapon and reloading can fail, so you have to reload again. (This is to simulate longer reloading times as it is not possible otherwise in ARMA) The earlier mentioned risk is that such an unknown weapon can have a rare fatal chamber failure when jamming and it will basically explode in your face and makes the weapon itself unusable. By no means is this script meant to be realistic. For me it is a gameplay mechanic and I treat it that way as well. Thus, it is really only meant to be used in COOP missions as the unknown weapon list is global to all players! Requirements: In order to use this script, you need to run these mods alongside it: CBA ACE Overheating Installation and configuration: Copy over the contents of the “scripts” folder into your mission folder, add or edit your mission’s config settings in description.ext according to the example mission. Installation is done. Any configuration will be done within Eden editor and in Settings -> Addon Options -> Punish unknown weapon For mission makers: Here is a small rundown what which setting does and how in general this script works. Enable: Enables the script on mission start. Wait after mission begin: This script will add all primary weapons from any player after the set time to the known weapon array and propagate it to all players and jips. Jips will send after 30 seconds (so custom loadouts can be applied) their current primary weapon to the server and it will add it to the known weapon pool and clear any disadvantages from other players for that weapon. Add weapon dispersion: Adds a flat value ON TOP of ACEs dispersion value. This makes weapons less accurate. Add jam chance: Adds a jamming percentage ON TOP of ACEs jamming chance. Reload failure chance: Chance of a reload failure for an unknown weapon. Chance to destroy weapon on jam: If a jam event occurs this is the chance that the weapon will straight up explode and hurt its current user. Add more weapons: In case players do not have all their weapons on mission start, you can add weapon classes comma separate and WITHOUT whitespaces to this input field. Those weapons will be added as known weapon. Add briefing entry: Adds a Diary entry to the briefing menu warning players that this script is activated. Enable propagation: Enables if the server should collect weapon class names from players and add them to the whitelist. This is an advanced option and only experienced mission makers should use this. This option could be used to set up a play scenario for TvTs for example. Variables This script uses some variables which are not listed inside the addon options menu. diwako_unknownwp_local_weapons: This is a local array which ADDS to the whitelist from the server. It can be used to give units of choice more weapon choices without penalty. This is an advanced mission maker variable as there are rules for this variable. Only strings are allowed Every string MUST be fully uppercase No whitespaces in class names Must be filled on mission start for the unit, mid mission not supported! Download https://github.com/diwako/ACE-punish-unknown-weapon/releases https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1549103861