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arma 3 "The cloud file provider is not running."
viscos_3z posted a topic in ARMA 3 - TROUBLESHOOTINGMy mate has had an ongoing issue for over a year with "The cloud file provider is not running." showing up on his screen whenever he tries to launch his game from the launcher, he has no mods and had the same issue with DayZ. He has OneDrive disabled which seems to be the problem for most by looking at the steam community and reddit although hes only disabled it recently after finding out it was an issue (and unneeded) 😂. We've seen some replies saying that its much easier just to reset your pc than to delete OneDrive entirely and obviously we'd rather not have to do this. Any help is good, just really want to get into the game! https://drive.google.com/file/d/16eD7HyXL0jXHzRBvsq3cRCuRmjqPBJ6s/view?usp=sharing
Is it possible to use Fog to implement post-explosion persistent Dust?
10t posted a topic in ARMA 3 - GENERALI've long been frustrated by how short-lived the smoke clouds from explosions are in the Arma series. I'd love to be able to have some persistent post-explosion/bombardment dust as seen at 1:30 in this video from Syria (potentially NSFW, I guess) - something that lasts on the order of minutes, at least (for big explosions). Rolling into a dusty Kavala after a substantial MLRS bombardment is an enduring fantasy of mine. I understand the tradeoffs involved in traditional particle-based smoke-clouds, and definitely appreciate playing in clear air at 50 fps as I do now, compared to playing in satisfying dust at 0.3 fps, so this isn't just a complaint. My real question is, given the fog system that A3 includes (very well!), is it possible to apply that in some localised way? It can already handle several parameters (falloff, density, and altitudes). Could it be extended to have [x, y, z] co-ordinates, major- and minor- axis lengths, falloff, and shrinkage/dissipation rate? Or is this an engine/DX11/SimulWeather/something limitation (obviously I have no idea how fog's implemented in RV) that is just impossible? Obviously, even if it's possible at all, a million tiny instances of fog over the island would end up being yet another performance-eater. I have a vague idea of a Game-Of-Life -style mechanism which would continually combine and simplify nearby/overlaid clouds into single entities over time, which would reduce the problem. Anyway, are there good technical reasons this can't be done? Is my dream doomed? Or is it feasible that one of the devs could go on a caffeine-and-amphetamine-fuelled coding rampage and implement it one day? Lastly, sincere apologies if this was posted before. My searches of the forum were hampered by the word "fog" coming in under the four-letter search threshold. Similarly, if this should be moved, please go ahead.