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Assigning point costs to groups
Asmodeuz posted a topic in ARMA 3 - ZEUS EDITINGHello there Arma community (and developers)! Is there any way to assign costs directly to groups (of units) such as OIA_InfSquad and so on? Well heh, actually I know that it is possible: you just declare the costs of individual classes in the cost table and then call it with bis_fnc_curatorObjectRegisteredTable; That does work so long that when I place a vanilla infantry squad for example the CSAT one, the individual costs I've set will get summed up and then subtracted from the total amount of available Curator (Zeus) points. Why is it then that when I declare individual class costs for a game modification such as Iron Front lite placing individual soldiers works as intended (the set points get subtracted) but when placing a group that consists of those same individual soldiers no curator points get subracted Shouldn't the game handle modifications the same way as it does with vanilla game's groups? That is, when placing a group of units -> sum up all the individual costs and then subtract the total amount. So what gives? Might this be an issue with the base game or the modification I'm using.. or maybe I should declare some additional stuff somewhere that I just currently don't know what to declare and where. I even tried to declare cost (0.9) for LIB_GER_infantry_squad in the very same list where I have set costs for the individual soldiers but that didn't help much. By using the module Set Costs - Soldiers & Vehicles it is possible to circumvent the behavior I'm struggling with here. In that module there's an empty field Men where you can set a cost for every class type "Man". By setting a cost (eg. 0.5) in that field every class type "Man" gets the same cost and then the cost for placing a group from game modifications (such as Iron Front in this case) will be subtracted from the available Curator points. But if I set the cost like that I lose all the control over setting individual costs for every single soldier and then every grunt, marksman, officer and so on will cost the same amount to place and that's a thing I'd like to avert as much as possible.
[SOLVED] JIP functionality not working with certain remoteExec
Asmodeuz posted a topic in ARMA 3 - MISSION EDITING & SCRIPTINGHello, I'm using this _costTable = compile preProcessFileLineNumbers "folder\costTable.sqf"; [,_costTable] remoteExec ["spawn",zeusUnit,true]; (from initServer.sqf) to "send" a cost table from dedicated server to the player playing as Zeus. That little script works nicely at mission start: only units and other "Zeus assets" that are declared in the costTable.sqf are available to the Zeus (player). But for some reason the JIP functionality (which is declared with true) doesn't work. This leads to the point where a reconnecting Zeus player will have all the vanilla Arma 3 Zeus units and assets available since the server doesn't issue the cost table to this "JIP player" like it should. Or should it even? Any thoughts of a way to get the server to send the cost table to JIP Zeus player?