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impact Hello gents! Here comes another small size project, this time focused on immersion. Impact aims to address a simple yet overlooked feature in Arma 3 : hit reactions. The current vanilla system boils down to a weird twitching animation, with little to no "impact" to AI units. Combined with the rather solid ballistic protection the base game offers, this can lead to frustrating gunfights, with players unloading on AI hostiles that are barely affected by bullets... Non-fatal shots feel inconsequential as a result : AI units remain able to return fire immediately, and feel overpowered or robotic. How? The mod relies on a very simple approach. No over-complicated animation handling or scripted damage; the goal is to provide a reliable, efficient in-engine solution to this problem, without "impacting" (haha...) 3rd party addons. Whenever an infantry unit takes a hit, impact analyses the characteristics of the projectile, and emulates kinetic energy when deemed necessary, eventually causing a brief "ragdoll" state. Even if a unit survives a high-caliber hit or a nearby explosion, it will have a good chance of being knocked down by the impact and falling to the ground. They will get back on their feet after a few seconds, buying players some time in tense situations and adding uncertainty to situational awareness (since the ragdoll state doesn't necessarily means the unit is actually dead), leading to a more "organic" experience. Impact operates where units are local and keeps network traffic to a minimum; works in all environments, with all types of ammo, including explosives. How to use? Known issues : Download