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  1. Mod ideas since all anyone can think about is panoramic night vision, multicam, and Opscore Fast helmets Ideas: Basebuilding Objects - HESCO barrier (w/wo filling) - Briefing room compositions - Less neat sandbag walls (varied imperfections) makes for a better look and feel - Spotlight (functional) - Military style watch tower - Concrete wall slabs (google references) - Placeable Concrete bunkers - Static artillery pieces - Static 60/80/120mm mortar pieces - Radars - Taller sand mounds - Longer C-Wire placeables Vehicles - LAV… like how has this not already been done? (Screw BI’s promised content) - Toyota 4x4 pick up (PKM mounted???) - HMWVV medical variant - HMWVV radar variant - Generic 1980s cars - Chinook (MH-47 WITH THE TAPED NUMBER IN THE WINDOW… because 160th is better than everyone else) - Cobra Attack Helicopter - Static C-130 - Static C-17 Weapons - M240B Machine Gun - CAR-15 (with carry handle optic) - DMR from 1990s (stand alone rifle only) Equipment/Clothing - AN/AVS-6 NVG Binocular (flight NVGs from 90s) - AN/PVS 5 NVG Binocular (rectangle with two lenses) - AN/PVS 7 NVG Monocular (two eyes one lens) - Head strap mounted NVG variants - Helmet and bump helmet mounted NVGs - Black vest (1990s) - DCU uniforms (3COLORDESERTCAMO mod is broken and mid) - DCU Boonie - DCUs with knee and elbow pads - Re-clothed FIA faction with jeans and shirts, jackets etc. - More civilian baseball hats - More mil backpacks!!!!! - Civilian bags - Flight helmets… every era from 1980 to 2020 would be good (mandatory) Thanks for combing through… if you’ll notice, there are no maps suggested here. We don’t want maps we can’t actually play… we want and need the above mentioned items. It is up to us to make this game work and further influence the future of Arma. It goes without saying this game is in rough shape. BI has done little in the way of building a playable experience post release. (Save your “$40 for PrEvIeW” responses). If you are a creator and don’t know what to make there is a list above based on real feedback from dedicated fans of the Arma franchise… now both Xbox and PC players. We want this stuff and these are possible in the Enfusion Engine. Thanks in advance!
  2. Nillers

    Community Radars

    We're happy to present the Arma Reforger Community Radar - also known as COMRAD - a source for highlighted, creative activities from across the community. Check here monthly to see some incredible community content!
  3. I have encountered this bug multiple times hosting multiplayer conflict games. After a few hours online suddenly all the remaining enemy AI disappears completely from the map. All remaining bases, checkpoints and supply depots end up deserted. This happened with conflict on Everon and Arland, and has occurred on two separate host machines. Friendly AI is unaffected. Anyone else seen this?
  4. I am wondering if it is possible to view the code for the "Conflict" or "Capture & Hold" game modes in the workbench. Both of these game modes come with Reforger so I'm not sure if they are organized differently than community-created mods. I just want to see the main code for these game modes just to see how everything is organized / works. I have seen some of the UI scripts, but I can't seem to find any main mod logic scripts / code. I can open a file like "ConflictWithoutAIs.conf" in the workbench but there is no code just a bunch of config values which don't show me how its coded (if it is even "coded"?). I am new to modding but not to coding. I want to create a custom game mode for reforger and I figure the best way to learn is to view the code for "Conflict" or "Capture & Hold". If there is no code that could teach me about how to set up a custom game mode, I guess I would want to know if there are any tutorials besides the wiki which doesn't go that deep. Thanks
  5. Nillers

    Dev Reports

    Welcome to Arma Reforger Dev Reports – an ongoing series to inform the community of our team’s recent operations and developments, as well as ongoing efforts to continually improve the game in the future. You can find all the details on our Arma Reforger Dev Hub
  6. https://community.bistudio.com/wiki/Arma_Reforger:Mod_Project_Setup In the SQF portion of the biki, there are VERY helpful comments all around. Sometimes the examples and comments help me understand things way better. We want comments for the reforger and enfusion pages. Also I want to login to the biki with my current forum account and I get this error: I assume it's because of bots, but wouldn't it be possible to verify users, which have played reforger on their bohemia account (login in-game(reforger) or (reforger)workshop login)
  7. Hello there! I've recently set up a dedicated server to play Reforger with my group in a private setting. The server runs and seemingly operates as it should, (no unusual errors in server logs) and everyone can connect and play on the server without issues, except for myself. When I set "gameHostRegisterBindAddress" to my public IP, it prevents me from not only connecting to my server, but seeing any other Reforger servers available in the server browser. Leaving this form blank, (defaulting to 0.0.0.0) allows me to connect and play no issues, but for everyone else trying to connect, the server displays a ping of 999+ and rejects their connections. I wouldn't consider myself an expert of hosting/managing servers, especially dedicated ones like this, but am I missing something to enable connections both locally and externally, or is this just not possible with Reforger's current state? If anyone has any recommendations, I would be grateful for any and all of them! If I can provide any additional information which could help solve my issue, I would be happy to provide it! Reforger is a fantastic platform so far and I'm just really excited to play the next generation of Arma as soon as possible :P
  8. Hey, here's a tutorial covering; - setup of animation files - setup of blender plugin - overview of provided skeleton - importing sample animation into Reforger - adjusting sample animation to custom model Hope it helps someone, sorry for my accent and spelling errors. Its my first video ever xd Hint: I know video is long, but I added chapters if there are things you are not interested in. Make sure to use blendfile from description https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bmd-coajXm4&ab_channel=czesiek77PL
  9. Is there a way to shutdown/reboot a reforger server in a way to allow the game state to be saved for nest time? I play on a private server with a few friends, but we'd like to save any progress we make in the game so we can resume from the same point at the next session? The alternative is to keep the server running full time but that is getting a bit expensive.
  10. Currently the state of the Settings > Controls UI prevents reassignment of keys for those of us who cannot play using the default WASD based layout. I have managed to reassign a few control binds so far by sheer persistence, when the UI has worked briefly on some occasions after launching Reforger. The last few attempts have resulted in no further key assignments as the dialog fails to appear when a listed control is selected. There is, however, a potential workaround, if the required information is made available for it to be usable. The changes I have managed to make have been recorded in (for Windows 10) [user]\Documents\My Games\ArmaReforger\profile\chimeraUserInput.conf. Unfortunately only the changes are recorded in the file, not the entire control set and neither have I managed to track down any reference to the control definitions used in this configuration file, which appear to be formatted thus: ActionManager { Actions { Action CharacterForward { InputSource InputSourceSum "{59F149755A229279}" { Sources { InputSourceValue "{59F149755A2292E5}" { FilterPreset "primary:forward" Input "keyboard:KC_O" } InputSourceValue "{59F1497558C12CD4}" { FilterPreset "primary:back" Input "keyboard:KC_L" } } } } Action CharacterRight { InputSource InputSourceSum "{59F149755981B3FD}" { Sources { InputSourceValue "{59F149755981B3B0}" { FilterPreset "primary:left" Input "keyboard:KC_K" } InputSourceValue "{59F149755687CCD6}" { FilterPreset "primary:right" Input "keyboard:KC_SEMICOLON" } } } } Action CharacterStanceAnalog { InputSource InputSourceSum "{59F14974A5ED19E2}" { Sources { InputSourceValue "{59F14974A5ED199C}" { FilterPreset "primary:axis" Input "keyboard:KC_RSHIFT" } } } } Action CharacterSprintToggle { InputSource InputSourceSum "{59F14974B6FBF6A9}" { Sources { InputSourceValue "{59F14974B6FBF17D}" { FilterPreset "primary:click" Input "keyboard:KC_APOSTROPHE" } } } } } } From the sample above the format seems more complex than a simple one control - one key list, particularly with the two sets of directional controls, which appear to be paired. Is there a complete list of control assignments or documentation on how to format them available? Otherwise until the control settings function correctly, I've invested in little more than a menu page test.
  11. In a game based on the use of the compass and the map for orientation, it could be interesting to have a survey map. Of course, it would be a useful asset to orient himself and organize the actions of his camp. The Everon map created by the "topography" code from Operation Flashpoint Arma:ColdWar Assault is completely useless. It is always possible to make your own map from assembled screenshots, that's what I did! It's useful, but it's of poor quality.😕 This is why, in any case, I think that distributing a map in the form of a .pdf file would be a minimum, a printed map would be perfect.
  12. Hi all, New to the forums and reforger modding but was looking for some help with the vehicle creation wiki tutorial [here]. I have been following along using the golf model file provided in the sample new car mod on github [here]. I get to a point where I can enter/exit the vehicle with the start car animations all working. However the car remains static with no movement or steering. I feel like the tutorial is either missing some critical steps or I have misunderstood at some point. I'll lay out where I get a little confused with the process below and hopefully someone can help point me in the right direction or provide some external resources! Action Contexts - [here] Using the model listed in the github repo I cannot find any of the door_xxx_int options as action contexts. And whenever I reach this section, when I drag my prefab into the world editor I can enter/exit the vehicle however it remains static with no drop to the ground physics, steering or engine noise upon the character start animation (I always assumed this should happen later when setting up VehicleWheeledSimulation). Wheel/Tyres - [here] Once I have completed the majority of engine setup When I try to select a class for Tyre it would crash my workbench, I later inherited "VehicleSimulationonTire_M151A2.conf" from the arma reforger prefab that would allow me to set the tyre class without crashing the workbench. Once I have completed the above I am either left with a car that I can enter/exit but not move, or as soon as i spawn into the world editor to test the car, the entity will simply disapear. So I am Hoping for any kind of help as I'm excited with the possibilities, assuming my car starts to move :).
  13. My games constantly crashes every 5 mins, On boot up of reforger once or twice I noticed battleEye had an issue booting up & was detecting nvspcap64.dll as an issue. nvspcap64.dll is something to do with nvidia's overlay I think; Also getting this error every time the game crashes not sure if both are related; CLI params: beservice ------------------------------------ DESKTOP-357GB94, 02.06 2022 22:01:13 Can't compile "Game" script module! scripts/Game/Coop/EliminateTask/SCR_EliminateTaskSupportClass.c(29): Can't find variable 'RPC_CreateEliminateTask' Runtime mode CLI params: beservice ------------------------------------ DESKTOP-357GB94, 02.06 2022 22:14:34 Unhandled exception Program: D:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Arma Reforger\ArmaReforgerSteam.exe Reason: Access violation. Illegal read by 0x7ff79b520498 at 0x1eb57cdcec0 SymGetSymFromAddr:487, addr:0x7ff79b520498 SymGetSymFromAddr:487, addr:0x7ff79b51f817 SymGetSymFromAddr:487, addr:0x7ff79b06ea11 SymGetSymFromAddr:487, addr:0x7ff79b06ef92 SymGetSymFromAddr:487, addr:0x7ff79b1a1d16 [BaseThreadInitThunk]: ??? addr:0x7ff8cd747034 [RtlUserThreadStart]: ??? addr:0x7ff8cea62651 [RtlUserThreadStart]: ??? addr:0x7ff8cea62651 (Press Retry to debug the application - debugger must be attached) Runtime mode CLI params: beservice I really wanna play with my fwends. My system spec is 1tb ssd, 256 m2 drive, i7 10700, 16gb ram, rtx3070, Great job so far, The game looks so appeasing.
  14. So i am really missing an ingame mission editor, like eden was. The workbench, by all means, is way too complex just for mission creating. "Game Master" would be a start, but it's not possible to have multiple save games. If it WOULD have multiple save games, you could at least use it like a sort of editor, which would be a start or a quick fix. Without a mission editor, it's not arma for me and probably for a lot of other people. this was the pinnacle of sandbox and the reason why i spent so much hours in arma 1, arma 2 and arma 3. Please bohemia, add a a mission editor or make it at least possible to have multiple saves in the "Game Master" mode.
  15. As title states. Can't join a single server for more than a moment keep getting disconnected either as I am joining or moments after joining. I did get into one server to play but when I went back later it wouldn't let me in. Anyone know of a fix or is purely in BI's court? I have closed Steam completely and restarted it but it had no effect.
  16. Hey, I was just messing around with the Enfusion Workbench, trying to get used to it and all. Imported some textures, made a material, and went to make a particle affect and this happened; Not sure if I'm doing something wrong, or if it's an issue with the tool being day 1-3 of its release. If anybody knows what I did wrong / what's going on, would be great to know. Thank you very much for your time! 😉 *Sorry for posting in this section, but there still isn't a dedicated Reforger / Enfusion forum so not sure where was best to post it. If you want it moved feel free to do so.*
  17. ThatTiredRookie

    Arma Reforger Workbench Issue

    I've been trying to use the workbench all day at this point and the only thing i get is a 401 Unauthorised Error, is there a step i've missed and can anyone please help me to get this fixed. Thanks in advance
  18. I cannot find anything on here and its not listed as a 'Game' either. Is there a dedicated forum on here? thanks
  19. Has there been any sort of roadmap released for Reforger outlining how its development may progress? I've been really enjoying whats there but I'm not really sure what to expect as time goes on.
  20. Hello, dear Armaholics and Fanatics! It’s been a while since we’ve heard much news about any upcoming projects. Meanwhile, the Enfusion engine has been rolling steadily in a promising direction. And I am sure that Arma won’t stop at its third installment in the series. I want to start a thread for hopes, ideas and speculation for the fourth installment. Here we can discuss what could make up Arma 4. This would be something that the developers could take notes from, before starting the project (If they haven’t already). So feel free to express your opinion and ideas regarding the future of Arma. To begin with, the Arma series has been a slowly growing franchise for nearly two decades. This means that it has strived for the goal of a tactical military sandbox to almost perfection. And it is nearly perfect, but there are weaknesses that have been withholding Arma from the great military sandbox it could be. It is those weaknesses that should be addressed in order to fill the gaps of the series. When those gaps are filled, (believe me) the real apex of Arma is going to be the next one. Here are my hopes, ideas and speculation for Arma 4: I Gameplay I’m going to start with the gameplay, as it is what makes the series stand out the most. With this, we have to go to the roots of the series (OFP: CWC / Arma: CWA). The harsh and unforgiving gameplay was challenging, but every time you failed you changed your tactic, and when you succeeded it was rewarding. It was the freedom of varied approaches on the mission at hand that made me fall in love with the series. Rather than getting a small dopamine rush from every kill, like most shooters, Arma rewards you on decisions. This made the series stand out in the first place. I’m afraid that the balance of the game has shifted towards a regular shooter with additions like tactical pace and throwing grenades with a click of a button. Decision-based and varied missions As mentioned above, the focus on freedom of tactics rather than a linear shooter is what the core of Arma is about. This could be the decision between placing a minefield to reinforce your defenses OR surprise the enemy before they attack your defenses. Most importantly missions where decisions matter and have consequences, such as in the Tac-Ops DLC. These things bring dynamic gameplay, and in reality, war is dynamic. We all know that there was something lacking in the East Wind campaign. Perhaps the story didn’t quite drive you emotionally or perhaps it was leaning too much on infantry alone? In the main campaign, we should bring what makes Arma special: combined arms gameplay. Maybe switch between characters and take on the role of a helicopter pilot, tank commander, or sniper. It is time for Arma to have a memorable campaign and missions once again. Mechanics: combat, commanding and actions Remember before Arma 3 when you had to switch to the grenade in order to throw? It doesn’t work with that system, but if it was a single button to switch from weapon to grenade in hand, it would work, feel and look better, not to mention it is more realistic. I don’t mind the tactical pace, but something that would make it less mainstream and more tactical would be a button to hold the rifle up (for example space). It would also help to give the weapon a sense of weight, which is a huge factor in real combat. When it comes to commanding, the mechanic has not changed since 2001. The commanding could be made simpler with more of a visual focus rather than keyboard numbers. This also would apply to the action menu, instead of scrolling through text options, the use of visual options like in this thread would be a huge step forward. Terrains, not a terrain Terrains in the series are probably the most important part of the gameplay. The open-world allows you to engage the mission however you like. If one side of a town is heavily defended, you can simply approach from a different side to avoid heavy casualties. But Arma 3, in my opinion, has brought a new problem. Let’s be honest, bigger doesn’t mean better. Not many were fond of Altis, as it felt like a never-ending landscape without any real detail compared to for example Malden 2035. Playing in multiplayer, whether it’s Warlords, Wasteland, or Life servers, I actually preferred Startis over Altis, because I seemed to never come across anybody on Altis. The large map was impressive in 2001, but in 2020 an even larger map won’t stand out unless it actually supports the gameplay. Dear Bohemia Interactive, you don’t have to impress us with the size of the maps. Of course, Stratis is a bit small, that’s why Malden was a great addition of balance. With more but smaller islands, we can have more variety of terrains, which was lacking in Altis & Stratis. II Immersion When it comes to immersion, it is a key step towards realism, and unfortunately, an element lacking in the previous titles. In order for Arma to stand out once again in the growing genre of tactical shooters, now is the time to polish the area of immersion. The main issue I face is the lack of a genuine atmosphere of combat. But thankfully there are ways to increase immersion such as with the following points below. Upgrade in effects First and obviously most noticeable upgrade would be particle effects, as the series has always had quite a soft feel especially with explosions. Arma portrays war, let’s make it portray the grittiness and roughness of blasts n’ explosions through particles and sound. (Example images: Explosions, Explosions, Dirt and Smoke) Along with better particle effects, an upgrade in building destruction would be nice. It is neat that Arma has always had a destruction system, but it has never been the neatest (GIF). But building destruction is not the only destruction requiring an upgrade, more importantly fence, wall, and tree destruction animation would definitely need an overhaul. Combat dialog and actions Arma is known for its group dialog, but I think it’s time for an upgrade in order to enhance the immersion. To have all characters saying the same lines makes it feel artificial, as for humans we are characters of our own. What I would propose is having every individual voice with their own character to the dialog. For example in Star Wars: Republic Commando, the friendly AI still is AI, but there’s a certain relation to them. I’m not saying we should implement random chit-chat, but something a little more variable and human-like reporting. Example: Current: “UNKNOWN PLANE, 1000M” Proposal: “There's an airplane over there.” When it comes to combat, let’s feel the harshness and fear with more drama in the chatter. Example: “Fucking hell! I’m pinned down!”. I said that I’m not going to delve into AI improvement, but there are some things that are easily fixable and would improve the immersion by a lot. It’s about AI actions or actually the lack of action. Something like below could be added just to make the AI a little more independent, and let the squad leader be busy with other things. Of course with a human-like voice: AI rearming by themselves by going to the ammo bearer and reporting: “I’ll get some ammo!” AI healing by themselves, by going into cover and reporting: “Cover me, I need to patch up!” Variety in animations Much like with human-like voices, so should the movement be believable. It would be nice to have the option of choosing movement animations much like the option of voice in the profile. It would bring out a more human-like pattern on the battlefield, because a single animation seems a little robotic when an entire squad moves with the same animation. (Walking example) Getting Injured We do have limping animation, which was a great addition, but there could be a more diverse system. If the walking limping animation was the last stage, there could be a stage where you’re slightly limping while still able to move faster. Another addition for a more interesting combat would be tripping over if getting shot in the leg (creating uncertainty if the unit died). In reality you’re not sure if you’ve killed someone by the target tripping from your bullet. With the above mentioned, we all know when this (GIF) happens. Too often. Combining better ragdolls with animations such as in the battlefield games (GIF), would be a great addition for the immersion. Not only getting killed, but also getting hit could look less awkward, and have more of a reaction. III Game Changers With every new major release, there should be something new and major addition that compliments the game. These are things that should stick out as a stepping stone in the evolution of the series, but can also be minor things. Naval Warfare Combat at sea has always been a weak and empty spot in the series, although the implementation of diving in Arma 3 brought a tiny light of hope into naval warfare. Let’s hope Arma 4 will expand on that, especially as all other elements had an overhaul in Arma 3 through DLCs. Female Characters This might not be a game changer for all, but anyone who wants to portray themselves as the opposite sex. In the modern military it is common to see female troops, let’s keep it that way unless Arma 4 ends up in the First World War. Seasons This would not be a necessary addition, but for sure would spice up the environment and campaign. There has of course been different versions of a map with different seasons, but it is not the same. IIII Setting and Content Let’s get to the fun part: the setting and what kind of content we’d like to see. Now we’ve dealt with the concept of the future in Arma 3. I think it’s time to go back to the current or earlier setting. Let’s be honest, the community agrees. In my opinion Bohemia Interactive has always delivered the best content when it comes to post-soviet related content. Perhaps it should be a theme to be stuck with. When and why I’ll begin with the two most likely decades the next Arma is going to be set in and I’ll elaborate why: In the current 2020s between the events of Arma 2 and 3, or in the 1990s between the events of Cold War Crisis and Armed Assault. I propose these because they are decades which have not been seen in the series before. I wouldn’t go earlier, because I suppose we want to keep the attachment system, and weapon attachments weren’t that common before the 80s. I wouldn’t go more to the future either because of the obvious dislike of the setting by the community. These two settings would bridge the gap between the lore of the Armaverse. If it came to the 2020s we could see how CSAT came to power and the fall of NATO. With the 1990s we could see the transition of the Soviet Union to the Russian Federation. Either option would have an important plot to start with. Where and why With possible seasons in mind, it’d be great to have a surrounding where during winter there is actually snow, and it’d be something we’ve not seen before in the series. I propose a fictional island group in the Baltic Sea with a mixed culture of the surrounding nations. An archipelago would be great for the possible naval warfare. If not in the baltic, then perhaps in the Bering Sea. But if it was Baltic or the Bering, let’s not have it bare. We want forests as it creates more interesting combat. Also because it is clear that according to most players the forest filled Chernarus was their favorite. Images for inspiration: Underwater Marine Combat Summer 1 Summer 2 Autumn Winter Free Chernarus Plus DLC Don’t let a highly worked on map go to waste. This could go along perhaps with the mentioned events before or after Operation Harvest Red Campaign. To be honest, we all want to see some true combat on the newly decorated Chernarus, not just some small firefights between survivors in DayZ. Gamemodes and missions The thing that disappointed me the most on the release of Arma 3 was the lack of official multiplayer content. No it didn’t bother me that the singleplayer campaign was postponed, because there was a ton of showcase content already. Sure gamemodes like Support, End Game and Warlords eventually were published, but for some reason they are rarely populated despite the quality. Popularity seems to reside on gamemodes like King of The Hill. But in all honesty, arcady FPS gameplay is not what the Arma series represents. Instead there should be a focus on the tactical gameplay which Arma truly embodies and in which form it is most enjoyable. There is a ton of community content for co-op gameplay, but there are those who do not want to rely on the community content. The official content has been very heavily focused on singleplayer and we want the same quality experience with friends as well.
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