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2010-04-13 New Trailer Explaining Arma 2 Mission Definition and In-Game Features Zoom

A new Youtube movie is available illustrating PlannedAssault web based mission definition and the corresponding in-game features.

 

While preparing the movie, several bugs were fixed, and new mods and units have been added. See the list after the movie and screenshots for more info.

 

trailer intro

ten steps to create a mission

positioning units and objectives

 

example of a two formation attack

mission defined transport of infantry

AA unit protecting attacking formation

 

customized units in the unit database

PlannedAssault summary

movie small print

Mods and units added:

  • ACEX US Army units, with custom US Army artillery units (as shown in the trailer)
  • CH Abrams M1 Abrams US Army and USMC tanks
  • Southy's F-15C/E Eagle fighters

 

Bugs/issues solved:
  • artillery mission scripts robust against leader dieing on initialization
  • Arma 2 artillery module initializating a combination of empty guns and a separate gun crew group (A2 artillery module assumes leader and gun both present at mission start)
  • player as gunner role for single vehicle groups
  • defensive behavior redesigned to use guard waypoints and triggers for more aggressive behavior

 

The planner and website have been upgraded to versions 1.08 and 1.21 respectively.