Now that there is a version of B3 for ARMA 2, I thought I would throw together some info.NOTE: Important
: For B3 to work with ARMA2, your chat needs to be received. That means that mods that strip out chat, or chat that isn't seen (meaning no one is nearby, etc) will cause B3 to not see your commands.1) How can I run B3 for ARMA 2?
A: The first B3 release to include ARMA2 support is B3 1.9.0dev17. Make sure to use the latest available B3 1.9dev version.2) Where can I download these files?
A: B3 1.9.0 dev packages are available at http://bit.ly/MXP7JF3) Any special plugins for ARMA 2?
There are also some plugins for arma2 in 4) Any stock plugins work for ARMA 2:
arma2restarts.py will perform pre-timed server restarts with global warning messages, and can also do unplanned restarts, again with warning messages. It can also rename all the arma2 and battleye log files on each restart and move them to their own folder, based on the date and time of the restart
NOTE: for this to work correctly you need to do 2 extra things - start b3 in restart mode (or have it auto restart when shutdown) since I have it set to restart 3 minutes after the server shutdown command is issued, to ensure that it reconnects correctly, and also delay the server restart by 15 seconds or so after the shutdown, to allow time for the log files to become freed up in order to be renamed, before the server restarts.
arma2lobbykick.py will kick players who have been in the lobby too long, and can be set to ignore admins above a certain B3 level.
arma2admin allows the loadscripts and loadevents command s to be sent to the server, useful if you use the telnet plugin as well.
Plugins that work OK:
tested plugin...5) How can I make a b3.xml for ARMA 2?
wideban : ok
telnet : ok
censor : ok
test in progress :
asciikick (very useful for arma2)
A: You can use the standard b3.xml, as long as you comment out the gamelog entry (ARMA2 works over battleeye) and turn PB off. I have attached my template here as well. Or you can use the online config generator
.6) How can I get echelon (V1) to work with ARMA 2?
A: Please see this
Let me know if there is anything you think should be added, or if you think this topic should not exist, etc. All feedback is welcome.
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