Kamaradski submitted his Ahoy Server Tools.
This is a ccollection of batch scripts that will help you manage your dedicated Arma3 server on a windows machine.

    Quote :
    This is a collection of batch scripts that will help you manage your dedicated Arma3 server on a windows machine. We use these scripts to manage our own servers, and thought to release them in the open, as they might be beneficial for other server managers too.

    • Restarter script (Restarts Arma & BEC when crashed)
    • Updater script (Updates all your arma servers at once, using SteamCMD)
    • Backup script (Simple script that can be run to make remote backups)
    • File UNlocker (Used to automatically unlock files in use by Arma3Server.exe)
    • Log Compressor (Compresses your old log files in zip containers)
    • Rebooter (Simple script that restarts your servers upon box restart)

Written on 2014-07-30 by kamaradski


Hertizch released an updated version of his HRTZarma Arma Launcher and Addons manager tool on the Armaholic forums.

    Quote :
    An Arma 2, Arma 2 Operation Arrowhead and Arma 3 Launcher and Addons manager which features:
    • Supports Arma 2, Arma 2 Operation Arrowhead and Arma 3.
    • Start the game with several launch parameters to optimize performance and/or behavior.
    • Start the game with selectable addons.
    • Get the latest news-items from RSS feed (Can be disabled).
    • Connect directly to your favorite multiplayer server.
    • A simple and modern user interface.
    • Automatically checks for application updates at startup.

    • Download and install custom Memory Allocators.
    • Change your Field Of View.
    • Create and manage Squad.Xml files (Coming Soon).

    • New: Squad Xml tool available!
    • Fix: If a new news-item is added to the feed and the refresh button is clicked, item id's does not match the displaying news-item.
    • Fix: Empty "-mod=" parameter was applied when no addons where checked, this could cause errors on multiplayer server.

Written on 2014-07-30 by Hertizch

Bux578 released an updated version of his open source tabler - Arma 3 Translation Helper on the BI forums.

    Quote :
    I'd like to present to you a new tool I'm working on. It emerged from the need to translate a lot of modules of an Arma 3 Mod without having to go through the hazzle of editing every single stringtable.xml one by one. And to be honest: It's not fun to work with XML files.

    tabler let's you define your mod working directory and parses every stringtable.xml file it finds in your mod's subfolders. From there you can view, modify or add translations and save all your changes back to the stringtable.xml files - with one click.

    • Lots of UI changes
    • More colors
    • More Excel-like behavior
    • A first "Undo" feature
    • Adding a language
    • more error prone

Written on 2014-07-24 by bux578

Fred41 released an updated version of his Arma Server Monitor tool on the BI forums.

    Quote Fred41 :
    ASM is a little program, for monitoring some interesting values from multiple server (or HC) instances.
    Different performance related values are displayed, simultaneously for multiple (up to 4) server instances, in a window.
    The idea behind it, is to provide a fast and easy "state of health" overview at one go.

    • changed library name for callextension commands, in fn_ASM.fsm, to lowercase

Written on 2014-07-23 by Fred41

Kamaradski submitted his Ahoy Notepad++ Arma Syntax Highlighter.

    Quote :
    This is an Arma scripting (.SQF & .SQM) syntax highlighter to be used in Notepad++, specially for dark themes.
    It is developed using the 'Deep Black' theme that is shipped with NPP, but will work for anything with a dark background.

    This is a community project, and we will appreciate all your help to keep this updated and working. At the moment this is already the Syntax Highlighter with the most complete database, lets keep it that way and expand on this initial version as much as possible. Any input can be logged in the Issue Tracker or bigger input can be happily forked and imported with a pull request.

Written on 2014-07-19 by kamaradski


Major_Shepard submitted an updated stable version of the LEA - Loadout Editor for Arma 3. If you already had the beta you can update the tool by using Check for Updates in the Help menu.

    Quote Major_Shepard :
    LEA is a standalone application with the goal to simplify the customisation of player's loadout and mission edition.
    It uses a full graphical interface and maximum automatised processes to help mission-makers and team players waste as less as possible time in editing loadouts.

    LEA has the capability to read and rewrite mission.sqm files as well as generate SQF scripts into ArmA 3 mission.
    The software is provided with @LEA addon for players to make their loadout at mission start-up whatever the mission running on server.

    LEA can also help ArmA 3 team play thanks to its capability to easily share user profiles and missions through FTP.

    • Updated: @LEA to v1.3
    • Added: Virtual Arsenal integrated within @LEA.
    • Fixed: @LEA: Apply Loadout does not kept available upon 5 minutes even if the player stays in the 100 meters close to his spawning location.
    • Fixed: Right clicking on uniform/vest/backpack does not work sometimes.
    • Added: keep default helmet and glasses as options.

Written on 2014-07-19 by Major_Shepard

Sickboy submitted the newest version of Play withSIX.

    Quote Sickboy :
    Ever since the SIX updater users have been able to create and manage collections of modifications of our increasing network that now hosts nearly 2000 mods for the ArmA series. Now it’s time to share this experience with your friends, communities and the whole world.

    On behalf of the entire withSIX team I am very happy to introduce to you the beta version of the all new collection sharing.

    If you have subscribed to beta updates, you can try the preview version of this feature along with several other updates and improvements that we are working on for the next release.

    The highlights
    • Upload a private collection
    • Upload and share the collections unlisted
    • Public Collections
    • Collection pages
    • Other improvements
        - Improved rendering performance and compatibility of the integrated browser
        - Improved client stability and reliability
        - Improved startup speed
        - Improved UI responsiveness

    Read more at ourfull blog post

Written on 2014-07-18 by Sickboy

nuxil released an updated version of his Battleye Extended Controls (B.E.C) tool on the BI forums.
Bec is an admin tool for Operation Arrowhead/Combined Operations and Arma3 dedicated servers running Windows which have enabled Battleye.

    Quote nuxil :
    This is a server application only, no install requirements are necessary client-wise.
    Basically what Bec does, is giving you the Battleye-power conveniently on the OA/CO and Arma 3-chatline in-game.
    Bec is a multi-admin tool, you can define as many admins you want, there is no limit on the number.
    You are able to define many custom commands and permissions to several different admin levels.
    Bec also have the option to use a global ban list, but you will need an account for this to be enabled.
    When this is enabled, Bec will report hack to a central ban database, it will also check players guid against it upon connection to the game.

    When Bec starts up, it logs itself on to the Be-server using the Rcon protocol.
    Once a player connects to the server, his/her guid is checked against the admin file to see if he/she is a admin.
    Once a admin has been verified he/she is free to send commands defined in the command file. No log-ins are required.
    To change the mission parameters, you need to use the OA/CO/A3 admin log-in function, as Battleye currently does not support this.
    Bec also have several good and organized logging functions. All chat is stored into separate files with time stamps on them.
    Same goes for all Be-events, they are stored in a separate file with time stamps on them.

    • Added: If the -f switch is forgotten, Bec will try and look for the file "Config.cfg" in the Config directory and use that one if it exists.
    • Added: When loading plugins, Bec will display its version if the variable is defined
    • Added: fortune as a command for the scheduler.
    • ReAdded: A timeout of 3 sec is added before Bec.exe closes on startup errors, Ie missing "Config.cfg" etc.
    • Improved: will automatically generate the file in the Plugins directory if missing.
    • Fixed: A encoding error that could happen when reading the scheduler file and doing jobs with none ascii.
    • Changed: SlotLimit changed to a more static method.
    • Misc: Plugins cleanup, and minor changes to them, a lillte updated docs etc. Plugins are not included in the file any more, but can instead be downloaded separately.

    Battleye Extended Controls (B.E.C) v1.601

    Dedicated server running on Windows.
    You might also need Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package.


Written on 2014-07-16 by nuxil

Torndeco released an updated version of his extDB on the BI forums.

    Quote :
    extDB is an extension for arma3server, compiles on windows + linux.
    Simply put this is basicly an extension for using a database with some extra features.

    • Multi-Part Messages (i.e if output > outputsize set by arma)
    • Multi-Threading Sync / ASync Commands
    • Supports Mysql / SQlite / ODBC (via Poco Library)
    • Steam VAC BAN Check + BAN via RCON
    • CRC32 / MD4 / MD5

    • version 10:
        - Enabled TBB, String Reserved Length to help prevent bad_alloc
    • version 9:
        - Disabled TBB
    • version 8:
        - Procedure Support via DB_PROCEDURE(sanitized input)
        - Added DB_RAW trace logging returned results
    • version 7:
        - Changed back to Poco 1.4
    • version 6:
        - Log Flushing

Written on 2014-07-11 by Foxhound

Byrkoet submitted an updated version of his SQF Syntax Highlighting & Auto-Completion.

    Quote :
    A seasoned User-Defined Language file along with an Auto-Completion xml for NotePad++.
    Provides intuitive color coding for functions and commands in the sqf format for e.g. Arma 2 and 3. Also features Auto-Completion for the latest functions from both Bohemia Interactive and Community Base Addons.

    • Added description.ext Config Classes to auto-complete and highlighting.
    • Added Constants to auto-complete and highlighting.
    • Fixed numerals being not highlighted because of the presence of curly brackets.

Written on 2014-07-10 by byrkoet

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