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Today the time has come to announce the winners of the Armaholic Xmas caption competition 2014.

We would like to thank all who participated, we had a good time reviewing all your entries. Its always a blast seeing the captions people come up with.
So, without further delay, here are the winners we have chosen:
  1. Tier1Voodoo
  2. slingfig
  3. Gibbins.S

Tier1Voodoo will be able to choose first out of the three games we have available, than the next one to choose is slingfig and Gibbins.S will get the last remaining prize.
In case you forgot here is the list of games we offer as prize: We will contact all people who have won by sending them a PM and those people have until january 13th 23:59:59) to claim their prize.
Any prize which is not claimed after that time will be given away at a random person who also took part in the contest and did not win already in the 2014 caption competition!
So, make sure to check your PM's later today!

All winners should reply to a PM they recieve from Foxhound and give their email which they can use to claim gift games with their Steam account. So make sure you give us a valid email address!


Here are the winning entries:

Tier1Voodoo
slingfig
Gibbins.S


We would again like to thank Jeza for supporting us with the contest and providing us with the prizes!


Written on 2015-01-06 by Armaholic

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The entire Armaholic team wishes the ARMA community a very good and successful 2015. We would like to thank all the addon makers, mission designers, script developers and all others who make the community enjoy the ARMA series so much!

This year we would again like to sent our thanks to many people for their support:
  • My good friend sunraa for keeping the Armaholic.com and the Armaholic.net servers alive!
  • My good friend Big and fellow admin who spends so much of his spare time to help on this website.
  • B4mBi for his support with the French file server.
  • DarkXess for his help on the forums.
  • Jeza for always sending us news we havent covered yet and for supporting us with our Xmas Caption Competition.
  • Fr3eMan for informing us about all Arma related news he finds.
  • All people who are working with us in the background to improve our services in the near future.
  • All community members who supported us in any way!
  • All of you who support us by not using ad blockers, only thanks to your support we can pay the bills to keep Armaholic.com running and improve our service!
  • All donators who helped us to pay the bills.

All the best and lets make 2015 a really great year!

Armaholic staff


Written on 2014-12-31 by Armaholic


Today we are proud to announce our annual Armaholic Xmas caption competition!

Thanks to the support of Jeza, we are able to give you all a chance to win one of the available game packages when you enter our caption competition.
The prizes are Steam gift versions of the following games:
  1. Saints Row IV: Game of the Century Edition
  2. Rising Storm
  3. Chivalry: Medieval Warfare
The winners can choose their game, so the person who ends in first place can choose from three games, the person ending second can choose from two games and the person ending in third place will get the remaining game.


What do you have to do?
    Use one or more of the images we provide below and add some caption to it. Thats all!
    The caption can be anything, just let your fantasy flow and submit your entry in this topic.


Rules:
  • Add the caption onto the image!
  • We will choose the winners based upon the caption added.
  • Anyone can submit as many entries as he/she wants.
  • You have until january 2 2015 23:59:59 (CET) to submit your entry.
  • Normal forum rules apply.
  • After the competition is closed we (Armaholic staff) will choose 3 winners.
  • Armaholic staff and team member are excluded from entering the competition!
  • We will announce the winners as soon as possible after the closing of the competition and you will recieve your Steam gift code from Jeza.

So if you are up for the chance to win a games and want to spend a little time to make some funny, interesting, realistic, or what ever other text you can think of caption, make sure to post your entry in this topic.


Written on 2014-12-31 by Armaholic

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 The entire Armaholic Team wishes the Arma community a very Merry Christmas 2014!
 We hope you will enjoy these days with your family and friends.


The Armaholic team


Written on 2014-12-24 by Armaholic



Many of you have probably already seen this news item but we wanted to have it frontpaged again as a last time for obvious reasons.
I hope most of you have already noticed but we have a new .net fileserver in place. You should all be seeing some really good downloadspeeds on any of our download links.
This new server replaces the oldie we have been using since 2008. Yes that is correct, we use (read abuse) all hardware we buy for as long as possible as running things here is not cheap.
First that server was used to host the Armaholic.com website on but when we bought a new server to host the sites we started using it as one of our main file servers.

The new file server is prepared for our future plans. Yes we do have those, no matter the activation of the Steam Workshop. In the background we are working very hard on our new website, which however sadly due to some personal health issues is massively delayed, and once that goes live we will further inform you of what you can expect from our website and services. We have huge plans and this new file server is just our first step.
We might have something interesting to offer sooner, but it depends wether we find it worthy to include in the current website.

We have been saving money for this new server for many months as specs like these cost a lot, but in our opinion it is money well spend! Here is a short specs list so you get an idea of what you are going to abuse:
  • Intel Xeon E5-2630
  • 32GB Memory
  • Hardware RAID10
  • 1x drive for OS
  • 4x 1TB SSD
The server has been hosting all your requests since last night and although we are now running at over 400MB/s bandwidth (and this is not the most busy time) I am happy to say the server does hardly notice you are all there downloading our files. So, its looking good in the sense of being able to fullfill all your needs regarding the content we host!

This new server together with the French (.fr) server we use to host files should be good enough to support us for a long time and we can even expand it if its needed.

We try to never ask for donations where it is not really needed cause as you all know we use ads on our website which cover the expenses we make. Without those ads we could never offer you the service we do these days, we hope most of you realise that!
But this new piece of hardware is going to set us back financially big time. So, here we are and we ask everyone who would like to and is financially able, to donate some money which we can use to pay the first bill for this server (purely the setup costs).


Click the picture to donate using Paypal!



We thank you for your support!

Armaholic staff


Written on 2014-07-25 by Armaholic



Here is number five of our recently introduced video round-ups in which we will inform you about all the new videos the Armaholic videomakers have released in the past week on our Armaholic youtube channel.

Since early march we are working together with a few well known and lesser well know videomakers from within the Arma community who create videos of all the different Arma content which is available. All of them have their own unique way to make videos the way they like. By cooperating with different people we hope to offer you a channel on which you can find different videos in the style you like about the Arma series.
In the Armaholic youtube channel you will find showcases, reviews, previews and gameplay videos of missions, mods, addons and scripts released for the Arma series.

We hope you will subscribe the Armaholic Youtube channel, watch the videos and like the videos to show those authors their work is appreciated.


This week we highlight the Arma 3 Gameplay video - Linebacker Part 2 video made by oO Para Oo.
"This Armaholic gameplay video shows part 2 of a new Linebacker operation. In this video we follow 3 Commando as they take part in this joint operation between various Arma community Gu's. 3 Commando, VCB, Taskforce 91, TFI. So we have the EU, Americans, Canadians, and the French all fighting together.

The civilians are a mix between real players and AI, and some of them are suicide bombers so we have to pid our targets before shooting. The view is stuck to FPV and we have intel as the operation commences, in this video we see a highlight of a 2 hour mission."




Of course the past week there were more videos released and you can view them all by clicking "read more.."!

Recruitment:
We are still looking for more people who are interested in a cooperation with Armaholic to create videos for our channel.
When you see this and do currently make videos and are interested to join the team to make the channel a succes for all involved you can always contact Foxhound and have a talk how we can work together.

Currently the active team of video makers consists of:
  • JezaGooner, visit his own channel here
  • TheSwissMAVERICK, visit his own channel here
  • DanishARMA2, visit his own channel here
  • RoyalGamersUK, visit his own channel here
  • oO Para Oo, visit his own channel here
  • Ironman, visit his own channel here

We hope to hear from you!

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Written on 2014-07-16 by Armaholic



A day late due to some personal health issues but here is number four of our recently introduced video round-ups in which we will inform you about all the new videos the Armaholic videomakers have released in the past week on our Armaholic youtube channel.

Since early march we are working together with a few well known and lesser well know videomakers from within the Arma community who create videos of all the different Arma content which is available. All of them have their own unique way to make videos the way they like. By cooperating with different people we hope to offer you a channel on which you can find different videos in the style you like about the Arma series.
In the Armaholic youtube channel you will find showcases, reviews, previews and gameplay videos of missions, mods, addons and scripts released for the Arma series.

We hope you will subscribe the Armaholic Youtube channel, watch the videos and like the videos to show those authors their work is appreciated.


This week we highlight the Arma 3 Terrain Addon - FSF Kalu Khan & FSF Dariyah video made by SwissMAVERICK.
"This Armaholic review video presents two Arma 3 terrains by Makhno, FSF Kalu Khan and FSF Dariyah.

FSF Kalu Khan:
In this endless outdoor playground, you'll find steep mountains with cloud-covered peaks great for hiking, biking, and trying to not get killed by those guys here that just appeared over the next ridge.

FSF Dariyah:
This is a Desert theme terrain.
There are no roads at the time, but maybe it'll stay this way as I'm quite fond of off-road vehicle patrols of the kind the LRDG used to do."




Of course the past week there were more videos released and you can view them all by clicking "read more.."!

Recruitment:
We are still looking for more people who are interested in a cooperation with Armaholic to create videos for our channel.
When you see this and do currently make videos and are interested to join the team to make the channel a succes for all involved you can always contact Foxhound and have a talk how we can work together.

Currently the active team of video makers consists of:
  • JezaGooner, visit his own channel here
  • TheSwissMAVERICK, visit his own channel here
  • DanishARMA2, visit his own channel here
  • RoyalGamersUK, visit his own channel here
  • oO Para Oo, visit his own channel here
  • Ironman, visit his own channel here

We hope to hear from you!

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Written on 2014-07-03 by Armaholic



Here is number three of our recently introduced video round-ups in which we will inform you about all the new videos our videomakers have released in the past week on our youtube channel.

Since early march we are working together with a few well known and lesser well know videomakers from within the Arma community who create videos of all the different Arma content which is available.
All of them have their own unique way to make videos the way they like. By cooperating with different people we hope to offer you a channel on which you can find different videos in the style you like about the Arma series.
In the Armaholic youtube channel you will find showcases, reviews, previews and gameplay videos of missions, mods, addons and scripts released for the Arma series.

We hope you will subscribe the Armaholic Youtube channel, watch the videos and like the videos to show those authors their work is appreciated.


This week we highlight the Arma 3 Weapons Addon - STI Weapons: Machineguns video made by Ironman.
"This Armaholic review video shows the STI Weapons: Machineguns addon for Arma 3.
This is a private project I've been working on for a while, mostly for private use but I figure others might enjoy it too. There are more packs to come like Rifles, Pistols and Launchers.
The pack includes 9 Machineguns in the M249 and M240 family, more might come in the future."




Of course the past week there were more videos released and you can view them all by clicking "read more.."!

Recruitment:
We are still looking for more people who are interested in a cooperation with Armaholic to create videos for our channel.
When you see this and do currently make videos and are interested to join the team to make the channel a succes for all involved you can always contact Foxhound and have a talk how we can work together.

Currently the active team of video makers consists of:
  • JezaGooner, visit his own channel here
  • TheSwissMAVERICK, visit his own channel here
  • DanishARMA2, visit his own channel here
  • RoyalGamersUK, visit his own channel here
  • oO Para Oo, visit his own channel here
  • Ironman, visit his own channel here

We hope to hear from you!

read more...


Written on 2014-06-25 by Armaholic



Here is number two of our recently introduced video round-ups in which we will inform you about all the new videos our videomakers have released in the past week on our youtube channel.

Since early march we are working together with a few well known and lesser well know videomakers from within the Arma community who create videos of all the different Arma content which is available.
All of them have their own unique way to make videos the way they like. By cooperating with different people we hope to offer you a channel on which you can find different videos in the style you like about the Arma series.
In the Armaholic youtube channel you will find showcases, reviews, previews and gameplay videos of missions, mods, addons and scripts released for the Arma series.

We hope you will subscribe the Armaholic Youtube channel, watch the videos and like the videos to show those authors their work is appreciated.


This week we highlight the Arma 2 Mod - Danish Defence Army Module video made by pressytcn.
"This Armaholic showcase video presents the Danish Defence Army Module for Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead which contains 30 units from Infantry, Army Scouts Army Recon and Special Forces."



Of course the past week there were more videos released and you can view them all by clicking "read more.."!

Recruitment:
We are still looking for more people who are interested in a cooperation with Armaholic to create videos for our channel.
When you see this and do currently make videos and are interested to join the team to make the channel a succes for all involved you can always contact Foxhound and have a talk how we can work together.

Currently the active team of video makers consists of:
  • JezaGooner, visit his own channel here
  • TheSwissMAVERICK, visit his own channel here
  • DanishARMA2, visit his own channel here
  • RoyalGamersUK, visit his own channel here
  • oO Para Oo, visit his own channel here
We hope to hear from you!

read more...


Written on 2014-06-18 by Armaholic



Here it is, the first of our all new weekly video round-ups in which we will inform you about all the new videos our video makers have released in the past week on our youtube channel.

Since early march we are working together with a few well known and lesser well know video makers from within the Arma community who create videos of all the different Arma content which is available.
All of these video makers have their own unique way to make videos the way they like. By cooperating with different video makers we hope to offer you a channel on which you can find videos in the style you like about the Arma series.
In the Armaholic youtube channel you will find showcases, reviews, previews and gameplay videos of missions, mods, addons and scripts released for the Arma series.

We hope you will subscribe the Armaholic Youtube channel, watch the current present videos and like the videos to show those authors their work is appreciated.


This week we highlight the Robert Hammer Weapons video made by TheSwissMAVERICK.
"This Armaholic review video presents three different weapon packs by Robert Hammer:
  • The RH M4/M16 pack which contains various ar15 rifles and attachments to them.
  • The RH Pistol pack which also contains various pistols and attachments for them.
  • The KAC PDW pack which was released for the Arma 3 beta."


Of course the past week there were a lot more videos released and you can view them all by clicking "read more.."!

Recruitment:
We are still looking for more people who are interested in a cooperation with Armaholic to create videos for our channel.
When you see this and do currently make videos and are interested to join the team to make the channel a succes for all involved you can always contact Foxhound and have a talk how we can work together.

Currently the active team of video makers consists of:
  • JezaGooner, visit his own channel here
  • TheSwissMAVERICK, visit his own channel here
  • DanishARMA2, visit his own channel here
  • RoyalGamersUK, visit his own channel here
  • oO Para Oo, visit his own channel here
We hope to hear from you!


read more...


Written on 2014-06-11 by Armaholic

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