Author: gigan
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Requirements: No addons required

Version: 2.0

Short description: This script/addon offers free camera operating with smooth movement for player.

Date: 2011-11-27 11:40

Comments: (8)


GCam Addon/Script


GCam offers free camera operating with smooth movement for player. From beginning to end battle is observed by unit action pursuit, unit listing with list panel and symbolic situation viewing with search map.

  • gcam.sqf
      GCam script. Battle observation, unit pursuit can be performed.
      Unit listing and search map panel can be displayed by L-key and help by ?-button.
      GCam is equipped with 3 modes. Follow mode is camera follows at the unit.
      Behind mode is camera continues moving behind the unit. Focus mode is camera continues catching the unit on screen. It is free camera mode if all modes are disabled. Each mode can be changed with each button and each mode key. F.Trig is camera pursues a guided warhead function. When a guided warhead is launched, if the trigger is on, camera pursues the warhead. AccTime change function is time change between 0.0-4.0.
      Surrounding units are symbolically observable on search map. Map is clicked to show units and clicks a unit marker to switch unit.
      Parameter Tracking Mode is a function which displays unit parameters in real time for missions editor. It can be enabled by GCam config.
  • gcam_config.hpp
      GCam setting file. For change setting of GCam, edit the file with text editor.
  • gcam_component.hpp
      To run GCam script, it is necessary. Include to description.ext with mission editing.

  • Installation:
    Addon version:
    As we always recommend use modfolders to seperate the custom content from the official game content to prevent problems. For different ways to set up your modfolders and use them please visit our FAQ.

    When you are using the Steam version you can find a Steam mod installation and activation FAQ here.

    Player can start GCam from action menu and execVM command.

    Script version :
    Put gcam folder on missions\your_mission directory,
    and execute gcam.sqf with execVM command in the Mission Editor.

    Included .pbo files:

    GCam Execution Command:
    handle = [ Unit ] execVM "gcam\gcam.sqf";


    Video v1.12

    Change log:
    - Improved camera performance.
    - Improved GUI.
    - Added view change function with v-key.
    - Added parameter tracking function.
    - Corrected many issues.

    - Included addon version.
    - Changed mouse pointer is not displayed.
    - Added guided warhead trigger function.
    - Added accTime change function.
    - Added player cannot end GCam option.
    - Corrected some issues.

    - Integrated GCam and GCam Follow to GCam.
    - Integrated GCam Auto and GCam Follow Auto to GCam Auto.
    - Added Focus mode to GCam.
    - Each mode is switched in realtime to GCam (Follow, Behind, Focus modes).
    - Unit is switched with cursor key to GCam.
    - Unit is switched by clicking a unit to GCam.
    - Some functions were excluded so that GCam Auto might prioritize performance.
    - Additionally, change in small specification.

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    Tags: Camera,   Video