Author: Silola
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Requirements: No addons required

Version: 3.0c
Signed: Yes, serverkey included

Short description: These scriots generate dynamic AI in your missions.
Date: 2010-10-19 19:43
Submitted by: Armaholic


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Dynamic-AI-Creator (DAC)

by
Silola


Description:
In (so called) "AI-zones", waypoints and units of different categories and sides are being generated. If you play a mission using DAC, you will get a different game experience every time restarting the mission.
This is the result of every AI-zone being generated every time, when you start the mission.

Furthermore, when using DAC, your mission will gain momentum and replayability will increase drastically in comparison with
standard missions. Nevertheless mission designers have to spend more time in balancing the opposite forces and in testing their mission.

The script is able to maintain supplies, in a dynamic, but by mission designers controllable way. The AI respawns at fully generated camps, so it is possible to create large, long lasting missions using DAC.

New features, such as create DAC-zones during a mission or object-generation and also the old features like global troup movements,or multiple de-/activation of AI-zones are taking mission design to a new level.


Features:
# generate units and waypoints dynamically in AI-zones
# highly dynamic game experience, because of AI-zones being generated at every mission start
# dynamic decrease of unit number (infantry or vehicle groups)
# freely chosen size and number of zones (modify directly in in-game editor)
# every zone can be configured individually (modify directly in in-game editor)
# up to four different unit-categories can be generated per zone
# two zone types: unit-zones, waypoint-zones, can be combined
# freely chosen number of unit-zones can be linked with each other
# freely chosen number of waypoint-zones can be linked with unit-zones
# freely chosen number of unit-configurations can be defined
# freely chosen number of behaviour-configurations can be defined
# freely chosen number of waypoint-configurations can be defined
# movable zones (global troop movement)
# size of a zone can be changed at every time
# new behaviour-configuration can be loaded at every time
# new unit-configuration can be loaded at every time
# dynamic AI-respawn in camps generated dynamically (no respawn or camp limits)
# freely chosen number of camp-configurations can be defined (by a maximum of six camp-upgrades)
# camps can be linked to zones
# AI-respawn also possible without camp
# “Standby-mode” for zones, units are generated when needed
# zones can be activated, deactivated as often as you want to
# script, which can delete units (depending on time and/or distance)
# user defined waypoints can be included
# running on dedicated servers
# dynamic weather script
# control markers can be activated
# freely chosen number of marker-configurations can be defined
# new marker-configuration can be loaded at every time
# radio messages and markers depending on chosen side can be activated
# units placed in in-game editor can use DAC routines as well
# AI conquers buildings
# AI detects empty vehicles
# AI uses empty static guns
# AI uses smoke grenades
# complete new routines for detecting the enemy
# scripted artillery support for players and AI (static and mobile)
# AI-(voice-) sounds can be defined on seven different situations (works with MP)
# extended error handling (to avoid user input errors)
# 6 configuration files for individual modifications
# good MP performance
# You can create AI zones "on-the-fly"
# option to create mixed groups, for example 1 tank with 6 soldiers
# Zones can now be rotated
# Zones can now take the form of a circle or an ellipse
# Zones can now have the form of an arbitrarily shaped polygon
# Custom Waypoints can now be pre-defined everywhere on the map
# Additional functions from MadRussian (especially in the area of custom waypoints)
# New behaviour options
# New "Config_Weapons" to define a custom weapon-layout foreach soldier type in every unit_config
# The ability to generate objects in zones (with lots of options)
# The ability to release DAC groups from the system in order to hand them over to another AI system
# The option of integrating radio sounds for certain situations
# Dynamic adjustment of the number of generated DAC-groups in MP games
# Many other small features
# and of course ... fixed some bugs


Installation / Usage:
Plese read all included readme files for more information how to use the Dynamic-AI-Creator (DAC)in your missions!

- DAC3 initialisation tutorial (for DAC beginners)
- DAC - Custom release & control script (SUITE)


Included .pbo files:
DAC_Source.pbo
DAC_Sounds.pbo
MAP_EU.pbo


Dac custom config resource:
Topic with numerous custom configs for different usermade addons.


DAC - Custom release & control script (SUITE):
The idea of this script suite is greater control over DAC, utilising functions that SIOLA has been clever enough to implement in his script.
http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=112745


Credits & Thanks:
A very special thanks is dedicated to my translatorsl. The release date would be around 6 month later minimum without their help. The translation was made by:
MemphisBelle, Macolik, banshee, Nephris1 … many, many thanks !!

I also thank the whole SKH-Team their nice fully support in many sections.
Another special thanks goes to MadRussian. He has motivated me again and again, and he has also brought its own functions into the DAC. Thank you my friend!

Not to mention my testers who have given me a lot of feedback. Many thanks to you:
SKH-Team,
ShackTac-Team
MCPXXL
MattXR
Bier AIG Razor,
DMarkwick,
becubed
Finally, a thank you to SNKMAN for their cooperation regarding GroupLink4.


Changelog:
v3.0c
- fixed the function DAC_fNewZone
- removed some other minor bugs
- also attached two simple templates of DAC_Sector_Fight to the download

v3.0b
- added script version of the DAC


Forum topic:
- BI forums




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