Author: Big Dawg KS
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Requirements: ArmA 2: Operation Arrowhead Beta patch, Community Base Addons

Version: 1.1
Signed: Yes, serverkey available

Short description: This fairly simple addon adds appropriately colored light sources to tracers to enhance night combat.

Date: 2010-11-27 18:24


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BD Tracer Lights

by
Big Dawg KS


Description:
This fairly simple addon adds appropriately colored light sources to tracers to enhance night combat. The color and
intensity of the light is determined by the config properties of the ammunition. This addon also works with the NVG
only tracers on the light machineguns; these tracers emit a very dim light that is barely visible, but can be clearly
seen through night vision.

Configuring Tracer Lights:
BD Tracer Lights use only the default tracer-related config tokens. The only thing to note is that the color of the
light is defined by the 'tracerColor[]' property, which is otherwise not used. Because of this, the addon also contains
a config that corrects the tracerColor for all BIS ammo with tracers.

Multiplayer:
The effects of this addon are client-side only. It requires no installation on the server, but only clients with the
addon installed can see the effects.


Installation:
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.


Included .pbos:
bd_tracer.pbo


Key:
These are signed addons, serveradmins can download the serverkey from here.


Media:
Video by AnimalMother92



Known issues:
On weapons with automatic reload, if the last round is a tracer the light may not be applied.


Credits:
Big Dawg KS - scripts
oyman - testing


Changelog:
v1.1
-fixed an error that broke the scripts for vehicles with units in cargo
-toned down tracer light intensity to 65% of what it was
-adjusted green tracer light color

v1.0
- Initial Release


Forum Topic:
- BI forums



- Community Base Addons
- ArmA 2: Operation Arrowhead Beta patch build 74094 or greater




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