Tracking tasks and briefing in a mission, especially a multiplayer mission with the potential of team switching and join-in-progress, is a tedious task if done manually. Arma 3 added modules for this, but they are not compatible with Arma 2, and have their limitations (like, it's not really possible to re-arrange entries, you have to add them in a certain order).
FHQ TaskTracker V1.x was a solution I came up with for this, but it had it's shortcomings when deployed in missions that allowed respawn and/or joining to disabled player slots (which is possible in GROUP, BASE and INSTANT respawn scenarios).
V 2.0 fixes this. It also has a cleaner internal representation, tracks briefing entries too (allowing dynamic updates to the briefing), and allows JIT on disabled clients and respawn.
Installation / Usage:
The archive contains documentation on it's usage.
Credits & Thanks:
FHQ TaskTracker was written by Varanon. I can be reached as Varanon on the BI forum and via email.
I want to thank all people who used FHQ TaskTracker in the past and gave me valuable feedback on how to improve the script. Thanks also go out to Alwarren for the ArmaDev Eclipse plugin, which I don't want to miss anymore when developing missions for Arma.
Thanks to Comrades in Arms for being the best multiplayer community I ever had the pleasure of playing with.
Finally, thanks to Bohemia Interactive for creating Arma. I hope we will still see many years of Arma development, Arma 3 and beyond. I know DayZ sold better, but I sincerely hope you won't let Arma die because of the success of that title. Thanks for countless hours of tactical fun in a game that has no equal.
You are free to use this code in your own missions. I only ask that you do not modify the
script without asking for permission first, and that you do not distribute modified versions of
it. Getting a mention in the credits is appreciated, but not a requirement.
- Fixed a bug in task creation notification (for real this time). Thanks to FortuN for pointing this out.
– fixes a small bug that popped up the task name instead of the short description when creating a new task.
- Complete rewrite.
- Now supports JIP on disabled clients/respawn.
- Added Arma 3 notification support
- BI forums