Author: MisterGoodson
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Requirements: ArmA 3 Map Pack - A3MP

Version: 1.1
Signed: Yes

Short description: This mod uses the original Arma 2 config/lighting values to give these maps back their classic look.

Date: 2014-07-29 10:48

Comments: (5)


A2 Island Lighting Fixes


Currently A3MP uses Stratis lighting for all its maps. This gives all A2 maps a Mediterranean feel which some may not prefer. Therefore, I decided to create a mod that uses the original Arma 2 config/lighting values to give these maps back their classic look.

Some people may prefer the Arma 2 style lighting, and others may not. This mod was made purely to suit some people's personal tastes - I hope you enjoy it.

- All A3MP maps now use classic Arma 2 lighting values.
- All A3MP maps now use the correct skybox and horizon textures (instead of the default Stratis textures).
- Keys included.

Extract into the ArmA 3 Directory, by default this is located in:
32-Bit - C:\Program Files\Steam/Steamapps\Common\ArmA 3\
64-Bit - C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam/Steamapps\Common\ArmA 3\
After extraction it should look like this:
Steam\Steamapps\Common\ArmA 3\@your_mod_folder_name\addons\

You can also use the "Arma 3 Alpha" folder in your "My Documents" folder. Your folder setup could than look like for example this:
mydocuments\Arma3 Alpha\@your_mod_folder_name1\addons\
mydocuments\Arma3 Alpha\@your_mod_folder_name2\addons\
mydocuments\Arma3 Alpha\@your_mod_folder_name2\addons\

When present place the "userconfig" folder into your game install folder, usually:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 3".
You may already have "userconfig" folder from other addons and/or mods in which case it is safe to merge the contents from this archive.

You'll also need to add a Launch Parameter to Steam, in order to do so right-click on ArmA 3 Alpha and click Properties and then Set Launch Options. In the window that opens enter in -mod=@your_mod_folder_name
For using multiple mods you would then do so like this:

You can also use -nosplash to get rid of the splash art and intro videos.

And of course you can also enable and disable community made addons and mods through the in-game Options Expansions menu if you do not want to mess with startup parameters!

When the above information still does not provide you with enough to learn how to install custom addons and mods you can always ask in our Guide On Installing Mods.

Included files:

Credits & Thanks:
- Aldruic/AllInArma dev team for their hard work on porting Arma 2 terrain.
- Kju for his very helpful guidance on configs.

- Added Zargabad (was missing)
- Added correct stars, sun, point, and moon object
- Reduced file size

- first release

Forum topic:
- BI forums

- ArmA 3 Map Pack - A3MP

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