Author: [JTFS] Bridge.J
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Requirements: Advanced Combat Environment 3 (ACE 3), Community Base addons A3

Version: 1.2
Signed: Yes, serverkey included

Short description: This mod adds an ACE interaction with vehicles allowing you to knock on them, alerting the crew inside. For example, an infantry element can use it to get the attention of a friendly tank crew, so the TC can pop his hatch and they can communicate.

Date: 2017-04-17 10:59


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Knock on Tanks

by
[JTFS] Bridge.J


Description:
This mod adds an ACE interaction with vehicles allowing you to knock on them, alerting the crew inside.
For example, an infantry element can use it to get the attention of a friendly tank crew, so the TC can pop his hatch and they can communicate.

When you knock on a vehicle it plays a sound for anyone inside the vehicle/near the vehicle, and if the variable is set to true it also shows a hint.

Works on any ground vehicle that inherits from Wheeled_APC or Tank.


Optional variables
- These can be placed in your mission's init.sqf to change certain things about the mod:

BRIDGE_vehicleknock_showHint = true;
- Enables a hint when you knock on a vehicle/your vehicle gets knocked on. Defaults to false.

BRIDGE_vehicleknock_blacklist_classnames = [];
BRIDGE_vehicleknock_blacklist_configInheritance = [];
- Allows you to blacklist a classname or a config inheritance chain. Both default to empty arrays (not blacklisting anything).

BRIDGE_vehicleknock_whitelist_classnames = [];
BRIDGE_vehicleknock_whitelist_configInheritance = [];
- Allows you to allow a classname or config inheritance chain that the blacklist would have blocked. Both default to empty arrays (not blacklisting anything).


Installation:
To install the Knock on Tanks you should use modfolders to keep it seperate from the official game content to prevent issues.
With Arma 3 you can use different ways to set up your modfolders to use custom content you have downloaded.
Please visit the Arma 3 Mod install instructions page for more information about using custom mods and addons in Arma 3.


Included files:
bridge_knocking.pbo


Media:



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Notes:
Let me know if you run into any issues or have any suggestions/feedback.
Feel free to contact me on the Bohemia Forums if you have any problems, queries, ideas or feedback.


License / Disclaimer:
This mod remains the work and property of Bridge.J, regardless of his status with JTFS.
You are free to edit this mod for use by yourself and/or your unit only.
Do not publicly host and share any edited version of this mod without prior permission from myself.


Changelog:
v1.2
- Core code rewrite
- Added variables to control showing a hint
- Added blacklist/whitelist options
- Supports vehicles that inherit from Wheeled_APC
- Now called Knock on Vehicles (old name: Knock on Tanks)
- Mod now available on the Steam Workshop

v1.1
- Switched to using globalSay3D from CBA, means you can hear other people when they knock on a tank.

v1.0
- first release


Forum topic:
- BI forums



- Advanced Combat Environment 3 (ACE 3)
- Community Base addons A3


Forum topic:
- BI forums


Steam Workshop:
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Tags: Animation,   Knock,   Miscellaneous,   Simulation,   Sound