If your new to ArmA II then to unlock its potential you need to use addons and get mission editing.
Click here for a start to mission editing (this guide is for ArmA 1, but it still applies to arma 2) and also here.
As you can see there are hundreds of Mods and Addons released.
But which ones are for you?
Well firstly there are lots of Men, weapon and vehicle addons,
These are not essesinal, but if you want to play with a different army, new weapons or have a anouther tank in your armoury, then have a look at these.
MODS - to completely overhall your ArmA II experiance, then download some.
SLX a must to try out. It has many many features. ACE the most anticipated mod of all time. every one should have this, a lot of servers run with this. IT IS A MUST.
also try zgubas gameplay modifications for some small but usefull gameplay changes
Tens of mods are realsed each week, each brining something new to the game, just check armaholic reguarly to find some new things.
There is no really must have mod. Its all personal preference, if you like the cold war then download P'85, if you dont like the sounds, get a sound mod.
To find out how to install them click.
Also, try Yoma's addon sync, with a click of a button you can download and install mods instantaneous for a specific MP server. real useful.
But remember I have only covered a small amount of mods here, THERE ARE HUNDREDS, so get looking!
Thanks for reading,
Mods I am currently using:
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