Author: JTS
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Requirements: CBA_A3, CUP Terrains - Core, CUP Terrains - Maps, CUP Weapons, CUP Units, CUP Vehicles, PLP Containers, Footstep Sound Fix - Forests, Thirsk Island, Footstep Sound Fix - Thirsk Winter
Playable options: N/A

Version: 1.01

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Date: 2019-01-19 15:20

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New Year's surprise


The fight for Thirsk island between insurgents and the Americans has been going on for a couple of years now. About a month ago, the Americans managed to capture the southern part of the island. In the Thirsk city americans placed their armored vehicles and containers with ammunition. This is a serious threat. A couple of hours before the new year, a special forces squad of insurgents got a task to arrange for the Americans true fireworks...

- Small cutscene
- 2 localizations: English & russian
- Cold & frosty atmosphere
- Dead body detection system
- Factors influencing stealth (Reloading weapons, body stance, running / walking speed, body dragging, suspicious action, wearing a uniform, weapon's state (Lowered or not))
- Snowy weather
- Possibility to drag dead bodies

Extract the .pbo file to your ARMA 3\MPMissions folder

MP missions:
To install New Year's surprise you need to extract the .pbo file(s) to your Steam/SteamApps/common/ArmA 3/MPMissions folder.

Included files:


- It is recommended to enable music in your game settings
- Read briefing carefully
- NOT COMPATIBLE WITH ACE and other mods, which change the behaviour of AI (like ACE)
- No JIP (Join in progress). To avoid arma bug with mission restart - choose the mission again from the mission list
- Be sure you disable all not needed mods before you start the mission (Mission will be disabled if using prohibited mods)
- To avoid problems, it is recommended to run the mods in a specific order (See steam workshop)
- Recommended monitor settings: 1920x1080, 16:9
- Recommended In-Game UI settings: (UI Size: Normal)

Credits & Thanks:
Urban (Mission testing)
ALIAScartoons (Snow storm script, JDAM bomb script)

License / Disclaimer:
You are not allowed to change/modify this mission or/and public it

- Added forgotten fence near the task
- Improved UI elements for correct display on all monitor resolutions
- A DLC-backpack from a medic was removed which required DLC
- Added additional patrol

- First release

- CBA A3
- CUP Terrains Core
- CUP Terrains Maps
- CUP Terrains Weapons
- CUP Terrains Units
- CUP Terrains Vehicles
- PLP Containers
- Footstep Sound Fix - Forests
- Thirsk Island
- Footstep Sound Fix - Thirsk Winter

Forum topic:
- BI forums

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