Modified Kegety's spectator script for A3 - v 1.0

Ollem
0
3,600
While I was really missing the functionality of the great Kegetys' Spectator Script in ArmA 3 and the updated versions around didn't match my expectations, I decided to bit the bullet and made some major updates which do (/should) work in A3.

Download: Kegetys' Spectator Script for A3 v3.7.zip





Auto Action Focus (raw video, vehicle support after 02:00)


Feedback appreciated

Changes:
V3.7
- Added first person camera
- space bar toggles weapons sight in first person view
- Auto Action Focus / Lazy combat observer mode enabled for first person view too
V3.6
- Fixed occasional client crash due to spectator script
- Smoother camera handling
- improved visibility for 'unit locator' color
- Leader identified by slightly larger and lighter 'color tag'
- code optimization

previous versions:
Spoiler:


Usage:
- unzip file in spectator sub dir of mission folder
- add the following to 'description.ext' file:
#include "spectatorspectating.hpp"
- for manual start call spectator script with:
[player] execVM "spectatorspecta.sqf";
- copy 'onPlayerRespawn.sqf' file to mission root folder to overrule seagull and start spectator script

There are 4 camera view modes, which can be cycled by mouse menu or c (camera) key
- chase: will chase the selected unit - zoom in/out using mouse wheel
- lock-on: will allow you to focus on a unit and circle around by pressing right mouse button and zoom using mouse wheel
- first-person: obviously 1st person view - use space bar to switch between weapon sight
- free: travel camera around using w,s,a,d,q,z keys and mouse scroll wheel, right mouse to circle, and press Alt key to speed up, and use ctrl key for turbo mode

Click near a unit/vehicle on map or minimap to focus on this unit in chase and lock-on mode.
In free cam mode the camera is moved to that location.

m key - toggle map - mini map - no map
h key - while on map stop updating markers in case of low perf
n key - toggle night vision and thermal modes
t key - toggle unit side identification
y key - toggle unit combat awareness status identification
h key - toggle map marker update
v key - toggle (temporary 4x) viewdistance
ctrl + v-key - increase viewdistance up to 12km
c key - cycle camera mode
a/d key - select previous/next unit in lock-on and chase mode
1,2,3 key - direct cam switch
f1 - help
esc - close spectator mode
tab - hide hud
w,s,a,d,q,z key or mouse wheel - move camera in free mode (use alt or ctrl key to speed up camera movement)
alt + right mouse button - change FOV zoom
ctrl + alt + right mouse button - reset FOV zoom

Comments

Copyright © 2017. APC Technology Group. All Rights Reserved.