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#1 KCB

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Posted 04 January 2010 - 11:34 PM

Keep changing into a seagull at random times? Is there a way to turn this feature off?

#2 W0lle

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Posted 04 January 2010 - 11:39 PM

Yeah easy to fix: buy a legit copy of the game and/or stop using a modified game executable.

#3 KCB

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Posted 04 January 2010 - 11:54 PM

the no CD crack is the problem then!

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 01:06 PM

Hi, im not sure but i think that with the ArmA Patch v1.08 you didn't need already to have the DVD on the drive, with the v1.14 you don't need it for sure. Let's C ya

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 01:26 PM

Indeed, there is no DVD check since 1.14 (may be earlier), legit copy may be the way to go then.

#6 Günter Severloh

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Posted 05 January 2010 - 04:06 PM

Keep changing into a seagull at random times? Is there a way to turn this feature off?

Random times as in gets killed it happens, or random times because you dont have the game, personally the only time i have ever experienced turning into a seagul was when i was killed in a mission because there was no respawn setup in it, or other availiable teammate to switch too.

If you do have the game and are playing a mission where it happens there is an simple respawn that changes that.
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Posted 05 January 2010 - 08:21 PM

reinstalling, updating without all the crap…thanks guys

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 11:52 AM

When I'm testing a mission I'm creating, is there a way I can turn myself into a seagull so I can prowl the map or watch the rest of the battle (single player)?

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Posted 20 July 2010 - 12:40 PM

Yes, write in the initialising in the unit

this exec "camera.sqs"

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Posted 21 July 2010 - 01:52 AM

Yes, write in the initialising in the unit

this exec "camera.sqs"


LOL - I didn't even realize that was one and the same with the "Seagull". Thanks :)

#11 DesertJedi

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Posted 21 July 2010 - 04:07 PM

I didn't even realize that was one and the same with the "Seagull".

Well I wouldn't say they're one and the same. The camera has a lot more usable controls. The seagull, IIRC, simply has a few flying controls.

With the camera, you have extensive control over the zoom (in/out), can easily and quickly change height, and can accelerate all your movements with the Shift key (IIRC). You can even attach the camera to a unit. It will stay "focused" on that unit but it will not move with that unit.

Flying the seagull is like flying while drunk - kinda hard to control.
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Posted 21 July 2010 - 04:49 PM

the no CD crack is the problem then!


I don't like using Cd's either...that's why Steam is convenient for me....