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Changelog

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08-10-2016

  • Changed: The price of the Orca: £5,000,000 ⇒ £1,700,000.
  • Changed: The Orca is more susceptible to small arms fire (not final).
  • Changed: When giving a player cash an animation will be played.
  • Changed: Players in vehicles can only give items and money to vehicle crew.
  • Changed: Players on foot can no longer give items or money to players in vehicles.
  • Changed: The maximum range of nearby players when giving items and money: 10 ⇒ 2.2 meters.

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10-10-2016

  • Added: New group indicator HUD (vanilla ArmA 3 indicators have been disabled).
  • Changed: Players without a GPS will no longer be able to see group indicators or group map icons.
  • Changed: Players without a GPS will no longer display group indicator or map icon to others.
  • Changed: The method used to detect if a player has a GPS was drastically improved and should now sync correctly to all clients.
  • Changed: The launder price of money bags: £250,000 ⇒ £200,000.
  • Changed: The maximum range for giving keys: 2.2 ⇒ 3 meters.
  • Changed: PCSOs and CSOs are no longer counted when checking for the required Police to be online for banks.
    • PCSOs and CSOs will be restricted from going to banks in the future.
  • Changed: Reduced camera distance for the clothing store.
  • Removed: The civilian Teamviewer perk (perk point will be refunded automatically).
  • Removed: Special Purpose Suits from the server.
  • Removed: CSAT Full Ghillie from the server.
  • Removed: CSAT Fatigues from the server.
Edited by DnA

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12-10-2016

  • Added: Vehicle Clamps for HATO.
    • HATO can buy vehicle clamps from their item shop.
    • When a vehicle has been clamped, it will be completely immobile.
    • When the driver attempts to drive the vehicle , they will be prompted to pay a £5,000 fine to remove the clamp.
  • Added: Police and NATO will be notified if a civilian aircraft has entered a green zone.
  • Changed: Improved the way build objects are placed on the nearest surface.
  • Changed: The Orca's damage model is now more resistant.
  • Changed: All variants of the GA Carrier vests have been moved from the Advanced Rebel clothing shop to the Rebel clothing shop.
  • Changed: Various vests have had their price adjusted according to their strengths.
  • Fixed: An issue with not being able to drill bank vaults.
  • Removed: Syrta rebel land billboard.

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15-10-2016

  • Changed: Moved the Neochori bank to Zaros.
  • Changed: Moved the Zaros Gun Store to Polakio.
  • Changed: Move Zaros spawn point (part of the Explorer perk) to Neochori.
  • Changed: Moved Zaros Garage to Neochori.
  • Changed: Moved the Money Launderer south of Kavala west of OreoKastro.
  • Changed: Aircraft now spawn with 2 parachutes by default.

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16-10-2016

  • Changed: Police can now see NATO group indicators (hexagons, NATO cannot see Police).
  • Changed: Whilst using freelook group indicators will display names above the hexagon.
  • Fixed: Vehicle spawn message.

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18-10-2016

  • Added: A new Property System (aka housing)
  • Added: A new sign for the gun shops
  • Changed: The way many objects are simulated on clients and the server, increasing overall performance especially in built up areas (Kavala, Pyrgos etc)
  • Changed: Optimised vehicles being simulated by the server
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the AK-12 £590,000 ⇒ £400,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the Mk18 £620,000 ⇒ £500,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the Mk-I £620,000 ⇒ £600,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the SPAR-17 £620,000 ⇒ £550,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the ASP-1 Kir £600,000 ⇒ £500,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the 12.7mm 10Rnd Mag £30,000 ⇒ £20,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the Mk14 £520,000 ⇒ £400,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the Rahim £480,000 ⇒ £300,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of Rangefiners £50,000 ⇒ £10,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the bipods £35,000 ⇒ £15,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the RCO £40,000 ⇒ £30,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the ARCO £40,000 ⇒ £30,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the ERCO £50,000 ⇒ £30,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the NVS £40,000 ⇒ £30,000
  • Changed: Lowered the price of the MRCO £40,000 ⇒ £30,000
  • Removed: The cargo tower from the airport checkpoint
  • Fixed: An issue with animations not syncing when sitting on chairs
  • Fixed: An issue preventing new players with special characters in their name from connecting
  • Fixed: An issue with vehicles not being handled correctly in a variety of circumstances
  • Fixed: Carrier GL Rigs are no longer classed as Advanced Rebel items
  • Fixed: An issue causing the container for the Stone House (Small) to spawn under the floor
  • Removed: The old housing system

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22-10-2016

  • Added: A "Mark Location" button to the messaging GUI
    • Only available if a location is provided with a message you've received
    • Will place an orange marker on the map and open your map to it's location
    • There can only ever be one of these map markers active at one time
    • It's also possible to delete the marker using the delete key
  • Added: The ability to switch between 1st and 3rd person whilst restrained
  • Added: Textures to the computer screens in the Kavala Information Office and the Kavala Police station
  • Changed: Almost all chairs on the map can now be sat on
  • Changed: Database transactions from the server should be noticeably quicker
  • Fixed: An issue preventing the ability to meta-game vehicles using the Hellcat's camera
  • Fixed: Another issue with animations and sitting on chairs

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30-10-2016

  • Added: 3rd person restrictions (read the announcement for more details)
  • Changed: The delay preventing players from firing a weapon after dismounting from a vehicle has been reduced to 1 second for all vehicles except trucks and MRAPs (2 seconds)
  • Changed: Lowered the speed of sprinting without a weapon equipped (hobo run)
  • Changed: Raised the price of the Full Ghillie Suits £100,000 ⇒ £300,000
  • Removed: The LRPS scope from all shops

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31-10-2016

  • Added: Random preset weather conditions
    • A random weather preset is selected by each server on startup and will persist until the next restart
      • Overcast
      • Overcast with Fog
      • Foggy
      • Cloudy
      • Heavy Clouds
      • Heavy Clouds with Fog
  • Added: More informative hints for the 3rd person limitations
  • Fixed: Dismounting from a vehicle with a weapon equipped if none were equipped previously
  • Removed: Chat message when a player's communications have been seized
  • Removed: Chat message when a player has been restrained
  • Removed: Chat message when vehicle crush has been started
  • Removed: Chat message when vehicle impound has been started
Edited by DnA

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03-11-2016

  • Changed: Increased the capacity of the Tempest Fuel 500  700
  • Changed: Increased the capacity of the Zamak Fuel 300  420
  • Changed: Increased the sell price of oil £15,000 ⇒ £16,000
  • Changed: Decreased the weight of natural gas 6 ⇒ 4
  • Changed: Decreased the weight of propane 6 ⇒ 3
  • Changed: Decreased the weight of processed oil 6 ⇒ 4

Tanoa will also be returning today at 4pm. There are simply too many changes to document here so I suggest that you give it a go and discover everything that has been changed for yourself!

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04-11-2016

  • Added: New Police SUV skins
  • Added: Boat spawns to Tanoa gang bases
  • Changed: Tanoa turtle dealer location
  • Fixed: HATO Lijnhaven RCC vehicle spawn
  • Removed: Old Tanoa Police Katkoula spawn

The patch is currently live on Tanoa and will be going live on Altis at 8pm.

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06-11-2016

  • Changed: Sprinting speed is now only reduced for players with a primary weapon equipped (in-hand or holstered)
  • Changed: Lowered RHIB inventory capacity 280 ⇒ 220
  • Changed: Lowered Speedboat inventory capacity 250 ⇒ 220
  • Removed: 3rd person limitations

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16-12-2016

Changes

  • Changed: Lowered the virtual inventory space  of the 4x4 Jeep 60 ⇒ 20
  • Changed: Lowered the virtual inventory space  of the offroad  50 ⇒ 35
  • Changed: Lowered the virtual inventory space  of the HATO offroad  150 ⇒ 35
  • Changed: Normal hatchbacks, sports and SUV's can now be chopped.
  • Changed: Decreased the odds of rain on Altis.

Map edits

  • Removed: Athira HQ is no longer a thing and is now officially Sofia.
  • Changed: Athria ATM is no longer accessible by rebels or advanced rebels.
  • Changed: RPU has now been relocated in Lakka.
  • Changed: Oil trader location been moved to the South east of Stavros
  • Added: Extra lighting to Medic and NATO spawn locations.

 

  • Added: GTA Santa Event
    • The event is completely automated:
      • After 10 minutes of the server starting, the event will begin.
      • An in game message will be sent to all players will instructions on how to find Santa.
      • Once Santa has been found, use the scroll option to claim your reward.
      • When the reward has been claimed, Santa will vanish for 40 minutes to relocate and the hunt will begin once again.
    • Rewards are completely determined by random chance:
      • 0.001% chance for a Y-32 Xi'an.
      • 0.01% chance for a Kajman.
      • 0.1% chance for a GM6 Lynx.
      • 0.1% chance for a GM6 Lynx (Tanoa camo version).
      • 0.15% chance for a RPG-7.
      • 0.2% chance for a Icecream truck.
      • 0.25% chance for a Huron and a Huron Cargo Container.
      • 0.3% chance for a Zafir.
      • 0.35% chance for a Strider.
      • 0.4% chance for a Prowler.
      • 0.5% chance for a TWS Thermal Scope
      • 0.75% chance for a M320 LRR.
      • 0.75% chance for a M320 LRR (Tanoa camo version).
      • 1% chance for a Red VR Suit.
      • 1.5% chance for a Neophron.
      • 2.5% chance for £4,000,000.
      • 3% chance for £2,000,000.
      • 3.5% chance for a themed Sports Hatchback (Monster Rally, Redbull Rally, Dominos, KFC and WRC).
      • 4% chance for a HEMTT Box.
      • 5% chance for £1,500,000.
      • 6% chance for £750,000.
      • 7% chance for a Redbull Zamack.
      • 10% chance for a Jurassic Park SUV.
      • 15% chance for £500,000.
      • 20% chance for £250,000.
      • If all else fails, you will be given between 10 and 20 XP Rewards (usable items, each item grants 500xp).
    • Santa has had many years of practice staying hidden. Because of this, Santa will be completely invisible to the naked eye from players who are in of any kind of aircraft (helicopters or jets).
    • If you get an "Apex" required reward and don't own Apex, then we'll be able to transfer the item to a friend of yours (Don't expect us to do this immediately, we will at some point).

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20-12-16 

 

  • Changed: Athira ATM is now withdraw only for everyone.
  • Changed: ATM's no longer refresh when transferring money.
    • This means after you've sent money it will keep the selected player and not refresh the list back to the top.
  • Added: All gas stations now have ATM's that are withdraw only.
  • Added: Planes can now be chopped. 
    • Jets   £2,500,000.
    • Caesar   £500,000.
  • Added: 4x4 now has a retrieval fee of £4000.
  • Fixed: Sofia APC store now has it's Training Equipment back.

 

For any constructive feedback or questions about these changes click here.

 

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24-12-16 

Annual Santa hunt happy "hour" will be enabled at 12am restart:

  • Changed: The zone Santa spawns in will be half the usual size.
  • Changed: Santa respawns after only 20 minutes (Normal respawn time was 40 minutes).

The happy "hour" will end the 26th.

Happy hunting and Merry Christmas!

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29-12-2016

  • Added: A login timer to prevent softlogging
  • Changed: Players on the loading screen can no longer be wired money
  • Changed: Players on the loading screen can no longer be sent messages
  • Changed: Map icons for players on the loading screen are no longer shown
  • Changed: Group indicators for players on the loading screen are no longer shown
  • Changed: The Christmas treasure hunt has been disabled
  • Fixed: An issue with the "Mark Location" messaging feature marker disappearing randomly

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30-12-2016

  • Changed: Revamped scripts that handled Petrol Stations and robbing them
    • Players are no longer able to move around
    • Players must have a weapon and have it raised in order to begin robbing the Petrol Station
    • When robbed a dispatch is sent to the Police with details of it's location and the name of the gang if applicable
    • Each Petrol Station cannot be robbed more than once every 10 minutes
    • A Player cannot rob more than one gas station every 5 minutes
    • Should generally be far less prone to bugs and issues
  • Removed: A ton of unused functions, scripts and variables
  • Fixed: An issue with new players getting stuck on the loading screen

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31-12-2016

  • Added: A new Shipwreck system
    • 3 shipwrecks will be generated upon the server starting
    • Positions for the wrecks are randomly generated (with some conditions of course)
    • A circular marker will display the possible area for a wreck to be found
    • Each wreck will spawn with a container nearby
    • The container is initially locked and must be broken into with a boltcutter
    • After the lock is broken the container can be accessed by pressing 'T'
    • The container can contain a large amount of:
      • Cocaine
      • Meth
      • Heroin
      • Moonshine
      • Turtles
      • Ecstasy
      • Something Secret™
    • The quantity of the loot is random and can range from roughly £4,000,000 worth of goods to £5,400,000 (in most cases)
    • Shipwrecks are considered an illegal activity
  • Added: A virtual inventory weight of 5 to all rebreathers
  • Changed: SDVs can now be slingloaded with cargo
  • Changed: The buy price of SDVs £1,400,000 ⇒ £2,500,000
  • Changed: The weight of boltcutters 30 ⇒ 5
  • Changed: Players trying to swim underwater without a rebreather are gonna have a baaaaad time

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01-01-2017

  • Added: A new map marker key
  • Changed: Colors, icons and text of some map markers
  • Changed: Made links more visible in the Y menu
  • Changed: Cleaned up the map title bar
  • Fixed: An exploit with the Casino
  • Fixed: An issue with helicopters not being destroyed correctly

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02-01-2016

  • Added: Gold Bullion
    • Weight: 14
    • Sell Price: £80,000
    • Illegal: Yes
    • Persistent: No
    • Cannot be stored in helicopters
  • Added: A Gold Bullion Trader at the top of Agia Stemma (the big mountain)
  • Added: A Gold Bullion Trader just north of Paros (DP 14)
  • Added: AAF Combat Fatigues (sleeves rolled down) to the Rebel clothing shops
  • Added: Diving Shop to Pyrgos
  • Added: Diving Shop to Sofia
  • Added: Diving Shop to Athira
  • Added: Diving Shop to Syrta
  • Added: More boat shops and garages around Altis
  • Changed: Shipwrecks now only contain Gold Bullion
    • Spawns between 70 and 100
    • Maximum value of a shipwreck is now £8,000,000
  • Changed: After a shipwreck's container has been tampered with the map marker will reflect this
  • Changed: Lowered the number of shipwrecks 3 ⇒ 2
  • Changed: Shipwrecks will spawn 15 minutes after the server starting
  • Changed: The weight of Fuel Cans 5 ⇒ 2
  • Changed: Fuel Cans will now completely fill a vehicle to 100% fuel
  • Changed: An Empty Fuel Can will no longer be added to your inventory after refuelling

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04-01-2017

  • Added: A Petrol Station to Syrta
  • Added: A Petrol Station to Neochori
  • Added: A Petrol Station to Selakano
  • Added: Dynamic wave strength

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14-01-2017

  • Added: New LSD drug
    • Requires a new license to gather and process
    • Illegal
    • High tier drug comparable to cocaine and crystal meth
    • Currently sells for £15,000
  • Added: Pilots and co-pilots of helicopters can now eject in flight
  • Changed: Drug dealers have moved to more obscure locations
  • Changed: Police and NATO can now see illegal gathering sites
  • Changed: Moved weed gathering south-east of Oreakastro
  • Changed: Moved weed processing north-west of Galati
  • Changed: Heroin gathering and processing have more or less swapped positions
  • Changed: Moved cocaine processing slightly
  • Changed: Moved diamond processing to the Athira factory complex
  • Changed: RPU Police Station has been moved to Athira
  • Changed: Move natural gas processing to the Lakka factory
  • Changed: Moved crystal meth gathering south-west of Kavochori
  • Changed: Moved oil gathering north of Dorida
  • Changed: Move sugar trader north-east of Pyrgos
  • Changed: Crystal meth is now only made with one ingredient which is gathered
  • Changed: Crystal meth sell price £15,000 ⇒ £14,000
  • Removed: The event area

Known issues

  • LSD is currently not displayed on the resource index

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15-01-2017

  • Added: LSD to the resource index
  • Changed: Medics are now sent a dispatch via the messaging system when a player has been incapacitated (including location information)
  • Changed: Police and NATO no longer receive money when seizing illegal items from players and vehicles
  • Changed: The base pay cheque for Police and NATO has been raised
  • Changed: Police and NATO pay cheques now scale with rank in addition to the base amount
  • Fixed: Missing trees, bushes and reeds at the Zaros bank
  • Removed: Spam prevention when sending someone to Prison

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