ARMA III - Adventures on Wasteland [Armajunkies #4 Server]


#143

I may think about jumping on…

But not the explosives. Hopefully.


#144

I’ll be on it like a car bonnet if you want to jump on and do some CooP stuff to get the hang of it mate?!


#145

This is a plan. I’ll see how bored I get of tenkz this evenininignigngigigignging. Should be a goer, though. Hell, I need to learn teh mechanics / physics and more importantly the buttons… I suspect shouting “SHOOT THAT FUCKER” doesn’t actually action any pew-pew in game…

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand likely to be about afore too long, @vredesbyrd so keep an eyue on here / discord or bother me via those measn / FB / text :smiley:
Much luffs


#146

Jumping on momentarily Pnatsicles.


#147

I still DERPing nabs on tenkz…

And i need a wee. :confused:


#148


#149

Because I am a childish fucker… I realised you can buy “For Sale” signs at the general store.

So I proceeded to put around a dozen of them around Spot’s base on the south west airfield… and locked them in place :slight_smile:


#150

Soooo tonight… we started a jokey conversation with some guys on the server… talking about bases and such. Remy asked to join our group because we were getting hit up by Frojan in a jet and he said he could help… we declined, but we ventured towards Linhaven where he said he was.

Found him in the rocks by his base. Shot and injured him, as I obviously didn’t know it was him initially. With Angel hiding in the trees covering my ass, I went in for some diplomacy face-to-face. Revived him, and sat down on the rocks to have a direct voice chat.

He sounded German, and was really polite and nice. He rolls with Louis and another guy whose name I’ve forgotten. There base only took a few hours to build up - He said that they found it part built and took it over.

We’re on semi-amicable terms because I reported to them that Shadow and his group were glitch firing into their base about a week ago.

Was quite amusing calling a truce in the middle of a battle. We went off to do our own thing. I wonder though… if we should maybe group up with them. Could be an interesting alliance to take on the likes of Spot and his group… as well as the annoyance of Frojan and his jets.

ZiiP always found friends - and indeed most of you lot - through servers and being nice and inviting them to join.

Thoughts?

Note: with a view of politeness and respect to ArmaJunkies - do NOT advertise ZiiP in their text chat on their server. If we do want an alliance, we’ll meet them face-to-face again… that also feels more ‘real’ and in keeping with the game… a nervous rendezvous…


#151

I’m in 2 minds here. I really want to break into their base but on the other hand those dft guys need brought down a peg or two.


#152

whilst breaking into a base is satisfying, their base is tiny compared to ECID/Elgandi’s on the central airfield and Spot/Shadow/Shadowfox on the South-west Airfield.


#153

Well, there were no ZiiPsters on tonight, other than Madman, who left about 10 to 9. Just before he did, Remy sent me a message. I had just killed Shadowfox on the South-west runway as he tried to take off with a prop-plane…

"Darkish… join our squad… now pls… "

Ok I thought. Remy was sound the other night… why not.

I join them. They come on in-game comms… “Look to your south in the trees… :)”

There were 3 of them, hiding in the forest to the South of Spots/Shadow/Shadowfox/Ali’s base.

“oh hai guys” :smiley:

From that point, it was a really fun battle. Spots side lost a blackfish and lots of other stuff. We were doing well hitting their internal tanks and emplacements.

Then a jet flew over.

It was ECID. He joined our group too with his mate Kweyen (that’s spelt wrong). We were also joined by Ric, Sleazy, Comrade.

So I got my Pawnee out, ECID spent time tying to break into the base with Remy via the roof, We had jets constantly bombing them. I think its obvious that we’re never going to ‘win’ when they have a base… but it was just brilliant most of the server coming together to hit them.

I think we’ll probably do it again. All the guys were absolutely sound by the way. No annoying kids - all really good players with really good comms.

I took over an hour of video. I’ll try and edit it when I can and post it.

But here’s a screenshot:


#154

I felt that it was going happen. Everyone getting annoyed by then haha. I am a bit preoccupied with world cup at moment so will probably not be on as much.


#155

What he said. That and Assassins creed seem to be taking my time. Though nice work on costing them some monies!


#156

AAAAAAAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand ragequit.

Died 5 times, I didn’t fire a shot. Saw nothing to shoot at. Garbage


#157

That was PvP wasn’t it? Not Wastelands…


#158

I don’t know the difference… :’(


#159

2 different mods


#160

But basic mechanics don’t change?


#161

PVP i find alot harder so dont worry dude :slight_smile:


#162

The gameplay changes and in some mods how the mechanics are applied, but the general ARMA mechanics stay the same in the smaller/lighter weight mods like PVP.

I think the issue is the same as we all had getting used to ARMA - The learning curve for just the base game is MASSIVE.

Learning the core mechanics of the base content of ARMA and all of the clunky, buggy ways that ARMA works is essential to enjoying the wider content available.

We were fairly lucky because we all pretty much picked up ARMA at the same time for DayZ and then the original Wastelands mod(s) so we all learned the ropes around the same time and because these mods were just coming in to wider popularity (DayZ sky-rocketed ARMA in to mainstream popularity) most of the rest of the people we played with were as clueless as us.

Now you have people who are very well versed in ARMA, especially on mods like PVP with ‘more serious players’ a lot of whom are old timers with ARMA - that’s why you’ll be getting picked off by a pixel you haven’t even seen inside a bush 1km away.

Time and patience mate. Stick to what you’re comfortable with until you get more confident then start striking out in to the other content some of the rest of us play.

If you fancy something a bit slower paced, I’ve fancied digging up a mod called ‘Exile’ that might be a bit more forgiving if you fancy having a bash with me?

All just my fragmented brain fart of an opinion - YMMV, others may disagree.