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Hey Arma fans and curious folk alike. I am here to start a thread for discussions of the ACE/ACRE mod for Operation Arrowhead. Also feel free to post gameplay footage or screenshots or ask for help with anything needed. Thanks for stopping by and hope to see some more OCN'ers who play or are interested in the mod smile.gif

Quote from ACE mod discription of mod via Armaholic:

"Advanced Combat Environment 2 (ACE2) is a full conversion modification for ArmA 2. Our primary mission is to create a wide variety of real world weapons, vehicles, equipment, and tactics so that those playing the ACE2 modification will be able to better simulate combined arms combat on a modern battlefield."

ACRE mod description via Armaholic:
"The ACRE mod links Arma 2 and Teamspeak3 to create a more immersive environment in which we play in, including positional audio, real radio communications and complete compatibility with the ACE2 Arma 2 project "



Here's a little video I made of gameplay last night, it's not much and I'm still new to the recording thing so I can get a lil nervous tongue.gif Hope you like.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faCHnCpOEqs
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ArmA 2 CO + ACE 2 is indeed the only way to play. May I recommend switching to Dxtory for video recording, the result is much nicer. I can record at 1080p with almost no performance drop.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3jTiL14eQu1wrnFxmKcfR7k0HbULv0Ex&feature=mh_lolz
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ArmA 2 CO + ACE 2 is indeed the only way to play. May I recommend switching to Dxtory for video recording, the result is much nicer. I can record at 1080p with almost no performance drop.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3jTiL14eQu1wrnFxmKcfR7k0HbULv0Ex&feature=mh_lolz

Doens't Dxtory cost money though?
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It costs about $40 but there's a free limited trial on their website too. Of course it's easy to obtain the full one without paying though the ToS prevents me from saying more (as if I have to). wink.gif
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It costs about $40 but there's a free limited trial on their website too. Of course it's easy to obtain the full one without paying though the ToS prevents me from saying more (as if I have to). wink.gif

Hehe yeah I getcha, however considering I'm uploading content to the internet I wouldn't feel safe using that method tongue.gif
Once my rig is more worthy of recording I will consider buying a program like that. Or I may just try and get my hands on a capture card.
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For those of you interested in the mod, I suggest checking out Military Gaming's Public #1 server hosting the Insurgency2 mission. It's a great experience to get used to and possibly find home in for playing. I have found myself playing there daily for the past month. Any milsim fans, come join! biggrin.gif

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For those of you interested in the mod, I suggest checking out Military Gaming's Public #1 server hosting the Insurgency2 mission. It's a great experience to get used to and possibly find home in for playing. I have found myself playing there daily for the past month. Any milsim fans, come join! biggrin.gif

And I've been playing on that server for close to six months now(not daily but at least weekly when I'm near my computer, lately it's been over 3 hours a day). Tons of fun assuming you are up for sitting in front of your computer going for more than two hours(the gameplay is very slow compared to other FPS's, but rewarding). Keep in mind anybody coming from DayZ(or even other ACE servers) there is a lot of stuff to learn, it takes you a lot to learn all the little features of ACE and various scripts the MilGo guys have added in to make things more interesting. If you like the sound of the above don't be afraid to send me a PM, I'm happy to help anyone(and all the MilGo guys are happy to help any new guys as well!), I hope to see some of you in the AO sometime smile.gif
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