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The Campaign? Yep Arma 3 came with the goods


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Might be old news for some but I'm freakin enjoying the new campaign. Probably the best campaign of the series, on par with OFP seriously.

They've made Stratis into a totally immersive and hostile environment. I wanna keep playing missions over again ha.

Speed of Sound mod coupled with some wicked mods and I'm close to losing the girlfriend.... Almost.
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Pretty keen to give the campaign a run through :)

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Yeah I'm loving it too, it's good to see all the units, factions and locations put into some kind of perspective.

The voice acting and the writing are worthy of any AAA game.
EDIT: I just noticed the music is kick ass too!

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Can someone please delete my post above I missed how you had to expand it. FACEPALM.

Edited by GunnerExurkun, 01 November 2013 - 03:36 PM.


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After the above reviews I was expecting it to be tops.

I'm really not enjoying it though, doesn't capture me near as much as the original OFP campaigns.

Things that stick out like a sore thumb for me;

- Voice dialogue doesn't work properly with surround sound (atleast mine anyway)
- Breaks between dialogue sounds wrong and much of the chatter seems crap (major improvement on previous ArmA titles).
- Music occasionally stutters.
- Units run everywhere.
- Groups can't move and hold a formation to save themselves.
- Groups barrel into contact, no tactical movement, use of cover etc.
- Sometimes a waypoint wouldn't complete until you run ahead of your holding group.
- Missions seem like they were rushed, no real atmosphere or excitement whatsoever.
- Fog looks ABYSMAL and I hate it with a passion, when it appears I feel like I have cataracts.

I'm sure I could think of more but I'm going to take a break as I'm really disappointed, could just be me though.

Mag.

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I don't play vanilla, I use zooloo75, ww_aicover and TMR mods and I'm finding this adds so much more. Give them a try, I'm really enjoying the action and fire fights.

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For me I like it however the biggest disappointment for me is the AI chatter even though they are right beside you, it sometimes comes across as if they are speaking on the radio.
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Well, I finished it.

I did enjoy it slightly more today but only due to the strategic map mission selection.

Still not very impressed, I feel as though the initial show cases are more immersive that the first part of the campaign. Just not very happy with it. I'm hoping they'll release the new dev tools soon so people can start developing more decent content.

Mag.

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Looking to get stuck into SP tonight!!

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Mag are you running JSRS? I am also getting voice problems where I have to stand side on to hear what is being said.
I do agree with the points above about the squad movements being awful but I have still been enjoying it nonetheless.

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Tophatter, you should get the OCB mods and play on customs server. Until you have, as far as mods go, you ain't seen nothing until you have.

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Mag are you running JSRS? I am also getting voice problems where I have to stand side on to hear what is being said.
I do agree with the points above about the squad movements being awful but I have still been enjoying it nonetheless.


Nope, just the turn 5 degrees either way to become completley deaf.

Mag.