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Getting Started


Note: If you’re having trouble, please ask in Discord

 

Connect to repo

  1. Go to this site to download A3 Sync, which is the mod manager we use.
  2. Run A3 Sync as an administrator.
  3. In the “Launcher Options” tab, select your Arma.exe location.
  4. In the “Addon Options” tab, select where your mods are going to be stored using the blue “+” button.
  5. Copy one of the repository URLs from the server details page
  6. Click on the “Repositories” tab.
  7. Click on the blue “+” sign.
  8. Under the “Public auto-config url” field, paste the following URL http://srv1.armagoons.com/.a3s/autoconfig
  9. Click “Import” then “OK”. In the repository listing you should now see “Arma Goons

 

Install/Update Mods

  1. Go to the Repositories tab
  2. Click on the Repo name that is labelled as updated (in this case “Arma Goons”)
  3. Click on the “Connect” button on the right (highlighted)
  4. Check for updates by clicking the green tick
  5. Click “select all
  6. Click the play button to start downloading
  7. Once the download finishes, you are almost ready to join the server.
  8. Go to your Task Force Radio folder (@task_force_radio), then teamspeak and double click on task_force_radio.ts3_plugin to install the teamspeak plugin
  9. In the Teamspeak application, go to “Settings” then “Plugins” and tick the box that says “Task Force Arrowhead Radio” to enable TFR.

 

Join the server

  1. In Teamspeak, connect to Server “ts.armagoons.com
  2. In A3 Sync, ensure that under the “Addons” tab there is a Addon Group called “Arma Goons” and that it is ticked
  3. Click “Start Game
  4. In Arma 3 click “Play” then “Multiplayer
  5. Click “Remote
  6. Enter in the server details
  7. Address: srv1.armagoons.com
  8. Port: 2302
  9. Click OK
  10. The server will now show up
  11. Double click on “ArmaGoons.com SRV1” (or whatever it may be called)
  12. Enter the password, if you don’t know it – ask in teamspeak.
  13. Click OK to join
  14. Play game

 

Taking admin and loading mission

Note: This is not advised as nearly all missions are designed to play with multiple players. You will get rekt

  1. Type “/” to open chat box.
  2. Type in “#vote admin <NAME>” (where <NAME> is your uesrname) and hit enter to vote yourself as admin
  3. Type “/” to open chat box again.
  4. Type “#missions” and hit enter to open the mission list
  5. Select a mission by double-clicking on the mission name
  6. Missions are sorted by Map. Each ought to have a minimum players stated.
  7. The maximum number of players are in the name of the mission. i.e. CO10 indicates it’s a co-operative mission for 10 players maximum
  8. Once a mission is loaded. Pick a slot by clicking the “Nobody” text under the slot you want. Read the mission description to see if there are any recommended or required slots to be taken.
  9. Click OK to go to the briefing screen.
  10. Read the briefing and when you have an idea of a plan, click OK to start the mission.