• Day Z standalone following Minecraft dev model
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[QUOTE=Raptor !;37135388]Was hoping it would wait till Arma 3 came out and use the updated engine[/QUOTE] well if they're doing the mc method, you can buy it now and still get the arma 3 engine version when it comes out. for all we know they might already be doing it with the arma 3 engine.
[QUOTE=Raptor !;37135388]Was hoping it would wait till Arma 3 came out and use the updated engine[/QUOTE] This Article says it will [url]http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2012/08/from-mod-to-game-how-dayz-will-evolve-as-a-standalone-release/[/url]
[QUOTE=Satane;37135466]well if they're doing the mc method, you can buy it now and still get the arma 3 engine version when it comes out. for all we know they might already be doing it with the arma 3 engine.[/QUOTE] If ARMA 3 API isn't exactly the same as ARMA 2's API then moving DayZ to ARMA 3 will pretty much force it's developer(s?) to redo ALL scripting, and I doubt that they're ready to do that. [editline]8th August 2012[/editline] [QUOTE=Niklas;37135487]This Article says it will [url]http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2012/08/from-mod-to-game-how-dayz-will-evolve-as-a-standalone-release/[/url][/QUOTE] I guess I was wrong then.
[QUOTE=Raptor !;37135388]Was hoping it would wait till Arma 3 came out and use the updated engine[/QUOTE] It is.. the community alpha for arma 3 is coming out in a week or so. [editline]8th August 2012[/editline] [QUOTE=Jack Trades;37135498]If ARMA 3 API isn't exactly the same as ARMA 2's API then moving DayZ to ARMA 3 will pretty much force it's developer(s?) to redo ALL scripting, and I doubt that they're ready to do that. [editline]8th August 2012[/editline] I guess I was wrong then.[/QUOTE] No? The worst thing that could happen is some scripting commands become deprecated. Its been the same from arma 1 to arma 2 etc.
[QUOTE=Jack Trades;37135498]If ARMA 3 API isn't exactly the same as ARMA 2's API then moving DayZ to ARMA 3 will pretty much force it's developer(s?) to redo ALL scripting, and I doubt that they're ready to do that. [editline]8th August 2012[/editline] I guess I was wrong then.[/QUOTE] ARMA3 supports SQF syntax (and will also support Java) All of the commands that are currently in A2 will be in A3.
[QUOTE=Cuel;37136093]ARMA3 supports SQF syntax (and will also support Java) All of the commands that are currently in A2 will be in A3.[/QUOTE] I thought Java was not confirmed.
It pretty much is since TOH supports java.
Well I guess I'll buy this as soon as available. Always wanted to try it out, but it felt wrong to buy a game for the mod.
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