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Can't spawn OPFOR in zeus
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Description

While messing around with zeus, after a while of playing i noticed that i couldn't spawn any OPFOR, but i could spawn Independent and BLUFOR. Dunno why this happens, but it really can get annoying when your only enemy is CSAT. Also, i might want to add that i was playing zeus by myself, if that helps.

This is in Build 1.33.127690.

Details

Legacy ID
2097352950
Severity
None
Resolution
Open
Reproducibility
Random
Category
Zeus - General
Steps To Reproduce

-Start up zeus

-Play for a while as zeus

-Spawn tons of CSAT

-Notice after a while that you can not spawn CSAT

Event Timeline

SgtGeeBunny edited Additional Information. (Show Details)
SgtGeeBunny set Category to Zeus - General.
SgtGeeBunny set Reproducibility to Random.
SgtGeeBunny set Severity to None.
SgtGeeBunny set Resolution to Open.
SgtGeeBunny set Legacy ID to 2097352950.May 7 2016, 7:35 PM

This is due to a bug that was supposedly fixed a long time ago, but as it turns out, it's still very much present: http://feedback.arma3.com/view.php?id=17602

As a temporary workaround, you can enable the debug console (Granted you're admin), and execute the following in the debug console, which will automatically remove empty groups each half minute (only execute it once):

  • spawn

{

while { true } do
{
    {
        if (count units _x < 1) then
        {
            deleteGroup _x;
        };
    } forEach allGroups;
    sleep 30;
};

};

Thanks. Hopefully it will work.

I have the same exact issue in 1.30 :-/ I had to reconnect to the server to fix it on a temp basis.

Ilias added a subscriber: Ilias.Jan 19 2018, 12:39 PM
This comment was removed by Ilias.
anticept added a subscriber: anticept.EditedThu, Aug 1, 10:02 PM

I am hoping that what you mean, is the selection for OPFOR/BLUFOR/indep disappears.

I found that what causes this is that if you search for a unit that doesn't exist in a tab (ex: single units), then when there are no results, switch to another tab (ex, groups). This will cause the group to disappear from the original tab completely.

I've been working around this by using the remote control module then releasing, it seems to reload the interface and restore functionality.

To avoid, don't leave anything in the search box before you swap tabs.