"Corvus, what the fuck is that?"
At first: My decision!
Do you blame the people who decide to buy the developer version of A3?
Just because some people feel the way that they want to support BI?
Well I won't. (No, I didn't bought it, just the standard Version)
Who does not want to pay for BI-DLCs, can use the DLC "Lite" Version like they did for the A2 DLCs.
"And why do you want more people to be forced to use them? why dont we just make everyone use every addon in existence then?"
Never want them force to USE nor did i wrote it.
I wrote "The more people are "forced" to HAVE it the more will use it (Server)." That should already explains why I want that everybody has it.
But for you i try to specify it:
- The Quotes around forced are there for a reason ,
- If you have something you don't have to search for, dl, update etc... could bring you easier to a point where you at least test it.
3.And most important:
Do you were angry after the A2-patches which "forced" you to install BAF-,PMC- and ACR-"LITE" ? Really?
4.Some people like to have Takistan as an official map (in this Feedbacktracker)for A3.
I guess because of its desert nature it might be not so "resourse hungry" so it's much smoother to play online, maybe their PCs are week too. (I personal don't like Takistan that much)
My opinion is: As long as it is part of a Mod the servers for that would be much less as it would be if everybody has it on default (as a DLC "lite").At least no one can chose it if a server is empty and the AIA mod is not installed on it. If it's in A3 by default....
"or better, let BIS disable every Addon content for ArmA, you know, JUST LIKE EA"
Ouch, why that?
That is 100% the opposite what i want I don't want to disable Addons all I want is: more ALREADY EXISTING, OFFICIAL CONTENT on DEFAULT.
I never said nor indicated anything like it.
Remember: "...Until that happens I certainly stick to AIA and am glad to use it as a free mod.."
It seems i forgot to thank the moder/s for his/their hard work.
Honestly: To all moder, mapdesigner, scripter and texture artist:
Thank you! you made Arma to what it is. A great infinitively growing game.
BUT the content i want as DLC is official BI content, so why should i don't like to have them as an official DLC?
Another reason why I (and BI too!) don't want to disable Addons
is simply the reason that Bi takes good Ideas and put them into their games.
For example: "Warfare" included since A1.
Just because the CTI maps in OFP, done by the community, were that popular.
aaand anotherone: There were some RP-Maps (City Life, Sahrani-Life later Chernarus Life) you where able to save your stuff and stats in CL.
Now BI develops DAYZ what is from a technical view similar to CL (Saving stats, saving content even if you log out...)
You want use Addons, use them. I will do it too.
For some things I have no other options e.g. BW-mod. Not everyone who plays Arma2 is german, so I never would have the Idea to request such a mod as an official DLC.
BUT Official BI stuff that is more and more technical possible to get into the new Game engine, must not be an unofficial Addon.
In my view It's BIs job to include it proper. ... "In Arma3, Arma4, Arma5 or what ever comes next!" ....
Oh, and did i mentioned that I would pay them for this job?
As I said before.
Maybe it's worth to search for or open a topic about this in the forum.
If you do so it would be nice to add the link here, as long as its open.