ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved

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Better Beacons Lite!
 
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Sep 8, 2015 @ 1:55pm
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Description
THIS MOD IS NO LONGER SUPPORTED DUE TO AHARD DRIVE FAILURE THAT WIPED OUT THE SOURCE FILES. BETTER BEACONS REDUX! GIVES YOU THE OPTION TO SET THE MAX QUALITY OF ITEMS IN CRATES SO I'D SUGGEST SWITCHING OVER TO THAT MOD. I WILL NOT BE RE-DOING THIS VERSION SINCE IT WAS MAINLY RELEASED FOR THOSE THAT DID NOT WANT ASCENDANT GEAR IN DROPS. BETTER BEACONS REDUX! DOES NOT HAVE ASCEBDANT GEAR UNLESS YOU TELL IT TO. - http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=647269599
Due to popular demand, this is a reworked version of my other supply crate mod Better Beacons.
Clean & stackable - Will work after an update. May take several days for new items to be added after a release. New items can not be added til devkit is updated.

!!!!!ATTENTION!!!!!
THIS MOD CAN NOT BE USED WITH BETTER BEACONS ORIGINAL! THEY BOTH REMAP THE SAME FILES SO WHICHEVER ONE IS CALLED FIRST IN YOUR .INI IS THE ONE THE GAME WILL USE.
It can be used with Better Beacons Building Loot but not regular!

What it Does:
This mod adds in the items that have been introduced into the game in many updates but never added to the supply drops.

New items & changes include but not limited to:
  • Sloped building parts
  • Radio
  • Smoke & gas grenades
  • Saddle platforms (no Quetz yet)
  • Raft
  • Compound Bow & Arrows
  • SCUBA
  • Saddles for recently added dinos
  • Elevators
  • Sniper
  • And more!
  • Added small amount of ammo chance to drops. IE: You may get a few (2-8) ston/tranq arrows @ 25 & up, simple pistol/rifle/shotty bullets @ 35 & up, advanced rifle/pistol at 45 & up in addition to the ammo currently found.
  • It lastly but most refreshingly removes the instances where you receive 2 of the same item in a single drop such as 2 med crop plots or 2 water jar blueprints.


What it doesn't do:
(as far as I know, that's why comments are appreciated :)
  • Give you 2 blueprints for the same item
  • Give you 2 of the same item (except stackables like ammo/resources)

Current version 1.4

Files remapped:

LootItemSet_SupplyDrop_Level25.uasset to LootItemSet_SupplyDrop_Level25_Child.uasset
LootItemSet_SupplyDrop_Level35.uasset to LootItemSet_SupplyDrop_Level35_Child.uasset
LootItemSet_SupplyDrop_Level45.uasset to LootItemSet_SupplyDrop_Level45_Child.uasset
LootItemSet_SupplyDrop_Level60.uasset to LootItemSet_SupplyDrop_Level60_Child.uasset

SupplyCrate_Level03.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level03_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level15.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level15_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level25.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level25_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level35.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level35_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level55.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level45_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level60.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level60_Child.uasset

SupplyCrate_Level03_Double.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level03_Double_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level15_Double.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level15_Double_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level25_Double.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level25_Double_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level35_Double.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level35_Double_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level55_Double.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level45_Double_Child.uasset
SupplyCrate_Level60_Double.uasset to SupplyCrate_Level60_Double_Child.uasset


Installation for dedicated server:
Same as all mods, subscribe then copy this mod's folder (514986458) and the 514986458.mod file from your ARK\ShooterGame\Content\Mods to your servers Mods folder and add Mod ID - 514986458 to:
GameUserSettings.ini
[ServerSettings]
ActiveMods=514986458

To Spawn in a crate:

cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level03_Child.SupplyCrate_Level03_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level15_Child.SupplyCrate_Level15_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level25_Child.SupplyCrate_Level25_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level35_Child.SupplyCrate_Level35_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level45_Child.SupplyCrate_Level45_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level60_Child.SupplyCrate_Level60_Child'" 0 0 0

cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level03_Double_Child.SupplyCrate_Level03_Double_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level15_Double_Child.SupplyCrate_Level15_Double_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level25_Double_Child.SupplyCrate_Level25_Double_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level35_Double_Child.SupplyCrate_Level35_Double_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level45_Double_Child.SupplyCrate_Level45_Double_Child'" 0 0 0
cheat spawnactor "Blueprint'/Game/Mods/BeaconsLite/SupplyCrate_Level60_Double_Child.SupplyCrate_Level60_Double_Child'" 0 0 0

Special Thanks:
Everyone that enjoyed my first mod Better Beacons but wanted a little less. Your voices were heard!

More updates/additions coming soon. Please feel free to leave a complaint, suggestion or just critique it!
Enjoy!


TL:DR?
Reworks supply drops so they no longer suck so bad.

Want even MORE from the crates than this?
Check out my other supply crate mod, Better Beacons.

Want to add a big♥♥♥♥♥crate full of building supplies?
Check out my newest addition Better Beacons Building Loot. Works with all versions of Better Beacons. Click the link for details.

P.S. Don't forget to rate it!

Please remember the sole purpose of this mod was to add the missing items from updates and to fix the outrageous number of 2 of the same BP's found in almost every drop until the dev's fix the errors themselves. Nothing more, nothing less. It's just a "holdover".
I never planned on doing anything more to this mod other than that. I have kept it as close to the dev's original settings as possible. The little bit of extra ammo was just a small bonus I left in there while testing.
I will keep it updated with new content as soon as I have access to it but as far as changing it in any other aspect goes, that isn't going to happen. That's what the original Better Beacons is for.

I made a little guide on how to make a supply drop mod over on the unreal engine forums
How to: Supply drop mod[forums.unrealengine.com]
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Apr 15, 2016 @ 4:31am
SERVER RUNNING THIS MOD
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Feb 10, 2016 @ 1:50pm
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⎛⎝Tinki-Winki⎠⎞ May 30 @ 7:05am 
Raft super
Lilifee Sep 22, 2016 @ 9:57am 
there is the possibility of metal structures off?
TutoDS Jun 23, 2016 @ 10:57am 
I set up that comes in airdrop?
DreamCast Mar 20, 2016 @ 3:44pm 
All are waiting on your pvp server X10

Server IP: 185.43.4.24:27015

Rates:
Collection x10
Life resources x2
Experience x10
Timing X10
Raising animals X10
Damage Wild Dino X3
Damage Turrets x2
nsstang Mar 6, 2016 @ 5:44pm 
We are running this mod on our PVP server. Check us out at http://toparkservers.com/server/73.230.159.36:27015
Frii Mar 1, 2016 @ 7:01am 
Flatline-ARK is seeking for more players to join our PvPvE-fun! (Wiped 2/18)

We run the Valhalla map, as well as plenty of mods to boot for an immersive experience. We have active admins and a friendly community. We run this mod , and many others. Please check our group for more information!

SERVER SETTINGS:
-Custom Player Levels and Engram Points (max player level 122)
-1.0 Difficulty (dinosaurs spawn between level 4 and 120)
-2X XP
-2X Dino Count
-3X Taming Speed
-5X Longer Day
-3X Harvest Amount and Harvest Health
-0.6X Water and Food Drain
-2X Structure Damage
-3X Platform Structures
-2.5X Crop Growth
-5X Mating
-3X Egg Hatching
-6X Baby Maturing

BASIC SERVER RULES:
-No hacking, cheating or exploits
-No offline base raids
-No killing passive mounts
-Prefer no unnecessary base destruction
-No resource blocking
-NO GRIEFING (repeatedly destroying or killing players/dinos/bases)
-Cave building is allowed
Amadaus Feb 25, 2016 @ 10:22pm 
Does this an upgraded version of the orignal?
Loulou Feb 25, 2016 @ 9:20pm 
Dose this worrk with Valhalla? having problem getting drops too spawn
Is it possible to force beacons to not drop things on a server manually? trying to look into a custom primitive server and beacons present a problem since they can drop high tier items.
Frii Feb 9, 2016 @ 1:52am 
Flatline-ARK is seeking for more players to join our PvP-fun! We run the Valhalla map, as well as plenty of mods to boot to give you an immersive, fresh experience within the world of ARK. We run this mod, and many others. Please check our group for more information!

SERVER SETTINGS:
-Custom Player Levels and Engram Points (max player level 122)
-1.0 Difficulty (dinosaurs spawn between level 4 and 120)
-2X XP
-2X Dino Count
-3X Taming Speed
-5X Longer Day
-3X Harvest Amount and Harvest Health
-0.6X Water and Food Drain
-2X Structure Damage
-3X Platform Structures
-2.5X Crop Growth
-5X Mating
-3X Egg Hatching
-6X Baby Maturing

BASIC SERVER RULES:
-No hacking, cheating or exploits
-No offline base raids
-No killing passive mounts
-Prefer no unnecessary base destruction
-No resource blocking
-NO GRIEFING (repeatedly destroying or killing players/dinos/bases)
-Cave building is allowed