Arma 3
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How To Make A Carbomb In Arma 3
By Long Chung
Learn how to rig a car to detonate on engine activation.
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Setting Up The Carbomb
To download the carbomb script, follow these instructions:

  1. Create a file called "carbomb.sqf"

  2. Paste the following contents inside of the file:
    hint "Vehicle Now Armed"; _this select 0 addEventHandler [ "Engine", { params ["_this select 0", "_engineOn"]; _this select 0 setDamage 1; } ];

  3. Move the carbomb.sqf script to the directory your mission file/scenario file is in.

  4. Open the scenario in the editor.

  5. Open the object menu on any car you wish to add the behaviour to.

  6. In the "init code" box, add this:

    _thisVehicle = vehicleVarName this; this addAction ["Arm With Carbomb", "carbomb.sqf", ["_thisVehicle"], 1, false, true, "", "true", 5, false, "", ""];

Congratulations! You have set it up. Now walk up to the car in game, open the action menu, and select "Arm With Carbomb".

The next time the engine starts, the car will explode, killing whoever is inside, and around it.
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25 Comments
starch Aug 23, 2021 @ 4:04am 
now i wish you could place scripts on vehicles in zeus editor.
Jack Nov 11, 2020 @ 9:23am 
how to taliban
LOL Nov 9, 2020 @ 1:36pm 
thanks !
Gaming Gecko Jul 19, 2020 @ 12:38pm 
to put it simply, How to: Terrorist
twa517 Jul 18, 2020 @ 8:54pm 
Fi, Michael and Sam would be proud!!!
Mr Inconspicuous™ Jul 12, 2020 @ 2:03am 
NOOOOOOO YOU CANT JUST USE SCRIPTS TO MAKE A CARBOMB
Carry Jul 4, 2020 @ 12:35pm 
haha car go boom
Sir Jeremiah Aroma Jul 3, 2020 @ 3:21pm 
Pretty cool. Time to kill my grandma
Long Chung  [author] Jul 1, 2020 @ 3:03pm 
It only works in situations. If server operators want to implement it than they can do that, but in a situation, no.
Des Boules Dans Ta Machoire Jul 1, 2020 @ 2:27pm 
couldn't this just - be abused..? like someone could just rig every car in Altis to explode...