Arma 3
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Mod Type: Mechanics
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Dec 24, 2016 @ 3:23pm
Nov 23, 2018 @ 6:53am
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What is Suppress about?
Video games generally can barely recreate one thing:
The fear of losing your life.
In reality, suppressing the enemy by sending ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥s of bullets is so effective because he's sure that sticking out his head will end his life-forever.
This can't be recreated, however, because you won't have that feeling when sitting in front of the PC.
Most players will return fire anyway or at least try to get a glimpse at who's shooting at them.
Usually, you wouldn't continue shooting when a bullet just flew right past your face.

This is especially frustrating when playing TvT missions and firing 100 rounds of a 7.62mm at him doesn't seem to bother the enemy.
This mod is supposed to change this dramatically.

How does it work?
The mod works with a value that checks how "suppressed" you are.
Bullets whizzing nearby (so that you can hear their supersonic crack) will suppress you a bit and nearby impacts will suppress you more.
The amount of suppression added to your suppression value depends on which ammo/weapon was shot at you.
(Firing a 7.62 will suppress more than a pistol...duh! :D)
The suppression value decreases quite fast over time, but not if you're getting shot at, so constant fire will keep you suppressed.
The actual suppression effect consists of an increasing tunnelvision, general blur aswell as a desaturated, bright screen.
You'll still be able to move around just fine, but identifying the enemy that is shooting at you from 100m away won't be possible.

As a little side-thingy, nearby impacting bullets will "scare" you and give you a small effect for ~ half a second.

Also, the mod is completely client-side but can be forced from the server.
Popular Discussions View All (1)
Mar 18, 2017 @ 12:27pm
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Horsedancingwithcrow Jul 30 @ 11:58am 
Everything is true, nothing is permitted. "Reality game"
Bushcat Jun 9 @ 12:00pm 
@MANDRAC try the bai mod by Brightcandle for suppression and all round better a.i
Slow_as_the_Moon May 27 @ 8:14pm 
I love this mod, but there are moments where I feel the suppression effect is a bit too much. Is there any way to cap the effect to a point where I'm not blinded by it? Most of the time it's great, but there are moments where I can't see at all. Thank you in advance.
Arm@gedonGR Apr 26 @ 6:24pm 
I m playing ArmA for 10-12 years...and i CAN'T play without SUPPRESS-IMMERSE (plus Dnsnd2+Enh.Sndscp) Lots of kudos man :)
MANDRAC Mar 28 @ 3:06pm 
I see that it has been adressed in previous comment but i really think you should make it so it affect the AI. Arma 3 vanilla supression system on AI is broken and all it does is make the AI kneel or go prone. Generaly when shooting an AI it will just stop wherever it stand even if it's in the middle of an open field, kneel, and start shooting back.
If you could find a way to make them run until they get to cover or only shoot with massive accuracy debuf when desperate (aka wounded to the leg and unable to run) that would be nice.
Ridentus Mar 22 @ 6:20am 
Looks like there's some strange behaviour when trying to run this off a dedi server. I've used this exact page to download onto the server, and then used the Arma3 launcher to download and load the same mod. Then, my server status turns red with a file mismatch - only does it for suppression mod. Any ideas? :/
Ridentus Mar 21 @ 9:30pm 
This looks fantastic, do you have any plans to make an all in one?
masiboss Mar 1 @ 6:06am 
is there a way to disable the effect for specific players, currently zeuses get supressed while in zeus view.
[21st QRF] Krabbs Dec 6, 2018 @ 5:54am 
Ok :).

It's probably not possible to, but I have a suggestion, I would recommend you to make it like RO2 (red orchestra 2, my fav game) did it, it basically makes your aim INSANELY UNSTABLE that you can't hit anything further than 20m, and it makes your screen black and white, and a little bit chromatic abbreviation
LAxemann  [author] Dec 5, 2018 @ 1:44pm 
@KRIStapszaa9[LV] it's a visual mod, so I can't give that to the AI haha. ArmA 3 has an AI suppression system anyway. :)