SITREP #00002

reported by Joris-Jan van 't Land on March 12, 2013

FROM: Project Lead
TO: Alpha Users
INFO: Positive Alpha feedback, focus on stability fixes, Alpha Lite this week.


Our entire team has received a big morale boost from the positive reception of the Alpha! Many of us have been collecting feedback from all channels and are making sure it ends up with the appropriate developers. We realize there is a long road ahead towards Beta and full release, but we are confident we are on the right track.


"G is for Grenade"
We are aware of requests for a more stream-safe GUI. Our designers are looking into the possibilities. MP hacking is another topic we are trying to tackle from several angles.
The Alpha Lite is starting this Thursday (14 March), which is when the codes will start to be distributed.
Modders, please have a look at our official stance on forward-porting Arma 1 / 2 content.
There are several scams running that promise free and working Steam Codes. Note that these are often malware designed to hijack accounts for example. We thank all of you who have shown their support by buying the Alpha on Steam and via!


The programming team's priority is stability: targeting the most common crashes first.
Another priority fix being worked is the synchronization of MP cargo positions (everybody seeming dead).
Showcase and COOP fixes are also coming up, along with an assortment of things reported via the Feedback Tracker.


We've pushed the first updates to the Development branch on Steam (including the first fixes for crash opportunities). See this guide on how to opt into that branch if you accept the risks of a less stable version. Some of our developers have immediately started to publish useful scripting and modding documentation: e.g. scripting, characters and weapons. The collection of documentation will be evolving and growing continuously.