Bug #29472

selectweapon with G36A_camo & G36K_camo doesn't work

Added by Moerderhoschi over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:Assigned Start date:03/18/2012
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


Target version:-
Affected ArmA II version:1.60.87580 First affected build:
Reproduced by another DH user:Yes First affected ArmA II version:
I am using some Mods:No Single / Multi Player?:Both
I am using:CO (OA+A2) BIForumURL:
Reproducible for you:Yes NGUrl:
Related to content of DLC: WIKIurl:


selectweapon with G36A_camo & G36K_camo doesn't work

Repro Steps

1. Start arma editor

2. place a german ksk teamleader or ksk rifleman as player.

3. createtrigger with alpha activation

4. write in onact: player selectweapon primaryweapon player;

5. preview, select the pistol (G17) and call the alpha trigger.

The player doesn't take the primaryweapon in hands. If you choose another unit like ksk machinegunner, ksk paramedic, US Special Forces ..... the problem isn't present. Only with the weapons G36A_camo & G36K_camo.

G36A_camo / G36K_camo are selected.


Updated by Fireball over 3 years ago

  • Subject changed from selectweapon with G36A_camo & G36K_camo don't work to selectweapon with G36A_camo & G36K_camo doesn't work
  • Description updated (diff)
  • Status changed from New to Assigned
  • Reproduced by another DH user changed from No to Yes


Updated by rocko over 3 years ago

That is because the G36A contains the muzzle 'MuzzleFar' which needs to be selected. Common weapons do not have other muzzles (except the rifles with underbarrel grenadelaunchers)

See: http://community.bistudio.com/wiki/selectWeapon - Examples.

While the bug is valid, it has a different cause. Rather the unnecessary muzzle should be removed from the G36A and G36K to be compatible with the rest of the weapons in the game.

Updated by zGuba over 3 years ago

  • Category changed from Weapons to Config
  • Affected ArmA II version changed from 1.60 RC to 1.60.87580
  • Maxmem parameter deleted (2047)
  • Language deleted (English)
  • First affected build deleted (Please Specify...)

Confirmed. Very annoying to see such stuff in official configs.

Updated by zGuba over 3 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

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