Operation Flashpoint's gameplay varies significantly depending on the player's role, but the game is best described as a tactical shooter with significant vehicle elements and minor real-time tactics elements. OFP's gameplay is largely team oriented and the player spends much of the game with a squad of up to 11 AI controlled members, either as a member of the squad or as its leader. On-foot gameplay and the vehicle elements are blended seamlessly and the player can get into any available vehicle at any time, orders and mission conditions permitting. Whether on foot or in a vehicle the player can view the action from both first and third-person views, as well as an additional 'command view' available to squad leaders which gives the player a limited birds-eye view of the surrounding area. At the start of each mission (after the intro cinematic) the player is presented with a briefing explaining the situation, describing the player's goals in the mission and, often, providing further information in the form of notes. Once in-game the player is provided with a map, compass, watch, and a notebook (which contains the aforementioned briefing for reviewing). Depending on the mission the player may be required to participate in and complete a variety of tasks, from simply driving a truck or guarding bases to attacking or defending various objectives (whether on foot or while crewing a vehicle), patrols, reconnaissance and sabotage behind enemy lines (as a special forces soldier), air support (as a helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft pilot), or any combination of these and more.

Once the player is given command of an AI-controlled squad, they can issue their men a large variety of orders, either via a series of menus or simply by selecting the soldiers and clicking a place in the world or the map. Besides advising them how to act (e.g., don't fire and stay low), players can order their men to fire at specific targets, move to a certain location, get in or out of vehicles, watch certain directions, man fixed weapons, and even some 'special' actions such as repairing vehicles.

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CSLA Studio is currently developing the new sandbox MP mission called "Operation Venkov".

Concept of mission is COOP so players will be fighting against the AI.
Mission is currently tested on the default island Chernarus and on the main island of ACR DLC - Bystrica.
Stay tuned for more details, in-game pictures and maybe video ;)

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FFUR 2007 v2.5
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A great mod from "FlashFX Team" for Operation Flashpoint: CWC or ArmA: CWA

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Arma Help Launcher - ver.: 1.5 (08072014) This small application is used to easily and instantly run Arma Help SK/CZ.

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Back To Kosovo (PNK)

Dec 22, 2013 Povratak na Kosovo (Back to Kosovo) 1&2 Full Version 12 comments

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Updated well known Arma Help SK-CZ to current ver.3.01.8 IMPORTANT NOTE: Designed ONLY for the Czech-Slovak community!

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WW4 Modpack 2.5 Patch 1

Sep 1, 2011 WW4 Modpack Patch 5 comments

Patch for the WW4 Modpack 2.5 , fixing the reported problems of this recent release. Require the full WW4 Modpack 2.5

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RedCoat67 Sep 19 2010, 4:29pm says:

I hear that this game has awesome mods. Could some one recommend some good ones? Any mods like with S.T.A.L.K.E.R where the whole game is improved?

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λpone Jan 19 2012, 8:11pm replied:

ECP is the best mod ever!!

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Sparky245 Jan 8 2011, 5:26pm replied:

FFUR is a total conversion mod. It adds loads of new elements and improves graphics. It's very good, not sure how many use it online though. Hope this helps.

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Piemanlives Jun 24 2011, 2:49pm replied:

OFP40K great mod (for those warhammer fans atleast)

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AUG_DUDE Aug 1 2010, 6:18pm says:

OPF resistance was just awesome

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josh195 Jul 26 2010, 7:27pm says:

I played this, then moved on to Freelancer a couple months ago. YEs there still is alot of players online.

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ILOVEZOMBIESIDO Jun 19 2010, 6:27pm says:

ultra destroyer how good is your pc? maybe its time for an upgrade? if your pc is good then i would try to cut down on the fps eating battles. peace...

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ILOVEZOMBIESIDO Jun 19 2010, 6:25pm says:

yo stilburger with the GOTY edition can i use all the mods? im buying this game mainly for the zombie mod :) its possible to use farmville horror pack 3 with this?

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Catalyst440 Jun 10 2010, 3:37pm says:

Part from ARMA/2, Its the best simulator ever created so far.

Bought it in a THATS HOT (ubisoft) case, with soldiers heroes of ww2, i only wanted flashpoint, (game of the year edition) came with both expantion packs. If your in AUS or NZ, look for it in the local gamestore, it shuld be ther.

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SonofEvil Nov 1 2009, 2:39pm says:

I adore Flashpoint.....
Simply cannot be beat!
I just love the imersion, and the amount of mods for this game.

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Robots! Feb 11 2009, 12:41am says:

this is an amazing game, i had it for XBOX. i cant find it for PC.

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Bluedrake42 Feb 21 2009, 10:01pm replied:

amazon, use amazon

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