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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Robots! Feb 11 2009 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 replied:

amazon, use amazon

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exdeath Mar 13 2008 says:

Whats is the most realistic mod for operation flashpoint???

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DaBeowulf Mar 1 2008 says:

I'm in search for the miniCTI mod/version. The place where it used to be doesn't seem to have it anymore. If you can give me a pointer that would be nice. :)

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Tanjitsu Oct 24 2010 replied: +2 votes     reply to comment
DaBeowulf Apr 4 2008 replied:

:D Found it on a CD-R this week.

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UltraDestroyer Aug 17 2007 says:

Hi everyone, I have got a wee problem, whenever I have extreme explosions, (IE, Tank Battle) The sound just slllooooooowwwws down so much its a little behind, then when i exit, the pc crashes and it says its recovered from a serious error! (That isnt good) Can anyone help?

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USrules Jan 15 2009 replied:

That's the Posiedon engine for you.

That serious error message your getting probably just means that your hardware has a hard time running OFP. I don't see how that's likely though :\

Are you using Vista? Maybe it's a wee bit old to be running on the next-gen operating systems.

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Piemanlives Jun 24 2011 replied:

not sure (i have vista) but you see it runs perfectly, maybe he has an old pc (older than this)

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λpone Apr 24 2012 replied:

Works fine on Windows 7 64 bit

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One of the best, let it live on forever.

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