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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HaloStrike Jan 16 2006 says:

OH yes it here.

IT looks great thanks forreminding me "SuperRad"

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Alone_In_The_Dark Dec 21 2005 says:

The ONLY actual infantry war sim that is good, the rest are just arcade, but this is amazing, i still play it, the GOTY version with both expansions, it's great!

And if you think it sucks just cause of the gfx (there is a high detail models pack thought) then you are official not a gamer.

Flashpoint rules!

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SuperRad Dec 5 2005 says:

I want a zombie mod for this!

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Sacrafire Oct 31 2005 says:

Operation Flashpoint cannot be compared to battlefield 2 in terms of graphics and sound ut no doubt, when updated with expansion packs and "modded", it is pro!!!

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figjam Sep 15 2005 says:

Probably the greatest game ever made. The ultimate soldier sim.

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SkyWolf Jul 28 2005 says:

umm opertion flashpoint ver1.46 is bad
thare is the ver with Reistance camapane the new Expantion does alot for the game.
ofp v1.46 max ram was 256 and max texters was 256x256 now in reistance v1.90 or higher texters are 4096x4096. also in 1.46 you have to use the game spy browser in 1.90 you can join mulitiplayer games in game. thare are so many mods out thare and people playing online all the time around 300 or so that i always playing MFCTI i love MFCTI anyways dont FOrget Armed Assult is comeing out OFP in DX9.0 and Jip Games.channel.aol.com scrrens :)

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Chunky Feb 20 2005 says:

one of the best games of all time

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Uziyahu-IDF Jan 17 2005 says:

Complaints about .pbo errors are baseless. Just about every bug or glitch ever found in any version of OFP are found at The Avon Lady's OFP FAQ and can be fixed.

Methinks you were using a pirated copy?

People need to keep in mind that this game came out in 2000, BEFORE Battlefield 1942. Bohemia Interactive accomplished everything that they set out to do, even when Li C. Kuo played the ***** for Red Storm Entertainment (who had a long-standing reach-around relationship with PC Gamer...NOT PC Gamer UK, which rated OFP very highly) by calling into question whether B.I. could achieve their vision. Then, when B.I. made their dream a reality, Li C. Kuo proceeded to rag on OFP for the same things he praised Ghost Recon for. The guy is a bug.

OFP did it first. OFP did it best.

Give us OFP with mid-game joining and you can kiss the competition goodbye.

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HangPhyr Dec 22 2004 says:

Definently the best large-scale FPS war game. Can be difficult and complex, but still be best all the same.

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Grega Jun 26 2004 says:

love the game but to make my own missions is the best and it isn't as complicated as whit other games

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One of the best, let it live on forever.

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