ArmA: Addons

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Addons are content additions to Armed Assault. These Addons can take on many forms such weapons, buildings, vehicles to name a few, are developed and released by members of the Armed Assault community or by Bohemia Interactive themselves.

Installing Addons

Addons
must be installed to "...directory\Armed Assault\Addons" or into a custom modfolder.
Read the included ReadMe file for further information about the installation.
Custom Animations
must be installed to "...directory\Armed Assault\dta\" (overwrite existing Anim.pbo) or into a custom modfolder ("...directory\Armed Assault\modfolder\dta\").
The original Anim.pbo can be restored from the Armed Assault CD.
Custom Campaigns
must be installed to "...directory\Armed Assault\Campaigns\" or into a custom modfolder ("...directory\Armed Assault\modfolder\Campaigns\").
This only works with campaigns. Single missions have to be installed to "...directory\Armed Assault\Missions\".
Mods
mostly come with an installer and create their own modfolder.
Read the included ReadMe file for further information about the installation.
Custom Skies
mostly come with an installer and create their own modfolder.
Read the included ReadMe file for further information about the installation.

Finding Specific Addons

Armed Assault Info and Armaholic both have huge archives of addons and a very easy to use search functions. They are excellent points to start at.

If you cannot find the addon which you are looking for, ask in the Bohemia Interactive forum.

Creating Addons

If you wish to create your own addons, there are plenty of tools, tutorials, and refences available on the addon editing page.