User:Freddo3000/Arma 3 AI config reference

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Note that this is the relevant page for Arma 3 AI configuration. Implementations for older Arma titles differ somewhat, but are irrelevant for Arma 3.

Contents

CfgBrains Config Reference

As of Introduced with Arma 3 version 2.002.00 it contains three classes

  • DefaultAnimalBrain
  • DefaultCivilianBrain
  • DefaultSoldierBrain

Each of which contains a Components class. Only DefaultSoldierBrain includes any components by default.

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Open question: « Source 2 states that you can create a custom soldier brain, but nowhere is it stated which brain a unit will use. »
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Sources:

  1. oukej, BI-Forums, AI Discussion
  2. klamacz, BI-Forums, AI Discussion
  3. .kju, BI-Forums, AI must have better autonomy.

AIBrainAimingErrorComponent

B

best/worstDecreaseTime

Description
How long (in seconds) it should take a 1 and 0 skilled unit respectivelly to stabilize their aim completely
bestDecreaseTime
Type
Float
Default
0.2
worstDecreaseTime
Type
Float
Default
2

D

damageCoef

Type
Float
Default
10
Description
Importance of damage of entity, multiplier

F

fatigueCoef

Type
Float
Default
10
Description
Importance of damage of entity, multiplier

L

lostTargetCoef

Type
Float
Default
3
Description
Importance of loosing target event, multiplier

lostTargetTimeMax

Type
Float
Default
3
Description
How long error is raising after loosing sight of target

lostTargetTimeMin

Type
Float
Default
0.5
Description
How soon after loosing sight of target, error starts to raise

M

maxAngularError

Type
Float
Default
0.1309
Description
Half of the error cone in radians

maxAngularErrorTurrets

Type
Float
Default
0.0872
Description
Half of the error cone in radians, used for turrets
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movingInfluence

Type
Float
Default
1
Description
Importance of moving in algorithm, multiplier

S

shootingInfluence

Type
Float
Default
0.4
Description
Importance of shooting in algorithm, multiplier

suppressionCoef

Type
Float
Default
0.5
Description
Importance of suppression value, multiplier

T

turningInfluence

Type
Float
Default
1
Description
Importance of turning in algorithm, multiplier

AIBrainCountermeasuresComponent

C

CMCheckDelay

Type
Float
Default
0.8

CMOnTargettedProbability

Type
Float
Default
0.1

N

nonLeaderSmokeProbability

Type
Float
Default
0.1

M

minimalThrowDistance

Clarify

Type
Integer
Default
900

minReactionTime

Type
Float
Default
0.1

maxReactionTime

Type
Float
Default
3

R

randomReactionTimePercent

Type
Float
Default
0.2

S

suppressionThreshold

Type
Float
Default
0.8

suppressionTimerMax

Type
Float
Default
2

U

useSmokeGrenadeDelay

Type
Integer
Default
20

AIBrainSuppressionComponent

C

cause...

Type
Float
Description
How much impact different danger causes will have on suppression
causeBulletCloseWeight
Type
Float
Default
0.5
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causeExplosionWeight
Type
Float
Default
0.5
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causeFireWeight
Type
Float
Default
0.5
causeHitWeight
Type
Float
Default
0.5

D

...DecreaseTime

Type
Float
Description
How long it will take for a unit to loose suppression
bestDecreaseTime
Type
Float
Default
1
Description
How long it will take for a skill 1 unit to loose suppression[citation needed]


worstDecreaseTime
Type
Float
Default
10
Description
How long it will take for a skill 0 unit to loose suppression[citation needed]


M

maxSuppression

Type
Float
Default
1.0
Description
Maximum level of suppression

suppressionRange

Type
Float
Default
20.0
Description
Default suppression range, if not provided by ammo type
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suppressionThreshold

Type
Float
Default
0.7
Description
Threshold to change behavior (use smoke grenades for example)

AIBrainTargetSelectorComponent

As of Introduced with Arma 3 version 2.002.00 this component appears to be unimplemented and empty.

AI Skill Config Reference

CfgAILevelPresets

This sets the values for the different presets available in Game Settings, by default there are four classes available:

  • AILevelHigh
  • AILevelMedium
  • AILevelLow
  • Custom

Each of which feature the following properties

D

displayName =

hiddenSelections[]

Type
String
Description
Text displayed in the dropdown menu
displayName = "Custom"

P

precisionAI

Type
Float
Description
Coefficient applied to all accuracy skills

S

skillAI =

Type
Float
Description
Coefficient applied to all utility skills

CfgAISkill

A

aimingAccuracy

Type
Array
Default
{0,0,1,1}

aimingShake

Type
Array
Default
{0,0,1,1}

aimingSpeed

Type
Array
Default
{0,0.5,1,1}

C

commanding

Type
Array
Default
{0,0,1,1}

courage

Type
Array
Default
{0,0,1,1}

E

endurance

This function is no longer available in Arma 3.
Type
Array
Default
{0,0,1,1}

G

general

Type
Array
Default
{0,0,1,1}

R

reloadSpeed

Type
Array
Default
{0,0,1,1}

S

spotDistance

Type
Array
Default
{0,0,1,1}

spotTime

Type
Array
Default
{0,0,1,1}

CfgDifficultyPresets

L

levelAI

Type
String
Description
Refers to CfgAILevelPresets

AI Steering Components

Subclasses of (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> _vehicle >> "components") class

AICarSteeringComponent

Default values taken from Car_F class

A

allow...

boolean

allowOvertaking = true;          // overtaking is part of collision avoidance
allowCollisionAvoidance = true; 
allowDrifting = false;           // allow using movement vector as direction

C

commandTurnFactor

How strong AI will turn when commanded left/right

float

commandTurnFactor = 1.0;

convoyPIDWeights[]

Array

convoyPIDWeights[] = {1,0.01,0.01};

D

differenceAngleCoef

float

differenceAngleCoef = 1.0;

doPredictForward

Prediction ahead is used for both steering and analysing of shape to modify the speed

Boolean

doPredictForward = true;
predictForwardRange[] ==

Array

predictForwardRange[] = { 1, 20 };
steerAheadSaturation[]

Steer ahead is a point to steer to, saturated down to given range, in meters

Array

steerAheadSaturation[] = { 0.01, 0.4 };

doRemapSpeed

Remapping of maxSpeed of vehicle, for fast vehicles we want to lower the used speed

Boolean

doRemapSpeed = true;
remapSpeedRange

Array

remapSpeedRange[] = { 30.0, 70.0 };
remapSpeedScalar

Array

remapSpeedScalar[] = { 1.0, 0.35 };

S

speedPIDWeights

Controls working parameters of speed PID controller (Kp, Ki, Kd)

Array

speedPIDWeights[] = { 0.7, 0.2, 0.0 };

speedPredictionMethod

Integer: Determines the manipulability of the class.

Value Type
0 Three angles method
1 Wheel direction method
2 Combined method
speedPredictionMethod = 2;
...AngleCoef

Four coef's to determine how much given angle should influence slowing down

Float

wheelAngleCoef = 0.7;
forwardAngleCoef = 0.7;
steeringAngleCoef = 1.0;
differenceAngleCoef = 0.4;
minSpeedToKeep

Parameter of predictionMethod = 1

Float

minSpeedToKeep = 0.1;
maxWheelAngleDiff

Parameter of predictionMethod = 1

Float

maxWheelAngleDiff = 0.2616;

steeringPIDWeights

Controls working parameters of steering PID controller (Kp, Ki, Kd)

Array

steeringPIDWeights[] = { 1.2, 0.1, 0.2 };

stuckMaxTime

For how long we allow to be not moving, before we consider us stuck

float

stuckMaxTime = 3.0;

AITankSteeringComponent

Default values taken from Tank_F class

A

allow...

boolean

allowOvertaking = true;          // overtaking is part of collision avoidance
allowCollisionAvoidance = true; 
allowDrifting = false;           // allow using movement vector as direction
allowTurnAroundInPoint = true;

C

commandTurnFactor

How strong AI will turn when commanded left/right

float

commandTurnFactor = 1.0;

convoyPIDWeights[]

Array

convoyPIDWeights[] = {1,0,0};

D

differenceAngleCoef

float

differenceAngleCoef = 1.0;

doPredictForward

Prediction ahead is used for both steering and analysing of shape to modify the speed

Boolean

doPredictForward = true;
predictForwardRange[] ==

Array

predictForwardRange[] = { 1, 20 };
steerAheadSaturation[]

Steer ahead is a point to steer to, saturated down to given range, in meters

Array

steerAheadSaturation[] = { 0.01, 0.4 };

doRemapSpeed

Remapping of maxSpeed of vehicle, for fast vehicles we want to lower the used speed

Boolean

doRemapSpeed = false;
remapSpeedRange

Array

remapSpeedRange[] = { 30.0, 70.0 };
remapSpeedScalar

Array

remapSpeedScalar[] = { 1.0, 0.35 };

M

maxWheelAngleDiff

Parameter of predictionMethod = 1

Float

maxWheelAngleDiff = 0.2616;

minSpeedToKeep

Parameter of predictionMethod = 1

Float

minSpeedToKeep = 0.1;

P

predictForwardMaxSpeed

Integer

minSpeedToKeep = 15;

S

speedPIDWeights

Controls working parameters of speed PID controller (Kp, Ki, Kd)

Array

speedPIDWeights[] = { 0.7, 0.2, 0.0 };

speedPredictionMethod

Integer: Determines the manipulability of the class.

Value Type
0 Three angles method
1 Wheel direction method
2 Combined method
speedPredictionMethod = 3;
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...AngleCoef

Four coef's to determine how much given angle should influence slowing down

Float

wheelAngleCoef = 0.7;
forwardAngleCoef = 0.7;
steeringAngleCoef = 1.0;
differenceAngleCoef = 1.0;

steeringPIDWeights

Controls working parameters of steering PID controller (Kp, Ki, Kd)

Array

steeringPIDWeights[] = { 1.2, 0.1, 0.2 };

stuckMaxTime

For how long we allow to be not moving, before we consider us stuck

float

stuckMaxTime = 3.0;

Other

CfgAmmo

A

aiAmmoUsageFlags

Type
Integer
Description
Tells the AI how to use this Ammo. NOTE: Feature still WIP, some functions may not work yet or be removed later. See: AI Devbranch
Value Type ! Description
0 None ???
1 Light used for illumination
2 Marking ???
4 Concealment used for smokes
8 CounterMeasures ???
16 Mine ???
32 Underwater used in underwater environment
64 OffensiveInf against infantry
128 OffensiveVeh against vehicles
256 OffensiveAir against air
512 OffensiveArmour against armored vehicles

Multiple flags can be combined by adding the values together

aiAmmoUsageFlags = 4; //for concealment only
aiAmmoUsageFlags = "64 + 128"; //against infantry and light vehicles

airLock

Type
Boolean
Description
Declares if ammo can lock on air targets. Also makes AI to decide whether to engage air units with the particular ammo.

allowAgainstInfantry

Type
Boolean
Description
Default true. If false, the AI will not (deliberately) employ this weapon against infantry targets. Used to override cost behaviour.

audibleFire

Type
Float
Description
How much can AI hear when given weapon is fired.
audibleFire = 5.0;

C

cost

Type
Integer
Description
Cost-gain evaluation is performed to choose an appropriate weapon.
Gain includes self-preservation.
Cost includes time required to complete the attack.

As a result, weapons with high cost are unlikely to be used against common targets, esp. when low cost weapons are available. Still, there may be situation where AI may decide to use high cost weapon, esp. when it thinks it has little chance of survival and needs to attempt destroying enemy quickly.

cost = 5000;


D

dangerRadiusBulletClose

Type
Integer
Description
Defines how far in meters the AI gets alerted by the bullet's pass. Default value -1 disables the detection. (works only for bullets, no other projectiles).
deflecting = -1;

dangerRadiusHit

Type
Integer
Description
Defines how far in meters the AI gets alerted by the projectile's impact or explosion. Default value -1 makes this distance be automatically derived from the hit and indirectHit properties (hit * 0.5 + indirectHit * indirectHitRange * 0.5 - but there's also an energy factor).
deflecting = -1;

M

min/mid/maxRange...

Description
These tokens are present in OFP only. They were badly classed in OFP, causing all weapons using this specific bullet to exhibit this behaviour rather than the behaviour of the rifle. As such they were transferred to Arma's cfgWeaponsClarify.

Above statement is not true; Even in Arma 2 and oa, these values still exist and affect the AI and only the AI in the following ways:

The tokens are found/put on each weapons "firing modes", or on the gun itself, if it has no separate firing modesClarify.
minRange
Type
Float
Description
Minimum engagement range for the AI.

Below given values, the AI will not engage but just "stare them down", even if they get shot at, and (most likely) killed.

Minrange = 5;
minRangeProbab
Type
Float
Description
Probability declaring how high the chance is that the AI will engage a target at minRange using this (current) firing mode.

Values are 0.0 to 1.0 where 1.0 equates to a 100% likelihood.

minRangeProbab = 0.02;
midRange
Type
Float
Description
Mid-Range engagement range for AI's using this (current) firing mode.
midRange = 150;
midRangeProbab
Type
Float
Description
Probability declaring how high the chance is that the AI will engage a target at midRange.

Values are 0.0 to 1.0 where 1.0 equates to a 100% likelihood.

midRangeProbab = 0.7;
maxRange
Type
Float
Description
Maximum range possible for the AI.

Although AI's may engage targets slightly beyond maxRange, this is how far the AI will try to shoot at targets. Targets definitely beyond maxRange are ignored.

maxRange = 500;
maxRangeProbab
Type
Float
Description
Probability declaring how high the chance is that the AI will engage a target at maxRange (or slightly below).

Values are 0.0 to 1.0 where 1.0 equates to a 100% likelihood.

maxRangeProbab = 0.51;

mineTrigger

Type
String
Description
is a in CfgMineTriggers defined class

S

suppressionRadiusBulletClose

Type
Integer
Description
Defines the max. distance in meters at which the AI becomes suppressed by the bullet's pass. Default value -1 disables the suppressive effect (works only for bullets, no other projectiles).
suppressionRadiusBulletClose = -1;

suppressionRadiusHit

Type
Integer
Description
Defines the max. distance in meters at which the AI becomes suppressed by the projectile's impact or explosion. Default value -1 disables the suppressive effect.
suppressionRadiusHit = -1;

V

visibleFire

Type
Float
Description
How much does AI see a unit firing this weapon.
visibleFire = 18;

visibleFireTime

Type
Integer
Description
How long is one shot assumed to be noticeable by the AI.

Values under 5 should be avoided, as AI can perform in cycles with 5s of no testing in between.

visibleFireTime = 18;

CfgWeapons

A

aiBurstTerminable

Class
ModeClass
Type
Boolean
Description
AI firemode parameter, when true, AI will terminate burst when target is dead or out of sight

aiDispersionCoefX

Type
Float
Description
Dispersion multiplier for AI units (axis X - left to right).

aiDispersionCoefY

Type
Float
Description
Dispersion multiplier for AI units (axis Y - top-down).

aiRateOfFire

Class
ModeClass
Type
Float
Description
Delay between shots at given aiRateOfFireDistance.

aiRateOfFireDistance

Class
ModeClass
Type
Integer
Description
At shorter distance delay (aiRateOfFire) goes linearly to zero.

aiRateOfFireDispersion

Class
ModeClass
Type
Float
Description
Property that affects the randomness of delay between shots. Value sets the maximum of the range in which a random number influencing the delay between shots is generated. 0 means the delay between shots will be the same (with given actual distance). The bigger the value the longer delay can be generated.
// randomized delay after shot
timeToShot = aiRateOfFire + aiRateOfFireDispersion * Random<0,1>

autoFire

Class
ModeClass
Type
Boolean
Description
If true, weapon will fire repeatedly all the while you hold the fire button down.

And if true the gunner can use the weapon on his own discretion (no commander fire order needed - like MG type).

M

min/mid/maxRange...

Class
ArmaModeClass
Type
Integer
Description
Together with range and rangeProbab values, defines probability to use this weapon for AI units at given distance.

minRange

Type
Integer

minRangeProbab

Type
Float

midRange

Type
Integer

midRangeProbab

Type
Float

maxRange

Type
Integer

maxRangeProbab

Type
Float

S

showToPlayer

Class
ModeClass
Type
Boolean
Description
Some modes defined for AI usage (e.g. burst modes for full auto weapons) can be hidden from player with this parameter.

CfgVehicles

A

accuracy

Float: Default value = 0.02.

Determines how easy an object is to identify. Smaller values are easier to detect.

Typically, buildings are 0.2, vehicles, 0.5

A value of 1000 causes the underlying class to be identified instead. Eg bushy trees, pink trees and yellow trees, can all be 'identified' as "trees". The description "bushy trees" is then used solely when Editing. See #VehicleClass

accuracy = 0.2;		// buildings
accuracy = 0.5;		// small vehicles
accuracy = 0.9;		// truck
accuracy = 3.500000;	// sniper
accuracy = 1.500000;	// lawsoldier
accuracy = 1000;		// soldier // identify (most) solders as 'man'

Relationship to #camouflage:

accuracy defines how hard it is for the AI to recognise the correct class of a unit. But even if it can't recognise the correct class it can still recognise it as an enemy and engage it.

camouflage defines how hard it is for the AI to see that the unit is there.

attendant

Boolean: Default false

Used for 'vehicles' to repair other 'vehicles'. Thus a hospital has an attendant that can repair soldiers. Adds the action "Heal at XXX"

attendant = true;

AttributeValues

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Editing the AttributeValues class of objects allows you to change the default values.
Skill

Float: Default 0.5

Changes the default Skill slider value of the unit

class AttributeValues 
{
    Skill = 0.5;
};
UnitPos

Integer: Default 0

Changes the default setUnitPos toolbox value of the unit

Numeric value unitPos
0 "AUTO"
1 "DOWN"
2 "MIDDLE"
3 "UP"
class AttributeValues 
{
    UnitPos = 0; // "AUTO"
};

audible

float: Default Value 1

audible = .05;	// man
audible = 3;	// motorcycle
audible = 6;	// tank/ship

How loud you are. The bigger value, the better the unit is heard.

see #camouflage

C

...CanSee

Integer

Used to describe which sensory inputs are available to which crew members.

Numeric value CanSee.. define Description
1 Radar Enables top left radar (OA) for a vehicle (top centre in arma and OFP).
2 Eye Effect unknown - maybe affects AI capabilities?
4 Optics Effect unknown - maybe affects AI capabilities?
8 Ear Effect unknown - maybe affects AI capabilities?
16 Compass Enables top centre compass bar and digital compass in A2/OA.
32 Peripheral Enables small colored blobs at the edge of the screen that indicate nearby units.

Multiple values can be added (or binary ored, giving the same result) together.

commanderCanSee = 31;	// default
gunnerCanSee = 4+8+16;	// default
driverCanSee = 2+8+16;	// default
#define CanSeeRadar 1
#define CanSeeEye 2
#define CanSeeOptics 4
#define CanSeeEar 8
#define CanSeeCompass 16
#define CanSeeAll 31
#define CanSeePeripheral 32
#define CanSeeRadarC CanSeeRadar+CanSeeCompass
commanderCanSee = CanSeeAll;
gunnerCanSee = CanSeeOptics+CanSeeEar+CanSeeCompass;
driverCanSee = CanSeeEye+CanSeeEar+CanSeeCompass;

camouflage

Float: Default Value = 2.

how difficult to spot. bigger = easier

camouflage = 0.6;	// snipers
camouflage = 1;		// man
camouflage = 4;		// trucks
camouflage = 8;		// tanks

Relationship to #accuracy:

camouflage defines how hard it is for the AI to see that the unit is there. The AI will not spot an enemy that has a camouflage setting of 0 (maybe this needs some more testing) even if it stands directly in front of it as long as the enemy doesn't fire.

accuracy defines how hard it is for the AI to recognise the correct class of a unit. But even if it can't recognise the correct class it can still recognise it as an enemy and engage it.

Related TokenNames #accuracy, #nameSound, #camouflage

canDeactivateMines

Boolean: Default false

part of the man class.

canDeactivateMines= true;	// SoldierEngineer

coefInside...

Float:

coefInside = 2;			// cost for movement inside buildings
coefInsideHeur = 4.3;	// estimation of cost based on in/out points
coefSpeedInside = 2; // we must go slowly inside houses

Used by the static class for non moving objects such as buildings

coefInside = 1;	// forest
coefInsideHeur = 0.25;

cost

Float: Default Value 50,0000

This value reflects the attractiveness of the target to the enemy AI. When all other considerations are equal. A soldier eg is not interested in Air, despite it is highly attractive cost values. On the other hand, he is interested in a medic, since a medic (in normal configs) has a (while small) a higher cost, than others in the group, including the officer.

cost = 10000000;	// an air vehicle is typically this value
cost = 8;			// a medic;
cost = 1;			// a grunt
cost = 4;			// an officer
cost = 0;			// most buildings;

Related TokenNames: type, #cost, #threat

D

driveThroughEnabled

Determines if AI can decide to go through the object. This parameter skips regular mass checking if object can smashed through

driveThroughEnabled			= 1; // test parameter for AI knowing they can drive through the object

ejectDamageLimit

Float: If the damage value of the vehicle is higher than the ejectDamageLimit, AI will disembark the vehicle.

ejectDamageLimit = 0.75;

E

enableSweep

Boolean: Default true. Used by Helicopter class

enableSweep = false;	/ /UH60MG

Is sweeping over the target a valid technique for given helicopter?

F

formation...

Integer:

formationX = 10;	// default meters
formationZ = 20;	// default meters
formationTime = 10;	// default seconds

One or both X Z values are used to keep objects separated (in meters) depending on wedge, echelon, V, single line, formations.

fsmDanger

String: Path to FSM file or CfgFSMs class

Files can be found at:

  • \a3\characters_f\scripts\danger.fsm
  • \a3\characters_f\scripts\formationCDanger.fsm
fsmDanger = "-"; // CAManBase
fsmDanger = "A3\characters_f\scripts\formationCDanger.fsm"; // Civilian_F

fsmFormation

String: Path to FSM file or CfgFSMs class

Files can be found at:

  • A3\characters_f\scripts\formationCDanger.fsm
fsmFormation = "Formation"; // CAManBase, referring to (configFile >> "CfgFSMs" >> "Formation")
fsmDanger = "A3\characters_f\scripts\formationCDanger.fsm"; // Civilian_F

G

...Gun...

Integer:degrees

minGunElev = -60;
maxGunElev = 60;
minGunTurn = -5;
maxGunTurn = 5;
minGunTurnAI = -30;
maxGunTurnAI = 30;

H

...HeadTurnAI

Integer Degrees

minHeadTurnAI = -70;	// man class
maxHeadTurnAI = 70;

I

irScanGround

Boolean: Default true.

Probaly used to stop ai looking down

irScanGround = false;	// tanks

irScanRange...

Integer: Default 0

irScanRange = 4000;		// outdated (since Resistance)
irScanRangeMin = 500;	// tanks general
irScanRangeMax = 4000;
irScanRangeMin = 2000;	// air
irScanRangeMax = 10000;
irScanRangeMin = 4000;	// a vulcan
irScanRangeMax = 10000;

irScanToEyeFactor

Integer: Default 1

irScanToEyeFactor = 2;	// air
irScanToEyeFactor = 5;	// shilka

irTarget

Boolean: Default true.

Used for (some) buildings so that they don't show up on tank radar. Save for very limited exceptions, this token should be enabled for all vehicle units.

Disabling it will make the vehicle NOT to be engaged by infantry anti-tank gunners nor vehicle weapons. It will only be engaged by small arms, and only if its armor value is low enough for AI infantry to think it can damage it by shooting at it.

irTarget = false;	// man

M

minFireTime

Integer: Default 20 seconds

minFireTime = 20;

Minimal time spent firing on single target.

N

nameSound

String: Default value: "Target"

Namesound is used by the AI audio to indicate verbally where to go, what 'vehicle' to attack. Thus the audio speech "move to 'rock' 3 o'clock' is derived from the nameSound.

nameSound = "rock";

Many different nameSounds can be selected. Here are just a few.

nameSound = crew;
nameSound = target; 
nameSound = tank;
nameSound = house;

The actual descriptive text accompanying the 'sound' can be different see #displayName

Typically, a collection of buildings (eg) will be configured as follows

class GenBuilding : NonStrategic {
	scope=private; // internal use only
	VehicleClass="Some Editor Group Name";
	namesound="house";
};
class YellowBuilding: GenBuilding {
	scope=public;
	name="YellowBuilding";
	model="Some yellow building.p3d";
};

Related TokenNames #accuracy, #vehicleClass, #nameSound, #camouflage

P

preferRoads

Boolean: Default false

preferRoads = true;	// all vehicles

S

sensitivityEar

Float: Default 0.0075

Sets how well can the given unit hear others. The bigger the value, the better the hearing.

sensitivityEar = 0.13;	// man

...Speed

Float: In Kph.

Setting maxSpeed for infantry units too low might cause problems when working with waypoints (units won't be able to fully complete them or won't move towards them).

minSpeed = -0.5;	// range 0->1
maxSpeed = 80;		// default
maxSpeed = 30;		// tractor
maxSpeed = 60;		// boat

T

Related TokenNames: type, #cost, #threat

threat

float Array: Default Value {0.700000, 0.500000, 0.300000};

How threatening you are to unit types {Soft, Armor, Air}, respectively.

The ai for this model selects targets of opportunity, based on these values.

threat[] = {1, 0.0500000, 0.050000};		// soldier
threat[] = {1, 0.900000, 0.100000};			// law soldier
threat[] = {0.900000, 0.700000, 0.300000};	// bmp

Related TokenNames: type, #cost, #threat

type

Integer: Default Value: Armored

This indicates the threat type of the 'vehicle'.

In well written configs, the 3 possible values are declared as defines at top of file for legibility

#define VSoft 0
#define VArmor 1
#define VAir 2

type = VAir;

Vehicles (and buildings) are armoured, humans are 'soft' and aircraft (obviously) are air

Related TokenNames: type, #cost, #threat

U

unloadInCombat

Boolean: default true

unloadInCombat = false;

All true vehicles will cause ai to disembark when in combat.

CfgMoves

V

variantsAI[]

Type
Array
Description
Found in States when there are several variations on the same animation (usually idles) that can be played randomly.

It lists the animations to be randomly cycled. The numbers represent the probability of that animation being played, the higher the number, the more likely the animation will get to play.

The sum of these numbers is always 1.

//Default
variantsAI[] = {""};    
//AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon          
variantsAI[] = {"AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon01", 0.01,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon02", 0.01,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon03", 0.01,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon04", 0.01,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon05", 0.01,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon06", 0.01,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon07", 0.01,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon08", 0.01,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon_idleSteady04", 0.23,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon_idleSteady03", 0.23,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon_idleSteady02", 0.23,
    "AidlPercMstpSnonWnonDnon_idleSteady01", 0.23};
//ActsPsitMstpSnonWnonDnon_varSittingOnTheWall
variantsAI[] = {"Mi17_Cargo02", 0.4, "Mi17_Cargo02_V1", 0.1, "Mi17_Cargo02_V2", 0.1, "Mi17_Cargo02_V3", 0.1,
    "Mi17_Cargo02_V4", 0.1, "Mi17_Cargo02_V5", 0.1, "Mi17_Cargo02_V6", 0.1};
//aidlpercmstpsraswlnrdnon_S
variantsAI[] = {"aidlpercmstpsraswlnrdnon_1", 0.333, "aidlpercmstpsraswlnrdnon_2", 0.333, "aidlpercmstpsraswlnrdnon_3", 0.334};

visibleSize

Type
Float
Description
Found in States, probably used for calculating how visible a character is for the AI, based on his stance/animation.
visibleSize = 1.00012;       //SprintBaseDf                  when sprinting more visible than..
visibleSize = 0.700121;      //AmovPercMstpSrasWrflDnon      ..when stopped > visible than..
visibleSize = 0.300122;      //AmovPknlMstpSlowWrflDnon      ..when kneeling > visible than..
visibleSize = 0.100123;      //AmovPpneMstpSrasWrflDnon      ..when prone.

CfgSurfaces

A

AIAvoidStance

Integer: Allows restricting the AI from entering prone with two levels of emphasis

Value Description
0 No change in behavior
1 Less preference for going prone - avoid prone (unless stealth or suppressed or *)
2 Almost never going prone - never prone (unless *)
* means commanded, injured, animated, forced, ...

G

grassCover

Float: Reduces visibleSize (taken from CfgMovesBasic) of unit for AI visibility movement computations (cannot make fully invisible) - it is NOT about visual drawing

grassCover = 0;		// Used by GdtStratisConcrete, there will be no simulated grass cover at a distance
grassCover = 0.05;	// Used by GdtStratisGreenGrass, there will be some simulated grass cover at a distance

CfgCloudlets

B

blockAIVisibility

Sets if particles are in the AI visibility tests (default true) - false for better performance but AI is able to see through particles

Boolean

blockAIVisibility = true;

CfgFormations

This class lists the formations for each side, each side containing nine classes:

CfgFormations class formation
Diamond "DIAMOND"
EchelonLeft "ECH LEFT"
EcholonRight "ECH RIGHT"
File "FILE"
formColumnFixed "COLUMN"
Line "LINE"
Vee "VEE"
Wedge "WEDGE"

F

Fixed

Subclass of above formation classes, contains fixed positions for formation

FormationPositionInfoN[]

Array: Sets fixed position from formation center for position N [citation needed]

class Fixed // Taken from Wedge class
{
    FormationPositionInfo1[] = {-1,0,0,0};
    FormationPositionInfo2[] = {0,1,-1,0.785398};
};

Pattern

Subclass of above formation classes, contains pattern for when there aren't enough Fixed positions

FormationPositionInfoN[]

Array: Sets pattern position from previous fixed/pattern position N [citation needed]

class Pattern // Taken from Wedge class
{
    FormationPositionInfo1[] = {-2,-1,-1,-0.785398};
    FormationPositionInfo2[] = {-1,1,-1,0.785398};
};