ArmA: Armed Assault: Startup Parameters

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These parameters can be configured by creating a new shortcut on your desktop and then adding the appropriate option.


Example

"C:\...\some path\ArmedAssault.exe" -nosplash -mod=@winter


Display Options

-x=            Numeric, used to set resolution width
-y=            Numeric, used to set resolution height
-window        Displays ArmA windowed instead of full screen
-nosplash      Disables intro and splash screens
-benchmark     Intended for automated benchmarking, but was never
               finished and is not working.


Misc.

-maxmem=       Limit memory allocation (in MB)
-init=         Run scripting command once in the main menu (often used as 
               "-init=playMission[,'M04Saboteur.Sara']"
-world=        Select a world loaded by default, e.g. -world=Sara

Modifications

-mod=      Allows you to subdivide your addons into different folders,
           folder names separated by semi-colons.
           See modfolders for more information.
-cfg=      Selects a config file like your arma.cfg.

Network Options

-port=         Port to host dedicated server on.
-password=     Password to join dedicated server.
-ranking=      Unknown
-config=       Config file for server specific stuff like admin password
               and mission selection.
-host          Start a non-dedicated host.
-server        Start a dedicated server (not needed for a special dedicated server exe).
-connect=      Client-side, server to connect to.
-name=         Client-side, User name.
-profiles=     Alternative placement for per-user content.
-netlog        Enables ArmA multiplayer network traffic logging