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Sets activation distance of Arma 3: Dynamic Simulation for given category.
Dynamic Simulation


category setDynamicSimulationDistance distance
category: String - can be one of:
  • "Group" - infantry units. Set to a reasonable distance, player should not see disabled infantry units. Default value 500m
  • "Vehicle" - vehicles with crew. Set to a reasonable distance, player should not see disabled vehicles. Default value 350m
  • "EmptyVehicle" - all vehicles without crew. Separated from Props as Empty Vehicles have often more complex damage states and selective destruction. Their activation distance should be larger than the one used for Props. Default value 250m
  • "Prop" - static objects. Anything from a small tin can to a building. Default value 50m
distance: Number
Return Value:


Example 1:
"Group" setDynamicSimulationDistance 1000;

Additional Information

See also:
Arma 3: Dynamic Simulation dynamicSimulationDistance setDynamicSimulationDistanceCoef dynamicSimulationDistanceCoef


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Demellion - c
Posted on Mar 19, 2017 - 19:52 (UTC)
Desired distances for "Group" and "Vehicle" must be based on viewDistance and fog to exclude any rendering problems with frequently moving objects. Example:
"Group" setDynamicSimulationDistance ((viewDistance * 0.8) - (viewDistance * fog)); // 80% of maximum rendering and fog distance
But that might impair objects simulation if you are using long-scope optics, so there's an even better solution using cameraView with it:
0 spawn { while { true } do { if (cameraView isEqualTo "GUNNER") then { "Group" setDynamicSimulationDistance (viewDistance - (viewDistance * fog)); // Scoped } else { "Group" setDynamicSimulationDistance ((viewDistance * 0.8) - (viewDistance * fog)); // Not scoped }; uiSleep 0.25; }; };