DZAI 2.2.1 Dev Build Released (Note: Experimental)

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  1. Buttface

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    Another note: This build was previously mentioned in one of my status updates as 2.3.0 but I decided not to make that large of a version number jump.

    This is the promised year-end update for 2014 and is the last planned update for Arma 2 DayZ mod. In 2015, I will be looking into adapting DZAI for A3 Epoch (more info here: http://opendayz.net/threads/future-of-dzai-beyond-2014.21425/).

    Not sure what to rename DZAI as if this happens - A3EAI? That name looks like a mess, so back to the drawing board.

    Dev build 2.2.1 includes all previous updates from dev build 2.2.0 (http://opendayz.net/threads/dzai-2-2-0-dev-build-released-note-experimental.21270/). This will be converted to the main build on Github before new year's day.

    Link to 2.2.1 Experimental: https://github.com/dayzai/DZAI/tree/Experimental-2.2.1

    Changelog:

    • [NEW] Added extended classname verification option for additional enforcement of valid classname use (additional checks for AI unit types and vehicle types).
      • This is disabled by default
      • If experiencing AI-related problems, try enabling this in case some classnames are not 100% valid
    • [NEW] Added configurable spawn probabilities for static spawns. Probabilities are set on an "area category" basis. Default probabilities listed below:
      • Low value areas (ie: small towns): 40%
      • Mid-value areas (ie: cities, large towns): 60%
      • Military-grade areas: 80%
      • High-grade military areas: 90%
      • If the probability check fails, the AI group is queued up for respawn instead and spawn probability is recalculated when the queue time is completed
    • [NEW] Added side relations enforcement loop to maintain hostile relations between West and East
    • [FIXED] Small fix to AI patrol script to avoid cases where the last Cycle waypoint is unreachable
    • [FIXED] Fixes to classname filter to avoid filtering certain classnames that are still useable
    • [FIXED] Headshot kills no longer override Grenade and High Caliber death types (for Study Body action)
    • [CHANGED] Last Man Standing mode now also grants the last surviving AI unit one bonus bandage use
    • [CHANGED] AI helicopters now keep actively searching within 500 meters of their previous waypoint (up from 300).
    • [CHANGED] AI helicopters scan surrounding area more frequently if no players detected at their waypoint location. Scan frequency is reduced if at least one player was detected during the previous sweep.
    • [CHANGED] Dynamic spawn: Decreased default amount of time required to reach maximum spawn probability slightly and reduced default time to retain maximum spawn probability.
    • [CHANGED] Taviana: Slightly moved patrol area for Sabina AI patrol to avoid units becoming permanently stuck near the central statue
    • [CHANGED] Disabling vehicle patrols no longer prevents DZAI from modifying location of internal reference marker (this shouldn't have noticeable effects to users)
     

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