This guide will walk you through the steps on how to make a really simple zeus mission in the Arma 3 Eden editor.
Step #1: Launching the Game
Open the Arma 3 launcher via Steam or a shortcut. and press the “play” button.
Step #2: Going into the Editor
Once the game has launched and you are on the main menu, just click on the editor.
Step #3: Settings
Once you are in the editor click on Attributes and then multiplayer, unmark “Enable AI” and change disabled to “Respawn on custom position, and on the rulesets checkmark” select respawn position. Also change the respawn time to 03 seconds [optional].
Step #4: Adding Players
Then Place down the “zeus” (Pilot [optional]). Also add other type of player (Autorifleman [optional]) so other people can join as well. Than doubleclick on the “zeus” and change his “Variable name” to “zeus” [optional]. Than double click on the other players and change there controle to “playable”.
Step #5: Adding Game Master
Now look for “systems” (on the top right), Look for zeus and than “game master” and place that down anywhere.
Now change the “Owner” to “Zeus”.
Step #6: Adding a Respawn
Now place down a “Respawn position” (top right) and dubble click it and change the “side” to “blue fore”.
Remember to save the mission file!
Step #7: Hosting (1/2)
Afther you have saved the mission file, go back to the main menu go to “multiplayer” and click on “server brouser”. Now click on host and give your server a name [optinal] change host to “internet” leave the port on default if it is the same as on the example, change the amount of players to what you want depented to the amount of player you have placed down in the mission and give your server a password, and enable: UPNP.
Step #7: Hosting (2/2)
Now click “host server” select the map that you made the mission on and continue to click on “3D Editor” and click on “Play”. Select a slot and click “OK”(button left) now continue trouw go into the game by clicking respawn (when available).
Step #8: The End
You have hosted your own server that all of your friends can join [optinal].
Press the “Y” key to go into zeus mode.
Written by Heercamelot.