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Posts tagged “operation-flashpoint”

Feature: Boots on the ground

Have you played… ArmA 3?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. I've long possessed a fondness for Bohemia Interactive's military simulators, ever since Operation Flashpoint invaded my hard-drive back in 2001. But ArmA 3 is the first Bohemia game since OpFlash to successfully modernise that that initial concept, striking a pleasing balance between ambition, accessibility, and stability of…

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Arma 2 Free, OpFlash Renamed, Kinda Free

UPDATE: Get Arma II for free here. That means you can play in multiplayer, but not Operation Arrowhead. According to the releases that have just popped up from BIS, Arma II is available for free, while OpFlash has been renamed for future release. Sadly, they do seem to be jumping the gun somewhat, as the download links are not actually live on the site in…

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Stompy: Operation Flashpoint 40k Mod

While we're all getting busy with Arma II, some exciting stuff is still happening with the original Operation Flashpoint, including the latest release of this remarkable-looking Warhammer 40k mod. The images certainly look impressive, and the modelling is high quality. Digging around in my game collection I've discovered that I no longer have a copy of the game, so I can't drop into this to…

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Making Of: Operation Flashpoint

[Flashpoint has the dual appeal of being simultaneously one of the most realistic takes on the Soldier game the medium has ever seen and the only one where you can engage in the sport of Tractor hunting in an attack chopper. I've interviewed Marek and his brother a few times over the years, and they're one of the more gloriously eccentric and constantly enthusiastic developers…

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Armageddin’ Outta Here

RPS friend and Creative Assembly minion James Carey has spent the past few years being obsessed with PC soldier sims - first Operation Flashpoint and then its direct sequel (as opposed to indirect sequel, Operation Flashpoint 2. which was recently announced by Codemasters but won't be developed by Bohemia) Armed Assault. Over the last few months Carey has been teased a bit by me and…

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