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Radioactivshark

Sometimes even the ARAC cannot help you!

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Radioactivshark

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Steven Seabass

Hey, Can I ask where you get the ARAC licence from please? I am also right in thinking its 1mill? I could not find a thread with all the details about it.

 

As for the picture, I don't think your magical mechanical skills could even fix those vehicles.

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Radioactivshark

Hey, Can I ask where you get the ARAC licence from please? I am also right in thinking its 1mill? I could not find a thread with all the details about it.

 

As for the picture, I don't think your magical mechanical skills could even fix those vehicles.

 

Here's a quick crash course from my own personal experience. ARAC HQ Near the airport. It costs 1 Million.

 

Use the scrollwheel on the NPC there. I THINK he acts as a cashpoint also under the same scrollwheel menu without the license. But I cannot remember if he does or not. If not, there is a cashpoint in the Airport Terminal Building - It's the Laptop in the Departure Lounge. Use the airport service roads to avoid being mugged. Using the main highway with 1 Million is asking for trouble.

 

Once you have the license he definitely becomes a cashpoint however as well as a spawnpoint. Then you can use the same guy to kit yourself out with an ARAC Offroad, ARAC Uniform, ARAC Carry All Backpack and Toolkits etc. I would advise carrying a couple of Fuel Cans as I've responded to many a helicopter with no fuel and been paid £20,000+ for the response. Food and Water is also worth carrying. I had a customer die on me from dehydration mid repair which was less than ideal.

 

You set the rates, some clients pay well, some don't, some are noobs who are learning to play and pay nothing (I am nice as we are all noobs once so I just deal with it, a toolkit is all of £250 FFS :D )

 

As for the clientele, I have found the PLF, TKC and UNMC gangs to be the best customers so far. Do expect them to be heavily armed when you show up, usually for their own protection and yours as well. PLF have escorted me through the redzone to recover a crashed chopper before so if you feel you want an escort from then redzone then do ask them as they are usually able oblige.

 

As for the ARAC Offroad, I don't particularly like driving those things as the grip on the road is hopeless. So if you decide to respond in something like a Tempest / Tempest Device / Chopper / HEMTT always say that when you're taking the call. Once you've received an ARAC Request, you can text that person to let them know your ETA and what vehicle you're driving. This is NOT METAGAMING as the "engagement" begins from the Emergency ARAC Call which is how you get their number. You will get some coordinates which you can look up the location on the map and set a waypoint if needed. I would do this is if the location is opposite end of the map as you will probably forget after 10 mins. I usually write them down on my scratchbook to refer to later if needed.

 

If you have a firearm yourself and arrive at the scene, I would announce this when you get to the location BEFORE exiting the vehicle. One of the unfortunate effects in Arma 3 is when exiting your vehicle you will automatically have your weapon out. So if you announce this then the support requestee is aware and will give you a chance to put the weapon away. Look at the floor during this process if it's possible.

 

It's just easier for all involved and removes any risk of hostility and unintended self defence. If you say I am going to holster the weapon and then shoot the customer regardless then you are an imbecile and asking for trouble. It will catch up with you either on the Altis Government Residential Risk Audits Webpage or an hour later in the same working hour period when you least expect it. The customers friends remembered your face and wanted to avenge their friends death outside Kavala Bar in a public execution to draw attention to The Marmite Miners Hobo Roulette Game :D

 

My personal opinion of the ARAC is that it's a great concept and opens may Roleplay Opportunities. But it costs £1,000,000 and the Rebel Bandit License costs £500,000......... Really? That's almost encouraging people to become bandits and pick on noobs. 

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Steven Seabass

Here's a quick crash course from my own personal experience. ARAC HQ Near the airport. It costs 1 Million.

 

Use the scrollwheel on the NPC there. I THINK he acts as a cashpoint also under the same scrollwheel menu without the license. But I cannot remember if he does or not. If not, there is a cashpoint in the Airport Terminal Building - It's the Laptop in the Departure Lounge. Use the airport service roads to avoid being mugged. Using the main highway with 1 Million is asking for trouble.

 

Once you have the license he definitely becomes a cashpoint however as well as a spawnpoint. Then you can use the same guy to kit yourself out with an ARAC Offroad, ARAC Uniform, ARAC Carry All Backpack and Toolkits etc. I would advise carrying a couple of Fuel Cans as I've responded to many a helicopter with no fuel and been paid £20,000+ for the response. Food and Water is also worth carrying. I had a customer die on me from dehydration mid repair which was less than ideal.

 

You set the rates, some clients pay well, some don't, some are noobs who are learning to play and pay nothing (I am nice as we are all noobs once so I just deal with it, a toolkit is all of £250 FFS :D )

 

As for the clientele, I have found the PLF, TKC and UNMC gangs to be the best customers so far. Do expect them to be heavily armed when you show up, usually for their own protection and yours as well. PLF have escorted me through the redzone to recover a crashed chopper before so if you feel you want an escort from then redzone then do ask them as they are usually able oblige.

 

As for the ARAC Offroad, I don't particularly like driving those things as the grip on the road is hopeless. So if you decide to respond in something like a Tempest / Tempest Device / Chopper / HEMTT always say that when you're taking the call. Once you've received an ARAC Request, you can text that person to let them know your ETA and what vehicle you're driving. This is NOT METAGAMING as the "engagement" begins from the Emergency ARAC Call which is how you get their number. You will get some coordinates which you can look up the location on the map and set a waypoint if needed. I would do this is if the location is opposite end of the map as you will probably forget after 10 mins. I usually write them down on my scratchbook to refer to later if needed.

 

If you have a firearm yourself and arrive at the scene, I would announce this when you get to the location BEFORE exiting the vehicle. One of the unfortunate effects in Arma 3 is when exiting your vehicle you will automatically have your weapon out. So if you announce this then the support requestee is aware and will give you a chance to put the weapon away. Look at the floor during this process if it's possible.

 

It's just easier for all involved and removes any risk of hostility and unintended self defence. If you say I am going to holster the weapon and then shoot the customer regardless then you are an imbecile and asking for trouble. It will catch up with you either on the Altis Government Residential Risk Audits Webpage or an hour later in the same working hour period when you least expect it. The customers friends remembered your face and wanted to avenge their friends death outside Kavala Bar in a public execution to draw attention to The Marmite Miners Hobo Roulette Game :D

 

My personal opinion of the ARAC is that it's a great concept and opens may Roleplay Opportunities. But it costs £1,000,000 and the Rebel Bandit License costs £500,000......... Really? That's almost encouraging people to become bandits and pick on noobs. 

Thanks so much for taking the time to explain all that information. It does sound silly that it costs 1mill for the licence and the rebel licence is only 500,000. I am only a cider maker(The best in Kavala if you ask me) so it may take me a while to get the funds but I will as sounds great travelling the island helping people.

 

Thanks again

 

Steven Seabass

(Cider maker extraordinaire)

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Dentibus

i was flying around in my hummingbird as an arac a few nights ago, only got paid once out of the 5 calls i answered, i should really set a price but im not in it for the money...its just me, my chopper and my big hammer that fixes anything

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Patrick Lyons Jr

How do know your on duty where do the calls come in...in the lower left corner?...do i just look for it or am i notified?

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