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AAPG PC Linux Game Server HowTo

This post can also be found in its entirety on Steam itself here — 

https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1545463647

 

Linux Server Access

Obtain root access to a server running the Linux OS. Knowledge of basic Linux OS server administration best practices is recommended.

Important note: The AAPG Linux Dedicated Server is not compatible with hosting User Generated Content (UGC) from the Steam Workshop.

Install SteamCMD

Follow this guide from Valve to Install SteamCMD on your particular Linux distribution. Read More

1.29 Patch Notes

Both platforms:
-VIP’s primary weapon is now the MP7.
-AFA (Armed Forces Affiliation) icon rendering method and assets updated.
-Fixed an issue with metal surface penetration values.
-Various map fixes.
-Added Scar-H, CZ Alpha, and M17 pistol.
-Added a dark backing to the server name on the scoreboard.

PS4:
-Private Lobby UI will no longer indicate weapon achievement progress and xp gains because neither occur in private games. Read More

PS4 Game Update – 10.02.2018

Private lobbies and clan tags are here!

New features are now available on PS4!

PRIVATE LOBBIES!

Now you can setup private games for you and your friends, or for clan battles!

  • Manually select teams or put everyone on the Auto-balance team!
  • Pick your map and set game options like round count, friendly fire, and number of revives!
  • Turn roles off and have sniper wars!
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Linking Your America’s Army to PSN Account

In order to link your PS4 account and see your stats on our website, you will need to do the following:

1.) Create an account at www.americasarmy.com/
2.) Login to your account at www.americasarmy.com/login
3.) Navigate to the “Account” Tab
4.) Proceed to the “External Accounts” tab on the left side of the screen.
5.) Scroll down to PS4 and “Connect” your account – using your PSN login information. Read More

@americasarmygame on Instagram

We are now on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/americasarmygame/ so give us a follow!

 

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Game Update Notes (26 JUL 2018)

New Weapon

The RPG-7 V2 has been added to select maps; a devastating anti-personnel weapon with a large fragmentation radius. It is a single shot weapon and is automatically dropped once fired. The RPG-7 has a minimum safe arming distance of ten meters; the round will not detonate if it does not travel at least ten meters. Beware the back blast as it will injure, or even kill, those directly behind when fired. Read More

Game Update Notes (12 APR 2018)

We are proud to debut Uptown! After years of dedicated training in our “Downtown” training site, the team is ready to take their learned skills to the real battlefield. Extract the intel and escort the VIP to safety, or relax in the new Sky Bar and go shopping in the open air market. This update also includes face and voice customization for our PC version, as well as enemy weapons in the My Soldier viewer. Read More

Game Update Notes (08 JAN 2018)

There is a small but important update for the PS4™ today!
Users with a PS4™ Pro will now have 60 FPS on maps by default, up from 30 FPS. Read More

Game Update Notes (20 DEC 2017)

Just in time for vacation, we have a new map and performance improvements for everyone! More work has been done on parties, so make sure you invite your friends and test the system!

 

New Map

Siege map updated and touched up with new art and assets. The new map is entitled “Hydra” and is an Extract map.

More maps will be updated in the coming year. Read More

Game Update Notes (19 DEC 2017)

Ho Ho Holiday Update!

We’ve got a stocking full with a major update to Siege and some exciting changes for server hosts. Easier initial server set up and Linux server testing are just a few of the changes we have in store! Thank you so much for a wonderful 2017 and we can’t wait to bring you more in 2018!

Updated Map

Siege map updated and touched up with new art and assets. Read More