Arma 2 Takistan Life Map Assignment

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How to use the Factories.

1. Pretty self explanatory.. Buy the factory.

General = $650k, Vehicle = $5 million, Aircraft = $12 million, Weapons = $10 million, Terrorist  = $20 = million

2. Once you have the factory you need to hire workers - these cost $15k each and will speed up your build process. The more you have (max = 50) the faster things will build.

3. The next step is resources for the factory. This is where I went a bit wrong, I was putting iron ore/oil, etc into factories. THIS IS WRONG.. All you need to do is put some money into the factories storage.

4. You are good to start building things now. Choose whatever you want from the items available. You will see how long it will take in the bottom panel.

5. Once an item is complete you will get the option to create. There's a lot of money to be made exporting vehicles/pistols as these sell quickly and you get higher prices for exporting when the shops are low in stock.

Factory Overviews

- General Factory (Cost: $650,000)

Lets you create pistols and other items which can also be quite profitable - $3k for a 1911 - sell for over $9k. You can also build GPS/NV/Binocs, etc and also mining equipment. But really the Gen. Factory isn't that profitable and as things build so quickly the shops are quickly restocked.

- Vehicle Factory (Cost: $5,000,000)

Vehicle factory is located between Truck Shop and Rasman, it allows you to buy most vehicles, such as cars, trucks and some helicopters such as Little Birds and MI-7’s, produce them and then sell them for profit. Generally the greater the price of a vehicle, the greater the profit. To make money off of vehicle factories simply purchase the factory and place money in the storage of the factory, this can be done by scrolling on the flagpole and clicking “Storage”. (If you get no options while scrolling simply toggle your TLR keys). Then simply scroll and click “Manufacture” to see a list of all the vehicles you can create. Click the vehicle you want to make and click produce, this will produce that vehicle and store it until you choose to create it. (Hire more workers to produce vehicles at a faster rate.) After the vehicle has been produced simply click on it and then click create and it will create your chosen vehicle. Next simply drive your vehicle to a place where you can sell it and press “E” on the AI followed by clicking your vehicle and selling it. Most vehicles can be sold at the spawns of your faction with the exception of trucks, which are sold at Truck shop, and helicopters which are sold at the air tower on the airfield next to Blufor spawn.

- Weapons Factory (Cost: $10,000,000)

The Weapons factory is often located on the south side of the map. It is where you can create assorted weapons for either export or sale of profit. After producing the weapons you have two options, you can either export the weapon in which case you will gain a small but reasonable profit depending on the product. Or you can create the object and attempt to sell it to players or the appropriate NPC dealer. It is worth noting however, that certain weapons require licensing to sell, similar how you need one to use. For example, in order to sell a AKM to the weapons dealer, you first need a terrorist license. It is also worth noting that you can produce what could be deemed illegal weapons. So it's best to either make arrangements with local law enforcement, or simply have all the right paperwork(licences) to handle the weapons.


- Aircraft Factory (Cost: $12,000,000) 

Aircraft Factory is located on the airfield of the Opfor base in southern Takistan. The aircraft factory allows you to create a whole bunch of aircraft ranging from cheap $800,000 helicopters all the way up to $22,000,000 Jets. Some vehicles include Ospreys, AN-2s and C130-Js. Simply approach the flagpole enter into the “Manufacture” screen, produce and create. All aircraft will then need to be flown to the air tower in Rasman next to Blufor base. One positive of this factory is that you have the potential to create and accumulate the highest amount of profit from each vehicle, however the risk and money that you invest in creating each vehicle is much higher than any other factory. 

- Terrorist Factory (Cost: $20,000,000)

Terrorist Factory is located on the terrorist hideout located in the top right of Takistan. Here you are able to produce a wide range of armed vehicles such as GPKs and armoured vehicles. Like the factories above they require you to produce, create and then sell your vehicles in order to make a profit. Due to the high price of this factory we recommend that you do not look at purchasing it. As a result it is not often used by players in Takistan Life Revolution, however if you have the money and time we would still suggest checking it out. The price of the armed vehicles also makes it a cheap alternative to purchasing your armed vehicles from Opfor.

Welcome to the Takistan Life WikiEdit

This page will give you basic information about Takistan Life mission from Arma 2 game.

The lead developers was proxy and Cinematics with help from mike and Ken

Takistan Life is a mission, which means player doesn't have download any files ("mod" files) to play the game. The mission will download automaticly while joining the server. This is basic difference between Takistan Life and City Life. City Life is mod for Arma 2 game, which means player has to download the mod files and install mod to play on City Life servers.

Recently Takistan Life has been ported over to ARMA 3 for the mod Takistan Life

Getting startedEdit

After you join the Takistan Life server you should always do the following:

  • Read the server rules and follow them unconditionally. This is usualy done by displaying map (press "M").
  • Find your position on map and try to get familiar with individual objects marked on map itself. These objects include ATMs, factories, banks, gas stations and others.
  • Get familiar with controls. Takistan Life mission have special controls, which are explained below or in the map mode (default "M" key).
  • Change your state of mind. Takistan Life is not deathmatching mission, this is very important to realize before you start playing. If you wish to "kill people" or deathmatch you can join other PVP or TVT (team vs. team) servers. Takistan Life is role playing game and not deathmatching game, meaning killing other players is not main goal of the game, but it can happen often during playing it as part of role you play (for example robber shoots a police officer while escaping). - iProxy

Controls and KeysEdit

These are the keys and controls that are most likey going to be used on the server:

Virtual Keys Enable/Disable:

Lock/Unlock Car: / L 

Access ATM, Stores, Car Dealers, etc.: E

Punch: CTRL+F (NOTE! Some servers do not have this feature)

Open Virtual Inventory: 2

Surrender/Hands Up: SHFT + 4

Open Gang List: 5

Open Car Trunk: T

Most Universal Cop Controls:

Wanted Menu/Set Wanted/Etc: `~

Interact Menu/Arrest/Restrain/Etc: E

Map markersEdit

Map in Takistan Life contains many markers, some of them are explained in this paragraph.

Place Description
Civilian Spawn (CivSpawn) This is place in which all civilians spawn at the beginning of game or after death. Usually you can buy a car license, engineering license or cars nearby.
Police Base Spawn place for police officers
PMC Base Base of private military contractors (aka PMC, Contractors or mercenaries)
Gas station Provides refuel, refuel kits, repair kits etc. Can be robbed.
Gun shop You can buy legal weapons here, provided you have a license.
License shop Licenses (becomes obsolete when you start owning factorys)
General Factory Allows you to buy items such as Nightvision goggles, Speed boost moduals, GPS, range finders, shovels, pickaxe. etc
Weapons Factory You can manufacture weapons after you buy this factory. TIP: if you or your gang is hostile to Police forces it can be a good gameplay to own this factory.
Haji Bar Enables you to buy alcohol or special black market license which enables you to buy weapons on black market.
Gang Area Gang area enables you to process drugs, buy certain weapons without license. You also get extra bonus money if you capture gang areas.
Workplace You can get taxi missions or delivery missions here. If you place slaves nearby, they will produce money you can collect from them. TIP: police can raids there areas and set the slaves free and arrest the player who owns the slaves. Slaves are extremely expensive, protect or hide them well!
Slave trader You can buy slaves here. You won't need any license, but you will need a car to transport them. Slaves are controlled the same way AI is controlled in Arma 2.
Oil processing and mining tools You can buy here oil license, shovels, pickaxes, jackhammers. TIP: buy engineering license before you go for jackhammer.
UN convoy This markes shows you current position of UN convoy. Winning UN convoy will be usually extremely profable.
Black market dealer Weapon seller. You need black market license to buy weapons from dealer.

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