This is the evolution of my previous mod.
I wanted a mod with bodyguards with vehicles, weapons, peds and many commands.
For that reason I added all functions that I always wanted.
It’s not perfect but I hope you like it as much as I do.
-Up to 8 squads at the same time
-You can configure individual unit, teams and squads
-Your Bodyguards can to use boats, cars, planes and helicopters
-You can deploy squads on any vehicle
-Support for add-on peds and vehicles
-You can set when headshot is activated
-Spawn unlimited bodyguards (on/off unlimited restriction)
-Rappel and Parachute
-Taxi for all vehicle
Install / Update version 2.0.0 or higher
1.-Extract the folder dsCore into you “scripts” folder in the path where you have installed the game.Example C/Program Files/Grand Theft Auto V/scripts/
replace all files and folders if it’s necessary.
2.-Open dsCore tool.exe press File>merge and backup files option to update your config files; this is necessary to new install and to update, this action will make a backup of your current config if it’s possible.
-The folder dsCore/User/ contains your configuration files, be carefull with that!
-Version 2.0.0 and higher is not compatible with previus versions, if you have a previus version, it’s necesary to remove it to prevent conflicts.
-If you want to use addon peds/vehicles you can use dscore tool.exe to add it in the configuration files.
Install version 1.5.1 and older
Extract the file active_bodyguards_squads_v1.5.1dll, NativeUIForDSCADXMods.dll and active_bodyguards_squads_conf.xml and move it into you “scripts” folder in the path where you have installed the game.
Example C/Program Files/Grand Theft Auto V/scripts/
If you have a previous version, check the compatibility file and make a backup of your config (xml file).
How to use
Press T to open the mod menu
Press and hold Ctrl + mouseWheel +/- to select an order
Press and hold Shift + mouseWheel +/- to select a squad
Press right mouse button with a weapon (aim) + click on the mouse wheel to execute the selected command with the selected squadron
Press E for bodyguards to enter your vehicle
(Full instructions in the download)
-Fixed stop animation on press S (now only works trying to enter in a vehicle)
-Fixed move towards there order
-Fixed main weapon after use parachute
-Fixed incompatibility with Warzone mod
-Improve caravan behavior following orders
-New function: Press space bar when you are in a vehicle as passenger and driver is a member of any squad to stop the vehicle or start/continue driving to an active waypoint.
This update contains changes that I had not upload previously
-Action add/remove flashlights
-Order on foot, fight with all near
-Order shoot to target, now works with melee weapons
-Improved vehicle following
-Improved landing for planes and VTOL vehicles
-Weapons file upgrade (Copy to your user folder)
-Landing zones file fixed (Copy to your user folder)
-Fixed, add-on planes crash on spawn
-Fixed, attack allies on SP mission
-Improve heli auto landing
-Improve vehicle preview
-Fixed up, parachute commands
-Fixed up, slow fall down in parachute
-Improved plane landing
-Improved plane tracks file
-Some little fixes
Note:if you update from version 2.1.0 or older please update manually file landingZones.xml or remove it from user folder and update your files again.
-Compatibility with warzone mod
-Preview of vehicles customization
-Give orders from combat or drone camera
-Fix, bodyguards attack game allies
-Fix, shortcuts for “all squads” option
-Fix, “show vehicle spawn name” command
-Fix, lost weapons after use parachutes
-Fix, plane combat IA
Note:if you update from version 2.0.2 elements from of troops.xml file, does not update correctly, please update manually or remove all content into tags and use dsCore_tool.exe to update again
I don’t think upload this version yet, but new update of GTA V caused a big bug in the version 2.0.1.
version 2.0.2 fix that bug and contains some things planned for next update.
I hope finish complete update in a some weeks.
-Liveries for squadPresets
-AimOrder get livery of vehicle
-Some bugs fixed
-Added laser weapons
-Fixed helicopter orders
-Fixed abandoned vehicle in multiple vehicle
-Fixed free move
-Fixed big plane spawn altitude
-Fixed go to waypont far away
-Fixed attach bodyguard vehicle to
-Rewrite plane takeoff
-Rewrite plane land
-Rewirte plane scort plane by plane
-Rewirte enter in vehicle
-Rewrite leave vehicle
-New action lights control
-New order shoot to target selected by WAYPOINT
-New team selected indicator
-New combat camera for bodyguards/soldiers (check the cam instruction file)
-Complete menu for all aquads section
-Solved problem with NativeUI version
-Added action to allow leave vehicles when there are enemies
-Changes in the orders menu
-Changes for helicopter combat
-Some bugs fixed
-Configurable, execute order key
-Configurable, aim for execute order
-New options in the menu for relationships
-Fixed main weapons in helicopters and better IA for helicopter combat
Note for the new configurations, it’s necessary update previous XML read the compatibility file
-Rapel for any helicopter compatible
-New outfits elements (After a lot; helmets, hats, glasses, ear accessories)
-Aim Command Give weapon to ped
-Aim Command Recruit ped to squad
-Command Patrol arround (on foot and on vehicles)
-Command Free move (freely wander for all the map)
-Action hide weapons
Note To use the new aim commands, first you need to enable them in the settings and restart the game so that it appears in the menu
-Recompilled with .Net Framework 4.5.2
-Better IA for “follow me” order, now work well when the bodyguards are in combat
-Order climb ped in rope to heli selected by waypoint
-Order Escort on vehicle
-Open/Close doors of trailer now works
-command climb in rope to heli
-action auto deploy in defeated team
-action stealth mode
-aim command cover there
-aim command shoot from cover
-now bodyguards can follow you under the water
Note for use new aim commands, first you need enable them in the settings and restart the game so that appears in the menu
-I rewrote some functions
-Attach/Dettach vehicles (For example cars on cargoplane)
-Cargobob hook usable
-Better AI for planes
Move on ground
Land (but this is slow)
-Action change player seat
-Ped enter/leave your vehicle in “follow me” command
-Numpad shortcuts for menu commands
-No need aim for middle mouse button commands
-Fix spawn big planes, only select “very very high” for minimum altitude
-Fix bug with NativeUI v1.7 but you need v1.8 to create any new presets
-Functional when you change to character
-Fix spawn underground
-Some vehicle options
-Save squad vehicles
-Better AI of plane vs plane
-Auto select aim command function
-Stop time to open menu (you can change it in the settigs)
-Slow time to select squad (you can change it in the settigs)
-Slow time to select aim command (you can change it in the settigs)
-Open close doors action
-Freeze position action from ped (useful in a cargo plane)
-You can change the keyboard keys to use
-Fix enter vehicle command
-Fix crazy driver
Note If you spawn excessive peds for you hardware your game will crashed.
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