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I play on a wide range of servers; it doesn't seem to be consistant, so I have to hop around till I find one that works. And then when it does, it may not work later.

Definitely hit or miss, and a lot of bugs/glitches, but I agree that the feeling I get from play this is like nothing else I've played. I am INTO it.

If anyone else wants to team up, I'll play on pretty much any US server. I live on the West coast and usually play between 8pm and 1am. Steam ID: Maddhamster

Looking for people to team up with; I constantly getting killed for no reason so I've started fighting back, and a few people to team up with would really help.
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I don't play as much as I'd like, but I should be on this weekend. Anyone who sees me can give me a shout; I'm habitually short on resources, but I'm always up for a potential trade. I'm definitely a loner, though. The last time I followed a guy, I looted a Lee Enfield at the cost of most of my Makarov ammunition and food, and ended up thoroughly lost.
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I don't play as much as I'd like, but I should be on this weekend. Anyone who sees me can give me a shout; I'm habitually short on resources, but I'm always up for a potential trade. I'm definitely a loner, though. The last time I followed a guy, I looted a Lee Enfield at the cost of most of my Makarov ammunition and food, and ended up thoroughly lost.
sure i might have sometime this weekend though bf3 goes double xp for PC.
The latest mod update uses food and water while you are offline, thats what people were saying on the dayz mod forums and some people dont like that. ( i dont )
So look it up when you get a chance.
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This is the funnest mod i have ever played, i have been playing since the first week it was released if anyone needs any help just send me a PM i can help you with whatever.
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I play on a wide range of servers; it doesn't seem to be consistant, so I have to hop around till I find one that works. And then when it does, it may not work later.
Definitely hit or miss, and a lot of bugs/glitches, but I agree that the feeling I get from play this is like nothing else I've played. I am INTO it.
If anyone else wants to team up, I'll play on pretty much any US server. I live on the West coast and usually play between 8pm and 1am. Steam ID: Maddhamster
Looking for people to team up with; I constantly getting killed for no reason so I've started fighting back, and a few people to team up with would really help.

There are few things causing the slow downs and the waiting to spawn issues.

The first is that lots of people are spamming full servers in an effort to join, each time a player requests to join a server their client contacts the server to get player number and ping info and if you have 10-20 players doing this the server will struggle to cope, it's similar to a DDoS attack.

Another cause is the master servers, even though you may connect to a clan server to play the game, a lot of the data is stored on the central servers, this is what keeps the consistency each time you change from one game server to another. Their central servers are really struggling to keep up with the high demand at peak times.

I've monitored our server when people are sometimes waiting 5 minutes to spawn and our server is not responsible, CPU/RAM/HDD and network usage are all well within normal limits, it's the central servers which seem to be struggling. If a server is full, don't keep spamming join until there is a space, just click the name in the list every 30 seconds and that will refresh the player count, then when you see a space you can join. If everyone did that it would be far less laggy all around.
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I am normally on FR1 or UK4. I don't seem to have any problems with them. I do often click the spawn button and go grab some food.
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Rog Fort is usually good for a Alice pack.
http://teamfackin.com/moocow/dayz/map/
It's worth checking everything on that map that isn't a barn. Barns are only worthwhile if you're low on ammo or food. Deer stands won't get you a backpack, but they can get you almost anything else.

You're kidding right? I've taken many a CZ550, Crossbow, Winny, 1911, Revolver, and M4A1 from Barns. Very worthwhile.
I get lucky with finding ALICE packs mostly in apartment buildings in the town center of Cherno and Elektro.
Or just kill someone for it. They're not really that uncommon. Rog is definitely a bit out of the way just for an ALICE.

I've actually had the worst luck with Deer Stands and never seen a good drop on them without camping a set of them for at least an hour waiting for good drops. The Deer Stands must be sadists because they'll spawn AK's and other rifles with zero ammo and a couple of chemlights. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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Is my framerate and GPU usage normal for Arma? I get usually between 30-60 (v-sync), but anywhere from 30-90% usage on my gpus. It seems when I'm in the menus for Arma itself it runs at high GPU usage, but in the mod it doesn't. It's always all over the place. CPU is currently at 4.2. Graphics settings are a mixture of high and a few normals. No post processing.

I have the launch options set for memory allocation (6000) and cpu cores=4
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The latest mod update uses food and water while you are offline, thats what people were saying on the dayz mod forums and some people dont like that. ( i dont )

Are you sure? I didn't notice that in the change logs, and that would destroy the game for me, because I can't play every day.
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Are you sure? I didn't notice that in the change logs, and that would destroy the game for me, because I can't play every day.

Yeah, I don't remember it being in the notes, but I can confirm that I have been playing every night for about 2 weeks, and the last 2-3 nights, when I log back in (about 24 hours later), I'm completely thirsty and hungry. Rather annoying indeed.
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