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So my game just finished downloading and I thought I may aswell have a play before I goto sleep. I join an au server and I can't see a thing ( 3am here ) I think to my self "I'll attempt to find a road and follow it to a house and see if I can find some flares" so as I'm walking down the road some really eerie music starts to play, as I walk further down the road I spot a houes in the distance so I start going towards it. The music is gradually getting more and more intense, as I get closer to the house I spot a zombie about 50m behind it. The zombie is slowly making It's way towards me but I just ignore it as I am sure It wont see me. The music is now really loud and it has me completely immersed in the game, I start to hear some grunting/growling sounds so I turn around to expect a zombie to be running down the road ready to eat my face.... nothing; I turn back around to find that the zombie I had seen earlier is running across a field coming to attack me. I try to run away but had no idea how to. I then proceeded to scream and poop my pants while I watched a zombie eat my face.
I then quit as I was wayyyyy to scared to continue playing.
That was my first 15 minutes of DayZ...........
THIS GAME IS AMAZING.
ps-sorry for the horrible grammar i'm really really tired.

biggrin.gif:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D This is the reason I love DayZ, it is so immersive biggrin.gif

You'll get the hang of it sooner or later, don't worry.
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post #912 of 4265
You start with a flashlight btw. Right click it in your inventory to equip it and press L to turn it on/off. Flashlights don't currently aggro zombies either, but they do kind of signal "HEY THERE'S A NOOB OVER HERE" to anyone watching the town.

My group is currently in the process of hunting someone's camp. We've seen them drive by a couple of times, and they've always just been out of reach. We literally missed ambushing them while they refueled by <15 seconds yesterday because we had split into two groups and the silenced weapon was with the far group so the closer group had to sneak by a couple zombies. It was going to be glorious us unloading with a AKM, M4 Holo, and M249 all on full auto into the space between them and their ride... But, they seemed to only fill one or two gas cans rather than fill the vehicle up, and they were gone before we got into position. The headlights were on and we were all using NVGs, so we're pretty sure they didn't see us.
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Oh great. I've put off buying Arma 2 because I didn't exactly know if it would be anything I like. This looks really cool, though. Has a lot of the same atmosphere as S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Just stay alive and worry about what's around the next corner when you get there.
Do I only need the basic Arma 2 set? Or do I need a specific expansion? Or is this something seperate to be purchased?

In retrospect DayZ is what I thought S.T.A.L.K.E.R. was going to be. I remember watching tech preview videos for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and thinking ``Wow, a free roaming post apocolyptic world!` No, hardly like that, the game still had a very linear feel to it. DayZ lets you create your own story which to me is endless replayability.
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It looks terrible doing it that way. The Arma II Free version is limited to the lowest texture resolution, as far as I know.
Ya i know but he was complaining about the price so i gave him a alternative.
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Has anyone else noticed a lot of servers show one timezone in the title but actually run a different one? Pain in the ass.
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Has anyone else noticed a lot of servers show one timezone in the title but actually run a different one? Pain in the ass.

It really is annoying, and also servers not running the latest ARMA II beta patch really is ticking me off. Some servers don't have the latest beta patch listed next to "Required" in the server browser yet there is 50 people in the server. Do these 50 people not know of the beta patches? The fix both Direct VOIP I belive and among other things.
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So my game just finished downloading...

Hahaha oh man, that had me rolling! Great story. biggrin.gif
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Has anyone else noticed a lot of servers show one timezone in the title but actually run a different one? Pain in the ass.

Thats because if the server isnt reset every 6 hours the ingame time gets way off. Our server is synced with EST. It should get dark around 9PM and bright around 6AM. If it hasnt been reset after
4 pm it will start getting dark around midnight. And on some people's screens it will be bright as day, but on other's screens it will be pitch black
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This sucks.. After a day of farming houses yesterday I got a full inv of bandages/food/drink, everything I need to survive for along time + a ghillie suit. I log off on top of a castle roof, today when I log on the castle didn't load fast enough or something because I fell to the ground through the rooftop... I lost so much in such a stupid way, glitches like this make me not even want to play sometimes..
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This sucks.. After a day of farming houses yesterday I got a full inv of bandages/food/drink, everything I need to survive for along time + a ghillie suit. I log off on top of a castle roof, today when I log on the castle didn't load fast enough or something because I fell to the ground through the rooftop... I lost so much in such a stupid way, glitches like this make me not even want to play sometimes..
Thats why its still in alpha and this mod is in already glitchy engine.
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