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http://www.dayzmod.com/about.php
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So, into this framework comes DayZ, a multiplayer experience which has you taking the role of a zombie apocalypse survivor, stranded on an island that's populated with hundreds of zombies and dozens of other humans. Some of whom are there to help you, while others are there to kill you and take your stuff.

It's a bleak, brutal game, playing like some strange hybrid of STALKER, Fallout and Left 4 Dead. There's no map until you actually find one. No prompts showing you the location of other survivors. All you hear is the wind and the birds. Because it's built on such a realistic engine, if you want to go somewhere, you have to walk. If you want to pick stuff up, you can only take what you can carry.

If that wasn't making things hard enough, the mod's developers have added extra survival elements, like the need to eat and drink water. Two things which you'll want to do, since you take the role of a persistent player; leave a game and, if you're still alive, you'll come back in the same spot with the same gear. Die, though, and that's it. The weapons and tins of beans you worked so hard to get are gone.

ALPHA Download Here!

The persisitent servers is what really sells it for me.
It sounds amazing and it's only in Alpha. biggrin.gif
Edited by frickfrock999 - 5/9/12 at 7:21am
post #2 of 604
Interesting concept... terrible trailer. 2 minutes of music and panning through crappy graphics? Followed by another minute of what?

I don't think I saw a single zombie in the entire trailer either. They did manage to capture multiple viewing angles of a discarded washing machine though rolleyes.gif
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Daaaamn this looks amazing, at least the concept does. A great game to play with bunch of friends, Sucks i dont have friends like that and I dont have Arma II CO... sad
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Finally!!! It sounds good who knows if it will be but it's too early to tell! I really wanted a new zombie game because dead island fell short, REALLY short of my expectations!

Cool find smile.gif
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Been playing this for a while now...
It is awesome though.
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I've been playing too- they did it quite well. It's purely amazing.
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Just got the tents working now so they are persistent through resets. Yes you can pop a tent on a server and store all your loot. Log back into that server and your camp remains will gear (usually tongue.gif). This does not stop a random passerby looting your stuff though!

Hide your stuff well.
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Just got the tents working now so they are persistent through resets. Yes you can pop a tent on a server and store all your loot. Log back into that server and your camp remains will gear (usually tongue.gif). This does not stop a random passerby looting your stuff though!
Hide your stuff well.

Or, some team ambushes you outside your tent , killing you AND stealing your stuff.

Just like the real world. biggrin.gif

Take this newbie for example. Lighting a flare in the middle of the night was his first mistake.
Not co-operating was his second.

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Might want to put it needs ARMA to run.
    
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You can use FREE version of ArmA2
Then buy the Operation Arrowhead expansion to run Combined Operations (required)
The Private Military addon gives high res player models.
You only get low res world and object models with the Free ArmA2 version but it lets you play if you only have OA.
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