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Poll Results: Is this a Day Z Ripoff?

 
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anyone that got an extra key willing to trade for dota 2?
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So, I just went ahead and purchased the alpha. First time spawning into the game i thought to myself:

1. The graphics are good on High.
2. Sucks that it doesn't have a free look camera. ( Good thing so people can't really peek around buildings and such, but hard to tell if there is a zombie chasing you or not. Maybe put it in first person view.)
3. Gun animation/sound sucks and it is hard to find ammo.
4. Zombies are hard to kill with a bat or anything other than a gun. (But I like the feel of them, adds more fear of the zombie compared to dayz)


I know it's still alpha mode so maybe in the standalone it will be better. I am a huge dayz fan, but warz is also fun to play with friends.
 
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post #173 of 559
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Originally Posted by tice03 View Post

Anyone out there still playing? Discount runs out tomorrow and I need someone to give me an excuse to purchase one of the packages more than likely Survivor or Pioneer. Please only comment if you have actually played the game as there is no reason to start all the BS from before.

I've played the game none stop since the release. I've played at least 8 hours a day this weekend.
    
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I was finally actually able to kill some zombies with a melee weapon. Took about 6 hits to the head with a hammer. I'd say it should take 3.
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post

I was finally actually able to kill some zombies with a melee weapon. Took about 6 hits to the head with a hammer. I'd say it should take 3.

I agree. It is kinda hard to kill them. At least it's not so bad as it used to be. But when there are two of them you should just run like hell!
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I would like to say that dying with 4 zombie hits (when you are on full health) is kind of hard to survive with
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Looks like they already raised the prices. Guess I am holding off for the time being. Figured I had to the end of the day.
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Sigh.
They're not idiots. Do you realize the similarities between the two? Do you realize that War Z (literally) copied and pasted the League of Legends Terms of Service? Although there may not inherently be anything wrong with this, it's just incredibly sloppy to leave "League of Legends" in the TOS instead of changing it to "War Z".
And furthermore, it's not trolling. You seem to be fooling yourself that War Z is something that it's not and that it's not guilty of trying to cash in on Day Z.
Now, does that mean that it will be bad in the long run? Not necessarily. Likely, but not necessarily.
The problem isn't so much with what War Z is, but it's more along the lines of how the devs have sold it (figuratively speaking) and hyped it up into something it's not.

It's an alpha, everything isn't going to be perfect and how can you even compare a mod to a standalone game in alpha? Not going to deny it, but yes I do agree with you that they copied a lot of things from Day Z. Then again, you could pretty much say that every FPS copies every other FPS.

On top of that, which game released in the past year hasn't been hyped up into something it's not?
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I was finally actually able to kill some zombies with a melee weapon. Took about 6 hits to the head with a hammer. I'd say it should take 3.

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I agree. It is kinda hard to kill them. At least it's not so bad as it used to be. But when there are two of them you should just run like hell!

I've gotten pretty used to killing them already now, I'm able to take on 3 at a time.

From my experience, it takes 2 headshots with the hatchet, and 3 with the hammer. You'll know it's a headshot if the zombie stutters.
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post #180 of 559
So a hatchet and hammer work?

I hacked at a couple last night with the spiked bat and they would not drop. Just ended up running away all 4 times.
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