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Does anyone know if there's a way to configure your mic in game? I've been told by other players that they have a hard time hearing me...maybe that's why so many hold ups have gone horribly wrong for me.

Turn your microphone recording level up in windows. That should do the trick thumb.gif
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So my first question, does anyone have an answer?

I went into the school in electro the other night and found a friggin mass murder scene. So naturally I looted the bodies and managed to get ahold of a .45 cal pistol (I forget the name) and a 357 with ammo for both. So I ran off to a quiet place and messed with them in my gear and neither would fire. I thought the .45 wouldn't fire because the clip was "ruined" condition but the rounds were "pristine" but the 357 rounds were "pristine" but still would not fire. What gives?
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So my first question, does anyone have an answer?

I went into the school in electro the other night and found a friggin mass murder scene. So naturally I looted the bodies and managed to get ahold of a .45 cal pistol (I forget the name) and a 357 with ammo for both. So I ran off to a quiet place and messed with them in my gear and neither would fire. I thought the .45 wouldn't fire because the clip was "ruined" condition but the rounds were "pristine" but the 357 rounds were "pristine" but still would not fire. What gives?

To get the most obvious out of the way- did you load the clip with bullets, then load it into the pistol? Or for the revolver, just load the bullets in?
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Yes I did to both. Is it a glich anyone else has encountered?
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Well, after an epic journey, I finally died. It was quite insane.

We (3 total) started off in Berezino, and began heading south - the goal was to get to Balota. We all had good gear - I had full armor, TTsKO, TONS of ammo, food; everything you could ever need. My friends both had Mosins, as well as armor, camo, etc. As we went south, we encountered two bandits; the first at the factory, and the second sniping on a hill near Krutoy cap. The first banding was aweful, and really didn't put up much of a fight. The second was somehow worse - he had the drop on us, and MISSED, despite us being almost stationary. He quickly combat logged. That was lucky moment #1.

We got to Kamyshovo, and that's where things got fun. A friend of mine saw a fully geared guy just like me, and didn't do anything - then he died. My friend thought it was me, but it wasn't. I immediately found the killer and dropped him. As thjs happened, my other friend was killed by another bandit - I dropped him, too. Luckly, they both respawned a bit to the east, and began running to get their gear back. While this happened, I dropped two more people trying to steal the loot. Unfortunately, another bandit showed up and almost killed me; I got him, but fell unconscious. THEN the server went down - I was sure I lost all my gear. However, upon rejoining, I still had everything - Insanely lucky moment #2.

My friends arrived and revived me, and they got their gear back - awesome. However, more bandits show up and kill them (again): one friend leaves after this. It's now just me and one teammate. I stay in the area and take out another FOUR bandits in Kamyshovo as my friend comes back AGAIN. Eventually my friend arrives; but his gear has de-spawned. Regardless, we decide to stay, as we're getting a lot of action. We take out another two bandits. However, while my friend was taking out the second one (with an axe), TWO MORE bandits show up. They fire on my friend with mosins at about 5ft, but I get them both. At this point, my friend leaves. It's just me now.

Foolishly, I stay in Kamyshovo longer. I take out another 2 bandits, but then I'm finally killed when someone sneaks up behind me with an M4. Due to insane luck, I spawn in Kamyshovo; and quickly head over to my body - but my killer is still there. I manage to escape to one of the earlier bandit bodies and take his Mosin. I then snipe my killer and take my gear back. However, HIS friend shows up and starts firing on me; I hide in a building because I'm dumb, and we trade lives when he comes in. I'm dead - I've killed countless bandits in only a few hours, and I've lost gear that I've had since the 23rd.


BUT IT DOESN'T END THERE.

I respawn again, hoping for insane luck; no dice. However, I get something almost as good - I spawn near another group of bandits wearing Orange jackets. They capture me and demand I fight a guy (fists). I easily win, and they seem to like me. They give me a Pistol, but demand I don't attack them. I agree, hoping to later gain an advantage. We then head to a small house; they as that I stay outside, and convince people to enter the house (where they'll be captured). Being terrible, I agree, and convince two people to enter (by claiming I'm a friendly medic, trying to gear up fresh spawns and the like). After bringing each in (one at a time), I make a note of where my Orange associates are; one is out back, one is in the side yard, and one is on the road.

As I head outside, I get a lucky break - one of the orange guys has gone WAY down the road to capture a third person. THIS IS MY CHANCE. I move around back and find that the 2nd orange guy is upstairs, and the third is aiming at a captured person. I run back out front to make sure the 1st orange guy is still far away. He is, but he's coming. I realize that this is my one chance and head to the back yard to take out the first orange guy.




THEN THE SERVER CRASHES.


So yea, DayZ is an awesome game.
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I downloaded standalone and played a bit last night. A few questions:

1) Seems like the coast is useless and terrible. I searched two towns and found nothing but clothes, then started to head inland. I *think* I had spawned at Solnichny.

2) I joined at night on one server and it was PITCH BLACK night. I adjusted my gamma up a bit and there was still just no way to see anything. Is this by design?

3) I ate a rotten kiwi by mistake. I'm getting ominous messages relating to my health. Am I already toast or is there a way to survive without charcoal?

4) If I'm heading west from Solnichny and passing a few more small, empty, looted towns, where should I head? Seems like people on youtube had fairly good luck getting loot.
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So yea, DayZ is an awesome game.

Pretty great story. Sounds like you have excellent aim.
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Do I lose everything if I switch servers?
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Do I lose everything if I switch servers?

Shouldnt, I've gone from full servers to empty ones to try and grab loot and havent lost anything

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I actually want to buy it, but I first want to know if it has a single player type mode which will let me play in a private server and let me save my progress locally. Can anyone confirm or deny if it has that yet or if they are going to add something like that.
    
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I actually want to buy it, but I first want to know if it has a single player type mode which will let me play in a private server and let me save my progress locally. Can anyone confirm or deny if it has that yet or if they are going to add something like that.

No, there is no single player and no local saves. I don't think they plan on making such option either. However, you can always play on empty servers.
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