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Day Z, a zombie survival mod for ARMA2

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  • #31
    Originally posted by [Mad_Murdock] View Post
    Why am i starting to get the feeling it is just safer to open up on any non-z yoy run across? Havent played yet but i dont want to start the game as a jerk.
    Yeah, it seems to be the case quite a lot of times. Just ask if they're friendly, that's how most people do it. Other then them seeing you and shooting at you, it seems like the most efficient way.
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    • #32
      *hit is gettin serious...

      http://www.dayzmod.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=1011

      Not sure what to reply myself.
      in Moderation.

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      • #33
        Pay once, play forever; unless majorly beefy expansion packs came later on.

        Community and studio development. Allow for the community to add to and subtract from the game.. allow modding, with tools provided, in other words.

        Community and studio run servers.

        Kickstarter, sure why not.. if they think that would be a better route than pre-purchase ala Minecraft then they should do what they think will work best for raising funds. Personally, I think there is enough buzz to go the Minecraft model.

        These would be my answers to those questions.

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        • #34
          Just started playing, teamed up with some guys I picked up. Great fun, highly recommended!
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          • #35
            ArmAII/CO is now 11th in the Top Sellers list...
            Unbelievable but truly merited.
            in Moderation.

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            • #36
              looks great, but i might wait out for the mod in arma 3 to much to do and ive no money lol
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              • #37
                I am really impressed by this mod so far. It's better than most survival horror games.

                There are a lot of bandit asshats though. I'd love to work WITH people but it seems like I can't go anywhere without getting shot at by groups or individuals.

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                • #38
                  arma is very much suited to rpg's imo, and i can see this being excellent -
                  the top 10 or so populated arma 2 servers are running this mod.
                  However, i'm too busy playing the military arma gametypes to get into it at the moment - might check it out soon thou - probably with a load of freinds as 'backup'.
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                  • #39
                    Originally posted by dogbadger View Post
                    arma is very much suited to rpg's imo, and i can see this being excellent -
                    the top 10 or so populated arma 2 servers are running this mod.
                    However, i'm too busy playing the military arma gametypes to get into it at the moment - might check it out soon thou - probably with a load of freinds as 'backup'.
                    I'd suggest a group of friends for sure. At first I had some severe issues trying to find weapons and ammo, and if it wasn't for me finding a toolbox and a car I would not have been able to get any supplies due to running out of ammo too quickly.

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                    • #40
                      Originally posted by Zennousha View Post
                      finding a car
                      It seems the zombie gods have giveth to you. Lucky,lucky.
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                      • #41
                        Originally posted by GeneralGinger View Post
                        It seems the zombie gods have giveth to you. Lucky,lucky.
                        Well considering I had killed 15 zombies for a toolbox and nothing else running around with no ammo, it was the least the game could have done for me.

                        I had to probably kill 50 zombies with that car before I managed to get a weapon and ammo again.

                        Too bad when I finally ran out of fuel for it was in the most heat of the moment spot. Some bandit opened fire on me in the pitch black night and I had no way of escaping him.

                        Don't know how he found me so quickly though in the dark while prone. Must have had his gamma cranked.

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                        • #42
                          one of my clannies just got me into this as well.

                          Seems enough of us.. should try and make a RO/KF group and pal around together.. security in mass.. if you can trust the people you're with
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                          • #43
                            Originally posted by UncleDrax View Post
                            one of my clannies just got me into this as well.

                            Seems enough of us.. should try and make a RO/KF group and pal around together.. security in mass.. if you can trust the people you're with
                            What is awesome to do as a group is get a vehicle. You can repair an helicopter or a bus and travel around

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                            • #44
                              my experience:

                              spawn
                              look around a bit "cool i think to myself"
                              see a player getting chased by 5-6 zombies
                              help him kill them
                              he says "thanks"
                              i turn around
                              he shoots me and takes my stuff
                              ...
                              ...
                              i like this game...

                              Only problem with it thought is that there are too many people out there trying to be the edgy grim dark bandit. Once i get my gear, imma be a really nice helpful survivor

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                              • #45
                                Originally posted by luciferintears View Post
                                my experience:

                                spawn
                                look around a bit "cool i think to myself"
                                see a player getting chased by 5-6 zombies
                                help him kill them
                                he says "thanks"
                                i turn around
                                he shoots me and takes my stuff
                                ...
                                ...
                                i like this game...

                                Only problem with it thought is that there are too many people out there trying to be the edgy grim dark bandit. Once i get my gear, imma be a really nice helpful survivor
                                I just wish you didn't get negative humanity for self preservation when another survivor starts shooting at you.

                                You either die being the Survivor, or live long enough to see yourself become the Bandit.

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