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jomipira
jomipira

Is there an endgame? A win situation? Or a timer or something? Or is it like a SimCity, Minecraft sort of thing were the goal is to play and enjoy?

VeNoM_JaCKaL
VeNoM_JaCKaL

Being picked up like a hooker and dragged around ragdoll = compelling viewing

SpardisJX
SpardisJX

Apparently that asian guy is quite fond of Jesus.

yomonkey
yomonkey

looks like a buggier version of STALKER... a sentence I never thought I would utter. Looks cool though.

squidbilly22
squidbilly22

looks as polished as any Arma game ive played ...the controls are clumbsy at best with old graphics and by the way theirs much better zombie games already made so whats the point ?  painfully stupid video.

danielcliment
danielcliment

I think this is an absolutely freaking awesome game that I might get never play...(Mac user :(...) There are few things more appealing that the zombie factor, killing with no remorse! and free roaming into cities! Being an Alpha game still, it looks its gonna be so good...

 

The only thing that I don't really understand and maybe that the human behavior thing is  players killing other players... maybe I'm just naive and innocent or just noob. But If I where able to play this game and encounter another survivor i would not think on killing but to try to survive together and try to get more people along!

 

I saw a video last night on youtube, this guy snipping some one who said "FRIENDLY" before, and Bum head-shot.... don't get it... I guess we all are to used to killing everything it moves and not thinking thins game has another logic.

 

Anyway, great game!!!!

 

I hope will be for mac!!!!!!!

gogan1111118
gogan1111118

I have played arma-A2-A20A  from the beginning and pulled my hair out over many of the flaws in this game (too many to name) from the painful graphics to stilted and limited animations, but this mod is too boring to stomache ps.Ed you are a girl

finnman2704
finnman2704

Can u do a vid on how to get dayz working because it's not working for me.

nyran125
nyran125

people who havent even tried ARMA 2s editor are truly missing out on one of the best war experiences ever. You can make any style game you want in the editor and even a COD experience if you want. Just put a map marker on the map and a trigger in the editor and grab 30 Ai in the town , grab 4 squad guys and have an awesome time. Or even create 5 squads of 10 guys each and make them ransack a whole city and be part of that invasion Or even defend a whole town against a horde of US troops you plot out in the editor. randomise the enemy, do whatever you want in the editor.

 

this game has SO much to offer. the REAL ARMA 2 game is awesome.

nyran125
nyran125

recommend a free game called Slender too, if you have time its free and only 50mb's, but totally worth it.

NinjaGaz
NinjaGaz

I bet the arma 2 team makes more money off this mod than the game itself!

 

I wonder how long we have to wait for a purpose built version of the game?

jer_1
jer_1

You guys need to just skip over the crossbow and bolts, that thing is damn near worthless unless you are completely unarmed.

jer_1
jer_1

Hah, I see the dude isn't any better at the game then he was the first time. I think he needs a LOT more practice.

angelstorm112
angelstorm112

To people trying this game out. It's like Dark Souls where the dying is part of the learning process. The first few times playing  kinda sucks but it gets better, kinda like ... :)

 

Stick with it and you will get in to the game more with headset chatting, exploring, grouping up with friends or strangers to clear out a town, etc.

angelstorm112
angelstorm112

So I just bought Dragon's Dogma. Then I see some stuff online about this little mod called called DayZ.  I tried it out and thought, "pretty cool, pretty creepy but kinda buggy and slow" Then I played it some more and when I caught myself praying that a wandering zombie wouldnt see my while laying down in a corner or my wife yelling at the damn screen at the chance that a chopper flying by would pick me up while at the top of a useless lighthouse.   Dragon's Dogma just sits collecting dust (AND IT"S A COOL GAME!!!)

 

This game is awesome. Excited to see where game goes from alpha. I would totally pay money for this.

 

Master_Vexov
Master_Vexov

Game needs not just NPC zombies, but even some bandits would be interesting. That HORRIBLE interface will keep me away, i really hope its fixed up, the zippy zombies was as far as i was willing to go. Just so much that should and needs to be done with it to make it as amazing as it should be. Arma 3 should be Day-Z and built absolutly around the ideas.

Krinnium
Krinnium

the only thing that really bothers me about this game is when i finally find a hatchet or a gun and then get randomly sniped from a half mile away. not in any way a complaint, since this is definitely my fault for being seen, but the fact that random bandits with a character thats been alive for weeks can just kill you instantly is intimidating. i hope other devs take the hint from this mod and make games that are super hardcore and punishing. its definitely the best survival experience ive ever played, despite its overall clunkiness and terrible inventory system. im not sure what my point is, but i look forward to witnessing the development of this mod as it nears final release. 

pelvist
pelvist

Things are disapearing into the ground when you loot them because you are clicking "Hide body" from the context menu on the left. Also you need to find a hunting knife before you can gut an animal.

Falzonn
Falzonn

The building you visited at 1:22:00 (with the tower and big red hanger doors) was a firehouse.  It can spawn pistols, bandages, ammo, shotguns, assault rifles, snipers, you name it.  They are only located in the major cities of Chernogorsk & Elektro (where you logged at) and the northwest airfield.  There's also 2 of them in Elektro.  They are also popular places for players, so watch out.  Right now you're in Elektro (bottom right-ish corner of the map).  It's home to many buildings as wowgrandpa below said.  Getting a Chezch or Alice pack, at least a pistol, food, and drinks are the bare minimum.  Loot a hospital for morphine injectors if you can (they fix broken limbs).  Blood packs too, but you need another player to administer it to you.  After that, you can try travelling abroad, heading north to visit other towns, scavenge deer blinds (lookout towers for hunters), crashed heli sites, etc.

 

Since you had the most trouble with your gear system, I'll try to help ya out. 

1) Loot system bugs out when replacing a weapon overtop of your current one (as you did with your axe and shotgun).  To prevent this...

2) Place main gun on the ground first

3) Put new gun into inventory

4) Pick up old gun again (if you have room and want to)

 

Time consuming, but bug free!  Not sure if the same goes for your backpack too (can't remember accurately).  Well, when in doubt, do the same as above.

jamesbigmac
jamesbigmac

These guys are freaking retarded. It's like they've never played a game before. They constantly miss stuff, seem ridiculously clueless, and can't even distinguish what the hell different buildings look like.

vivmarin
vivmarin

haaa i so want this game already!

CruiserCaptain
CruiserCaptain

Is this an add-on to the Arma series? Or is this a stand-alone? Because this is totally the type of Zed-game I want to play!!! The only thing that would make it better is if you could get a couple co-op'ers with you. But the simplicity, the openess of the world, and the focus on actual survival is nice. Just as a viewer I have to say that the view of the Zombie out across the field gave me goose bumps. Having stuff jump out and scare you is one thing, and to many games use this tactic to often. But it's the views of distant danger is great. Sneaking through the open, trying not to get swarmed is wonderful. Looks so much more survival and way less just blood and gore. Looks like it could be a real great game.

 

So is this stand-alone game, or add-on content?

pelvist
pelvist

The town you arrived at at the end was Electrozavodsk.

malau2
malau2

 @squidbilly22 

Arma 2 has the best graphics of ANY open world shooter. It is stunningly beautiful, even 3 years on.

almat96
almat96

 @danielcliment I try to not kill people too, working together can work a lot better. Sometimes people will kill others out of desperation (if they're dying of thirst, hunger, bleeding out, etc.), but sometimes it's just people defending what they see as "their territory". Or just being pains.

malau2
malau2

 @gogan1111118 

You must have played a different game ? Fully patched Arma 2 is the most beautiful game ever made.

doorselfin
doorselfin moderator

 @jer_1 Haha, well what you see on site is pretty much the amount we've played so far. If we end off with a death next time I'm going to cram as much practice in as I can. 

malau2
malau2

 @Master_Vexov 

Day Z will be Arma 2 - because BIS want to keep sales of Arma 2 going when Arma 3 comes out.

Madball357
Madball357

 @Master_Vexov

Hopefully the DayZ devs will release the mod as standalone game once they feel they're ready, maybe get a Kickstarter fundraiser going. That would be sweet.

doorselfin
doorselfin moderator

 @pelvist Thanks for the tip! Will be less freaked out next time.

doorselfin
doorselfin moderator

 @Falzonn Fantastic! Thanks for the knowledge and step by step. Here's hoping they fix that inventory soon.

Falzonn
Falzonn

 @Madball357 Man, that guy reminds me of why I tend to shoot most people I can't sneak past.  It's also why I play with no music and the volume turned up.  Don't let anyone sneak up on you.

CruiserCaptain
CruiserCaptain

oops, my bad, didn't realize that there IS multi-player in this?

Falzonn
Falzonn

 @CruiserCaptain This is currently an add-on mod for Arma 2 Combined Operations (term for Arma 2 and the Operation Arrowhead expansion).   It's free to download provided you have both Arma 2 games.

danielcliment
danielcliment

 @almat96  I agree, maybe in a paranoid game like this one situations like that can happen, what is that "bandit" thing, a category you can choose from? does that mean you dedicate to "hunt" people down? look interesting! I was a bit annoyed with this 2 guy2 in an airfield, one with a sniper from a hill an another one in one of the hangars, this guy appears, asks them "friend or foe" and next, headshot dead.... that wasnt nice.

 

I really want to play this game!!!!!!!!!

Falzonn
Falzonn

 @doorselfin  @jer_1 If its any consolation, you did a LOT better this time than last time.  Just remember, the goal is to last for days.  Some people have lasted weeks of constant playing.  My best is about 5 or 6 days.  Maybe 30-40 hours?

jer_1
jer_1

 @Madball357 Arma 3 definitely should NOT be dayz. Dayz should be exactly what it is, a mod for Arma 2 and eventually a mod/mode for Arma 3. 

 

Arma 3 is going to be badass!

Falzonn
Falzonn

 @doorselfin The hide body option is great for staying stealthy and hiding from other players.  If you leave a trail of corpses, someone might investigate an area so they can find you.  For good or bad.  Alternatively, use any corpses you find to judge whether someone might be (or have been) near you.  Unless you see a zed that fell off a roof.  They sometimes spawn on them and then fall off to their deaths.  Lol.  I believe corpses last for 15 minutes.

Falzonn
Falzonn

 @doorselfin Oh, also!  Since you only get the graphic of whats visually inside your backpack when inside a loot pile, and quick way to tell how much room you've got left is to open your pack and look at the # at the top.  Ex: 8/12.  This means your pack is holding 8 items out of a max 12.

Madball357
Madball357

 @Falzonn

Yeah, at first as I suppose every newb one would try to at least communicate and say "friendly here!"

 

Haha no more! Now it's shoot first ask questions later.

Falzonn
Falzonn

 @CruiserCaptain Is there multiplayer?  Yeah, it's multi only.  Servers range from 25 to 60 players max, with a good hundred or so servers ranging all over the world.

danielcliment
danielcliment

@almat96 Damn.... Now I really need to play this.... If this is an alpha game, can't wait to see the big enchilada!

almat96
almat96

 @danielcliment What the whole "bandit" thing is, is that once someone kills a certain number of players, their appearance changes from a civilian clothes to digital camo with a head wrap. It's sort of a warning sign to others, saying "hey, i'm gonna shoot you in the face, so avoid or shoot on sight"

Falzonn
Falzonn

Well, maybe more like 25.

Madball357
Madball357

 @jer_1

I didn't say ArmA 3 should be DayZ    o.O

 

I just said at some point DayZ will be a standalone game, if the mod devs get around to it.