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Arma 2 DayZ

Anyone tried the DayZ mod yet?

It has made Arma the biggest or second biggest (?) seller on steam with over 200,000 unique players. It made BIS 3 million $$ in a week.

Who's up for a game of it at somepoint?

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I played zombie-like maps and modifications for ArmA 2 (Dynamic Zombie Sandbox, Zombie Apocalypse 1 and 2, etc) waaay before DayZ kicked off, and I gotta say it was fun specially because real people were involved. I don't know for DayZ though, but it seems nice.

DayZ was developed by someone from the BI team as an experiment, so far it proved as a pure success, and it's actually a super clever marketing idea - Now that ArmA 3 is soon to be released why not milk the A2 to it's maximum for even more money and players?

ArmA 2 engine has big capabilities, if you take a look at City Life 2 (and 3) and ACE 2, you will see it's very moddable and that those mods create a whole new experience.

Anyway, I would join you, but I don't have DayZ installed, it simply doesn't cut it for me to kill zombies all day and night, I'll rather play some small scale 10 man co-op instead Smile

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Ive played Dayz for a little bit i keep dying !

But if there is a clear interest in this mod then SAS EVR would be unofficially interested !

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I have to admit its awesome, maybe the most intense gaming experience you can get. The fact that you loose all your stuff when you die makes you act like in real life. It says you need combined operation so arma 2 and arrowhead but works also with arrowhead standalone + arma 2 free.

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Also tried it, it's not bad but I miss a main objective beside not dying.
Together much more fun also!!

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Its one the those game where players make the story like in eve online.

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I'll be getting Arma 2 in the very near future, specifically for sas co op and maybe some Dayz, as i hear great things about it, one of the things i hear most is that numbers in dayz are the best way to avoid bandits and be successful, so if the SAS could organize a group on a dayz server, i think we could do very well and have lots of fun.

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Whoever wants to play some DayZ write it in here. So far Me and Fluffy (and Yogi) playing.

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I think for Christmas/near Christmas I will be getting an APU (apparently CPU+GPU) for my computer, so it should handle ArmA 2 by then.

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Don't judge me. This is a no-hate forum.

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If Yogi gets a facepalm for that... I imagine I would get a double facepalm :oops:

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Oh boy, what did you do West? And yes, I find DayZ to be quite interesting, more so with friends to play with.

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LOL. The facepalm wasn't for anyones comment actually, it was for DayZ xD

No hate either. But, don't you find it a bit funny if a pro, and a tactical team like SAS EVR opts for stuff that only masses adore like DayZ?

I mean, there's ACE 2, or even SAS mod Beee

In anyway, have fun :mrgreen:

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I think it presents some interesting tactical challenges...especially in groups. Plus its a lot of fun, and who doesn't like fun? Blum 3

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Yeah, we are here to have fun. Just because the masses like it doesn't mean we shy away. And just because it's not a tactical shooter doesn't mean that we don't like it. We've been known to play Need for Speed for cryin' out loud Blum 3

It's not like we're stooping here, and it's not like we're setting up to play DayZ as a 5-man tactical element. We're just here to have some good old fun.

And yes, we play with other mods like ACE etc. I haven't used them yet personally, but in the future I plan to.

I like standard ArmA better than DayZ, but don't knock it Blum 3

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I played few zombie sandbox missions before. Of course it's fun to play with buddies, that's ArmA, it's fun in MP only and mostly. The concept of DayZ is good, I just don't like the zombies, overhyped. Take the zombies away, put some random combat and there you have it, survival like no other Blum 3

But then again, it's just a personal opinion Wink

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I think the zombies could be coded better. I really don't like/understand the way they work. And yes, way overhyped, and I don't know why like 90% of ArmA people are playing it.

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The zombies are only secondary. The real tension comes from other human players.

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@Yogi: Because 90% of the ArmA players die again and again in "normal", realistic combat. So they prefer to sneak around some dumb zombies Biggrin

Anyway DayZ is nice and fun, epsecially when playing in a group. But if you ask me, normal ArmA (or ACE mod) is way better.

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Great news everyone - BI announced today they are separating DayZ from A2 and giving it away to sub development team, so it will re-launch and it will rip people's pockets as intended. BI you are awesome.

About ArmA 3, they postponed release for 2013.

Anyway, you like teamplay you say?

Try City Life 2 mod, see if you can handle Wink The mod is super addicting and filled with tensions, teamplay and stress, it neatly simulates police work and civilian life.

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Dayz had to become a separate game after the mod developers successfully hijacked ARMA2 lol. BI may aswell make some money from it.

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Yes, good for them and good for ArmA 2. Boo hoo for people who don't want to pay for a great mod Wink

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Bump for zombie blasting. Biggrin

Been playing the Fallujah map with Fluffy the past few 'DayZ', bloody great fun scavenging for gear.

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All you have to do is ask. We are usually good for some rounds. Maybe we can get some footage next time we are on?

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Hey fluffy, what's your xfire? i'd love to join you guys some time.

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Make a video, maybe DayZ isn't that "bad" after all Blum 3

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