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Ceebs
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(07-15-2012, 12:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Realyn

Bought the Steam bundle thingy. Run both games once, installed the beta patch, installed the anti cheat thing, installed six launcher and getting waiting for char creation ... what have I done wrong ? ><

Nothing. Try a different server, or try back later. That tends to happen after updates or when the upset Russians are DDOSing the main server.
Realyn
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(07-15-2012, 12:51 AM)
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Meh, that sucks :/. Find some google hits about ddos'ing too. Does this happen alot?
Kinda sucks since some friends of mine are on mumble waiting for me to stream :/. Hope it works soon. Game sounds very funny, IF(!) they don't fuck up and add stuff like villages for survivors and god knows what. Like survival MC could have been ...
blitzcloud
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(07-15-2012, 12:57 AM)
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after dying yesterday from a hyper-strength zombie that downed me and left me unconscious so the infected could drain my 9k of blood before I went back on my feet... (goddamn, i had a silenced mp5 and lots of goodies)... i finally updated.

And since I updated to 1.7.2 and 1.7.2.3 im getting an error that doesnt even let me get into the server lobby (not the browser, the lobby inside a server)

"addon 'dayz_anim' requires addon 'camisc_fix_a2free' "

I have combined ops, so I dont know what's the problem and there's only one entry about it on the forums... without any solution.
cametall
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(07-15-2012, 01:04 AM)
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Is there a reason people DDoS DayZ? Because they can?
ZenVolta
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(07-15-2012, 01:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by cametall

Is there a reason people DDoS DayZ? Because they can?

Some just wanna watch Chernarus burn
RadioActiveLobster
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(07-15-2012, 02:10 AM)
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The latest Adventure... Being in Elektro when basically unarmed is nerve racking.
Sikamikanico
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(07-15-2012, 02:21 AM)
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Guys...I need anti-biotics....anyone? :(
Enduin
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(07-15-2012, 02:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Sikamikanico

Guys...I need anti-biotics....anyone? :(

It took like half of GAF to get me anti-biotics. Even after camping a hospital a hospital for an hour+. Good luck...kill yourself, you are already dead
TommyT
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(07-15-2012, 02:40 AM)
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I've been running in a huge open grass land for 15 min with NOTHING in sight... I spawned here. Is this normal?

edit: just respawned which kills yourself apparently and got myself out of it. After about 3 hours of playing no gun or anything really to use as a weapon so overall I'm quite disappointed with the game. Got this on suggestions of friends, so hopefully it will be somewhat better whenever they're on.
Last edited by TommyT; 07-15-2012 at 03:56 AM.
IonizesandAtomizes
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(07-15-2012, 04:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by TommyT

I've been running in a huge open grass land for 15 min with NOTHING in sight... I spawned here. Is this normal?

edit: just respawned which kills yourself apparently and got myself out of it. After about 3 hours of playing no gun or anything really to use as a weapon so overall I'm quite disappointed with the game. Got this on suggestions of friends, so hopefully it will be somewhat better whenever they're on.


You spawned in the debug forest, which was supposed to be fixed.
Im thinking about taking a serious break. I ran to Berizino yesterday, and came up on some good loot. I hop on today looking forward to playing with my new weapons and i spawn in Balota. WTF!? i didn't die.
I'm slowly starting to hate this alpha shit. Thinking about holding out for ARMA III.
JambiBum
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(07-15-2012, 04:23 AM)
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Can anyone bring me some morphine? My friend got me stuck on a ladder and then I broke my leg :(
Branson
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(07-15-2012, 05:26 AM)
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Can someone point me to the GAF server? I play nice.
IonizesandAtomizes
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(07-15-2012, 05:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Branson

Can someone point me to the GAF server? I play nice.

type gaf in the search
TommyT
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(07-15-2012, 06:18 AM)
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So we're killing each other on the GAF server?
Ceebs
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(07-15-2012, 06:19 AM)
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Originally Posted by TommyT

So we're killing each other on the GAF server?

If you are not on mumble they shoot on sight.
TommyT
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(07-15-2012, 06:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ceebs

If you are not on mumble they shoot on sight.

Well one of the mumbles is either down or full... Going into the second no one is playing day z. Oh well, rather unfortunate I suppose. I'll just move on to a different one.

edit: Unless there's a different mumble than the ones we've always used/are in the OP.
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Mirk
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(07-15-2012, 06:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by TommyT

Well one of the mumbles is either down or full... Going into the second no one is playing day z. Oh well, rather unfortunate I suppose. I'll just move on to a different one.

edit: Unless there's a different mumble than the ones we've always used/are in the OP.

mumble was down but its up now.
Enduin
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(07-15-2012, 06:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by TommyT

So we're killing each other on the GAF server?

Regardless of being on Mumble or not someones always going to kill you. I doubt you can find a single server where other players wont kill you. Most players kill on sight. GAF server is no different especially seeing as its not just GAFfers playing on it, and even then a lot of GAFfers enjoy PKing. Its part of the game.
Branson
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(07-15-2012, 06:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by IonizesandAtomizes

type gaf in the search

Thanks
TommyT
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(07-15-2012, 06:43 AM)
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Originally Posted by Mirk

mumble was down but its up now.

Yeah I hopped in, still no one answering about playing day z.

Originally Posted by Enduin

Regardless of being on Mumble or not someones always going to kill you. I doubt you can find a single server where other players wont kill you. Most players kill on sight. GAF server is no different especially seeing as its not just GAFfers playing on it, and even then a lot of GAFfers enjoy PKing. Its part of the game.

That's all well and good, and I don't mind that at all. My first day and all so I'm still trying to figure out what to expect. Hoping for something that doesn't add to the frustration of the game, but sadly not finding it yet.
Enduin
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(07-15-2012, 06:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by TommyT

That's all well and good, and I don't mind that at all. My first day and all so I'm still trying to figure out what to expect. Hoping for something that doesn't add to the frustration of the game, but sadly not finding it yet.

Its not a terribly easy game, let a lone the fact that the Arma II infrastructure and base game itself isnt exactly user friendly. But if you just take some time and learn how things work its not all that hard and can be extremely enjoyable.

My current character has been alive for some 24 days now and I've racked up I think over 1200 zombie kills, and only 1 PK. If youre smart and most importantly patient you can do pretty well. Sure it might take a long ass while to crawl all the way into town at a snails pace, but its extremely rewarding once youre in a market or house and find a ton of food or ammo.
JambiBum
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(07-15-2012, 07:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by TommyT

Well one of the mumbles is either down or full... Going into the second no one is playing day z. Oh well, rather unfortunate I suppose. I'll just move on to a different one.

edit: Unless there's a different mumble than the ones we've always used/are in the OP.

The mumble in the op is not correct. I did it too at first. Look on either this page or the page before for a quotable post that has the details in it.

I got murdered in the hospital with a bunch of supplies tonight. Made me sad.
gutabo
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(07-15-2012, 09:33 AM)
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Ok, I was willing to give the game another go so I updated the game to the latest version(1.7.2.3) and the beta patch too(94945) but now I can't join any server at all. Help please?

EDIT: I always get stuck in the first "Wait for host" screen. I can see the welcome text of some servers, but nothing afterwards.

EDIT 2: Ok seems like beta patch 94945 is the issue, how can I go back to beta patch 94876? Thanks in advance!

EDIT 3: Deleted the beta folder and installed the beta patch, GAF WE'RE IN THERE!!!
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NH Apache
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(07-15-2012, 03:35 PM)
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So night-time.

Been crawling around in the dark as I spawned somewhere near the beach. I've seen 3 little clusters of houses that i have painstakenly ninja-ed near avoiding dozens of zombies only to not be able to get in the houses. This character has had about 1.5 hours of playtime and haven't discovered anything yet. I'm getting really hungry and thirsty.

Night just makes it so much more difficult. Also, how do I work the damn flashlight? When is sun-up on our server?
grimshawish
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(07-15-2012, 03:55 PM)
If someone was at Elektro - at the fire station beside the power station - be more careful, I had like 10 shots at you (if I'd wanted to); if I'd been needing equipment and there wasn't obvious others in the city to - I'd have gone for it ;)


Anyways! Set a tent up! Finally! Going to stick some normal basic items in it; and stuff thats taking up space in my bag.

Just need one more thing and am sorted 'character wise' and might take some more risks :)
grimshawish
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(07-15-2012, 03:57 PM)

Originally Posted by NH Apache

Night just makes it so much more difficult. Also, how do I work the damn flashlight? When is sun-up on our server?

Press g, then right cli on your flash light - click "Remove from toolbelt" and then it will take your secondary weapon slot. Press L to turn it on and off. BE CAREFUL - its basically a 'HERE I AM' signal, best flash it on and off - and scout areas before you go in.

Also just follow the roads, you'll find a town to raid and get water/food. Careful for other players ofc.
Enduin
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(07-15-2012, 03:59 PM)
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Ball, the new hotfix didnt do anything for my character, which is good I guess since I didnt get spawned on the coast or anything, but the gillie suite I had which got borked in 1.7.2 still isnt a gillie suite anymore and remains shitty old civilian clothing, which by the way still dupes backpacks...

As well the latest hotfixes didnt do anything to change the tent duping situation since the two tents I packed up to bring to Berezino are back where I originally set them up, so by my count I now have 8 tents setup around the map.Their contents as well seem to be unchanged, granted theyre all empty save for two, but seems after every server restart they revert back to the same contents few contents they had in them. So whether I put new shit in or took the old shit out, its always the same stuff.
HaRyu
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(07-15-2012, 04:57 PM)
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Whoever just killed me in Berzino on the GAF server, thank you for putting me out of my misery.

If you happened to notice I ran around in circles back to the same stupid building, yeah... I had no idea where the bloody hell I was going. I "thought" I was heading towards the supermarket.

My sense of direction in this game is just awful. :P
grimshawish
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(07-15-2012, 05:01 PM)
Oh weird thing just happened, I had an infection (me too!) but then my game crashed, I came back on with 12,000 blood and no infection. Lucky I suppose, but weird.
PjotrStroganov
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(07-15-2012, 06:01 PM)
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I heard from a buddy that a clan is setting up a base at Cherno in LU1. Putting up all kinds of barbed wire in the streets. Could be fun for the gaf clan to teach them a lesson.

They are using unarmed players as scouts, conveying player positions to their clan.
NH Apache
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(07-15-2012, 06:37 PM)
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So, had my first zombie encounter this morning. Freaking zombie showed up out of nowhere! I freaked and ended up jumping off a second story (not a good idea), broke a leg, and blundered through healing myself.

Escaping, got hit by another zombie! I just started running like crazy. Until I seemed to lose him and disconnected because I ran out of playtime.

But damn. This game is so immersive. I saw the sunrise in game and it was amazing.

I happened to be frapping at the time of the encounter and here is the video of my bad decisions haha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yqUV...ature=youtu.be
The Janitor
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(07-15-2012, 07:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by NH Apache

I happened to be frapping at the time of the encounter and here is the video of my bad decisions haha

That awkward moment when I thought you said fapping
JambiBum
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(07-15-2012, 09:09 PM)
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So what is a tent useful for? Especially when other players can just open it up and take your stuff.
grimshawish
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(07-15-2012, 09:13 PM)

Originally Posted by JambiBum

So what is a tent useful for? Especially when other players can just open it up and take your stuff.

Back up stuff. I'm keeping items I generally already have - in case I die.
If you hide it well you can use it for storage, after all theres only so much they can carry at once if they do 'steal'.

Am planning to create two tent locations. One at the coast and another to the North West.
Means I can rearm quickly/effectively - and I can back up my medical supplies (especially important).
TheNiX
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(07-15-2012, 09:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by JambiBum

So what is a tent useful for? Especially when other players can just open it up and take your stuff.

Stocking items. The risk is what you stated. There is no safe place, so you have to careful.
JambiBum
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(07-15-2012, 09:38 PM)
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Thanks guys. I thought that was it but I wasn't sure. We found one but we were in Cherno with no real place to hide it. We struggled all damn night to gather some good supplies and then finally we hit the jackpot. Plenty of ammo and weapons, ton of food, and medical supplies. I think we dropped our tent though because we ran out of room to carry it.
NH Apache
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(07-15-2012, 09:48 PM)
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Still overwhelmed at how cool the sunrise is.

Last edited by NH Apache; 07-15-2012 at 10:09 PM.
Dr.Acula
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(07-15-2012, 09:52 PM)
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That's amazing.
RadioActiveLobster
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(07-15-2012, 10:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by NH Apache

Still overwhelmed at how cool the sunrise is.

Imagine how amazing it will be using the new ArmA III lighting engine
Legato.Reborn-
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(07-15-2012, 11:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by NH Apache

Still overwhelmed at how cool the sunrise is.

Just curious, what processor are you running?
carfo
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(07-15-2012, 11:18 PM)
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I see tutorial videos and everyone starts with a pistol. How come I don't ?
WedgeX
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(07-15-2012, 11:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by carfo

I see tutorial videos and everyone starts with a pistol. How come I don't ?

We stopped spawning with pistols in 1.7 something I believe.

No more beech deathmatch. Just jerks who return to the coast or cities with sniper rifles.
carfo
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(07-15-2012, 11:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by WedgeX

We stopped spawning with pistols in 1.7 something I believe.

No more beech deathmatch. Just jerks who return to the coast or cities with sniper rifles.

I'm so bad at this lol. I can't seem to find anything other than tin cans before I manage to attract a zombie that keeps following me till I did. I'm crawling around too
Psycho Powaa
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(07-15-2012, 11:29 PM)
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Amazon has ArmA II: Combined Ops for $20 this week.

http://www.amazon.com/Meridian4-4036...4D4RDVNXZJFGBM
Megasoum
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(07-15-2012, 11:29 PM)
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Sigh...I really need that game BAD... Come on Steam... The worst is, because this is the biggest seller, I'm sure Valve is keeping it for one of the last day of the sale just so that people keep coming back everyday to see the new dailies.
JambiBum
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(07-15-2012, 11:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by carfo

I'm so bad at this lol. I can't seem to find anything other than tin cans before I manage to attract a zombie that keeps following me till I did. I'm crawling around too

Here's a hint for when zombies are chasing you. If you can't get inside of a building to make them slow down, run up a steep hill. They will slowly walk up it and you will lose them in no time.
Enduin
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(07-15-2012, 11:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by carfo

I'm so bad at this lol. I can't seem to find anything other than tin cans before I manage to attract a zombie that keeps following me till I did. I'm crawling around too

Avoid the cities, you'll likely die there. Try going inland and look for barns, they usually have a crossbow, Winchester, Enfields or at the very least a hatchet in them. White barns in particular usually have a least one if not two weapons in them along with other supplies. Deerstands can also have some good stuff in them, military grade weapons and ammo, but theyre not easy to find or get to sometimes and can often be full of junk so its a gamble when youre starting out. But really weapons really should be a last resort.

The key to the game is stealth and observation. Get in quietly, get out quietly. If you absolutely have to kill a zombie do so, but even then if you weave in and out of buildings, particularly barns, but also the Red and Yellow brick buildings work as well, you can lose the zombies quite easily. It doesnt matter too much if you end up attracting a bunch more zombies on the way. Even then if you dont lose them you'll at least be indoors or near enough, because its a fools errand to every try and fight off zombies outside, you'll lose more often than not, and at the very least lose a lot of blood and waste your medical supplies, if you have any.

Always fight indoors. The double door black houses are the best, you can hide behind the table in the kitchen and take your time headshotting zombies, but it does have the problem of leaving you trapped if you run out of ammo and have no hatchet. If thats a concern, the barns and red/yellow brick buildings are best, but keep aware, the multiple entrances can leave you vulnerable.

Never eat or drink unless your icons are flashing, unless you are about to enter an area full of zombies, because eating/drinking noise will attract them and it lowers your speed, so you'll want to be prepared in case things go bad and you need to huff it out of there.
ZenVolta
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(07-15-2012, 11:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Enduin

because eating/drinking noise will attract them

Iv heard that, but never had it happen to me. Iv eating and drank on the streets of Cherno with no problems before. Even in the old patches. Might have just gotten lucky though
BadTaste
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(07-15-2012, 11:48 PM)
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Waiting for character to create...


Yawn...


Loading...


Zzzz...
NH Apache
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(07-15-2012, 11:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Legato.Reborn-

Just curious, what processor are you running?

2600k not overclocked. 6850 I think.

I've got a broken leg and I'm crawling around. How exactly do I fix that?


Originally Posted by BadTaste105

Waiting for character to create...


Yawn...


Loading...


Zzzz...

Took me forever too.
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