"The world of Day Z is a cruel one — so unpredictable and so volatile that even a seasoned veteran will hit the deck at the sound of a gunshot in the distance. Beginners have it even worse. In most games, spawning in one of the game’s most hostile areas without a weapon would be considered borderline torture. Day Z adds another layer of difficulty – in addition to physical threats, you have to worry about glitches and lag and the constant need to feed yourself. But don’t worry. There are ways to stay ahead of the system. The following tips will save your life, and with a bit of luck, you’ll be brandishing a pistol and feeding yourself before the bandits can even spot you."