MMGN: Is it worth buying the open-world zombie apocalypse online multiplayer game or waiting for it to be released as a standalone game later this year?
I got arma 2 combined ops for like 15 euro/ Worth it. Some of the mission were fun
Arma II Combined Ops is like $23 dollars on Steam right now. you get Arma II and Operation Arrowhead then download the free: DayZ mod Takistan mod Chernarus Life mod Vietnam: The Experience mod and later the upcoming Star Trek: Road to the Stars mod for friggin $23 your looking at over 500 hours of gameplay on 6 or 7 games! Why wait for a stand alone when you can be sniping Bean bandits and Zombies RIGHT NOW! So get to the Choppa!
I have the free version of Arma 2 and actually enjoy it. Considering the full game, I need Dayz :)
buy it now while its on sale
Something tells me that due to the Standalone being done by Bohemia they will let you use your keys from ARMA II for it.
wut? Pretty sure stand alone is from another company. Am i wrong?
No Dean "Rocket" Hall the guy who made DayZ already works for the company that makes ARMA II so they can use the ARMA II keys for DayZ if they really wanted too for already existing users and they will probably do it this way too so they dont make the current user base angry.
Is War Z even the standalone release? Cause some people were talking to the creator of DayZ and he said something about competition.
War Z is an entirely different game. It's being made by Hammerhead and has nothing to do with DayZ.
I downloaded it after getting ARMA II from the Steam sale. It sure is rough around the edges, but it can be a lot of fun if you invest some time into learning the basics.
Yeah rough around the edges capture it. Unfortunately the arms 2 engine has and always will give me brutal motion sickness. Only a few engines do and it's usually a mouse lag, motion blur, draw distance thing but whatever it is the arms 2 engine has plenty of it. Unfortunately day Z comes so freaking close to giving me the full zombie experience but it's far too dependent on other people to supplement an experience that should have a proper game structure and UI. It's not so much the menu's but little things like the world is just empty - not like stalker or fallout.
One word: Alpha. It's going to get better.
I'd give it a try if it had a demo...
Mods don't get demos...
Both ways sound good, I just wish I had a Windows PC to play it.
I find it funny how the article states that ArmA 2 is a game that you will buy only for the mod, and if you don't want to waste 24 bucks on a game "you won't play", you shouldn't buy it. ArmA 2 is a great game, but as HebrewManner stated, it's rough on the edges. There's way more to it than just the Day Z-mod (that I like to call a "running simulator"). The domination and control-point battles can get intense in multiplayer -- but it requires people to play the game. You shouldn't forget about the military simulator part of the game even if you just buy the game for the zombie mod. I dare you to try out the normal domination or PvP domination maps with friends. They can be real fun, and sometimes not so simulator-y, but more on the shooter side. Just depends on how you play the game.
kind of diappointing. bought armaII combines ops on steam for like $17 yesterday so I could try out this dayZ mod. Game runs like shit on my pc though and not sure im willing to shell out for a GPU upgrade for a single game i might not like.
Disable AA and Dynamic Shadows, it will help A LOT (Also make sure your 3D settings are the same as your resolution)
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