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DayZ or The War Z: Past, Present, and Future

For those uninitiated, DayZ and The War Z are in-development Zombie MMOFPS titles for PC, both fervently anticipated. In the case of DayZ, which is in Alpha currently, the game already has a massive fanbase of over 950,000 players. So, where exactly did these games come from and what is a Zombie MMO FPS anyways? Well, let’s break it down.

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aliengmr1901d ago (Edited 1901d ago )

Another difference is the optional Hardcore mode in War Z. This, to me, is the biggest difference and one that makes me suspect they will be vastly different games.

I don't play Day Z, nor do I want to. I know I wouldn't have any fun playing it. And that is why I love it so much. It doesn't try to convince me to play it. There are no concessions made for me as a gamer. That is how it should stay. The day it tries to get a gamer like me to play will be a sad day. My wish is for it to push me away until "I" change.

What I heard from the War Z guys makes me think their "ethos" may be different. Its the core idea of Day Z that folks are drawn to and not the game itself. This is just speculation of course, since I know very little about War Z.

I will say though, what I have seen of the Colorado map, which was shown in the screen shots, looks nothing like Colorado. But it may be early or there may be a reason for that, so I won't be too harsh. I just hope Co. gets some love is all:P

I am very familiar ARMA 1 and 2 as well as OFP, so I know how Day Z plays. Just putting that out there so no one thinks I am judging Day Z with out any knowledge about it at all.