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Finding your feet in DayZ, resources and tips for survivors [updated]

A roadmap of the Chernogorsk in Chernarus, showing important locations

DayZ, the free-to-play zombie apocalypse survival mod for Arma 2: Combined Operations (Bohemia Interactive Studio, 2009), can be disorienting at first. Gameplay takes place on an open-world map covering 225 square kilometres, built from satellite data of a part of Czechoslovakia. Each time you begin anew, you start without a map, and with little idea about just where you are, and often less idea about where you can find equipment (and more importantly find water).

You’d think there would be some handy online resources to help you out. And you’d be right.

If you want the thrill of discovery, you might want to give the maps part a miss. Otherwise, let’s look at what resources are available to you.

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How to set up minecarts and cart-hauling in Dwarf Fortress

Okay, so the analytics tell me that a lot of you are coming to the site searching for some pointers or examples on how to set up minecarts and cart-hauling in the new version of Dwarf Fortress. So, let’s take a look at Dwarf Fortress’ new hauling menu, and I’ll talk about how to set up a simple hauling route. It’s pretty awesome, but it isn’t all that intuitive.

We’ll walk through a simple example which should get you enough of an idea to proceed on your own.

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