Hundreds of DayZ players share how they orientate themselves Orienting oneself in DayZ without aids can be difficult under certain circumstances. Over 100 players now share their secret of how they find their way in the apocalyptic world.
Community comes together: On Twitter, the official DayZ account asked fans of the game how they orientate themselves in the game world of the zombie survival game. These give a lot of good hints, but also funny answers. We have filtered out the best for you.
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This is how DayZ players orient themselves – you can learn something here
It can be that simple: Many of the players questioned are already veterans and know each other in Chernarus, Livonia and Co. They give the tip that you should just plunge into the unknown. It’s best to memorize the streets and sights right away.
After only a few hundred hours you should be able to move around without aids. Hundreds of hours? That takes too long, so continue with the text!
Others orient themselves in DayZ exclusively on the coast of Chernarus and the river in Livonia. Here you loot until the seams of the backpack burst, and then you go on an uncertain adventure.
Yet again others use real paper maps from DayZ and Arma 3, which you can buy in the shop of developer Bohemia Interactive. The free alternative, in this case, would be the IZurvive app. Here you download the maps you are playing on and set markings for tents, dealers, your position, and more. Best of all, you can create your own groups for your friends to join.
More possibilities to orientate yourself in DayZ
- In-game maps that you can find while looting.
- Paper maps
- Night sky
- Position of the sun
- Sights such as water and radio towers
The funniest answers – orientation with meat
Finally, normal people: Many players are averse to the possibilities that DayZ offers to orientate themselves. Their motto: I’ll go where the action is waiting. Quickly find a small piece of equipment and then head for shots or shouts. But probably the best answer we could find was this one: