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Mod talk:A Beginners Guide

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I am waiting for response from the author of [1] and will implement the guide as a page is request accepted - sEi (Talk) 11:05, 25 May 2012 (MDT)

Too much opinion?[edit source]

Should this guide be edited more to remove most of the author's personal opinions? I think there are too many unnecessary personal opinions and a lot of the text does not really fit the Wiki style of writing.

I agree, the writer attempts to be funny (and failing at it) when the article shouldn't be. The writer also appears to have either failed or skipped English class entirely; their lack of cohearent writing is embarassing.
I found the Guide and found it at the time as the 'best' guide available and got permission from the author to post it on the wiki. - If anyone feels like making a total new and better written guide then please do so. It would be much appreciated. 'You' can build it in your Username namespace and we can transferre it to the wiki when ready. - Cheers sEi (Talk) 11:33, 14 June 2012 (MDT) (PS: Remember to sign talk by writing 4 tildes like this: ~~~~)
I agree that the wiki needs a new guide. One that is a bit shorter and only have specific precise information. If Engrish was my native language i would write it. :) - sEi (Talk) 22:20, 14 June 2012(MDT)

Missing info on Sighting a Rifle[edit source]

Stretch 08:36, 11 June 2012 (MDT) I still haven't found out how to do this but it should certainly be explained in this guide: How does one sight a (sniper) rifle that allows those adjustments?

I guess you mean "zeroing"; adjusting your scope to 'zero out' the bullet drop. This can be done by pressing [Page Up] and [Page Down], and you can see if it's possible when under the weapon name and ammo count (top right) you'll see an extra line with "Zeroing 300". - Grezvany13 08:43, 11 June 2012 (MDT)
I also think he's referring to bullet drop. Each gun has different dots/lines for gaging distance from target and bullet drop. There are some useful guides on YouTube, we might want to take a look there and maybe get permission from someone to use their guide. Zeshio (talk) 17:46, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

Axe and other smart styles of play[edit source]

Personally, I was a bit disappointed to see a lack of mention about the hatchet/fire axe at all in here. It can be a very effective weapon for beginners to allow them a one hit kill on zombies while being silent enough they won't attract more attention. It can be extremely helpful in a survival and scavenge situation. I agree that the beginners guide could be cleaned up a bit, but it's also worth noting that there are many different styles of play for beginners. Just some thoughts. I can look at it and tweek it some when I get some time potentially. --Zeshio (talk) 17:41, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

The hatchet and the crowbar is a late addition to the game and hence not 'fully' implemented. About 'improving' the guide then there is a totally new guide in the makings. The current one is getting 'old'. But making small updates and more on the current guide is ok until the author is ready with the new version. - sEi (Talk) 18:22, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

Picture font[edit source]

The font in the pictures is ridiculous and should be changed.

Started to replace the Pictures with new versions and new font.
Chill0r (talk) 15:57, 15 August 2012 (UTC)

Having A Friend Watch Over Your Loot While You Raid[edit source]

Is this possible? I haven't played the game yet (waiting for the standalone release), but it seems logical that, if you wanted to loot a high-risk area, like Cherno or Elektro, without having to worry about losing your gear if you die, you could have a friend join the server with you, and hide out somewhere, with your stuff. As long as your friend doesn't leave the area, your gear shouldn't despawn, should it? Has anyone tested this out? I'd like to add it to the "final tips" section, but obviously I don't want to add it if it's not true. Elen (talk) 23:42, 20 August 2012 (UTC)

Shock is Incurable?[edit source]

"Shock: Caused by taking significant damage or gunshot wounds. Lasts 5 minutes and is incurable. Disconnecting while under the shock status effect will knock you unconscious for 2 minutes and 20 seconds upon your next join."

I am a n00b, but it says on the shock page that you can cure it with an epi-pen. Which is it?

Shock can only be treated with an epi-pen, but the status effect only lasts between 30 sec. to 5 min. I'll fix that up right away. Good spotting. (PlanetZ (talk) 14:52, 3 February 2013 (UTC))