Project Zomboid is an open-ended zombie-infested sandbox. It asks one simple question – how will you die? Whether surviving in Knox County free-roam or controlling Indie Stone mascot Baldspot in his quest to save his injured wife Kate – death is always a certainty. Quite how long you manage to put it off is another matter…

Its not just Zombies that will kill but the environment. You can build and fortify to keep the horde at bay or always be on the move. Fight the cold during winter. Farm to spend less time making risky supply runs. Make to much noise with firearms and zombies will be attracted to your location, forming groups organically making it difficult to fight them off or pass by unnoticed. Over exert yourself and you might not be able to make a run for it when it counts. Depression, starvation, loneliness, illness, insanity, a lethal bite...

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Project Zomboid the amazingly moddable, zombie infested creative sandbox has just released another standout feature for all you budding architects of the apocalypse.

The new creative mode in build 33 gives survivors the option to build their own houses, forts or even towns and cities with a innovative and simple to use editor, coupled with the ability to join forces and build with your online friends, you will never be alone in your creative endeavors again.

Here's what the devs have to say about build 33s release.

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Creative Mode is something we first experimented with in the dim and distant past, but came back to mind when we were looking at the speed of our own map production and the tools that we use. The Louisville map we’re building is very ambitious so, alongside EasyPickins’ awesome existing mapping systems, we started to think about ways we could populate our world more quickly.

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Furthermore, Creative Mode works completely in online multiplayer, so players can join forces to build an entire town on their server – before using it as a fun and engaging place to die from zombies. Split screen support isn’t currently coded, but will certainly be something we look into as we refine the system.

In terms of Build 33 – the first version of Creative Mode will cover only the essentials: containing basic house construction, furniture population, landscaping and so on. As we roll it out further, however, we’ll provide additional tools that will let you create neat road systems, sidewalks, gardens, fences, levels of erosion and all that fun stuff.

A stand out comment from the developers is the possibility in linking all user created maps so they are linked into one huge zombie infested world created by the players for the players.

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Then if all servers have their own unique maps, who’s to say we couldn’t see about giving them an option to have their borders connected one day? With Build 33 the Zomboid infection will be easier to spread than ever before. Exciting times!

Don't forget you can also share your creations on modDB and indieDB to get even more exposure for your custom maps, mods and creations, so why not add yours today.

You can read the full release on the Project Zomboid Dev blog here.

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Zomboid Map Tools - 32bit

Zomboid Map Tools - 32bit

Jan 14, 2014 Mapping Tool 8 comments

For Windows 32 bit. Goes without saying all credit for these tools goes to EasyPickins who has done some amazeballs stuff and all credit for tiles to...

Zomboid  Map Tools - 64bit

Zomboid Map Tools - 64bit

Jan 14, 2014 Mapping Tool 0 comments

For Windows 64 bit. Goes without saying all credit for these tools goes to EasyPickins who has done some amazeballs stuff and all credit for tiles to...

Save Editor

Save Editor

Aug 29, 2013 Prefabs 13 comments

A very handy editor made by randomer679. This is just a little program he made to edit sandbox options mid-game. He wanted to be able to turn off zombies...

Project Zomboid 2.9.7 - Latest Build - Mac

Project Zomboid 2.9.7 - Latest Build - Mac

May 10, 2013 Patch 17 comments

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Project Zomboid 2.9.7 - Latest Build - PC

Project Zomboid 2.9.7 - Latest Build - PC

May 6, 2013 Patch 71 comments

Project Zomboid 2.9.7 - Latest Build - PC - Zomboid build RC 2.5 version 7.

Project Zomboid Tech Demo 0.1.4c

Project Zomboid Tech Demo 0.1.4c

Jun 19, 2011 Demo 30 comments

A very early demo, so please be kind! Surviving isn’t just about blowing zombie’s heads off. Depression, starvation, trust issues, loneliness, illness...

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Ascadian92
Ascadian92 Dec 9 2012, 5:12pm says:

Why in the world do I need to install this Desura crap?

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dThunder746
dThunder746 Dec 10 2012, 6:15am replied:

You don't, head over to the forums if you want to downlaod a standalone version:

Theindiestone.com

0.2.0r RC2.5 is the newest version.

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Allacon
Allacon Dec 9 2012, 5:36pm replied:

you can play it early here or wait till 2013 for it to go on steam.

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BoB99996666
BoB99996666 Dec 7 2012, 8:53pm says:

i bought the game but where do i find the key

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dThunder746
dThunder746 Dec 8 2012, 4:31am replied:

in the desura client right click on PZ and select 'cd key' (or something along those lines). If you still have troubles, then send an email to Desura support and they will be able to help you.

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Allacon
Allacon Dec 6 2012, 10:22am says:

This game will be awesome when it gets a perm updates and if it goes online.

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Icetea117
Icetea117 Dec 6 2012, 10:11pm replied:

The devs comfirmed in the future this game will be online

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Naomon
Naomon Dec 5 2012, 6:33pm says:

Knock knock! Who's there ? NEW UPDATE. Nah just kidding... (this joke will be still valid in 3 years time)

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TheGrouch91
TheGrouch91 Dec 4 2012, 11:33am says:

So just that i get it right. When i purchase the alpha (not the fanboy, sorry guys dont have money coming out of my ***) Desura downloads and installs a super old version first? And i then have to download the newest version from here? Also im using Windows XP and ill just download the unstable exe, will that work? Sorry if theres a guide or a quadrillion question like mine i just cant be bothered to look it up and thought ill ask here.

E: Nvm im dumb and didnt see the super obvious windows sign. But anyway i can keep clicking on the download link and it says loading in the right top corner for a few secs but then it just stops and nothing happens. Any idea what that is?

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Big_Shield
Big_Shield Dec 6 2012, 7:18am replied:

Just right click, view page in browser, download, install, play.

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Icetea117
Icetea117 Dec 5 2012, 1:17am replied:

If you bought the game Desura will download you 1.5 now that is the latest offical update RC2 isnt offical yet thats why Desura didnt update it to that

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TheGrouch91
TheGrouch91 Dec 4 2012, 11:44am replied:

And nvm again. Just accessed Desure via Firefox and tried it there and it worked. Is it normal that i cant download those files via the Desure client thing?

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Daerchador
Daerchador Dec 4 2012, 4:00pm replied:

For some that can happen, but I have no idea why...

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This is one of those examples of how great indie alpha funding can be... Project Zomboid is a real work of love fueled by a great community and great interaction between developers and fans. Even if it's just in the earliest stages the colossal potential it has for modding alone makes this a game full of potential. As for the game itself it has great music, and awesome atmosphere... It's a great ride for all the nostalgic gamers that fondly remember isometric games. And the structure of this game…

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I enjoyed this game for a while, but due to the constant "patch coming soon" but never actually coming, im giving up on this game for now, maybe the game will finally be slightly updated within a year.

Jun 24 2012, 3:33pm by Obelisklarvan1

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