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…

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7 comments by TheUnbeholden on Aug 20th, 2014

Hello all, so this week we have an announcement to make that we’re sure a few people suspected might happen one day or another. At the moment the PZ team is working with modder extrordinaire TurboTuTone to bring the incredible Erosion mod into the base game!

To those who are not aware of it, the mod is incredible, and simulates the wear and tear of the world over time, with cracks appearing in walls and floors. Grass, vines and trees growing over urban areas as nature reclaims the planet. It also will bring seasons into the game, with snow in the winter, brown trees and grass in autumn, and flowers blooming in summer.

In the process we will be expanding the system, and TurboTuTone has already been working on some awesome new stuff such as soil moisture maps, with Mash drawing new trees, bushes and grasses for the various seasons and map areas!

Here are a few screenshots, please note these are WIP:

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The winter will also be getting some love, though we have no screenshots of those yet! Mash intends to do extra stuff such as leaves on the floor for autumn, and grass coming through cracks in concrete and all other good stuff!

So a big big thanks to TurboTuTone for allowing us and helping us bring a more evolving dynamic world to Project Zomboid, and we can’t wait to see what he does in future!

Build 28

As you may be aware, last week we released a test build of 28 onto the password protected Steam branch I Will Backup My Save, which can be found by following the instructions here.

Easy and Romain have been hammering away at a bunch of fixes to the most commonly encountered issues in the test build, and we’re planning on shipping it out to official soon. There may be another hotfix to the IWBUMS branch before that happened, but fingers crossed it won’t be long now!

Work on the map, vehicles and NPCs continues apace, nothing specific to report except as to say they are going very well!

Later folks! <3
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Zomboid Map Tools - 32bit

Zomboid Map Tools - 32bit

Jan 14, 2014 Mapping Tool 0 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 11 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 13 comments

Project Zomboid 2.9.7 - Latest Build - Mac - Project Zomboid 2.9.7 - Latest Build - Mac

Project Zomboid 2.9.7 - Latest Build - PC

Project Zomboid 2.9.7 - Latest Build - PC

May 6, 2013 Patch 58 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 28 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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Duffman0HYA
Duffman0HYA Oct 18 2012, 6:59pm says:

Hey guys, i bought this game about a year ago, but i've lost my desura key..how do i retrieve it? Thanks

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rezidue
rezidue Oct 18 2012, 8:41pm replied:

Check out: Secure.desura.com

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SinisterExaggerator
SinisterExaggerator Oct 18 2012, 4:44pm says:

I bought this on desura really amazing game i was wondering however if you could make an .exe file of it so i can run it through steam or if you have any plans to do so.

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Jankins114
Jankins114 Oct 18 2012, 9:26pm replied:

its greenlit on steam so eventually it will be there

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SinisterExaggerator
SinisterExaggerator Oct 18 2012, 9:57pm replied:

ye but i dont know if i want to buy it again? Being a poor student and all.

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Rassav
Rassav Oct 18 2012, 11:27pm replied:

If you already bought it on desura, you get a free Steam copy
God bless valve, god bless

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rezidue
rezidue Oct 18 2012, 8:52pm replied:

I think you can do this by adding the java.exe binary and then modifying the launch to use the same parameters that are in the batch file. I got it working by changing the start in to the project zomboid folder and then having the target be: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\java.exe" -Djava.library.path=./ -Dsun.java2d.noddraw=true -Dsun.awt.noerasebackground=true -Dsun.java2d.d3d=false -Dsun.java2d.opengl=false -Dsun.java2d.pmoffscreen=false -cp lwjgl.jar;./ zombie.FrameLoader

I seem to have an issue with getting the overlay to close once it's launched. Probably needs some tweaking.

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SinisterExaggerator
SinisterExaggerator Oct 18 2012, 9:58pm replied:

Sounds a bit advanced for me but i might have a go thanks anyway for the help.

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rezidue
rezidue Oct 19 2012, 12:05am replied:

I found a better solution. If you download the game manually on the right hand side, rc2.5, it has the exe. The game that you download in the desura client is a really old version.

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Yuki77x
Yuki77x Oct 17 2012, 7:51am replied:

The latest official version in your games list on Desura doesn't save but you can download the unstable versions here: Theindiestone.com
the newest version is always under the Announcements area
0.2.0r RC2.5 saves your game on exit but there is no story mode and some bugs.

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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…

Aug 28 2011, 11:39am by Broax

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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.

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