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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5 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 12 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 54 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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PandaPo
PandaPo Jan 6 2014, 6:36pm says:

can you play with others???

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cocomendes
cocomendes Jan 2 2014, 11:01pm says:

I have two problems

1)When I'm going to change an option, the game crashes and when I open the game the option that I changed stays the way it was before

2)When I add the 2nd player (for split-screen local multiplayer) the game slows down and the 2nd player starts but in the same screen, it doesn't split, and it's almost impossible to control player1 with the mouse and keyboard.

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EnigmaGrey
EnigmaGrey Jan 5 2014, 2:34pm replied:

Controllers are experimental and buggy, unfortunately.

What options are you changing?

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cocomendes
cocomendes Jan 6 2014, 3:38pm replied:

The controls are ok, but the screen doesn't split up and make dificult the gameplay on the first player (Keyboard and mouse).

And we try to change the full screen and the resolution.

Thanks for answer :D

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alucard-hellsing
alucard-hellsing Jan 2 2014, 10:10am says:

Will the story game of Baldspot be added back in eventually?

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nasKoo
nasKoo Jan 3 2014, 7:18am replied:

Yes, of course. Kate and Baldspot will return together with the implementation of NPCs

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thesetales
thesetales Jan 4 2014, 5:23pm replied:

looking forward to. i for my part liked that story a lot

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MENTALTAKEDOWN
MENTALTAKEDOWN Dec 29 2013, 8:17am says:

So im confused. I know NPCs were removed a while ago and i know there was talk of them being added back in but has that happened yet?

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habitdasher#2
habitdasher#2 Jan 5 2014, 6:34am replied:

These things take time, but of course they'll be added back in. It would be a very lonely game without them lol.

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EnigmaGrey
EnigmaGrey Dec 30 2013, 6:59am replied:

It hasn't happened yet, no.

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Highest Rated (246 agree) 10/10

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.

Jun 24 2012, 3:33pm by Obelisklarvan1

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