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Zafehouse: Diaries is a tactical game of survival, planning, resource management and problem-solving. Manage your survivors’ needs, prejudices and motivations and you might stay around long enough to be rescued.

Tell your story
A unique, diary-based interface records your actions, reveals the state of the world and provides hints and clues to help you.

Pick your battles
A sophisticated combat engine models all battles in the game, from a zombie slipping in through a bathroom window, to a swarm flooding into the hospital you thought was secure.

Know your survivors
Survivors have unique personalities and skills – use them wisely and the group will work efficiently. Left idle, they’ll explore, socialise, play games and tinker.

Relationships matter
Make sure you check in on your survivors and see how they’re getting along. Poor relationships mean they won’t work well together, and may even end up fighting.

Add yourself and friends to the game and create mods using C#.

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2 comments by ScrewflyStudios on Jul 23rd, 2013

You may have spent a few dark and lonely nights in Zafehouse: Diaries, desperately trying to keep your band of dishevelled survivors alive against the odds. Until now, it's been hard to know just how well you might be doing, in comparison to other players.

That's a lot of dead zombies!

So, we've just put the finishing touches on Bodycount, a "dynamic" infographic that shows a number of interesting stats collected over a sliding seven-day period including:

• Zombies killed
• Rumours spread
• Failed amputations
• Average hours lasted in No Survivors
• And a bunch more!

It also shows the lifetime percentages for a number of dilemma decisions. Curious as to how many people have fought the super zombie? Or locked a survivor away in a room full of zombies? Well, now you can find out.

The page updates once per hour, at which stage it will randomly select four dilemma percentages to show, so, make sure to pay it a few visits to see all the stats!

People really like trolleys.

Zafehouse: Diaries is a complex game, but that complexity might not be immediately apparent from looking at screenshots or videos. With Bodycount, we hope to show off the many, many cogs turning under the hood of the simulation.

Yes, there's more to it than just shooting zombies! Survivors live, die and get along based on the player's decisions, but there are some difficult, moral choices that must be made if you want to survive and a great deal of them won't leave you with a warm, fuzzy feeling.

We'll continue to add or change the statistics shown over time, but for now, it should give you some insight into how others are braving the unrelenting deadliness that is Zafehouse: Diaries.

Click here to visit Bodycount now!


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Zafehouse: Diaries - Demo

Zafehouse: Diaries - Demo

Nov 22, 2012 Demo 0 comments

This is the demo version of Zafehouse: Diaries. Its stability and performance may not reflect the full version. If you notice any issues, please let us...

Zafehouse: Diaries - Demo

Zafehouse: Diaries - Demo

Sep 26, 2012 Demo 0 comments

This is the demo version of Zafehouse: Diaries. Its stability and performance may not reflect the full version. If you notice any issues, please let us...

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Grey0ne Dec 7 2012 says:

lots of question!!
did somebody ever manage to get to helicopter?
are zombies limited on level or not?

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ScrewflyStudios Dec 8 2012 replied:

Hey Grey0ne, I'm not sure if this answers your question, but there is an internal limit on the number of zombies in the game, but this is mainly for performance reasons and to keep things sane from a balance perspective.

Zombies move in and out of buildings, move between rooms and are attracted to loud noises, so you'll never quite know just how many zombies are around, until they're swarming you. :)

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Grey0ne Dec 9 2012 replied:

So basically there is a small chance to kill them all out? )

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ScrewflyStudios Creator
ScrewflyStudios Dec 9 2012 replied:

It's possible, but highly unlikely. :) You'd probably die of starvation first.

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spartacus7 Dec 7 2012 replied:

Yes, it's possible to get to the helicopter. Not sure what your second question is though.

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strategy5280 Dec 5 2012 says:

Great game, highly recommended. Really an interesting implementation of a zombie survival game. I'm enjoying it a lot. I have a play-through of it on YouTube if you are interested in some gameplay.

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Tranceheart264 Nov 23 2012 says:

Does the patch download automaticly or would i find it here somewhere? *just got a Desura account recently so still tryin to figure things out*

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ScrewflyStudios Nov 23 2012 replied:

You'll probably need to update it - there should be an update icon next to the name in Desura. If not, then it's likely already updated.

When you start the game, it will show the version number in the bottom right of the screen.

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Tranceheart264 Dec 6 2012 replied:

Cool thanks for the info man ^.^ love the game by the way i feel really bad for one of my people my whole tema pretty muchly got wiped out *freaking lynch mobs >.>* and she ended up in the exact place to be rescued by the chopper..and yet she did not have anything to contact em with love how i always end up dying haha would not last with a group in a zombie outbreak this game has taught me that much

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PeriTehuhu Nov 14 2012 says:

when i installed game it was very quick?? and when i start a new game it just shows blank pages and watch in botom right corner. can any one tell me if i only instaaled part of game ???

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ScrewflyStudios Creator
ScrewflyStudios Nov 15 2012 replied:

Hey PeriTehuhu,

Please try following the recommendations in this post.

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NekoGamer Nov 2 2012 says:

I've got some kind of problem... When I launch the game on my computer, everything is fine until I launch a new game... There's absolutely nothing written, only the pictures. For example, I see my characters (their photo) but not their name underneath. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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PeriTehuhu Nov 14 2012 replied:

having the same problem

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ScrewflyStudios Creator
ScrewflyStudios Nov 3 2012 replied:

Hello NekoGamer,

What happens if you exit the game from the main menu after restarting? Is the problem fixed?

Can you create a DirectX diagnostic file using the Diagnostics Tool (in the Zafehouse Diaries program group) and send the resulting file to

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a bit expensive for what it is, good indy small game

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