Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


 

 

DayZ gang forces players into life or death duel

0

Congratulations to the Yellow Jacket Man

The new crop of open-world titles, like Day Z, give interesting insight into the people who play games. Take this roving gang of players as an example, who have encountered two people wearing the same color jacket and determine that they should fight to the death for the privilege of being allowed to continue to wear it. Here they are, playing a game in which exerting power over others violently seems to be the primary method of advancement, and instead use that power to create amusement.

It's still cruel, yet it seems altogether generous at the same time. Out of the three people held at gunpoint, only one is killed and it's done through adherence to a few defined rules. The gang even awards an additional prize to the winner, as if not killing and looting them weren't enough. It's the very definition of emergent play, a game borne of circumstances and opportunity rather than predetermination. Pretty funny too.


The article continues below. Login to skip ads, get faster mobile, and dibs on betas
 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Conrad ZimmermanMoustache // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts3159Blogs 218Following31Followers314

An avid player of tabletop and video games throughout his life, Conrad has a passion for unique design mechanics and is a nut for gaming history. He can be heard on the comedy podcast ( The mer... more


 



On Destructoid: DayZ Standalone   (6)   From our game database:

  • DayZ standalone crosses two million sales while still in Early Access - Steven Hansen
  • DayZ sure can get pretty creepy - Hamza CTZ Aziz
  • DayZ designer Dean Hall will leave Bohemia this year - Jordan Devore
  • Surprising no one, DayZ reaches one million sales - Jordan Devore
  • If you see these three guys in DayZ, start running - Jordan Devore
  • DayZ gang forces players into life or death duel - Conrad Zimmerman
  • How to politely rob someone in DayZ - Hamza CTZ Aziz
  • DayZ has sold more than 400,000 Early Access copies - Darren Nakamura
  • Dev: DayZ early access is a 'recipe for disappointment' - Joshua Derocher
  • More related stories
    #Alpha #First-person shooter #pc #Steam #Steam Early Access #Zombie
     
     


    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

    Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
    to view and post comments.



     Login with Twitter

     Login with Dtoid

    Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

    Sorry for the extra step!

    spacer
     
  •