DayZ is a survival horror mod for tactical military simulation game, ARMA II. Players are thrown into a 225km2 open world filled to the brim with zombies and other players, fighting to survive and gather supplies. I recently posted a compilation of videos showcasing a few different scenarios players can find themselves in while playing DayZ, now today we take a look at a darker side of life, the life of a bandit. Keep reading below to check out some hand picked videos of different bandits and their adventures. Do you have what it takes to be a bandit? Can you put your morals and ideals aside?
DayZ: A Day in the Life of a Bandit
Players have a hard time trusting each other in DayZ, and hopefully after watching the videos in this article you will have a better understanding of why. Due to this mistrust, a lot of players have adopted a shoot on sight policy. A lot of players hate this fact, and complain quite regularly because they were unarmed when a bandit killed them. This mistrust, deception and punishing behaviour is a key element of DayZ though, and creates some intense situations which just wouldn’t exist without this added layer of paranoia and fear. Let’s take a look at one reason why even a player with a simple hatchet can pose a large threat.