The Infection

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  1. Bennet Dyson

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    to compensate at start there will be more melee weapons added and zombies both slow/fast will go down in about 2 hits

    zombie health will probably be raised once guns become more common

    zombies will be handled through a mix of macro with a lot of /ev's and player zombies for smaller scenes
     
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    Thanks for the clarification, this makes more sense.
     
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    Just FYI the gun laws in NYC are extremely strict IRL. The guns civilians have in NYC are illegal ones.
     
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    i'm constantly reminded of why it's necessary to spell things out so thoroughly

    i'm aware that NYC has strict gun laws by its own, i am saying by basing the rp in the modern world but in a different version of it with different rules and laws, acquiring illegal guns in an america with strict gun control is not easy or will not be easy in the setting we are creating
     
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    You already can't have a handgun in NYC whatsoever. The law is as strict as it can be yet it's ineffective. For there to be less illegal weapons, there would have to be better law enforcement, not more laws.
     
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    mate this is gonna be a world with zombies in it i think u can suspend ur disbelief a bit further and think "there ain't as many guns"
     
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    i don't think you are quite grasping what i am actually saying
     
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    this is a universe with zombies in it. to go into the very minute and inconsequential details of this universe's NYC gun laws is just wasting time and kinda dumb. it's an alternate universe where guns aren't as plentiful.
     
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    it's genuinely interesting that americans can't even stomach the idea of giving up their guns on a roleplay server
     
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    ill be willing to host a gun debate rr to decide how gun laws will be in zrp
     
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    GIVE ME MY GUNS I SCREAM AS I SLAM MY BIG ROCK DOWN ON THE GROUND OVER AND OVER
     
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    Jacob 'Chef' Whitney [TO ADMINS]: realistically my nice guy avatar would have an illegal gun because as i explained on the forums, i'll take my mac10 swep now please
     
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    /a did u see my auth request about robbing the firearms store and pawn shop
     
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    I hope people actually RP the horror of having a shuffling corpse trying to eat them when shit kicks off and don't just run around M1ing the NPC's.
     
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    i remember when bloo rambled about how petrol containers got to be at the synth agriculture farm for exfil on discord
     
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    good to see that we will be on staten island and the zombie guido population will be a constant threat
     
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    everything is lore
     
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    5b2e794f4196ef4a21d8cf2d.

    ft. 90s wordart from ms word
     
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    I love when people can’t read and truly show their high intellect. Who needs reading when you have a smoothbrian
     
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    id be down
     
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    Maybe giving the NPCs a high level of health and/or damage will deter people from trying to clear out hordes in one-two man elite squads. Failing that, (if I were in the shoes of the ZRP team) I'd spawn more NPCs and play them off as the noise attracting more. If that doesn't work then PKs would be a fair deterrent.

    Provided the maps allow for it I'd love to have a situation somewhat alike the scouting runs on TRP (@Rabid on their T-704) where players night have to take different paths to avoid different threats and play it quiet. There are so many different opportunities available and (as even TRP has proven to an extent) both approaches can work.
     
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    whats the admin team gonna look like
     
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    Probably gonna look like shuffling corpses after the first couple weeks of zrp
     
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    there's no one on the admin team atm because i want to keep the spirit of separate teams between each server going. going by default the hl2 admins have access to the planning board with one or two others but when the time comes to choose admins i'll be a bit picky, there'll definitely be cross over considering the lull we're in at the moment as a community but i still want the server to have its own dedicated core even if the server isn't planned to last beyond a year
     
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    You don't need to ask Bennet mate, I'm ready to step up to the mantle
     
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    I know I kind of asked this question via a PM already but will there be some form of 'official' faction for government/authority agencies ie the NYPD, City Council, National Guard etc - or is this something more going to be on a "If you want to play a cop, give us a decent background and explanation etc and we'll toss you an auth"
     
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    Staten Island is a shitty place for Zombie Survival. Queens and Brooklyn have the intricacies of Manhattan without being as recognizable from scratch. For example, Queens has a massive train line running directly through it(but this can easily be omitted as there are more parts of Queens than is connected via Queensboro Ave) Brooklyn has landmarks like Prospect Park, or Barclays Center. Staten Island would probably have the least infected out of all five boroughs, cause, the only way to get there is a ferry ride, and the government probably shut that shit down.
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    Being on Long Island could probably make for a more dire situation. You're trapped on a skinny landmass, and the only way to get to the US mainland is to go through a urban hellhole borough filled with zombies, or through dark, treacherous tunnels.
     
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    I would love for this to be a major choice when shit hits the fan and it kinda dictates which maps you go through, the risks, that sort of thing.

    @Bennet Dyson
     
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    Even for me having lived a short 30 minute drive from NYC my entire life, seeing the skyline any time I drive near the Hudson, any urban-type map could fool me into thinking it's based in the city. Actual NYC natives might get picky and complain but fuck, who cares? By that I mean if a map is being made for this, great; if not, we'll be more than okay. I won't underestimate the power of constructing our own scene building through props which can replicate the congested, claustrophobic feel we might be after.

    Long Island sounds great for this.
     
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    no bennets saying that in this alternative universe he uses to cheat there are no guns because all new yorkers are going to have an irrational fear of any weapon that uses a projectile and therefore all gangs are only equipped with knives and baseball bats. Anyone who uses a bow and arrow or a gun would get summarily executed in the streets of The Bronx.
     
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    Lotta executions in the Bronx
     
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    The most common weapons found within the Bronx would be knives, blunt weapons, and some handguns. Due to the laws, blade size of a knife that is carried in public can get you arrested, so you will likely not see any criminals with Samurai swords, or anything else strange like that. Though lots of gangs and people themselves hide cheap sidearms under their beds or in their apartments, and aren't that common, but not uncommon to hear about, or see.
     
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    We will make weapons out of basketballs.
     
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    Projectile weapon

    Kill the savage