So I’ve got about 50 hours invested now. I’m comfortable in my skills to a certain extent. I can harvest tons of materials. I’ve got a small 1x4 very secluded base. I keep a good stash of resources, so if I die, I can just make new stuff right away, its not a big deal. I’ve been able to raid some bases on my own that had wood doors and killed the sleepers and stole their loot. I could build a mega base, or a bigger base, but I don’t see the point. Again, my base is way out there, very secluded, away from everything, a long run from any resources and and totally hidden by rocks. So I’ve been going out to hunt zombies, (with my hatchet, hunting bow, and a revolver and a bunch of food) to find this “precious” loot, like blue prints, guns, kevlar and what not. And it’s boring as hell and not very lucrative. (I can kill a bunch of zombies in a semi safe spot and wait for them to respawn or I can venture farther out, which almost always leads to death by other players) I’ve managed to get a blue print for a scope and some other amo types, but mostly all I get are various food items. The few times I’ve wandered around to get some crates I haven’t gotten more than some leather boots or a rad vest, but then I’m so far away from home, I get killed before I make it back to stash anything. I had an air drop fall almost on my head, but by the time it landed, a bunch of people showed up and killed me, understandably.
So I ask myself, what now? The only options I have are to join a group or keep chasing my tail and hope I eventually get lucky by getting a rare drop from one of the zombies. Because I can’t do much else with the equipment I have right now. If I could at least be able to craft some better guns or at least some C4, I’d be good. I’d solo raid and really be able to engage in that level of the game. I think that’s it. Let people be able to craft C4 from the get go, might make things interesting.
Joining an existing group isn’t easy, nor inviting. As it seems joining an existing clan will just enlist me in a war between homophobes, racists, and homophobic racists, lol. Seriously. The chat discussions are brutal and so juvenile. And it seems that each clan has at least one hacker, aimbotter, etc. And I don’t really want to get involved in all of that or be associated with it.
I could create my own clan, but again with the finding people to trust. The game does turn you. As a noob, you’ll trust anyone. 50 hours in, Hell No! Even if I got into a clan or started one, I would never share the location of my current base, lol.
So I find myself in limbo, not really knowing what to do. Hitting the solo player wall. Any suggestions? And no, I don’t want to go to a “friendly” community server, I want to stick to the official servers.