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A survivalist horror game which focuses around using the materials of the abandoned world to build anew. The game is currently in early access on Steam and in development by The Fun Pimps. It is also available on Xbox One and Playstation 4 and published through Telltale Publishing for the consoles.

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Do zombies take damage from beating on walls?

I've seen several times zombies beat on a wall for a long time and then drop dead. At least once on a normal brick wall on a house, and another time on the invincible fences of a trader station. I ...
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Arbitrary changes to the terrain in the game that was previously modified by the player

I want built big floor on terrain where was hill before. So i did it: but after I went far away and came back i found part of hill back in my floor: Can anybody help with prevent this bug? Game ...
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Can you upgrade the walls in existing buildings?

I'm using a farm house as my home base and am trying to upgrade the exterior doors and walls. I was able to upgrade the exterior doors. When I point the upgrade tool (nail gun in this case) at a wall, ...
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As an admin, how do I manipulate a player's damage output on a 7 Days to Die server?

I'm an admin for a 7 Days to Die server and have an annoying player. Do you guys know how I can manipulate his damage output? I'm a software dev but don't know how to manipulate individual profiles.
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What are good sources of Polymer in Alpha 20?

The primary use of Scrap Polymer is to craft AP Slugs for the shotgun. However, a box of 100 shells requires 80 polymer, which is quite a lot. So far, the only semi-consistent source of polymer I have ...
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How does the Bedroll Deadzone work in 7 Days to Die?

My friends and I have taken up residence in a large hospital. We've cleared out a few floors of debris and junk, put our bedrolls and workshops down, and got to work. I've closed off a majority of the ...
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How do I create these seemingly missing building block shapes in 7 Days to Die?

I have a problem with searching for some shapes used in 7DTD map buildings. Yes, I know the shape menu but I can't find the required shapes. For example, how can I (is it even possible?) create a ...
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What mods can you put in clothing in 7 Days to Die?

Some clothing items like the Leather Duster have a mod slot in addition to the cosmetic slot, but I can't find any mods that will work with them.
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Where can I find blueberries rapidly?

So many recipes need them I went to the snow biome, I only found snowberry plants
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Where to find rotten flesh in 7 Days to Die Alpha 18?

Ever since Alpha 18, gardening hoes have been removed and farming now requires the building of farm plots. One requirement to craft them is rotten flesh. Now it should not be too hard to find rotten ...
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Is my Blood moon horde finished?

Prior to v17.4 in 7 Days to Die, the Blood Moon Horde lasted from 22:00 to 4:00. After 4:00, horde zombies stopped spawning and existing zombies reverted to normal behavior. In Alpha 17.4, I've ...
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What the requirements for the greyed-out skills/perks?

Alpha 17 comes with a completely revamped skill/perk system. A number of skills/perks, namely the crafting ones, are greyed out and unavailable at the beginning. I can't see how to unlock these skills/...
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Do destroyed containers drop their loot?

I just survived the 3rd horde (21st night) but the zombies smashed a few of my containers (desk/box) that held a lot of the stuff that I had collected. I don't see it on the floor. Is it gone forever?
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How do I install mods on a Mac?

I want to install a mod (specifically, Ravenhearst), but the mod launcher only works on Windows. Is it possible to install mods on Mac?
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Best way to find treasure maps

Is there a particular zombie (or loot container) that is more likely to drop treasure maps, or is it just equal probability for all of them?
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Move character from Random Gen to Navezgane Map

Several times I've moved my character from one Random Gen map to another (during alpha 16.4), and never had any issues. Now I'd like to move my character to a Navezgane map in the same way, but the ...
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Do multiple land claim blocks still prevent zombie spawning?

The Land Claim Block (LCB) is now used in both multiplayer and singleplayer. Most notably, user-crafted workstations (workbenches, cement mixers, forges, etc) need to be within the realm of a placed ...
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Does "Quality Joe" affect the drop rates of turds?

In the game you need a lot of turds, in order to make Fertilizer. However, the toilets drop them very rarely. Does the perk Quality Joe or any other Perk affect the drop rate of turds?
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Why doesn't 7 Days to Die save character progression in multi-player on PS4?

I'm playing 7 Days to Die with 4 friends. In the first session we played for about 4 hours. We built a shared base & setup bedrolls etc. In the second session everyone except the host had their ...
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Xbox one controller support

Hey so I have played 7 days to die for a while now. When I first got it two years ago, there was no controller support for it. I quit because that was a problem due to a broken mouse and no job yet. ...
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Removing Protection Around Trader Settlements

Is there any way to disable protection (which prevents you from building or destroying anything in/around a trader settlement)? Are there any console commands i could use, or some other ways to get ...
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Stainless steel

I've some doubts about stainless steel, hope someone can clarify: It's only 2000 more durability compared to steel block, what is the point? Steel already offer whopping 19000 cumulative durability, ...
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Building concrete on top of wood

I've built a house (8 x 10, 5 tall) out of wood and now I want to add another floor/level to it. I want to make the second level out of concrete. Will this cause any problems in terms of structural ...
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How do you place frames on the corners of a building?

I have a tower I am building, and I surrounded the edges with iron bars to block spiders/shoot from. My problem is that I can't completely surround the edges of my tower with iron bars because it is ...
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How do you find a cube to mine into with this smooth terrain?

I want to mine a simple square hole into the ground so it will be easy to place ladders. But with this smooth terrain, I have to constantly reshape and adjust the mine shaft so I can place my ladder. ...
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Is it possible to find tool and die set for my forge?

I am on day 57 and almost visited every place of interest. The forge in 7 days to die require 3 items i.e anvil, callipers and tool and die set. Anvil is easy to make and i found callipers in working ...
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Any active missions besides the introductory ones?

I've played over 30 hours in 7 Days to Die now thanks to my group of friends carrying me. Having completed the initial set of missions, from crafting your own stone axe till visiting the trader, is ...
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How does wellness work?

I'm trying to go for the wellness achievements but it's proving difficult. I'm currently at 157 wellness, and need to reach 175 and 200 for two achievements. When I go to eat let's say bacon and eggs,...
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How can I rejoin this server later in 7 Days to Die?

I am playing on console and joined a random multiplayer server. I played for a little bit but then left to try and find a more active server. I ended getting placed into a different random server and ...
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Connectivity problems with 7 Days to Die

In light of asking this question in the Meta section of Arqade, I've decided to go ahead and ask this question. My friend and I have recently purchased 7 Days to Die on Xbox One. We would really ...
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Is there a way to view overall level XP?

Is there anywhere in/on the interface where it displays your XP until your characters next overall level? I ask because some skills require you to be a certain level in order to spend skill points ...
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Can I stop game lag in 7 Days to Die?

While playing 7 Days to Die on my PS4, it will occasionally lag/freeze when attempting to do something. It can be when I'm building, collecting materials, etc... but it always seems to happen at the ...
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Why did my food and water level drop so much?

While building a shelter, I decided to make it 2 stories and used a ladder to get to the 2nd story. While at the top, and building in the sun, I'm constantly checking my food and water levels just ...
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Can I attack crawlers with melee weapons without (definitely) being hit?

I'd expect, from the many depictions of zombies by which I have been victimized, that crawlers would pose little danger as long as I'm aware of them and don't stand too close. I'd think that, in 7DTD, ...
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Why am I getting wet?

I just finished building a wooden house with upgraded walls. It started to rain outside and then a notification said I am wet. Why is this ? The ceiling, walls, and flooring are all made of upgraded ...
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Can zombies attack downward?

In older versions of 7D2D, zombies (it seemed to me) would not attack the ground, nor even a hatch that they were standing on. Even crawler zombies seemed to only attack blocks in front of them, and ...
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Surviving hordes 7DTD

Since the alpha 13 and the global upgrading materials system, I was wondering, which is more rewarding regarding the time spent looting/crafting between doing your base with wood then upgrade it to ...
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How to determine what weapons can I craft?

In Alpha 13, you no longer have a recipe for mechanical weapons (pistols, rifles, etc.) but instead, you click on a found part, and you have an "Assemble" option, where you can remove/replace parts on ...
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How to drop items while mass crafting instead of retaining them in 7 days to die?

My problem is that I'm crafting items on a massive scale (for example 500 pieces of Stone Axes and my problem is that my inventory fills up since Stone Axes does not stack and it is really tedious to ...
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I've read an Auger recipe but I still can't craft one. Why?

I've learned the recipe but it does not show up. What could be the reason?
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At what point do I lose the repair penalty

I can craft Tools to be at 105. However, when I repair them, I end up with a tool with quality level 100. If I repair again, it goes down further. How does this work and how much does the respective ...
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What are the effects of the various foods available in 7D2D?

There are a lot of different foods available in 7 Days to Die. What are the effects of all those items?
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How can I get a bone for a bone shiv without getting lucky with a drop?

Alpha 13 changed the game drastically and you now need a bone shiv or a hunting knife or a machete to gut animals. But you need bones from animals or as a drop from Zeds to actually get a bone shiv, ...
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Do animals regenerate health?

Bears often fight against Zombies and early game it is a good way of taking bears out by attacking them after a fight against a horde. However, sometimes they fight during the night and I ask myself ...
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Bought a 2 pack on Steam, but the second one isn't in my Inventory?

I bought a '2 pack' of 7 days to die. I can install the game, but the second access/copy/key isn't in my inventory as a 'gift'. I wrote to Steam Support but did not get an answer. Can anybody advise ...
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7 Days to Die volume changes causes my voice chat volume to also change, how do I fix this?

Issue When I am running a voice chat (Hangouts or Skype) with friends, as soon as I start 7 Days to Die the voice chat volume (what I hear) gets quiet. Attempted Solution I up'ed my speaker volume (...
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Why can't I place a door?

I created a house out of Wood Pillars, and when I went to place my Secure Wood Door and it wouldn't place either direction. I then replaced all the door adjacent Wood Pillars with Wood Frames and ...
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How do I craft better Tools in 7 Days to Die?

When you craft items, you often get faulty items or poor items. A tip in the game says, that it depends on your level. So what is the formula for crafting and what levels can I make better items?
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How do I secure a mine?

I learned it the hard way that this game has extensive physics and tunnels and buildings can actually collapse. Since I recently finally acquired the plans for the forge, I am looking to get some ores ...
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Understanding map coordinates in 7 Days to Die

I've been playing 7D2D for a little while now, but only recently came across the console, and noticed that certain things happen at specific coordinates, like an airdrop. I know the triple is (X,Y,Z) ...
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