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State of Decay is a 2013 open world zombie survival horror game for the Xbox 360 and Windows PC, developed by Undead Labs.

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How can I build an outpost in State of Decay?

How can I make or get an outpost? What kind of things do I need and how do I go about it?
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State of Decay cannot relocate homebase to trucking warehouse

Guys this is driving me nuts! I have 50 material, 14 survivors and I can't move my home to Snyder Trucking Warehouse. When I try, Lily just keeps saying, "does it have a wall around it? Like a, ...
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What are all the obtainable radio calls in Breakdown?

I have been trying to find a list of the possible radio calls that can be used in Breakdown (YOSE) and how to get them/which hero they are linked too. I have found some of the original ones, but they ...
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Does cutting off the legs count as a kill?

For edges weapons and heavy weapons, there are specialization moves that cut off the legs from the zombies, the zombie doesn't die straight away but it despawns after a second or two. Does this count ...
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Cant make McReady Farmhouse a Home

I go to the McReady Farmhouse to try and make a new home site. I have nine population, 334 influence, and 53 materials. When I click the button to make it a home site, I'm told "no". I have completed ...
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Are cars placed by a player valid road blocks?

If I drive some cars to a bridge and park them all next to each other, will they provide a road block for wandering zombies and hordes? I want to create some roadblocks so I can use my outposts in ...
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How do I install Gurubani Kaur?

I recently bought State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition (YOSE) for my Xbox One. It comes with all the DLC from State of Decay, and also an additional DLC in the form of new hero Gurubani Kaur. ...
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Why do I get “I don't deserve this” when attempting to relocate? [duplicate]

I finished the mission where Lilly's little brother takes me to all of these bases, and so I tried to relocate. However it says 'I don't deserve this' Why does it say that and how can I relocate ...
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Directx 11 Error

I bought and installed State of Decay Year one Edition on steam and then tried to play it, knowing it'd probably give me lag issues out the yang unless I did some serious witchcraft with my settings. ...
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Does State of Decay have Sandbox mode for the Xbox One?

I read that State of Decay has a sandbox mode. Is this mode available on the Xbox One version? If so, how do I access it? Reference from Undead Labs
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What are all the ways to generate resources without scavenging?

What are all the ways that exist in the game to generate resources other than scavenging? e.g. the upgraded watchtower has an action to trade influence for a few ammo resources. You can generate food ...
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Maximum Storage for Survivor Bases

In Breakdown, you play over, and over with increasing difficulty. One of the consequences of taking your inventory is that it quickly fills up with rubbish. I need to clear some of this space but ...
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Is there an aim assist in State of Decay on PC?

I was playing State of Decay on the PC with a keyboard and mouse, now I started to play it with an Xbox controller and I discovered that aiming guns with it is almost impossible. I wasn't able to find ...
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Carry over influence between Breakdown levels

I've recently started playing State of Decay breakdown again since it seems less boring now that vehicles can be used to store materials. When you travel in the RV to increase the level difficulty I ...
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Can I save pastor William?

Shortly after completing the mission Home Away From Home, pastor William contracts black fever and, after a few days, gets shot by Alan. Is there any reliable way to save William and retain his ...
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Does State of Decay's DLC change the base game

Are the new features added in the DLC added into the base game as well, or does the base game remain unchanged? I know the 1st DLC is a non-story based DLC and the 2nd one is from the Army's ...
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How does the 'Basic Training' trait and the 'Special Forces' trait work?

Most soldiers have the 'Basic Training' trait: ...while there are some with the 'Special Forces' trait: How do these traits affect the soldiers who have them? Do those two traits have any ...
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What happens to survivors resources when they join your group?

So I'm back into playing State of Decay and I always wondered, when a group of survivors wants to join your group, what happens to any resources in their "chest"... does it go to you? Or does it just ...
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How do you get Hinges in SOD?

I am curious on how to get hinges in State of Decay. Where exactly are they located? I need them to get the Medical Camp (or for anything). Thanks!
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Is it possible to have more outposts?

In State of Decay: Breakdown, I used all of remaining outposts on the ‎Snyder Trucking Warehouse. I want to have more outposts. Is it possible? (Even with hacks and mods.)
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Where can I safely switch characters?

In State of Decay, I can switch characters outside of the safe houses when I am not in a car. The last time I did that, I got a loading screen and after it finished, my character was dead. This isn't ...
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How do I gather seeds in State of Decay?

I've been playing State of Decay and I currently need to gather seeds so I can build a garden. But I'm at a location that says it should have seeds and I can't find any. Anyone know what to do?
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Can material outposts cause a daily net gain of materials?

It seems the rarest of all resources is materials, especially if you move your base. Can setting up all of your outposts to be materials outposts cause a net daily gain of materials?
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Will hero characters return after being unlocked?

In the Breakdown DLC, if I unlock a hero character, but then start a new game, will that hero character ever appear in that game? Or do the heroes only come into play when you unlock them or start ...
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What can I do to increase my fame?

At the end of each day, I receive a message indicating that my daily influence was limited by the amount of fame I have. This also shows up in my journal; What actions can I take to increase my fame?
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Why did my population decrease when I moved home base?

I have just recently moved from the Church of the Ascension (the starting home base in Spencer's Mill) to the Snyder Trucking Warehouse in Marshall. Before I moved I had over 30 people in my group, ...
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How do I resolve morale issues?

Throughout the game members of your party will frequently experience issues which effect the group's morale. For example; fear, sadness, loneliness, etc. How can I combat these issues and resolve the ...
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Is there any way to revive a dead character

In State of Decay I got killed with one of the characters that I have available by a zombie. For me he is my main character and I don't want to play without him. So is there any kind of cheat or ...
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If a survivor gets a “Sick: Gravely Ill” status, is there a chance that they will still get better?

If a survivor gets a “Sick: Gravely Ill – Could go at any time” status, like shown in the screenshot below, is there a chance that they will still get better, or is all hope lost? If they can get ...
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How do I research something at the library?

To construct certain items, I have to research something at a library. Earlier in the game Lily was discussing creating a library in the church so we had one on site but I've had a look around the ...
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What is the chance a survivor will get better?

When a survivor falls ill or is seriously injured, there is a chance that they may become infected and may not heal from that injection. This will result in the survivor turning into a zombie, who ...
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Do survivors die if you don't immediately rescue them?

Various times throughout the game, you'll receive a radio message indicating that a survivor is in trouble, or that there are possible survivors in an area. If I choose to continue looting houses or ...
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Are there any means to change the FOV?

The game makes me motion sick. So is there any way to manipulate the FOV, be it ENB or any other hack? It surely isn't possible with the options or the config files.
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What happens if you loot everything?

What happens if you loot everything in State of Decay? Do you just slowly watch everyone die, or is there some sort of regeneration?
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Loading different saves

During a defense mission in State of Decay my favorite character died, I would rather not lose him. Anyway I can load a previous save as it auto saved on me after his death. I am on Windows and didn't ...
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When do rucksacks start disappearing?

I have noticed that after a dozen or so rucksacks that I load and dump on the ground, old ones start disappearing. Does anyone know for sure if this is determined by time, the number of rucksacks on ...
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How can I make a new home base?

I came home to the base at the church one day to find several NPCs arguing over whether to move to a new base or not. After that cutscene ended, I opened a dialogue with one of them, where I had the ...
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How do I make best use of survivors with the 'Counseling' personal skill?

Counseling — Can come from the traits People Person, Funeral Director, Stylist, or other jobs and hobbies. This skill has no impact on combat or exploration abilities, but provides a chance to prevent ...
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How does the Workshop's vehicle repair feature work?

The Workshop's bonuses are described as: Real Workshop - Automatically Repair Body and Tire damage for vehicles parked overnight. Construction Expertise - +100% Construction Rate. REQUIRES ...
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How many or which resources will a scavenger take when I make a 'Call for Scavengers' radio assistance call?

If I make a 'Call for Scavengers' radio assistance call in a location that has more than one resource crates of different types and a bunch of other items still in there... How many or which items ...
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Why do I get a “There are NO KNOWN RESOURCES here” message when calling for scavengers from this location?

I made a radio assistance call for survivors from this area (an orchard; map location) as there is still a food resource crate there that I am unable to collect. However, I get a "There are NO KNOWN ...
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How can I make a radio assistance call when there are no more resource crates in a location?

I can only access the 'Radio Assistance' menu when there are still resource crates in a location. I'm playing the Steam Early Access version on the PC. The State of Decay wiki's "Radio" article ...
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Which actions or events will cause the game to auto-save?

The Steam Early Access version* that I have doesn't allow manual saving, and only allows automatic saving. Due to that, it would be nice to know what actions or events will cause the game to auto-save....
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Can State of Decay's XBox controller buttons be mapped to keyboard and/or mouse?

State of Decay is supposedly unsupported for keyboard and mouse. Most keyboard commands work, but I can't seem to find the d-pad button equivalents. I'm here to ask if anyone knows of any way I can ...
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How can I choose to trade with other survivors?

How can I choose to trade with other survivors in State of Decay so I can earn their trust? I have done it before but it was mission involved. I mean, we should be able to do this without being on a ...
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State of decay survivor mission count

In State of Decay, how do I find out how many mission I have completed with a selected survivor? I can't see to find that statistic. I am not sure if that is because I that statistic is not ...
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Where do I find an expert engineer or expert cook?

In State of Decay, I have progressed to the point in construction and upgrades that it requires you to have an expert engineer or cook. Where do I find someone who is an expert or how do I upgrade ...
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Finding items for building new facilities at base

I'm trying to build a garden, but now they tell me I need a rake. There's a magnifying glass on my map, that seems to say there's a rake there, but it's in the middle of nowhere. There's nothing there....
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Does Survivor NPC's equipment degrade?

Does the equipment used by NPC survivors in State of Decay degrade with usage, or is that only for the current player character?
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Do characters use my guns/ammo if equipped when I am not controlling them?

If some of my playable characters have guns or ammo on them, will they use these items when I am not controlling them, for example on a supply run or when a horde attacks base? I don't think I have ...