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    #76


    Taking the concept, the update, we now have a solid way to handle Demolishers in addition to all the features provided to kill regular zombies!


    ✔️ ✔️ Anti-Demolisher techniques with trip wires, electric fences and blade traps!

    ✔️ Kill area!
    ✔️ Electric Fences (5x)
    ✔️ Blade Traps 2+10x!!

    ✔️ Dart traps 8x!
    ✔️ Double poles (reinforced concrete!)
    ✔️ Safe melee position inside!
    ✔️ 2x shotgun turrets at the front!
    ✔️ 2x auto turrets at the back!

    ❌ No Cop Solution (if in view of cops vomit)!

    As an added bonus, I wanted to show that a base inside a mountain would work just fine, zombies still go through the front (and apparently jump off the mountain!).

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      #77
      *thumbs up* cool.

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        #78


        We play 7 Days to Die for days, months, years, across versions and we encounter zombie spawns every single time. But .. how do they really work? How far away does the zombies spawn? We take a look at Alpha 18 Zombie spawn distances to get this sorted out!

        ✔️ POI Spawns
        ✔️ Wandering Horde Spawns
        ✔️ Heat/Screamer spawn

        ✔️ Screamer Horde Spawns (reinforcements!)

        ✔️ Blood Moon Horde Spawns!

        I was very surprised at the Blood Moon Horde spawn distances, which was far closer to the player than I had been expecting!

        Is it too near?

        - - - Updated - - -




        Electricity in 7 Days to Die Alpha 18 is hugely important! Base building AND home building.

        I walk through more advanced pieces of the electrical setup, with solar power, turrets, blade and dart traps, fences and powered doors and drawbridge!

        ✔️ Skills & Perks!
        ✔️ Crafting in workbench
        ✔️ Battery Bank
        ✔️ Solar Bank & Panel
        ✔️ Powered doors & Hatches
        ✔️ Powered Drawbridge & Garage doors!
        ✔️ Electric Fence Trap
        ✔️ Dart Trap!
        ✔️ Blade Trap
        ✔️ Auto and Shotgun Turret!

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          #79


          Electricity in 7 Days to Die Alpha 18 is hugely important! Base building AND home building.

          There are a tonne of tips and tricks that can be used to make your life easier, your base and defenses better, and just working with electrical items easier as you play in the game!

          ✔️ Wire max Length
          ✔️ Signal Pass through
          ✔️ Turrets to PEEK corners?
          ✔️ Save Power - Motion Sensor
          ✔️ Clear wires - Left Click
          ✔️ Save Power - Timer Relay!
          ✔️ Save Power - Base defenses
          ✔️ Buying Solar!
          ✔️ Nerdy Glasses +1 intellect!
          ✔️ Protecting Solar Power - 1/4 blocks!
          ✔️ Solar Panel Output per quality
          ✔️ Battery Crafting
          ✔️ Max 1 Input!
          ✔️ Max 9 outputs!
          ✔️ Land Claim Block to Pick Up
          ✔️ Fuel Crafting!
          ✔️ Inverting Power Circuits / Always on switches!

          Have more? Let me know! Got some great use of these? Tell me how and which!

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            #80


            If you play 7 Days to Die, and sometimes just want total peace and quiet from zombies, then the 100 % Safe Ocean Base might be just what you're looking for in Alpha 18! With oceans spawning around the map, it's far enough to provide a totally safe environment to chill and build, craft and forge!

            While you might not get any experience, you also can wait out the blood moon hordes in total comfort, enjoy the nice red sky, and let other survivors worry about the raving zombies hordes!

            ✔️ Features a Nice Ocean View
            ✔️ Gyrocopter landing strip!
            ✔️ Underwater living!

            ✔️ Easy access to a swimming pool!

            ❌ No Zombies Spawns AT ALL (if far enough out)

            How's that for soaking up the rays and ocean breeze?

            Twitch: https://twitch.tv/vedui42 - Saturday ~10AM Streams Weekly
            YouTube: https://youtube.com/vedui42 - All my guides/tutorials!
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            Last edited by Vedui; 01-25-2020, 10:28 AM.

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              #81
              (I don't know if you want people posting in here. So sorry in advance)
              In regards to your Zombie spawn distance video.

              I honestly never really did a test like that, in all these years. I mean, I had a general idea but nothing concrete.
              So, just wanted to say thanks for the video! Was informative in areas for me.

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                #82
                Originally posted by Tin View Post
                (I don't know if you want people posting in here. So sorry in advance)
                In regards to your Zombie spawn distance video.

                I honestly never really did a test like that, in all these years. I mean, I had a general idea but nothing concrete.
                So, just wanted to say thanks for the video! Was informative in areas for me.
                Absolutely people can and should!

                I had a rough idea much like you, but I knew there were changes and I wanted to really get some good tests done... and this really showed how close the blood moon horde was. Too close IMHO, I'd rather have it pushed to 75 blocks or something and giving the zeds a 200 % speed boost for 5-10 secs or whatever is necessary to close near to the player, but still having to path through the world

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                  #83


                  We take the lessons from last maze base in 7 Days to Die and device some means for actually looting all those nice big yellow bags of loot dropping!

                  While the basic outline is the same, we make use of two different types of blocks to get access from underneath!

                  ✔️ Easy to build!
                  ✔️ 4 maze corridors!
                  ✔️ Dart traps, electric fences!

                  ✔️ Easy access to repair!

                  ✔️ Test with 64 concurrent zombies, high GS (500+)

                  ✔️ TONNES of easy zombie kill experiences!

                  ✔️ Easy access to all the loot!

                  Twitch: https://twitch.tv/vedui42 - Saturday ~10AM Streams Weekly
                  YouTube: https://youtube.com/vedui42 - All my guides/tutorials!
                  Discord: https://discord.gg/jRytRyE - Join the Veddite Discord!

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                    #84


                    How does it compare to other melee/ranged weapons? What's so special about it?

                    I walk through the perks and skills, how to craft and use, and test it out in various situations to give you a good idea of how to use it.

                    ✔️ Perks & Skills!
                    ✔️ Crafting - Resources!
                    ✔️ Damage - Mods
                    ✔️ Using against zombies!
                    ✔️ Final thoughts?

                    What are your thoughts?

                    Twitch: https://twitch.tv/vedui42 - Saturday ~10AM Streams Weekly
                    YouTube: https://youtube.com/vedui42 - All my guides/tutorials!
                    Discord: https://discord.gg/jRytRyE - Join the Veddite Discord!

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                      #85


                      Spawn Camping is common in FPS games. But ever heard of this in Zombie Survival games? Me either! But here we go, we're making a Best Horde Base Build where we spawn camp the zombies! We use some of what we've learnt of zombie spawning mechanics, to spawn camp the zombies as they spawn in!

                      Awesome!

                      ✔ Spawnable Area
                      ✔ Lotsa dart traps!
                      ✔ Protected Enclosure!

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                        #86


                        Spawn Camping is common in FPS games. But ever heard of this in Zombie Survival games? Me either! But here we go, we're making a Best Horde Base Build where we spawn camp the zombies! We use some of what we've learnt of zombie spawning mechanics, to spawn camp the zombies as they spawn in!

                        Awesome!

                        ✔ Spawnable Area
                        ✔ Lotsa dart traps!
                        ✔ Protected Enclosure!

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                          #87


                          Both new and old weapons in Alpha 18 7 Days to Die! The good ol' ak-47 is back, but we also have the M-60 machinegun! I walk through everything you need to know, from skills and attributes, perks, crafting, ammo, modding and of course what new book series is helpful to craft and use both the M-60 and the Ak-47 (which is now considered a machinegun)!

                          ✔️ Perks & Skills!
                          ✔️ Crafting - Resources!
                          ✔️ Damage - Mods
                          ✔️ Using against zombies!
                          ✔️ Final thoughts?

                          Which is your favorite machinegun? Looking forward to getting the tactical assault rifle in Alpha 19?


                          Twitch: https://twitch.tv/vedui42 - Saturday ~10AM Streams Weekly
                          YouTube: https://youtube.com/vedui42 - All my guides/tutorials!
                          Discord: https://discord.gg/jRytRyE - Join the Veddite Discord!

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