Updated: Mar 19
Have you ever tried to integrate yourself in a gaming community with well established lingo? Perhaps it's a game where people tend to be loud about their well established lingo, likely due to the Zeds chasing you? If so, I have the information for you!
Completely new DayZ player
New spawn to a particular server
Areas on the coast where newbies spawn, can be seen on the iZurvive map
Player vs Environment
Player vs Player
Strictly not allowed on Evolution for any reason, including revenge
Logging out of the game, and logging back in
Done to reset bugged issues, including the sound bug
Several known common issues that can often be solved by jumping, F5, relogging, or punching a wall. Common bugs include:
Hand bug--players will show that you have something in your hands that you don't, such as a gun you recently put in your inventory
Inventory bug--you're unable to take things in and out of your inventory, likely because you have the hand bug and don't realize you have something in your hands
Sound bug--sound from the game disappears, can usually only be solved by relogging
Emotes, including emote wheel
Commonly referred to as F5, F11, etc.
Emote wheel can be accessed by pressing and holding .
Killing onself via F11, or such as jumping off a building, or running into Zeds and not defending yourself
Can be done for a variety of reasons, such as getting a better spawn location, or a desired character
Load out, or kit
Clothes, guns, your general outfit
Unique Evolutionary Gaming term
Standing on top of a building, such a shed, and firing a loud gun to bring Zeds to you (like a milkshake); then staying on the building and shooting the Zeds from the roof
Taco stand, aka kiosks
Unique Evolutionary Gaming term used to refer to kiosks
Building call outs/names
Each building has a unique name; this will be important to learn particularly for other servers, where identifying which building you're in is invaluable
All building call outs can be found here
On Evolutionary servers, a base can refer to a home, walled fortress, a tent, a barrel in the woods, a claimed car, buried loot, etc.
If it's not yours, it's not yours
To take screenshots in game, press F12
Quick press ` to remove your HUD
Long press ` to remove your character stats