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Mod Type: Mechanics
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Virulent Hordes
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In DayZ update 1.02 the developers addressed the community's concerns about the rate of blood and health regen. While its a step in the right direction, I feel the game is more fun with an even higher difficulty curve. This mod goes one step further and cuts vanilla regen in both categories by 60%.

To install server side:
-Download the mod to the root directory of your server
-Copy the key file from the keys directory to your server's keys directory
-Add this mod to your launch paramters

To install client side using DayZ launcher:
-Subscribe to the mod
-Open DayZ launcher and check mark the mod in the mods list
-Add the mod's folder name to the end of your mod string

This mod was originally created for Virulent Hordes Hardcore PVE server, come play with us to try it out!

ip: (or search for Virulent Hordes in the server browser's community tab)

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Exivus 15 hours ago 
IRON CURTAIN proudly uses this mod.

Big thanks to Novadose for his work and contribution, helping our server and everyone come back to a purer DayZ experience.
ArthurDent Mar 22 @ 12:52pm 
I already toyed with the DayZ Tools (ie. packaging PBOs, the workbench/code editor) but somehow missed DSUtils. Thanks for the info.
Novadose  [author] Mar 22 @ 7:05am 
@ArthurDent glad you are enjoying this! It is such a small change but makes such a HUGE difference. If you open your game library in steam, then go to "Tools" you can find the DayZ tools there. If you launch that you will find DSUtils in the app, launch that and you can use that tool to generate public/private key pairs to sign your files with.
ArthurDent Mar 21 @ 12:44pm 
Ok, tried it and so far i'm lovin' it. I know this is "just" a decrease in health regen rate but it makes so much difference, imho. Btw. may i ask how you get your mod signed, ie. create a key/bisign file for it? I have tampered with some of the ai pbos myself (concerning mainly zombie ai/spawn) and it works fine on my server, but as soon as i activate "equalMods", nobody can join my server. Because i have no actual key i can share.
ArthurDent Mar 20 @ 9:58am 
Ok, i give this a try. Bring it on!
Seriously though, i agree the current health/injury/illness system is weird. I remember a time when a simple leg wound could develop into an infection and had me wander around quasi blind for two hrs. A lot of stuff seemingly was simplified in 1.0
KOLOSSATOR Mar 17 @ 7:39pm 
Novadose  [author] Mar 16 @ 3:38pm 
@Drox Thanks! We have been enjoying the difficulty very much on my server :)
Drox Mar 14 @ 2:56pm 
I like it :D