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9. Re: On Standalone DayZ DelayZ Jan 7, 2013, 18:54 jacobvandy
The Half Elf wrote on Jan 7, 2013, 18:47:
Kinda hoping the stand alone DayZ would use the ARMA 3 engine.

I was, too, but the way they're changing how the underlying mechanics work would not allow for that. Basically the ARMA engines are not at all a good fit for what a game like DayZ needs, the least of which is the processing overhead and client-side control that leads to most of the issues with performance and hacking. It is completely changing from a power-client + coordinating server setup to an MMO-like client/server arrangement. They're still improving the visuals, but they probably won't be quite on par with what ARMA 3 will be. He talks about it in this official blog post:

This comment was edited on Jan 7, 2013, 19:02.
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