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#1 RegularX

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 02:26 AM

This is a pure gameplay mod, no new items or weapons or the like.

 

The gameplay goes like this:

 

  • You don't sleep.  You don't even get tired.
  • You start with a hiking bag, a flashlight, some batteries, a hammer and some nails.
  • During the day, zombies are blinded.  You can walk right past them.  They will react to sound.
  • When night falls, not only do zombies go from being blind to eagle eyed - most of them will probably know where you are.  
  • Hopefully you spent the day wisely.

 

The intention is for fairly high difficulty at night.  Fortify yourself well, or be prepared to stay on the run for the entire night.

 

 

Stable build up on pz-mods:

http://pz-mods.net/gameplay/Insomnia/

 

Most recent test build will be here: http://insomniamod.h...om/Insomnia.zip

 

These are currently the same.  Watch this thread/OP for updates.

 

 

Installation: For the Desura version of Zomboid, you'll need to unzip, go into the Insomnia folder and copy the media/lua/Insomnia.lua file into your source directory.

 

For the Steam beta build supporting modloader, you can add the Insomnia folder to your mods directory and then enable the mod from the mod menu.


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#2 Rathlord

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 03:57 AM

Nifty! Sounds like a fun way to mess around.


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#3 RoboMat

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 06:14 AM

Love the idea! Can't wait for a playable version :)


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#4 VamyreLord

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 08:17 AM

Really good twist on the idea of "zombies active during the night only".



#5 RegularX

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Posted 06 September 2013 - 11:33 PM

....and we're back.  However, as noted in the OP - I'm having some problems with the barricades on windows.  They seem to actually just open the window sometimes.  This might be a Steam Build bug ... not sure.


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 05:27 PM

Near final build now updated in the OP.  Will move to completed forum after my holiday.


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 09:02 PM

Near final build now updated in the OP.  Will move to completed forum after my holiday.

 

Great job :) Just send me a PM and I will move this thread.

 

Enjoy your holiday!


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Posted 20 September 2013 - 03:50 PM

Just tried this Mod, SO AWESOME, I love it!


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Posted 20 September 2013 - 06:03 PM

Just tried this Mod, SO AWESOME, I love it!

 

I'm too scared to try this mod :D, sounds wicked though.


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#10 Dahugo

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Posted 21 September 2013 - 12:07 PM

 

Just tried this Mod, SO AWESOME, I love it!

 

I'm too scared to try this mod :D, sounds wicked though.

 

It's so freakin hard at night :D

But it gives the game a tension, which is currently not in the vanilla game imo.


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Posted 24 September 2013 - 08:54 PM

Just tried this Mod, SO AWESOME, I love it!

 

Thanks!  Had a lot of fun making it.

 

And yeah, it is intended to be hard.  Not saying you can't last a week, but that should be a serious challenge.


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Posted 24 September 2013 - 10:39 PM

It is done! I like that :)


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Posted 25 September 2013 - 08:15 AM

But I did ask myself, why do I not have to sleep in the mod?

Because it's so hard to survive at night anyway? 


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Posted 25 September 2013 - 03:42 PM

But I did ask myself, why do I not have to sleep in the mod?

Because it's so hard to survive at night anyway? 

 

It's more of a tradeoff to not getting tired, which means if you need to do something like make a break for it in the middle of the night - you won't suffer any effects for sprinting till morning.

 

If you've barricaded yourself in and feel secure, you can still fast forward til morning.


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Posted 28 September 2013 - 06:16 PM

 

But I did ask myself, why do I not have to sleep in the mod?

Because it's so hard to survive at night anyway? 

 

It's more of a tradeoff to not getting tired, which means if you need to do something like make a break for it in the middle of the night - you won't suffer any effects for sprinting till morning.

 

If you've barricaded yourself in and feel secure, you can still fast forward til morning.

 

 

It sounds to me like security is more of a pipe dream in this world.  :ph34r:



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Posted 18 November 2013 - 11:18 PM

This is the best mod ever! (So far!) Its so fun and challenging!



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Posted 19 November 2013 - 12:14 AM

Yet I haven't play it yet. LOL. Please update it so it works for Steam?



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Posted 19 November 2013 - 04:48 AM

Post Thanksgiving I'll be trying to make sure everything is Steam friendly (Insomnia, Xmod and SICmod).


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Posted 10 March 2014 - 02:54 AM

Thanks for the mod, it's great!   8-)

Adds some much needed tension and urgency to the game.

 

It wouldn't work for me initially on Steam though, I had to recreate the mod.info file to make it work.

It was missing the "ID" field that PZ uses to identify it as a selected Mod in the loaded.txt file.

 

Just thought I'd pass that along in case anyone else ran into this issue.







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