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Oh whoops!

by Nick on Mar.28, 2011, under Project Zomboid

So I tried my hand at writing a water-physics/fluid-dynamics system for Project Zomboid.

The result isn’t quite what I expected:

(Click to see full size.)

Fire poses a real threat to your survival in the game, as you could spend ages barricading your chosen safe-house, and stocking it with precious salvaged supplies, then have the whole thing go up in smoke after miss-throwing a home-made Molotov cocktail or some other crafted incendiary device. Another scenario could be a zombie knocking over a brazier near your current lodgings.

The fire is designed to spread in organic/non-predictable ways, rather than simply spread out in a ring. This is to add an extra challenge to getting the thing extinguished before it ruins all of your hard work.

Plus it looks really cool! ;)

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