Development

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Development of The Dead Linger is ongoing and the developers consider the game in Alpha stage. The developers give updates and previews of upcoming content through the The Dead Linger Blog, the Dead Linger forum and Twitter.

Upcoming content[edit | edit source]

Build 16[edit | edit source]

  • Switch to Unreal Engine 4[1]
  • 64-Bit Support[1]
  • New map
    • Pepper Valley[1]
  • New map features
    • Highways[1]
    • Bodies of water[1]
    • Cities[1]
    • Wilderness areas[1]
    • Residential neighborhoods[1]
    • Mountainous regions[1]
  • Zombie behavioral sounds[1]
  • New enemies
  • Modular Buildings[2]
  • Stealth system[1]
  • Open-able cabinet and drawers[1]

Build 17 "The Storm"[edit | edit source]

  • Visual in-game clothing[1]
  • New enemies
    • Harbinger NPCs[2]
    • Containment snipers[1]
  • Military/DOVRAC checkpoints[1]
  • Weather, rain and storms[2][1]
  • Multilayer changes
    • PvP free-for-all[1]
    • Friendly fire settings[1]
    • Optional world borders. (Quarantine walls)[1]
  • New item
    • Night-vision goggles[1]

Build 18[edit | edit source]

  • Water Sources / Cleansing Infection Risk[1]
  • Inventory Weight System / Encumbrance[1]
  • City - Industrial District Structures[1]
  • New animals
    • Forest boar[1]
    • Raven[1]

Build 19 "Waterlogged"[edit | edit source]

  • Ponds and lakes[3][1]
  • New Region
  • Basic swimming system[3][1]
  • Drowning mechanics[1]
  • Rowboat mechanics[3][1]
  • Advanced world options menu - submenu NPC checklist[3][1]

Build 20[edit | edit source]

  • First car, HM Typical (Build subject to change)[4][1]
  • Car mechanics such as doors, driver/passenger seating and running things over.[1]
  • Fuel[1]

Build 21[edit | edit source]

  • Projectile Trajectory / Drop[1]
  • Pockets[1]
  • Belt hotbar[1]
  • New enemy
    • Screamer[1]
  • Party Creation[1]

Build 22[edit | edit source]

  • Treasured Item System[1]
  • Motorcycle Vehicle Functionality[1]
  • New vehicle
    • The Neighborhood[1]

Build "Ladies of Horror"[edit | edit source]

  • Features TBD.[3]

Build "The Bullpen"[edit | edit source]

  • Features TBD.[3]

Development previews[edit | edit source]

Main article: Development previews
The The Dead Linger development team have given numerous previews of future content on the Dead Linger Blog, forums and developers twitter accounts. The development team also maintains a road map which tracks all major features and their development progress.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 1.29 1.30 1.31 1.32 1.33 1.34 1.35 1.36 1.37 1.38 1.39 1.40 1.41 1.42 1.43 1.44 TDL Team. Development Roadmap 6 January, 2015.
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  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named 15buildprev
  4. Zag. The Weekly Dead 17 12 September 2014.

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