DayZ flash mob group staging raves, games, more shenanigans

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Don't bring an AK-47 or a fire ax to a rave, unless it's DayZ . With millions of players buying into the early-access, standalone alpha of the zombie survival sim, it's safe to say a DayZ flash mob group was bound to surface. Founded back in February, the Steam group (opens in new tab) has been releasing videos of its meetups in recent days. You can check out one example below.

A lighthearted subversion of the game's more typical kill-or-be-killed experience of wandering and looting, the video is one of several (opens in new tab) uploaded by the flash mob group. While I'd more likely be the guy sitting in the corner desperately trying to open a cold can of beans, there's a certain joyful goofiness to the flash mob that makes me smile. Other events captured by the group include a rap battle and a not-so-serious attempt to test the limits (opens in new tab) of DayZ's simulated gravity.

For a comment thread collecting the flash mob group's ideas, go here (opens in new tab) . Also be sure to check out our excellent recent series on life in the DayZ alpha, DayZ Diaries .

Thanks, Kotaku UK (opens in new tab) .