Dying Light delivers 3D printable figurine and new Harran City site

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Videogame figurines tend to be the preserve of die-hard fans. They don't fit many decors, for one thing, and also tend to be prohibitively expensive. There's not much anyone can do about the first problem but the Dying Light figurine revealed today gets around the second, sort of, because it's free—as long as you have a 3D printer.

Those babies aren't cheap either, and of course you're on your own for painting it, which might be an off-putting prospect if you're not, say, Techland concept artist Krzysztof Baron. There's always the option of leaving it au naturel, too, but either way, it's free. And if you really butcher the job, you can always print off another one. Grab it here.

Perhaps more practical is the new website at Harran-City.com, the "official" website of the pretend city in which Dying Light takes place. It includes material from before and after the outbreak, including visitor's guides, links to city departments, the quarantine announcement, and the enactment of martial law. There's also a map of the city indicating major streets and various prominent landmarks, that will no doubt prove useful during your visit.

The site also contains tidbits of background information that deepen the narrative underlying the zombie parkour action. "Players can explore the site and see how the city once was, [and] watch as the viral horror slowly unfolds through the eyes of the mysterious hacker," Techland said. "Players can also begin to piece together the viral outbreak story and other in-game elements that have yet to be revealed as they explore the site."

Dying Light comes out on January 27.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.