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The Admin noticeboard is one way through which users can notify administrators of issues needing administrative attention. While users are welcome to directly contact specific administrators (especially if they are seen to be active), posting here can be an easier and quicker way of ensuring that at least one admin will notice an issue and respond to it promptly.

Please note; this page is for wiki-related issues only. That would include broken wiki pages, repeated or persistent vandalism and/or spam, etc. General questions about the game or new bug notifications should be posted in the official 7 Days To Die forums.

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Comments[edit source]

Hi There

i'd like to start off with saying i really like the newest update the game runs a lot smoother. One thing i would really like to see is allowing players to share maps with their friends/allies so it blends what area they have explore with the area that you've explored.

Is this something that you guys plan on introducing in the near future?

thanks Dan

Hi Dan, you've come to the wiki which is not run by the official game developers but instead volunteer administrators like myself. The 7DTD forums would be the best place to post your thoguhts and they are accessible on the Steam Dicsussions page. Thanks! Thunder Sniper (talk) 22:52, 19 July 2017 (UTC)

hello, my name is James.

I'm currently playing 7 days to die on my Xbox one, I realised that the new update has came out and it featured the new NPC trading. Ive tried tirelessly to try and find the traders on my world and I cant seem to find them after days on end of searching... all I am wondering Is that would I have to start a new game/map to have the traders spawn in or are they already in my world? I highly think that the traders are in my world already because when I click on to my journal the trader description is already there so I'm guessing they must be somewhere in the world? one more bit of evidence to back that up is that there is a dollar sign in my work inventory so I'm guessing that has something to do with the traders being in the world?? anyway thank you for taking my question into consideration any feed back or an actual explanation of this mod would be highly appreciated. Thank you.

Hi James. I'm afraid you've come to the wiki and the best place for this would be the official forums. I've not played 7DTD on an xbox one as I don't own one but from my knowledge of how the game works, yes you will likely have to restart on a new map. This is because the map has already been generated. If you are playing RandomGen then it will have rendered very far before the radius of your current position is in 'new ground' as such a trader could be a very long way away. This is all based off my own play time on pc though. So do not quote me. Hope I have been of assistance! Thunder Sniper (talk) 19:24, 6 August 2017 (UTC)

Wood[edit source]


I've noticed an error on this page - 7daystodie.gamepedia.com/Wood

The error is shown here - imgur.com/a/HMlvn

Edit: I found another on the compound bow page (https://7daystodie.gamepedia.com/Compound_Bow)


Iliketanks1998 (talk) 03:18, 16 August 2017 (UTC)


Hi Zack, thanks for the report. Had a look and is a quick fix but on my phone at the moment. I'll sort it out asap unless another does before. Thanks again Thunder Sniper (talk) 10:17, 16 August 2017 (UTC)

"White River Citizen" quest didn't show up![edit source]

After I finished my basic survival quest chain it is suppose to automatically give you the "White River Citizen" quest. The problem is it didn't show up for me so I can't find any traders. What should I do?


You should add the feature that when a player play online they can play as a survivor and survive the zombie apocalypse or play as any zombie type and hunt human player as food.

Thanks for the feedback! I'm afraid we are just admins for the wiki not the game developers but please do post this suggestion in the discussions on steam! Thunder Sniper (talk) 17:19, 8 October 2017 (UTC)

When is the alpha 16 updates coming to the console???[edit source]

I know that the alpha 16 update came to the pc but when is we gonna get the different traps like the blade traps,auto shotgun turrets,auto turrets,motion system,alarm,electric system, and electric fence trap.when we gonna get the feral and radioactive version of zombies for the console.

You will have better luck getting the answer to your question if you post it in the official 7 Days To Die forums here: https://7daystodie.com/forums/. This wiki is not run by the game developers. — GrayBeard Actual (talk) 21:46, 11 October 2017 (UTC)

Is there an issue with file uploading?[edit source]

I get an error for the past few days when trying to upload a new version of a file "Could not open lock file for "mwstore://local-backend/local-public/[name of file]]". It seems to be a server-side folder permission issue. ViperGeek (talk) 07:29, 19 November 2017 (UTC)

Hi ViperGeek, have you checked to see if the image you're uploading already exists? The name that you are using will determine this. If the file is protected then it's entirely possible that is the issue. This is unfortunately, beyond myself and Game Widow will need to look into this otherwise. Thunder Sniper (talk) 13:00, 20 November 2017 (UTC)
The files exist and do not seem to be protected in any way... i am talking about the the AK47/AK47 schematic/ first aid kit where i can not replace the files with newer versions. "Could not open lock file for "mwstore://local-backend/local-public/b/b0/Ak47Schematic.png". Usually there is a warning about a file being locked, but this is not the case. ViperGeek (talk) 05:14, 20 November 2017 (UTC)
Are you able to send me the file? I will attempt uploading a random file in place of the Ak 47 a little later on. Could be the file type or any number of problems! We'll sort it out. Thunder Sniper (talk) 13:00, 20 November 2017 (UTC)
Small update on the matter, i get the same error while trying to edit another wikis files, therefore the issue is system-wide and not limited to a random few. I do find it strange that nobody else complained about this yet ViperGeek (talk) 21:41, 20 November 2017 (UTC)
Thanks for reporting it, I'll pass this onto the Curse team! Thunder Sniper (talk) 00:57, 21 November 2017 (UTC)

Harvesting, Disassembling and Dismantling[edit source]

This wiki seems to use all three terms interchangeably. Would we consider switching to just "Harvesting"? Is it OK if I start substituting it wherever I see the other two? Or, if they have different meanings, what standards would you like us to use to distinguish them? (Cut and pasted here from the Main Page discussion.)--— EliWCoyote (talk) 14:27, 21 January 2018 (UTC)

Heatmap[edit source]

I've made a video demonstrating that smell does not have an impact on the heatmap. As such, I attempted to remove the smell section from the Heatmap page (https://7daystodie.gamepedia.com/Heatmap) and add smell to the "What Does NOT Increase Heatmap" section, along with a proper reference link to the video using the <ref> tag.

I received a long message stating my edits were matched by spam filter, contained a blacklisted site link (youtube), contained a section removal, and had a new user adding link at end or in heading.

What do I need to do in order to make such constructive edits?

Thanks, --I3rend4nv05 (talk) 19:29, 4 August 2018 (UTC)

For youtube videos, you do not need to use a url, just use the video id and the following format: {{#ev:youtube|<youtube id here>}} — Game widow (talk) 19:04, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
That doesn't appear to work for references. I don't feel it's necessary to have the video embedded in the section, just as a URL in the reference footer. --I3rend4nv05 (talk) 19:29, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
The other issues seem to have resolved themselves. Now the only complaints I recieve when trying to submit are:
"The text you wanted to save was blocked by the spam filter.
This is probably caused by a link to a blacklisted external site.
The following text is what triggered our spam filter: <YOUTUBE URL>"
I feel it's more appropriate to link to the video in the reference section rather than embed it, as it's simply a source for the description in the above section. --I3rend4nv05 (talk) 19:55, 4 August 2018 (UTC)
For now I have embedded the video. Let me know if I can be granted the ability to post the URL as a reference. --I3rend4nv05 (talk) 20:05, 4 August 2018 (UTC)