The game does not require you to understand the plot and gameplay of the previous work. Once you enter the game you will be able to quickly understand the entire game mechanics of the game.
After you start, you need to create your own character, choose weapons, occupation and ability, which can be chosen by personal preference, long-range weapons are recommended to choose shotgun, pistol output is low, rifle bullets are difficult to obtain, shotgun bullets moderate amount, and has better control skills and AOE; occupation is recommended to choose technician, technician can build camp facilities, more important in the early camp management; ability is recommended to Choose production, you can ensure that the early bullets have a stable source.
The game contains home making and management, you can build the items you need in the camp, you can also make some tools, ammunition, and most of all, you can also grow some fruits and vegetables, etc. This will satisfy the daily necessities and food of the camp, and you can also avoid going out to explore the supplies. You can arrange them to carry out the corresponding division of labor and let the characters complete the corresponding roles, but you have to remember that the character carrying out the work is not able to carry out the day out to explore.
In the process of going out to explore you may have a battle at any time, you need to be ready to fight at any time while collecting some useful resources for construction (such as building materials, scrap, etc.) or daily consumption (such as bullets, bandages, etc.).
The game's plot events and random battles will have several options for you to choose from, but each choice will have different effects and consequences on the subsequent development of the game, and different options will affect the goodwill of different forces in the confrontation, the level of goodwill also determines the attitude of the force to you - high goodwill will provide you with help or establish a trading relationship, low goodwill you will be attacked including your camp, so you need to choose carefully.
You need to make sure you have enough food and water in the early stages and plan your exploration route.