7 days to die is a Voxel-based,open world, sandbox survival game. Combing some features from FPS, survival horror, crafting, and tower defense games.
In the year 2034 after Nuclear attacked have ravaged the earth, the surviving population infected with a mysterious unknown virus. The infected die after 7 days and soon reanimate as blood-thirsty zombies. You are a survivor in Navezgane County, Arizona.
You will fight, craft, build, and salvage to survive, because when night time comes, you either be ready, or you die.
Zombies in 7 days to die are weakened by light, or maybe made stronger by the lack of light, either way.. during the day they are slow, shambling, and easy to avoid or pick off. At night time, or in dark environments, they become the scary 28 days later style of zombies smashing through anything that stands in their way in order to feast upon anyone unfortunate and unprepared.
There are many block, items, and materials in 7 days to die, when you start a new game it will be morning, there are some buildings scattered around the pre-made map for you to salvage, loot, or move into and call home.
Or you could start punching trees, get some materials, and build your own cabin, or dig down and make an underground bunker, the possibilities are vast.