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Deep Forest in The Long Dark

Deep Forest87 (15)

Keep a campfire burning for 3 days.

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Achievement won on 04 Aug 17
TA Score for this game: 6,382
Posted on 04 August 17 at 07:15
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Of note (because I blew it), this must be done AT A CAMPFIRE (not an indoor stove). I don't know if fire barrel (such as the one at the radio tower) work. I'd just stick to a campfire. I did this in a separate run so I didn't waste 3 days worth of firewood when it wasn't necessary.

The best way to do this is to plan in advance, get all your firewood and food to a certain place, and then light the world on fire. The best place to do this is in a cave, so that the wind doesn't shift and blow your little fire out.

My suggestion would be to do this at Desolation Point. At the top of the map is a cave to the left of Broken Bridge. It's a deep cave where you can set up your fire and know it'll stay lit. Here's a map of Desolation Point:

There are three good things about this location:

1-It's right next to Abandoned Mine No. 5. This is has a LOT of coal lying on the ground. I found around 15 wandering through the mine from beginning to end once. Each lump of coal is 1 hour.

2-It's very close to the Hibernia Processing facility. On the bottom floor of the main building is a workshop with some tools. I didn't find a hatchet there (starting from scratch presented that problem) but I did find a hacksaw and a heavy hammer (good if you want to make improvised tools at the nearby forge).

3-There are up to 5 deer carcasses in this rather small map, so you can stock up on fresh meat instead of hunting for food, either the live or the canned variety.

I would suggest getting everything prepped before you start, but that's up to you. You can only put at most 12 hours worth of fuel on the fire at once, so you'll need to keep an eye on it.

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