We have got a nice little camp set up which provides us with food and water and it is now time to venture out. Stock up on materials, weapons and medicine. This is were you will learn where and how to get it.
When you are out Scavenging you will have to go into houses or other buildings in order to search it for loot. The possibility of encountering a Zombie during this procedure is large enough to take appropriate precautions. Another reason for clearing out a building is for using it as a base, rescuing a fellow survivor or just clearing out one building at a time. Fighting indoors puts you in a disadvantage, because ranged fighting gets reduced drastically. In this post I will describe tactics derived from official military tactics.
Surviving in the Mountains will probably give you a good shot at surviving the Zombie Apocalypse. They are mostly scarcely populated and have plenty of resources to live from. I will go through the advantages and disadvantages of living in the mountains.
This is a picture taken from Space during the night time. It shows you where on earth there is light, so this shows you where the most densely populated areas are. This is where you do not want to be going during the Zombie Apocalypse.
Here is as promised the article on being the raider yourself with all its (dis)advantages.