Important Notice Regarding Build 41, Saves and Mods! The latest beta release, Build 41.53, is incompatible with old saves and some mods. Build 41.50 will remain as an available beta. Please read the changelog or the FAQ for more information.
The person appearing on the cover is a reference to a game Chris Simpson and Andy Hodgetts worked on prior to Project Zomboid, called The Forgotten Element. It was a traditional point-and-click adventure game featuring a "colourful" protagonist by the name of Mia (cover), who is found naked in the woods of the decaying Seahorse Island, by Dr. Carter, upon whom takes her to the local hospital, where she is dressed in a nurse's attire.