After the flash is based primarly on the US, it uses a lot of generic building techniques, and the factions aren't exactly original, many are just country-based.
^^ Yes, there will be an option to not die. It's basically two universal servers;
A realist survival, which has killing other players enabled, stats wear out faster, etc.
And then RolePlay survival, which doesn't allow killing of players, stats are more balanced and wear out slower, etc.