rpg of surviving a horrible zombie apocalypse. Unlike almost every
zombie game ever
you can bust stuff up for planks and board/barricade up doors and windows. You can also drag stuff around. Grab a cupboard and shove it into a doorway. You could also, say, drag out furniture and build a wall of crap between buildings, for slightly safer passage between your various locales.
Also, other humans are also wandering around the cityscape, trying not to die and such. They scavenge and pick stuff up (which you can trade for, sorta), run and fight, they even put up barricades. You can group up if you have Leadership, too - but they, like you, need food and sleep, and neither are really guaranteed things in ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE TOWN.
Still in alpha and thus imperfect (I don't think it's possible to reload guns, for one - instead you gotta haul around multiple ones, and you've only got like seven slots. Also, that trading thing is kinda random), but it does fill a niche other games don't.
My first game started with my dude in bed, and like four
goddamn skeletons started in my house, surrounding me. I tried to punch one, but it didn't work so hot, so instead I hit "r" to run and dashed past them. THEN I noticed a handgun on a table across the room (previously out of sight), so I picked it up and blew 'em away. Then I noticed a baseball bat on another table on the other side of the room, which probably would've worked just as well - skeletons only have 5 hp. For perspective, you start with like 10, zombies have like 30, and the handgun does about 10.
That character died horribly not too long later. I'd gotten a level (by surviving; every day you live, you level up and get a new skill) and had leadership, so I got this one guy to follow me around. We transitioned to another map, where we entered a park. We headed south, but we ran into a ZOMBIE MASTER, who I surmised were buff as hell. My follower decided to stick it out and shoot at him; I decided to run like a non-idiot.
So, while the monster's clambering over the fence, I duck behind tree cover and go east, into unexplored territory. But, the master saw me and gave chase. I kept running into zombies, and eventually got too tired to run, with only my baseball bat. I tried to fight one off, but in the end it turned out zombies are kinda deadly.
My current character ran into another zombie master, exploring a shop. As I entered the place, I noticed all
the shelves had been smashed into planks. I head down, and I see this huuuuge
horde of zombies. Looking at them gave me their status as "following zombie master". None of them noticed me, so I got the hell out of that store.
That character is now on DAY 4, HOUR 17,
-17 hours remaining
, and is staring down two zeds and a master. I'm also next to the map border, so screw them.
Hit "h" for the manual. "b" for barricade, "k" to bash crap, "p" to push crap, "c" to close doors.I didn't just copy/paste this from my post on MB