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Short Film: A Zombie Apocalypse Might Actually Be Pretty Fun

TV shows like The Walking Dead make the zombie apocalypse look like a soul evaporating place because the characters enjoy making dumb decisions. Zombie movies like 28 Days Later make it look terrifying because of the constant state of panic. But what if the zombie apocalypse was actually… fun?


Zedtown: Sydney's Real World, Nerf Gun-Powered Zombie Game Is Back

How cool would it be to get 500 people together in an open world environment, arm them with Nerf guns and fill the space with zombies to see who could survive the night? Pretty goddamn cool, in my opinion. This is Zedtown: a 500-player, real world zombie survival game set in the confines of Sydney University, and it’s on again.


Cerebrospinal Fluid Is The Key To Surviving The Zombie Apocalypse (NSFW)

Specifically, by having unpalatable CSF. How one actually acquires a bitter taste to their brain gravy is both difficult and undesirable — cancer. If such a odd scenario was to eventuate, however, the zombies would probably just ignore you if their primary interest was in grey matter, rather than flesh. This is exactly the set of circumstances that the clip above — called “Super Zero” — explores, with mixed (though mostly entertaining) results. Contains NSFW language.


Using goTenna's Pocket Antenna To Send Texts Without Mobile Service

Inspired by the downed mobile towers and utility outages of Hurricane Sandy, the folks at goTenna wanted a way to keep smartphones connected even when the grid fails. What they came up with is a pocket-sized handheld antenna that lets users send texts and location info without mobile service. And we got to see a prototype in action.


Plan For Your Post-Apocalyptic Role As A Zombie With This Useful Guide

Video: Because we cannot all survive — unbitten — this video may help you adapt to the post zombie-apocalyptic world and your potential role as an under appreciated member of the walking dead. It is like moving school or job, there are things to learn, like where and how to eat, plus you might not be as popular as you’d like.


Meet Zero Latency: The Future Of Immersive Gaming, Built In Australia

They’re coming. Hoardes of them. You can hear them everywhere: behind you, in front and off to the sides. The undead. They want your flesh. A quick check of your pistol reveals that you don’t have enough for the job ahead, and your back is up against the wall. Time to fight. All of a sudden, your eyes refocus as the Oculus Rift unit is lifted from in front of your eyes, and you realise that you’re safe in a warehouse. But the fear was real. This is Zero Latency: Australia’s newest large-scale VR gaming project.


Sony Is Making A Day Z Clone

Day Z took the world by storm, and now Sony Online Entertainment wants to get in on the action with its new game H1Z1.


Walking Dead Tribute Beer Is Made With Real Brains, Of Course

The folks at Dock Street Brewing Co. really love beer. They also apparently really love AMC’s The Walking Dead. Putting these two loves together was a no-brainer. Or wait. The exact opposite of that.


Inside IRL Shooter: Australia's Real-Life Zombie Hunting Game

We’ve already taken a good look at the folks at IRL Shooter and what they’re doing to bring zombie apocalypse games to real life, but we’ve never managed to get a hands-on go with their equipment. The folks over at SBS2′s The Feed did, however, and it looks amazing.


The Walking Dead Hits NYC As Zombies Swipe At You From Under The Street

The Walking Dead returns to TV next week, with FX in Australia airing the new episodes within hours of AMC in the US. To “celebrate”, AMC decided to hide a pit of walkers underneath a grate in New York to swipe at people as they walked by.


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