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How to survive a Zombie Apolcalypse

August 25, 2017

I recently read a blog post called How Gamers will survive a zombie apocalypse written by Kim from Later Levels. It gave me an idea for this blog post.

If there is something I have learnt about from gaming it is most definitely the most efficient ways to survive hoards of zombies. Whether this be mutant zombie animals similar to Fallout or your plain jane infected zombies from Call Of Duty.

So first step to every zombie apolocalpyse-  1) Stock up.
If you’re going to survive the end of the world you will need supplies. One thing Fallout taught me is that generally there is a use for everything. Whether that is making armour, using it to help build your sanctuary or there may be someone else who needs it and you can bargain to get what you benefit from. But also be careful with space, only pick up what you can carry and if that means sacrificing one of your 34 scrap for a rare medicine it has to be done.

2) Sleep at night. Who doesn’t love looking at the clear night sky filled with stars hey? Zombies that’s who so stop staring at the sky and go to bed cause they will not care how pretty it is. As most games have shown, night-time is when it hits the fan. Minecraft is a perfect example of this. The worst of the bunch will come out and fighting zombies with minimal torches isn’t the best idea in the world. Not only that but if you can sleep at night you will be perfectly recovered for all the zombie killing the morning.

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3) Anything can make a weapon. If you find yourself stumped with the poorest shotgun which takes forevverrrr to reload then just bash some zombies in the head it’s just as easy. Speed Cola unfortunately isn’t a thing in the human world.

4) Trust no one– while playing Skyrim i’ve learnt its better to not try to please everyone and just do as i will. If you try and please everyone then there is more people to worry about and sooner or later you may have to sacrifice people for their goods. Or because they’ve turned on you.

5) Animals make good attackers Far Cry Primal allows you to have as many attack animals as possible. They are super handy when trying to sneak up on a kill, and if you think about it, they won’t feel bad killing a zombie who so happened to be your neighbour or what not. Not only that but who wouldn’t be scared of someone with a pet tiger?

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These were just a few ideas, but have you learnt anything else from gaming?

Sophiemags x

 

  • Reply
    rambling kori
    August 25, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    Utilize your bullets, headshots only, try not to shoot unless you have to because a horde will come, and try to be compassionate. Zombie movies, games, and books are my life lol

    • Reply
      hopelessblog
      August 29, 2017 at 11:37 am

      I did try headshots but when there are too many quantity over quality comes into play….

  • Reply
    Ally L. Mare
    August 26, 2017 at 1:46 am

    Good ones! Somehow I learned that… We only have one life and no chance to restart whatsoever. 😀

    • Reply
      hopelessblog
      August 29, 2017 at 11:35 am

      Yes the most important one!

  • Reply
    saftythird
    August 28, 2017 at 8:09 pm

    Hahaha! We take the lessons as they present themselves, no matter where we learn them! I think World of Warcraft taught me how to be successful from the tenacity required to constantly grind! When the Zombie Apocalypse happens I’ll know who to look to for help!

    • Reply
      hopelessblog
      August 29, 2017 at 11:34 am

      ooh that’s a good way to look at it!

  • Reply
    SKelly
    August 31, 2017 at 9:54 am

    Instead of a gun or anything that relied on ammo, i bet it would be safer to use a double ended spear. Go to the nearest athlete store and get you a javelin!

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