So has anyone else played it before, and what were your experiences?
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So Humans vs. Zombies is like this giant game of tag played on college campuses and other such places. For about a week, usually, two teams (humans and zombies) run around trying to catch or avoid each other.
The humans get to use Nerf guns and socks to defend themselves against the zombies. If they hit one, the zombie is stunned for ~15 minutes. If they get tagged by a zombie, they become a zombie for the rest of the game.
It starts out with one or two "alpha zombies", but soon enough a bunch of humans get tagged and the zombie team steadily grows as the human team shrinks.
The game ends when all the humans become zombies or all the zombies are "dead" (a zombie must tag someone every 48 hours or they "starve" and are out of the game completely).
Rule variations abound, but that's the general sense of it.
I've played one game so far, last semester, and this semester's game starts on Monday (oh god oh man).
I kind of failed last time because I missed some of the opening meeting and I didn't know the alpha zombies would be unmarked for the first hour (humans wear yellow caution tape bands, zombies wear red caution tape bands). So I was zombified within the first hour of play and spent the remaining week chasing after people. It was embarrassing but it was oh so fun.
I even joined a large group in staking out one of the dining facilities' late-night meals, and it was awesome.
Edited by Bfahome, Mar 22 2012 - 07:57 PM.