Menu

Project Zomboid looks like the zombie game I've always wanted

Project Zomboid looks like the zombie game I've always wanted

Give me a top down RPG that looks like a mix of X-Com and Ultima Online but make it a hardcore, zombie-infested world that you can shape and change dynamically with your character, and you can take all of my money. Take it all. I've always dreamt out loud about a game where the individual characters have unique backgrounds and have to put plywood on the windows of their hideouts to keep the undead at bay, but I didn't think it could be done properly. Besides, the world is obsessed with fast-moving action movie zombies, they don't want a realistic zombie survival simulator. DayZ came close on a personal level, but the zombies move to fast and the game can devolve into a deathmatch pretty quickly.

But Project Zomboid looks like it's on track to be the zombie game I've always wanted. Choose the job your character had in life before the infestation began. Move house to house scrounging for supplies. Make decisions that are real and matter -- break a window to get in a house at the start of the game? OK< but it's oud, the zombies will hear you and you'll probably cut your hand. It's that kind of dynamic gameplay that I'm looking for.

Check out this video of a Project Zomboid playthrough. This is more gripping than the Walking Dead TV show.

Jason Nawara

Jason began his writing career with crayons put to construction paper, then he moved on to 8 x 10 cursive ruled paper in grade school, then eventually to the computer, where he now writes every single day for better or worse. Jason enjoys freedom, videogames, and the martial arts. Interested in booking Jason for birthdays or family gatherings? Send him an email.

Twitter: @JasonNawara

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dave Herman gets tazed, jiu jitsu doesn't work and his wife records it all

The buzz around the world of mixed martial arts is the arrest of former UFC fighter Dave Herman. You may remember Herman from such UFC fights as UFC on Fuel...

01-21-2015 | Tommy Messano | No comments

Diego Sanchez appears to have stabbed a paper likeness of Conor McGregor right in the face

In what appears to be a dimly lit Mexican restaurant or residential dining area, Diego Sanchez has presumably run a steak knife through the paper likeness of Conor McGregor’s face....

01-12-2015 | By Mitch Cumstein | No comments

The Diaz Brothers run the best neighborhood watch and here's the shirt to prove it

The Diaz brothers would like to run your homeowners association. Running on a platform of folks getting slapped, wolf tickets, soccer moms in Lodi, and nunchucks the Diaz brothers will...

01-22-2015 | Tommy Messano | No comments

Investigation: With a tear in his eye Ric Flair won the 1992 Royal Rumble despite multiple eye pokes

Never one to call extra attention to himself "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair has been living with a burden for the past 23 years. A physical specimen and pro wrestling...

01-22-2015 | Tommy Messano | No comments

SuperCalo visits Germany and ADIDAS HQ: Part II

Herzogenaurach Baveria  16th January 2014. I am staying at the 3 star Gaestehaus-Herzogenaurach.  This is a delightful bed and breakfast type hotel. The eggs at breakfast are done two ways, scrambled & boiled, although...

01-22-2015 | super Calo | No comments

Arianny Celeste Isn't Just SMOKING HOT, But She Likes Pizza!

I’ll be real with everyone here when I say that I’ve always had a thing for those chicks that aren’t only hot, but those chicks that are SMOKING HOT and...

01-12-2015 | Brad Thayer | No comments

Tito Ortiz says he will win a Bellator title, retire, mock Stephan Bonnar more, and play poker in this interview

Using the mental devices of focus and critical thinking UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz has used poker to gain a mental edge over his competition. While Stephan Bonnar and...

01-16-2015 | Tommy Messano | No comments

Anthony Johnson says Jon Jones should’ve been punished more for his failed drug test. A lot more!

After bobbing and weaving away from the dangers of delicious Swedish cuisine, UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had some unpleasant to unkind words for current champ Jon Jones. With...

01-23-2015 | Tommy Messano | No comments

Report: Off TRT Vitor Belfort turns back to feet licking in preparation for UFC 184

In the midst of training for his middleweight weight title fight against Chris Weidman at UFC 184, challenger Vitor Belfort awoke from his bed with an imagine written on the...

01-16-2015 | Tommy Messano | No comments

Log In or Sign Up

Registrations are OPEN this week.

Log in with Facebook

Forgot your password? / Forgot your username?