Subject: [gurps] Zombie game - Ideas
I had an idea for a game, where people play one or more random
characters in a typical zombie-movie scenario. Bite/blood
Got any comments on the plot or world assumptions? Does requiring
head-shots turn the game into a NRA social? Do fungus-based zombie
plagues fall-victim to fire too easily? Should there be a cure the
players are striving for, is one even possible?
Why would head shots make a difference to undead?
(Classically they use some sort of aura-based life-detection, not needing
eyes or ears.)
If they're humid corpses, they shouldn't burn that easily.
If the PCs are 0-50cp, then they dont' have much of a chance of discovering
the cure, unless they come across it...
I'm hoping that the immediate goals inherent in a disaster game
(survive) will make it easy to play episodically, there's always
something to wrap up and something over the next horizon. The multiple
character aspect seemed neat, and like a good way to play a game at a
convention where making a character isn't practical.
Here are some meta-sites to look at:
When the zombies take over, how long till the electricity fails?
How to Survive a Zombie Attack
GurpsNet-L mailing list <GurpsNet-L-7GxECv46xW9BDgjK7y7TUQ@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>