History Main / ZombieApocalypse

19th Jan '18 4:36:00 AM Cryoclaste
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** This game is part of the ''Simple 2000'' series of budget titles, which also features a game called ''VideoGame/{{Onechanbara}}'' ("Zombie Zone" in the West), in which you play a bikini-wearing samurai girl who goes around slicing up zombies. While the gameplay isn't particularly brilliant, the game is definitely fun. It's proven so popular that sequels have been released on the Wii and XBox 360, and there's even a movie. As a side note, in ''Oneechanbara'', the Zombie Apocalypse is actually caused by the lead characters -- well, they, and some of the villains. They have a "Baneful Blood" curse. If blood touches their skin, it builds power in them -- with the downside that this power will eventually drive them insane and kill them. Meanwhile, ''their'' blood kills people and turns them into contagious zombies.

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** This game is part of the ''Simple 2000'' series of budget titles, which also features a game called ''VideoGame/{{Onechanbara}}'' ("Zombie Zone" in the West), in which you play a bikini-wearing samurai girl who goes around slicing up zombies. While the gameplay isn't particularly brilliant, the game is definitely fun. It's proven so popular that sequels have been released on the Wii UsefulNotes/{{Wii}} and XBox 360, UsefulNotes/XBox360, and there's even a movie. As a side note, in ''Oneechanbara'', the Zombie Apocalypse is actually caused by the lead characters -- well, they, and some of the villains. They have a "Baneful Blood" curse. If blood touches their skin, it builds power in them -- with the downside that this power will eventually drive them insane and kill them. Meanwhile, ''their'' blood kills people and turns them into contagious zombies.
5th Jan '18 6:12:32 PM EspyPsyche
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* ''Literature/TheRadiantDawn'' is the story of a zombie apocalypse brought on intentionally. The BigBad of the story is a demon lord who instructs his acolytes to summon him to Earth. However, they are unable to, as human sentience interferes with the magical forces needed to bring him from his home plane to Earth. So what's a demon worshiping acolyte to do other than KillAllHumans? The zombie apocalypse, then, is merely a means to an end for the acolytes.
4th Jan '18 10:02:11 PM KenMoreau
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* Creator/JohnRingo's ''Literature/BlackTideRising'' series is about a virus that turns people into {{Technically Living Zombie}}s and about one family's efforts to both survive themselves and to save as many others as possible. Ringo decided to write it because of his oft stated dislike for most examples of the genre.

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* Creator/JohnRingo's ''Literature/BlackTideRising'' series is about a virus that turns people into {{Technically Living Zombie}}s and about one family's efforts to both survive themselves and to save as many others as possible. Ringo decided to write it because of his oft stated dislike for most examples of the genre. Ringo specifically averts the MilitariesAreUseless trope, as (not all, but many) members of the military are capable and competent, but they are stuck in isolation until someone can get them a vaccine so they won't turn into zombies.
1st Jan '18 8:48:23 AM sabremeister
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* ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead'' plays the concept for laughs, while at the same time remaining faithful to the style of the Romero films. Like those films, it includes hints that zombies retain some semblance of their former personalities. It also includes a TakeThat against the ''Twenty-Eight'' series. It memorably subverts the "apocalypse" part by having the military seep through and restore order within a day. It's not even clear if any country but Britain was effected.

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* ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead'' plays the concept for laughs, while at the same time remaining faithful to the style of the Romero films. Like those films, it includes hints that zombies retain some semblance of their former personalities. It also includes a TakeThat against the ''Twenty-Eight'' series. It memorably subverts the "apocalypse" part by having the military seep through and restore order within a day. It's not even clear if any country but Britain was effected.affected.
21st Dec '17 12:46:53 PM Morgenthaler
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* Horror/dark fantasy publisher Chaos! Comics had one carried out by one of its own flagship characters, Evil Ernie. The zombie apocalypse was limited to the eastern United States, eventually spilling out across the country during the company's own CrisisCrossover. After that event established a multiverse for Chaos!, there was supposed to be a title using established characters in a world after the Zombie Apocalypse, but Chaos! went under before it saw print.

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* Horror/dark fantasy publisher Chaos! Comics Creator/ChaosComics had one carried out by one of its own flagship characters, Evil Ernie.ComicBook/EvilErnie. The zombie apocalypse was limited to the eastern United States, eventually spilling out across the country during the company's own CrisisCrossover. After that event established a multiverse for Chaos!, there was supposed to be a title using established characters in a world after the Zombie Apocalypse, but Chaos! went under before it saw print.
12th Dec '17 5:31:17 PM eroock
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* The flash game ''VideoGame/OrganTrail'' is an AffectionateParody of ''VideoGame/TheOregonTrail'' where the pioneer journey west in a covered wagon has been swapped out by a station wagon fleeing the undead horde from Washington DC (which has been [[NukeEm nuked]] by the government in an attempt to quell the infection) for safe haven in TheOtherRainforest. Along the way, your party will be scrounging food and shooting the horde and you're lucky if you aren't showing up in Oregon with at least three of your five party members [[ZombieInfectee already infected]].

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* The flash game ''VideoGame/OrganTrail'' is an AffectionateParody of ''VideoGame/TheOregonTrail'' where the pioneer journey west in a covered wagon has been swapped out by a station wagon fleeing the undead horde from Washington DC (which has been [[NukeEm nuked]] by the government in an attempt to quell the infection) for safe haven in TheOtherRainforest.UsefulNotes/TheOtherRainforest. Along the way, your party will be scrounging food and shooting the horde and you're lucky if you aren't showing up in Oregon with at least three of your five party members [[ZombieInfectee already infected]].
11th Dec '17 12:22:43 PM Anicomicgeek
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* ''WesternAnimation/IronManArmoredAdventures'' sees Justin Hammer create a gas that can turn people into zombies and his right-hand woman even uses the term "zombie apocalypse" to express her fears about it. [[spoiler:After he's exposed, he tried to unleash the gas on New York, only to [[HoistByHisOwnPetard turn into one himself]].]]
10th Dec '17 7:04:43 PM DRCEQ
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' ChristmasEpisode "Don't Be a Dickens For Christmas", Christmas carolers roam the streets, shuffling along like zombies while singing. They apparently "infect" anyone who gets too close, who then join their shuffling ranks as carolers. Quagmire and Joe quickly fell victim.
7th Dec '17 2:41:54 PM Storygirl000
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* The B-plot of the ''WesternAnimation/{{Detentionaire}}'' episode "28 Sneezes Later" centers around Cam, Holger, Chaz, and Brandy dealing with one. In actuality, everyone at school except for a few people caught a bad cold that just happens to share its symptoms with the zombie virus in a movie series Cam and Holger like; it didn't help that [[AttentionWhore Chaz]] exaggerated it when reporting it on the school's news channel. Brandy, meanwhile, actually knows what's going on; she just doesn't like the idea of being stuck in a school filled with sick people.
1st Dec '17 2:53:08 AM jormis29
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* Even the ''VideoGame/{{Yakuza}}'' franchise has gotten in on the act -- in the game ''Yakuza: Dead Souls'' (a.k.a. ''Yakuza: Of The End''), an outbreak of the living dead hits Kamurocho, and Kiryu Kazuma and crew have to take out the problem at its source as only they know how.

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* Even the ''VideoGame/{{Yakuza}}'' franchise has gotten in on the act -- in the game ''Yakuza: Dead Souls'' ''VideoGame/YakuzaDeadSouls'' (a.k.a. ''Yakuza: Of The End''), an outbreak of the living dead hits Kamurocho, and Kiryu Kazuma and crew have to take out the problem at its source as only they know how.
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