Research Sources For World Z

Research Sources For World Z

Zombies Wikipedia: Zombies Zombiepedia: Types of Zombies Dave Farmer’s Zombie Horde Guide Survival Primitive Technology Urban Survival Site Survivors Zombiepedia: Types of Survivors Relationships Friendship and Mental Health Combat Zombie Combat... read more
The Idea Behind World Z

The Idea Behind World Z

After reading an article on thefreerpgblog.com, I decided to backtrack a little and follow the recommendations detailed in Rob Lang’s article, How To Write A Free RPG Chapter 1. After reading this article, I realized that his suggestions could help me to stay focused on the idea behind World Z and streamline my efforts towards accomplishing my goals. So, without further ado, here is some general ideas behind the concept of World Z.   The Idea World Z Zombies + Strongest in hordes + Only killed by head shots – Generally slow (some types can move quickly, but are rare) – Infection can be transmitted to players Survivors (NPC) + Could possibly be friendly + Have gear that players could find useful – Want the players’ gear – Generally hostile Survival + Helps relationship building + Usually the foundation of missions/quests – Supplies (food, water, ammo, etc.) are scarce – Other survivors will want to take your supplies Relationships + Help you to stay sane + Can be used as supporting characters (NPC) – Losing a close friend or loved one can be traumatic – Can be a liability, you have to keep them safe   Questions And Answers What will the players do? Players will have to survive a post zombie apocalypse world. What is fun about it? Players will have to use creative ideas in many situations and will have to work as a team to survive. Critical thinking will often be more important than hack and slash style encounters. Why am I designing it? I am a fan of the zombie genre and I am dissatisfied... read more
Just The Beginning

Just The Beginning

This is just the start of a fantastic journey. We have just left the port, set the course and hoisted the sails. Make sure you check out our newest pages: About World Z Introduction Creating A Character UPCOMING: Attributes Skills Perks Relationships and Humanity Character Advancement Core Game Mechanics... read more