We’re both big fans of the zombie craze that’s been sweeping genre fiction. There’s so much that can be done with the idea, from traditional re-animated dead to more science-future twists like diseases that take self-control from living people and force them to crave human flesh.
When the productivity/fitness game Zombies, Run! first came
out, Dianne was immediately on board. She was in the midst of a running kick
and it seemed like the perfect motivational tool. Several years later, she’s
still using it. And now that it’s available for Android, Anah has picked up a
Zombies, Run! is a story game. As you run – or walk, or bike
– you unlock pieces of the story. You meet new characters and, as Runner Five,
you also find out more about your own character’s history. For two professional
storytellers like ourselves, this is perfect.
It’s currently Dianne’s favorite
take on the zombie subgenre, simply because being chased by zombies is the best
way she’s found to keep herself running.
Do you have any zombie favorites?