Chairs & Sitting

The abandoned wastelands of a fallen society are lonely; the Indie Stone’s isometric survival-sim ‘Project Zomboid’ captures this sense of desperation, despair and futility in its opening line “These are the end times“…

… That is unless you’re playing online with friends, holed up in a safehouse arguing about who ate the last pineapple or coming back from a scavenging run with someone always there to make a hot cuppa (until the power goes out). So, whilst it’s not my favourite genre, the online aspect has made this a growing favourite in weekly gaming sessions. So, like an enthusiastic ornithologist trying desperately to show you their holiday snaps, here’s our group photo taken at the North Farm; our own little slice of the apocalypse that we like to call home.

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Everybody Smile! – Our ‘Project Zomboid’ Safehouse

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So, I learnt Morse Code…

I stumbled down a link-hole last week to discover Alex Johansson’s browser-based game “MORSE“; an interesting experiment in user input and detaching the player from the action all wrapped up in a battleship-esque pixilated game. Essentially you enter target co-ordinates in Morse code in order to destroy enemy units… Full Disclosure: I didn’t play the game for very long…

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