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Posted 2007-07-06 by Tony Walsh
 
 
     
 
Zombies Invade ‘The Lounge’
Image credit: The Lounge.
Zombies will invade the Miami server of The Music Lounge microworld next Friday the 13th, bringing "Rock, Paper, Scissors" style game play with them. A post on the official Lounge message boards describes the zombie game in detail--I hope its easier to play than the instructions suggest. The goal is to rack up as many points as possible by the end of the day by infecting both other players and computer-controlled characters.

Ironically, the Lounge was built using the Torque Game Engine (reference), but was launched as a social, rather than game world. One of the first things I did with the Lounge's client software is change the avatars into zombies. Maybe my avatar was more infectious than I thought...
 
     
 
   
 
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Comment posted by liam
July 6, 2007 @ 11:56 am
     
 
Finally a post about zombies! It's been awhile. I thought you were going soft on us Tony.
 
     
 
     
   
 
 
     
 
     
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