Humans versus Zombies
- Thursday, April 11, 2013
- MSU Campus, Main location outside near Montana Hall
Humans vs. Zombies is a large version of tag where players begin as Humans and try to survive in a story where Zombies have begun to rise from the dead. The ultimate goal of the game is for either all Humans to be turned into Zombies, or for the humans to survive a set amount of time. Students who are participating will use socks, marshmellows, and dart blasters to defend themselves from the growing group of Zombies. Participants meet once a day for a mission to complete an objective. The Spring 2013 game will start April 11th.
To register for the event students and faculty must register at msutag.com before the starting date.
These are the official Montana State University Humans vs. Zombies rules for the Spring 2013 game, adapted from the "Goucher-Style" rules as invented by Brad Sappington and Chris Weed of Goucher College in 2006.
Humans vs. Zombies is a game of tag. All players begin as Humans, and some players are chosen to be the "Original Zombies." The Original Zombie tags Human players and turns them into Zombies. The Zombies then tag Humans and turn them into more Zombies. All players need to register prior to the beginning of the game (April 11th).
The Zombies win when all Human players have been tagged and turned into Zombies. The Humans win by completing a final mission around April 18th.