Story elements

The zombie apocalypse usually starts by some kind of outbreak of a ‘zombie plague’ due to an infectious disease. Initial contacts with zombies are extremely dangerous and traumatic, causing shock, panic, disbelief and possibly denial, hampering survivors’ ability to deal with hostile encounters. The zombies are usually bestial, motivated by a need to consume living … Read more

Stand united

In zombie apocalypse stories, people are generally more likely to survive if they seek power in numbers. It’s easier to fight off a herd of the walking dead if you have a dozen people by your side. That means you can’t disregard other people and face-to-face communication is a necessity — a stark contrast from … Read more