Thursday, May 19, 2011

CDC Promotes Emergency Preparedness with Zeds

From the archives of the CDC:
There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a zombie apocalypse for example. That’s right, I said z-o-m-b-i-e a-p-o-c-a-l-y-p-s-e. You may laugh now, but when it happens you’ll be happy you read this, and hey, maybe you’ll even learn a thing or two about how to prepare for a real emergency.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Secret Origin of Plants vs. Zombies

Over at Disinformation there's a post on the "Atomic Gardening" fad of the 1950's. Here in the real world exposing vegetables to hard radiation didn't amount to much, but in the gaming universe this real-life craze sounds like a great story hook. Everything from a Super-hero/villain's Secret Origin to patient zero for the Zombie Apocalypse.