The living dead. This tag is suitable both for questions about zombies in systems where they are a common foe and also for questions about running zombie-related scenarios in systems not explicitly designed for that purpose.

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Atmosphere of alienation and horror — halloween game

It is Halloween soon and I am planing to run a horror game featuring zombies. Lots of zombies. In fact, hordes of zombies. The setting is akin to Walking Dead than Shawn of the Dead and set in the ...
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What RPG best models a “World War Z” zombie apocalypse?

I've been reading a ton of Zombie apocalypse fiction. I find the World War Z stories by Max Brooks to be among the best. What RPG would be best suited to this type of story and why? Some additional ...
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How can I encourage zombie investigation?

This weekend, I ran a zombie scenario for GUMSHOE (Trail, as it happens, although the question isn't specific to that). I've run this scenario twice, both as part of a campaign and as a one-shot. ...
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Which systems can emulate battles against zombie hordes?

As popular culture has been saturated with zombies in recent years, I've gotten at least half a dozen ideas for zombie RPG campaigns. The main difficulty with using well-known systems for these, ...