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Watch Out: the Zombies are back!

(April 21 2009) Written by: Emily Okey in Student Life

If you find yourself wandering around campus this week and you are suddenly attacked by a large group with socks or pelted with nerf guns, don't worry it's only zombies.

Humans vs Zombies is back again!

Basically it's a week long campus wide game of tag (invented at Goucher College in Maryland, I believe) that occurs twice a year. The point of the game is to make it the entire week without being "tagged" and the difficult thing about it is that it's a 24 hour event which means that yes, even walking to class you're still playing. This causes mass chaos around doors to buildings because indoors is out of bounds so the minute you step outside you can be tagged. It also means that people will walk incredibly far out of the way just to avoid the quarter mile. I've never participated but it's pretty funny to watch. You can check out the "official rules" by going to http://kdratrit.com/hvz/rules.php

Side Note: I apologize that the link is ugly looking for some reason I can't get it to work any other way, I'll see what I can do!

Comments (5)

  • Sheila Sarratore

    Sheila Sarratore

    21 April 2009 at 13:13 |
    I thought I saw two students with matching green bandannas lurking around yesterday... that would be why.
  • Emily Okey

    Emily Okey

    21 April 2009 at 15:33 |
    haha yep! i was sitting in class the other day and my professor looks out the window and goes "is it just me or is that kid walking to class with a giant nerf gun?!?"
  • KS

    KS

    21 April 2009 at 22:07 |
    I am a accepted student this looks like Fun. It uses skill.
  • Joe

    Joe

    05 May 2009 at 12:05 |
    This sounds so cool. I know that my friends would have so much fun with something like this.

    The Zombie Apocalypse is coming....

    xP
  • Nerf Guns

    Nerf Guns

    11 May 2009 at 10:27 |
    I love this sort of thing. It's a lot of fun to mod/customize your Nerf guns and blow people away. Good times.

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