Steve Jackson Games has announced it will publish the fast-paced I Hate Zombies
card game, designed by Kevin Wilson (Descent: Journeys in the Dark
, Arkham Horror
, and Sid Meier's Civilization: The Board Game
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In this game for up to twelve, players are split into two teams: one zombie team and one human team. Zombies take more effort to kill, while humans each have a unique special ability. Any human that is eliminated becomes a zombie, and play continues until only one side remains. Either the surviving humans are the winners, or the surviving zombies (except the very last zombie created). Zombie/human battle is resolved with Rock-Paper-Scissors-plus Powers and is lightning fast, with games ending in around ten minutes.
The game contains 21 large, double-sided character cards and a rulesheet. The game is for 2 - 12 players and MSRP is $14.95. Release date was not announced.
The recent Kickstarter to fund this game raised $55,588 from 3,811 backs ($14.59/backer average).