World of the Living Dead: squadsUse groups of survivors to create squads which can explore the world....
World of the Living Dead: exploreExplore areas of the map to find resources look food, water, weapons, and more....
World of the Living Dead: surviveSurvivors need to be feed, hydrated, and equipped. Remember to keep your squads well stocked in case of a zombie attack....
World of the Living Dead (WotLD) is a free survival horror browser MMO developed and published by Ballardia. As the title suggests, the game deals with a zombie apocalypse scenario and takes place in Los Angeles, California. As members of NECRA (National Emergency Control and Relief Agency) players have to lead a group of uninfected citizens to safety. The journey from Santa Catalina to LA County is far from being a pleasant road trip as the area is swarming with zombies. World of the Living Dead players need not only to protect the group from zombies but also to make sure they are properly fed, armed and equipped. Morale level plays an important part too because scared and tired members can become easy preys. Death is final in World of the Living Dead, a dead team member cannot be brought back to life.
World of the Living Dead engine uses OpenStreetMap application to create a realistic game world that covers about 12000 square kilometers. Zombie density is determined based on official data taken directly from US Census. When looking at the map players will notice green and red areas. Green means that the area has a low zombie density whereas red signifies that a zone is filled with zombies. At the beginning of the game, each player is assigned a survivor squad. All game areas are discovered while exploring and scavenging for supplies. World of the Living Dead is not a traditional MMORPG so the starting guide is more than handy. A survivor has 5 stats: hunger, thirst, health, fatigue and fear. As captain of the team, the player has to make sure that these stats don’t drop under certain values. Survivors can equip head, chest, arms and leg armors, a melee and a fire weapon. World of the Living Dead skill system allows players to build custom characters. There are skills that improve survival abilities (find more food, recover more fatigue when sleeping) and skills that boost combat abilities. Skills are unlocked with survival points that come as missions rewards.
Factions are World of the Living Dead guilds or alliances. Access to faction safe house is one of the benefits of being part of a faction. Like most MMORPG games, World of the Living Dead has an achievement system and leaderboards to display most skilled players. Users above level 5 are free to engage in fights against other players. The winner gets points and supplies. There are no special PvP areas so players have to watch out for mobs, it’s possible to get attacked by zombies while PvPing. World of the Living Dead graphic style is 2D text and image based but the quality gameplay makes it a good strategy game that’s worth a try.
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