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  • Burn baby burn, by Carl Cart

    John was a hard core survivalist, and he had been prepping for the apocalypse for a long time, way before prepping had became popular. His basement was fully stocked for whatever shit finally came down. He had food and water for three months, medical supplies, and enough guns and ammunition to start his own small […] More

  • The Common Cold – Could It Really Be The Death Of Us?

    As many of you will know, the Zombie Apocalypse in my trilogy, The Common Cold: A Zombie Chronicle, is based upon the fact that we, both the government and the people will be mortally infected before we have a chance to realise what is happening, let alone having the chance to fight it. Picture yourself […] More

  • The Adventure Medical Kits: Ultralight & Watertight .5

    Whether you’re packing light for a quick trip of hiking, kayaking, backpacking, mountain biking or climbing, a medical kit is an important piece of equipment to take along with you. As part of the “10 essentials” for survival, a medical kit is highly recommended anytime you venture off into backcountry far away from any emergency care. […] More

  • Differences Between Surviving Fast and Slow Zombies

    Differences Between Surviving Fast and Slow Zombies There are some fundamental differences between fast and slow zombies that one must be aware of before one may make a sensible contingency plan for an outbreak of either type of zombie. The “Fast Zombie” Controversy Many Zombie enthusiasts deny that the creatures depicted in 28 Days Later, […] More

  • Kabar Kukri Machete 1249 Review

    The Handle: The Kukri has a black handle made of Kraton G, although I’m not sure how this differs from regular Kraton. It’s got that grippy feel without being sticky, and I like that. It’s 5-1/2″ long and has a half guard-like protrusion in the butt to keep the knife in your hand when you’re […] More

  • LOVABLY DEAD, by Alex Eldrich

    “Nguh…” Kate rolled over to face her fiancé lying next to her on his back. “What, honey?” “Nguhhhh…!” “Oh you poor thing, you’re hungry aren’t you?” She noticed a glob of drool on the corner of his mouth. Grabbing a tissue from the night table she turned back to wipe his lips. Quick as a flash he […] More

  • Plan B: What to do now that you are a zombie, by Jack Asher

    Well it finally happened, you screwed up.  That’s all your life has ever been, one big screw up, punctuated by smaller screw ups.  You got bit, and joined the mass of shuffling undead.  Because there are zombies now. But it’s okay.  You can turn this around.  Just because you’re dead doesn’t mean you can’t get […] More

  • What a Well Dressed Girl Wears to the Zombie Apocalypse

    A zombie is an undead being created through the reanimation of a corpse. No matter the original cause, they are nasty, unthinking flesh eating machines that feel no pain. Whether traveling solo or in a pack, they’re dangerous and terrifying. Despite a minimal level of brain function and cognition, the only thing that will stop […] More

  • BRAINEATER JONES Deleted Scene, by Stephen Kozeniewski

    Those of you Zombie Guide readers of a certain age may recall that in the olden days before piracy…er, I mean, legitimate downloading…folks used to watch movies at home on things called Digital Video Discs or “DVDs.” (Don’t even ask Grandpa’s about “Ye Olde Video Home System.” He’ll just get off on a long diatribe […] More

  • Common Mistakes in a Zombie Outbreak

    Common Mistakes in a Zombie Outbreak Here are many mistakes that a person can make when trying to survive through a zombie apocalypse. This article will cover some of the main mistakes that you don’t want to make during your first time in the zombie plagued wasteland. Combating Zombies Lighting Zombies on Fire Although it […] More

  • Why Using a Sword in a Zombie Apocalypse is a Bad Idea

    Introduction Television and movies have a way of making bad ideas seem good. They have wonderfully safe and controlled environments from whence come magical action sequences that are very pretty to watch, yet bear little resemblance to actual combat. It would take several lifetimes to address all of the fallacies in movie and television as […] More

  • Koch’s Corner: A Guide to the Best in Low Tech, by Justin Koch

    Guns, guns, guns.  That’s what we all wanted when the dead started biting.  A Colt .45 sold for its weight in gold back then, bullets too. But we quickly learned that guns create more problems than they solve. Ammo is scare, shots are loud, and gunplay often let’s trouble know exactly where to find you. […] More

  • The Transformation Stages

    The stages of zombie transformation are the same that occur in vampires, with two major differences: in zombies, the onset of symptoms and transformation occurs much faster and has no relation to the cycles of day and night. Stage One: Infection. Symptoms of zombie infection appear quickly: within one or two hours, the victim will […] More

  • Guest Post- Exchanging fluids

    Good morning all. Things have been a little crazy around here, the end of the basketball season, karate classes, and doctor’s appointments. So, again, I apologize for the delay. Today I’m going to talk today about protecting yourself from accidental exposure to the zombie virus. We’ve all seen the movies and TV shows where our […] More

  • A story by Michael W. Garza

    Marty felt strange as he leveled his sights on a person’s head. He took aim on the woman as she lumbered slowly toward him across his grandfather’s field. One of her eyes hung out of the socket, bouncing of her cheek with every step. Marty lined up the end of his rifle on her forehead […] More

  • Fire Starter from Empty Lighter

    This article is how to take an empty disposable lighter and re-make it into an effective fire starting tool for use in an emergency. Think of it as an “apocalyptic tinder box” : ) What you need to make it: 1) empty lighter – they still have a flint & striker w/o fuel 2) lint […] More

  • Precision Sniper Rifle (PSR) system

    Any fan of AMC’s The Walking Dead can remember the scene from episode one where Morgan knelt at the window of his upstairs bedroom with a sniper rifle popping walkers at a distance. That’s the way to survive the zombie apocalypse without getting your hands dirty. Now imagine if you could make that shot from […] More

  • Zombie Cells created in New Mexico lab

    Think the only zombies out there are the ones you see in science fiction movies? Think again. Researchers in New Mexico say they’ve created zombie cells — near-perfect replicas of mammalian cells that can perform many of the same functions despite the fact that they’re not actually alive. But instead of pursuing and eating people […] More

  • Whimper by Scott Lefebvre

    It was the year the bees died. But first it was the bats. But no one cared about the bats because they dismissed the scientific evidence by ignorantly indulging in the old analogy that bats are just rats with wings. Or maybe mice. But first it was bats and then bees and then birds. But […] More

  • Reconstructed, by Richard T. Schrader

    Gerard Fourie was lean in his old age but still fit as a man prone to wandering in the trekgees tradition of his South African Boer ancestry. He had walked alone many miles that night along the railroad tracks, but it wasn’t an aimless journey because there was a destination clear in his mind and […] More

  • 6 Things That Never Make Sense About Zombie Movies

    6 Things That Never Make Sense About Zombie Movies #6 Why Don’t Zombies Ever Finish Their Meal? The premise of this has the underlying assumption that zombies bite people through hunger. And whilst that is one explanation, there is another: aggression. The human body is not exactly the most weaponised structure that evolution came up […] More