Zombie Master In Short

Zombie Master is a multiplayer Half-Life 2 modification, centred around a zombie-apocalypse, which throws all but one player in the shoes of human survivors. Pitched against a relentless tide of rotting flesh, they must scavenge for weaponry and equipment just to stay alive. But that one player, chosen randomly at the beginning of the round, is not bound by mortal restraints.

To speak his name is to invite the wrath of hell - but most call him the 'Zombie Master'. He is nigh omnipotent. His invisible hand controls the legions of undead like puppets on strings; slowly closing the net on the humans while they run to and fro like rats in a maze.

Features
Human team:

* A wide range of weapons to scavenge such as shotguns, molotov cocktails, rifles and more
* A number of challenging objectives that encourage players to team up and work together
* The ability to interact with the environment to build barricades and carry objects

Zombie Master:

* Real Time Strategy gameplay; create and command your own undead horde
* A wide variation of zombie units encourages the ZM to adopt complex tactics
* Environmental "manipulates" allow the ZM to interact with the world in devilish ways
* Mysterious powers let the ZM manifest his power in a more direct fashion... for a price

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Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest News: Zombie Master 1.2.1 released

11 comments by BadKingUrgrain on Jan 4th, 2009

Zombie Master 1.2.1 has been released, fixing many of the more pressing bugs present in version 1.2.0 and tweaking game balance.

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Summary of the changes in 1.2.1:

  •  Fixed memory leak in server
  •  Revolver made stronger
  •  Banshee damage lowered
  •  Improvement of interface responsiveness in certain situations
  •  Improvement of zombie behaviour when told to swat objects
  •  Additional game events for use by server plugins
  •  Fixes for various exploits
  •  Fix for rotated view after spectating through the zombie cam when the round restarts
  •  Various other bugfixes

The new version is only available as a full installer download. You do not need any previous versions of the mod installed. If you're new to ZM, do make sure you own a Steam game that includes the Source SDK Base. Most Valve games like HL2, TF2 and L4D do include this, so if you own one you are ready to play.

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Zombie Master 1.2.1 Source Code

Zombie Master 1.2.1 Source Code

May 15, 2010 Source Code 11 comments

The ZM source code was released in June 2009 on the ZM forums. Now you can also get it here on ModDB. Be sure to check the included readme file.

Zombie Master Beta 1.2.1 - Linux dedicated server

Zombie Master Beta 1.2.1 - Linux dedicated server

Jan 4, 2009 Server 8 comments

Server-only version of ZM 1.2.0 for Linux servers.

Zombie Master Beta 1.2.1 - Windows installer

Zombie Master Beta 1.2.1 - Windows installer

Jan 4, 2009 Full Version 74 comments

Full installer of ZM version 1.2.1, for players and Windows servers.

Zombie Master Beta 1.2.0 - Linux dedicated server

Zombie Master Beta 1.2.0 - Linux dedicated server

Nov 12, 2008 Server 1 comment

Server-only version of ZM 1.2.0 for Linux servers.

Zombie Master Beta 1.2.0 - Windows installer

Zombie Master Beta 1.2.0 - Windows installer

Nov 12, 2008 Full Version 9 comments

Full installer of ZM version 1.2.0, for players and Windows servers.

Zombie Master 1.1.2 to 1.1.3 Patch - Linux Dedicated Server

Zombie Master 1.1.2 to 1.1.3 Patch - Linux Dedicated Server

Jul 25, 2007 Patch 1 comment

Zombie Master 1.1.2 to 1.1.3 Linux patch

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Tobeas
Tobeas Apr 9 2011, 5:04pm says:

I'm beginning to wonder....since the latest update was 2 years ago.
Is this mod still in development?

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MrLubaz
MrLubaz Apr 28 2011, 11:46am replied:

Just go to the Zombie Master website, they explained it there :)

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Askrobert1234
Askrobert1234 Apr 12 2011, 10:58pm replied:

Good question.

The developers haven't posted any news or updates in quite a while (kind of a disappointment) but that's not too much to worry about.

Since the game is on STEAM now, it's become a little more popular and attracted a bit of the 'modder community', so even though the developers aren't posting anything new any more, new maps and such are coming out created by players all of the time.

It might not be top-notch like real developers could make... But you'll still get the new maps and modes you're looking for.

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D3@DM4N
D3@DM4N Apr 16 2011, 11:52pm replied:

Angry lawyer YEARS ago made this game. At first totally pumped about this mod, blah blah blah, but the community friggen skyrocketed around it. Left 4 dead was announced, all the cool zombie games were almost here, so the community really "urged" faster and faster updates. Lawyer tried to jump ship a few times. Finally i think after patch 3.0? he finally took off.

Its a great game, Lawyer is my hero. But no he REALLY does not want to update this mod anymore.

They are however currently cranking out some updates on Zombie Master 2 which looks really promising. :D so check that out!

heh edit: totally off, it was patch 1.2.0 lol..

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muganronin
muganronin Mar 18 2011, 11:12am says:

I played this allot, and really enjoyed myself...

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luke4cfc
luke4cfc Mar 14 2011, 3:56pm says:

omg i really want to play this game wid my bro but its not verifying god

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luke4cfc
luke4cfc Mar 14 2011, 3:14pm says:

im trying to launch zombie master but my download to launch it is stuck on 61% i think its goin to crash and not let me play :( add me every one luke4cfc

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Jeahro
Jeahro Jan 31 2011, 4:00am replied:

there's a zombie master 2 in development :D

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Brainles5
Brainles5 Mar 4 2011, 10:44am replied:

Zombie master 2 is a fan mod.

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Askrobert1234
Askrobert1234 Apr 12 2011, 11:01pm replied:

Not yet they don't :)

It's just in development

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