The basic idea of Zombie Panic! Source is to create a solid gameplay that is based on a classic zombie outbreak scenario. The living dead are coming for the last remaining humans, and these survivors must fight them off and live through the day.
At the start of each round, players can either choose to join the human team or volunteer to be the first zombie. If no one volunteers the game will pick one human randomly, and the game begins! The starter zombie's goal is to kill the humans while the human goal is to stay alive as long as possible, complete objectives, or even wipe out all the zombies. The catch is that when a human dies he will simply join the ranks of the undead, now ready to finish off his old living teammates. The humans can't tell by the player list who is alive and who is undead.
Eventually, there will only be one survivor still standing if everything goes wrong, his back against the wall while facing the animated corpses of his former allies. In a survival round, the zombies team only has a certain number of reinforcements (lives), and when a zombie is killed they lose a life from the counter. However, when a human is killed they gain 1 life. When the zombies run out of lives, the remaining survivors win the round by killing off the remaining undead left on the map. In objective rounds, zombies get an unlimited number of lives while the humans must complete a variety of map-based objectives to win.
We want the game to feel creepy and give you a sense of desperation, and yet not take itself so seriously that you can't laugh at the way you just died. Overall, fun and playability is the priority, and while realism and horror are important, those things are just a bonus when possible. We want a game that you can easily play with groups of any size, even with small or uneven numbers. Plus, there's a certain sense of satisfaction in tearing apart those heartless survivors who failed to protect you while you were alive, limb from limb.
See you there!
-Zombie Panic! Team
Howdy, everyone! We're shipping another game patch fixing a lot of bugs and potential server crashes from the previous version, along with full Steam Workshop support and an additional Christmas theme! It's a small gift from us, the developers, to you all at the community who have been doing a wonderful job giving us valuable feedback about v3.0 update.
With our new Workshop support, servers will be able to send their installed addons to the players that are joining for the first time. This will force the players to install the required Workshop items so they are able to play on the server. Our Workshop Downloader will automatically update, download, or verify if the user has the required addons installed. Take a look on how it will work at the following video below:
Download the new Christmas Update on Steam now!
We hope you enjoy this special gift.
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