Posts Tagged ‘Google it!’

Google Your Way Out In World Of The Living Dead

By Craig Pearson on March 16th, 2012.

Not a screenshot: a Street View of Clydebank
I’m a big fan of games that use existing, but non-game tech in interesting gamey ways. World Of The Living Dead is a Google Maps based zombie survival MMO. You’re a watchful protector trying to guide survivors around real world city streets. You use Maps’ pathfinding to set destinations, and the zombie density reflects US census data. You need to manage the survivor’s fear, fatigue, hunger and route as the zombies increase their grip on the world.
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Tilt The World: Google’s Marble Map Game

By Craig Pearson on January 12th, 2012.

How many 'Googles' are in this opening paragraph?

I’d usually Google for information on a game I knew nothing about, but that’s proving impossible about this Google Maps based game from Google. Googling for Google Maps kind of only takes you to one place. So what do we know?
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