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Typing Of The Dead Lets You Kill Zombies With Shakespeare

By Nathan Grayson on November 26th, 2013.

Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words are the only surefire way to make sure a zombie never comes back. Also immolation.

Shakespeare in Typing of the Dead? Be still, my beating heart. That’s not to say you’ll get to kill zombies alongside the man, the myth, the possible plurality of legends him/their-self, nor is it to imply that Typing of the Dead: Overkill has added a new weapon: the mighty, thankfully un-Shake-Weight-like Shake Speare. Both of those options sound magnificent, but your TotDO to-do list can now – if you’re willing to pay the piper – include Shakespeare’s greatest works. “Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy: he hath borne me on his back a thousand times,” you might type, mournfully decapitating a zombie in the process, just as Hamlet did in Shakespeare’s original work.

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