The first victims of the end of the world will be the thumbs of the survivors. The second victims will be the innocent planks of wood, who will suffer from the nails and clumsy hammer thumps of people trying to keep the undead at bay. I’ll make sure I create a monument to the brave thumbs and planks when I get into The Dead Linger, Sandswept Studio’s open-world game of post-apocalyptic survival. I’ll be able to because they’ve just added some interesting freeform barricading to their procedurally-generated world, allowing builders to create anything from shoddy fences, to solid, nearly impenetrable walls.
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