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I’m A Zombie Survivor

A kid kept on sending me messages that there’s no use playing the game because it will stop by march
31, or that the zombies will die on that date, or something to that effect. The messages must have been
triggered after I kept sending her daily gifts despite the fact that she has already declared defeat.

Here I am, still playing the game. While not as enthusiastic as before, I still tried to live.

So I sent her this message along with a gift: “You don’t kill yourself just because it’s end of the
world, right? Keep playing!”

Perhaps my allusion is apt to what is going on to the realities of humans all over the world.

You do not kill yourself just because the government and few scientists has declared it is the end of the world.

You do not take a gun and put it on your head just because the doctor said you will die within two months.

You do not drop from the roll just because you did not pass a test and marked ‘unfit’ by the authorities.

Life is indeed tough. After having been over the hill, life really isn’t easy. There are so many threats that can occur, so many warnings that makes you give up. At times, I want to simply give up….surrender. I want to hang myself in that mango tree. Yes. I am looking at it now that strong mango tree.

Not because life is filled with difficulties but because it’s extremely boring and useless. It’s not fun anymore.

Just like this game now. It’s boring. I am all alone. Everyone has packed up. Everyone migrated back to
their realities. Everyone has erased any evidences of their existence.

I could choose to join them. I could go back to the reality everyone agreed is the truth. But I
chose not…

I want to enjoy every moment here with my brainless companions. I want to observe even the tiniest
event that can occur. I still want to experience those small triumphs brought in by the smallest
tasks that may not bring me fortune, but would give me satiation as i breathe every moment of my life.
And I want to record those things, those moments that i can tag as memories when i have already
moved on to the next world. So that, when I am there sitting on the fluffy clouds, I can smile as I try recall how I tried hard to live.

I will still play the game until it closes down…

(Thanks to the inspiration of the movie No Se Aceptan Devoluciones 😀 )

 
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Posted by on February 2, 2014 in World of Zombies, Zombie Island

 

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Death of My Zombies

I just  received this from my Habbo minimail:

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I do not know if I should cry or not, be extremely anxious or not. Since June, when I discovered this game, which I have been ignoring for months, I got, literally, zombified.

World of Zombies is one of Habbo’s third party games that has been running together with Snow Storm, Fast Food, Streetz, Hero Zero, Matchwood, Permia-Duels and a lot more. I did not care much of them, except Fast Food for a while since it gives out achievement points for my Habbo avatar.

World of Zombies, on the other hand, caught me in its net when I reopened it in June  due to boredom months after my initial opening. It was supposed to only fill up some of the empty space of my large corpus callosum, but it got out of hand.

I was curious as to why a friend, has stopped talking to me and is shown playing the game. So I sort of stalked her, curious as to what is there that made her spent most of her Habbo time in that particular game.

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When I opened the game, I received lots of gifts, which made me very impressed. Any games that would give lots of gifts is a good game 😀 Who doesn’t love gifts?

However, I still don’t know how it is played. I thought it’s similar to Habbo’s style of networking. I can see zombie avatars of some of my friends, yet I cannot talk to them to ask guidance as to how the game is maneuvered. Days of playing, I realized you are on your own in the game. The social aspect only comes in gift-giving. Perhaps you can communicate with others, but gifts must be attached. And because I was still poor then (LOL), I decided to be on my own, which is natural for me.

It got me hooked not just because of the gifts, I realized it is the kind of game that I like.

1. I own virtual properties I can manipulate without paying anything
2. I can plant and harvest in specific times depending on the kind of plant. There is something about farming that I like, perhaps in the idea of producing something. You plant, you live leave them to grow, you harvest. That makes everything seems reality, except of course on the number of hours the plant grows.
3. I own slaves, brainless slaves! While others abhor the idea of slave ownership, I think it is innate in all of us to feel superior, to feel important to have someone we can simply make commands to and to do our bidding. The god-complex in our DNA, maybe?
4. I own cooks. And the list of the recipes that they can cook is long. The formula of the recipes is quite intriguing that I even wanted to make some for real.
5. The game allows me to earn, digitally earn of course. Just by simply planting and selling (without marketing my product; I hate marketing!), I can earn thousands to millions of coins.
6. The store is filled with goodies I can buy as long as I have coins. And to earn coins, I plant and sell. It’s the simple formula of economics – you produce to consume. If you don’t produce, you cannot earn coins that can make you buy something from the market.
7. And they are not just selling rubbish, they are selling stuffs I can use to decorate my island. I love decorating. I am obsessed with decorating, the reason why I stay in Habbo.

It’s over half a year since I played the game daily in between work (I can only count with my fingers the number of days I was offline with the game). Since there are tasks to be completed that gives prizes, there will always be something to do. And I can do it all by myself, without the help of others.

Oh wait! I still need others for the game. It is hard to move on if your friends are not playing. And because many of my friends have given up, especially that friend that unknowingly led me to the zombie’s trap, I decided to activate my other avatars. With their help, I was able to play continuously. So yeah! I can really stand alone with the game 😉

As of this writing, I am at level 55. After reading the message from Habbo staffs, I tried to reflect on my countermeasures.

Yes. I think it’s time for me to kill my zombies. I have been too much zombified by the game that I stopped talking to my friends. If I talk to them, in the middle of an interesting subject, I’d remember the game and make excuses to stop what would have been a fulfilling human conversation. I also stopped being creative, a thing that Habbo is offering. Since World of Zombies has already given “formulas”, my creativity is only limited to the “formula” they have provided. What more, I have forgotten other creative feats I can do over the Internet and the so-called real world because of the zombie routine I voluntarily put myself into.

My brain was eaten by the zombies. And a rescue is just in order.

In the meantime, while waiting for its slow death, I’ll still keep on playing, not as passionately as before, but just to get a dose of medication for my obsessive-compulsive nature…

 
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Posted by on January 29, 2014 in Habbo, World of Zombies, Zombie Island

 

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Ghost Island Discovered At Last…

It’s beyond midnight now, and still here I am, zombified by the game. I still have work tomorrow, or at least I think I still have, after a week of absence. Anyways, I just cannot turn off my laptop after I realized I am almost done with my Ghost Town when all the necessary Diableries are cooked. I am extremely curious on how this particular island would look like, so I decided to continue (the hell with sleep & work! it’s the holidays, anyway.)…

Here it was before:

ghosttown01Some of structures are just added by me

With the last requirements needed to build the Ghost University,

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This is how it turned out:

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I just love this part of the game where ugly islands are turned beautiful. Not only will I get exciting surprises, I will also have new decorations that I cannot afford to purchase 😛

But this is not the end for the Ghost Island since there’s another task I need to fulfill:

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Yep! I was able to find the said decoration,

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But because this particular decoration cost a lot (in ZB, you see), I can’t decide whether I should keep it & not complete the task, or remove the item and gain 5ZB *sigh*

I’ll just go to bed…

 
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Posted by on December 22, 2013 in Habbo, World of Zombies, Zombie Island

 

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