Questions tagged [atom-zombie-smasher]

Atom Zombie Smasher is a 2011 real-time strategy game developed by Blendo Games and released for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and OnLive. In it, players try to rescue citizens from a zombie onslaught using soldiers, helicopters, artillery and a variety of other items, as well as facilitating the research further technologies.

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Good strategy for earning gold medals fast

In my quest to get all achievements in that game, one is a pain in the a.. for me. The Gold Standard: Accrue 500 gold medals. I hate it, because even with very beneficial settings, it takes much ...
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What happens to mercenary units that die during an outbreak mission?

I'm not very far into the game yet, but I've played a couple of missions where I accidentally killed my infantry team with my artillery team. Every time this occurs I have restarted because I wasn't ...
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How do I kill every zombie in this map?

Could you help me to exterminate those zombies? Right now I'm waiting they finish to enter in the map then I use the dynamite to blow everything. The problem is where I'm using mines and cannon (blu "...
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How can I migrate my Atom Zombie Smasher saves to a Mac?

Atom zombie smasher is a great deal of fun, but it seems that other than smashing zombies it is also a good game for smashing my computer, as I get BSODs much too often while playing it. The issue I ...
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How many zeds does a mega zed count as?

I've been playing a bit of Atom Zombie Smasher lately. I'm pretty sure that I'm losing, as the zeds have amassed enough points for mega zeds to start appearing (and I'm not exactly keeping up). That ...
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How do I win the KringleJammer mini-game?

I'm trying to get the KringleJammer achievement for the upcoming Steam winter achievement hunt, but I can't seem to do it. According to the achievement description, there are at least 7 waves, but I ...
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What are the most effective unit upgrades in Atom Zombie Smasher?

What do you find to be the most effective unit upgrades in Atom Zombie Smasher, and why? Evac Helicopter Arrival Time or Load Time? Artillery Impact Time or Reload Time? Zed Bait Range, Lifetime, ...
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How do I handle a level 4 outbreak?

In Atom Zombie Smasher, I tend to do well at the level 1 and 2 outbreaks - I can kill all the zeds in level 1 (as long as I get infantry) and most of the time in level 2. I can reliably evacuate ...
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Should I worry about territorial contiguity when choosing what territories to not save every month?

During every month, a number of territories get infected and I get to pick which one to rescue. At times however it seems there's very little to base this choice on. For example, right now I can ...
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Struggling with Atom Zombie Smasher - any suggestions?

I'm loving Atom Zombie Smasher, but I don't seem to be very good at it! In fact, I'm really struggling to even rescue the minimum amount of people, so I was wondering if the community had any tips ...
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