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Dead State blends zombie sandbox trends with old-school RPG heart

Dead State takes a long strand of narrative-driven RPG DNA and bolts it onto a zombie survival sandbox. Brenna finds the result compellingly familiar.

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Dead State headlines

  • Dead State demo expected soon, possibly before the end of January

    Dead State developer DoubleBear has confirmed a demo will soon be available for the zombie survival RPG.

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  • Dead State on show at PAX Prime Indie Megabooth

    Dead State will be playable at PAX Prime’s Indie Megabooth, developer DoubleBear announced in a Kickstarter update. Dead State was one of a number of high-progfile Kickstarters launched after Double Fine Adventure; one of its major drawcards is its team of Troika veterans. It was well and truly funded, and is expected to launch this […]

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  • Dead State footage shows off early combat

    Zombie survival RPG Dead State has been pretty quiet since smashing its Kickstarter target last year, but developer Doublebear has released some work-in-progress combat footage.

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  • Dead State Kickstarter ends with 200% funding

    I’m very pleased with you, Internet, because the Dead State Kickstarter just closed on over $330,000, more than twice what developer DoubleBear asked for, resulting in five stretch goal content additions. I’m pretty excited for this zombie apocalypse survival RPG which hails from some well-respected veterans, so give yourself a pat on the back. Expect […]

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  • Troika veteran heads zombie RPG Kickstarter effort

    Another day, another crowd-funded indie vying for your attention. I don’t even read the descriptions anymo- “DoubleBear Productions is an indie RPG developer founded by Brian Mitsoda (formerly of Black Isle, Troika, and Obsidian)”. Take my money.

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