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Weapon Madness – Round Two – Ranged Weapon Contest: AK-47 versus Flare Gun

Continuing onward with Weapons Madness, we have an old matchup made new. I don’t have any of the results for this one so it’s good to get a second opinion. Enjoy! Here’s a matchup that on the surface looks to be an easy winner, but before you go ahead and cast your vote, take a moment to think about this one because when you do … I think you’ll see that it’s not so clear cut as it appears. The key thing to remember that in a post apocalyptic situation, a machine gun can be a magnet to your location. If you aren’t shooting and moving, you’re basically ringing the dinner bell for all the undead near you. While the flare gun doesn’t have great kill … Read entire article »

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Weapon Madness – Round Two – Melee Weapon Contest: Hammer vs Pitchfork Revisited

The other night, I was thinking about getting an old fashioned zombie movie bracket going again, when I realized that I never finished the weapon madness bracket. In fact, when we last left off – oh, I don’t know – two years ago, we were pitting the hammer versus a pitchfork. I have no idea about the results of that trial, so here it is again. The Bracket so far Which one would you take in a zombie apocalypse? … Read entire article »

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Weapon Madness – Round Two – Melee Weapon Contest: Hammer vs Pitchfork

Last night’s matchup went down in a blaze of glory. Well, not much blaze and very little glory. To put it bluntly … it just went down. People overwhelmingly went with the AK-47. The siren call of the automatic machinegun was too sweet to most people’s ears. And while I think a machine gun would a pretty good weapon in the zombie wasteland, I will stand alongside Richard and take the flare gun. Yes, the AK has better stopping power. Yes, the AK will be able to keep the horde at bay, but the AK can only be fired in quick bursts lest you attract every zombie in a ten block radius. But that’s not the only problem I see with the weapon. … Read entire article »

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Weapon Madness – Round Two – Melee Weapon Contest: Machete versus Hatchet.

It’s hard to believe that this contest has been in motion for the past six months. It hasn’t been for lack of people making up their minds about what to use in a zombie attack, but rather, the erratic posting schedule of this past year. I will detail more information about the overall changes to the site and future features (you might have noticed some of them already). But for now, let us focus cold steel cutting through rotting flesh. For the last matchup – break action shotgun versus bowling ball … well, let’s just say the last place you’d look for a weapon is the bowling alley. The shotgun won with a landslide. As expected. Now, onto the matchup: … Read entire article »

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Weapon Madness – Round Two – Ranged Weapon Contest: Bowling Ball vs Break Action Shotgun

Believe it or not, the last episode of Weapon’s Madness occurred sometime in March before the actual March Madness tournament. Our last matchup pitted a lead pipe versus a hoe which drew a lot of discussion from everyone. While people loved the long distance skull cleaving potential of the hoe, the lead pipe won the contest hands down. I’m guessing a lot of people like to get involved with the wet work when killing zombies. Personally, I’m built like a T-Rex in all the bad ways – big legs, little arms, beady eyes ;) – so the lead pipe would tire me out pretty quickly. With the hoe, I could keep the dead at a distance. At least, for a little while. Well, Weapons Madness … Read entire article »

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Weapon Madness – Round Two – Melee Weapon Contest: Hoe vs Lead Pipe

It’s been a long time since the last episode of Weapon’s Madness, but have no fear zombie killers, I have not forgotten this event. Truth be told, my schedule is overloaded right now so it’s been extremely challenging to keep the site going. So if you’ve been wondering why the daily post count has been dropping lately, it’s not for lack of enthusiasm. That said, it’s not going anywhere. I’m in the process of moving from a corporate mule to a hired gun and if everything works well (fingers crossed), I’ll be able to return back to my old posting ways. Just let me say for the record that March Madness is my least favorite time of year. In any case, when we last … Read entire article »

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Weapon Madness – Round Two – Ranged Weapon Contest: Grenade Launcher vs. Minigun

The last matchup was quite good, coming down to the wire but at the end of the day, a slim majority of people decided to go with the crowbar than use an axe to take out the zombies. Personally, I would have stuck with the crowbar although I do love the fire axe. I just know that after a few close encounters, my arms would likely be exhausted. Granted, I don’t like the idea of being close and personal with a zombie either. The next matchup returns us to the ranged weapons, pitting two powerhouses against one another. In one corner, we have a grenade launcher. In the other, we have a minigun. Here’s the breakdown: … Read entire article »

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