Zombies:A Hunter's Guide

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Zombies:A Hunter's Guide

Postby Marcus Woodhouse » Tue Dec 14, 2010 8:28 am

Joseph McCullogh, Osprey Publishing House, 2010.
The first of the "Dark Osprey" series.
This gives the zombie menace the typical Osprey going over, indeed it is in treating zombies as if they actually exist and have a defined part of military history that this book comes alive (if you excuse that notion). The end chapters on the equipment and tactics of zombie hunting are weak in comparison, but the illustrations, some from The Walking Dead graphic novels, are strong, I especially liked the Todsritter one of Nazi zombies deployed on the Eastern Front "Death then Glory!"
Like any other Osprey book there is unlikely to be anything new in here for the already experienced undead disposal specialist but it's worth looking at if you are new to reenacting this and want an idea of how to portray a member of the 34th Specialist Engineers or the 77th SUS.


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Re: Zombies:A Hunter's Guide

Postby Foxe » Sun Dec 26, 2010 2:43 pm

For a lovely minute there I thought Osprey had produced an illustrated history of the hunters of the undead. I've long fancied getting kit together for a Balkan vampire hunter of the 1690s...


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Re: Zombies:A Hunter's Guide

Postby Marcus Woodhouse » Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:24 pm

Next on their "to do" list I've been told.


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Re: Zombies:A Hunter's Guide

Postby Jack Cooper » Fri Dec 31, 2010 12:59 am

Marcus Woodhouse wrote:but the illustrations, some from The Walking Dead graphic novels, are strong, I especially liked the Todsritter one of Nazi zombies deployed on the Eastern Front "Death then Glory!"


For "historical" undead, I can recommend this if you have not already seen it.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Zombie-Survival ... 0715638157


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Re: Zombies:A Hunter's Guide

Postby Marcus Woodhouse » Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:58 pm

I have just got the graphic novel.


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