Humans vs. Zombies: Who will win in 2012?

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Humans vs. Zombies: Who will win in 2012?. Kate Huntington ESS 418 Winter 2012. Photo: brokenbiro.blogspot.com. Take Home: Place your bets on Zombies. Humans vs. Zombies: live action tag game Who will win in Spring quarter 2012? Rules favor zombies. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Humans vs. Zombies: Who will win in 2012?Kate HuntingtonESS 418Winter 2012

Photo: brokenbiro.blogspot.comThe question is, who will win?1Take Home: Place your bets on Zombies Humans vs. Zombies: live action tag game

Who will win in Spring quarter 2012?

Rules favor zombiesBackground: Basic rules of the game The game

- Start as humans (armed) plus a few zombies

- Humans shoot zombies with marshmallows

- Zombies (unarmed) tag humans or starve

Photo: wikipedia How to win:

- Humans survive 5 days - Zombies tag & turn all humans3Rules favor zombies#1. Humans use marshmallows for ammunition

Photo: media.salemwebnetwork.comHumans have incentive to eat ammoZombies have infinite ammunitionRules favor zombies#2. Rule violations are reported by non-player humansHumans do not hesitate to report cheating by other humans (98% of human cheating is reported)

Zombies intimidate non-player humans (only 55% of zombie cheating is reported)Rules favor zombies#3. Play continues for 5 days, 12 hours per dayData for UW Seattle Campus, 2006-2010Day of Game012345206410812AveragePlay Time

(hours per player)daily maxzombieshumans: 41 hours: 51 hoursZombies play more hours per gameOr, better yet, show figure step by stepZombies play more hours/game than humansData for UW Seattle Campus, 2006-2010Day of Game012345206410812AveragePlay Time

(hours per player)humansdaily maxZombies play more hours/game than humansData for UW Seattle Campus, 2006-2010Day of Game012345206410812AveragePlay Time

(hours per player)daily maxzombieshumansZombies play more hours/game than humansData for UW Seattle Campus, 2006-2010Day of Game012345206410812AveragePlay Time

(hours per player)daily maxhumans: 41 hourszombiesZombies play more hours/game than humansData for UW Seattle Campus, 2006-2010Day of Game012345206410812AveragePlay Time

(hours per player)daily maxhumans: 41 hourszombies : 51 hoursTake Home: Rules on cheating & longer hours favor zombies Hours of play and cheating probably most important Lack of temptation to eat ammo helps

If you are a human, give up early!Place your bets on Zombies at kate the bookie.com

Photo: brokenbiro.blogspot.com