Good Dog, Bad Zombie: A Kickstarter Board Game That Will Have You Howl

Angela Vuckovic
by Angela Vuckovic
Always wanted to peek inside a dog’s mind? An immersive and insanely fun board game lets you do so: while simultaneously fighting off zombies with your pawesome pooch skills.

Picture this: you’re playing a board game with a group of friends and casually saying things like “I’m going to lick myself!” because it will help save the world. Sounds super fun in a weird way? It’s because Good Dog, Bad Zombie is precisely that.

This board game is the ideal gift for geeky dog lovers who are in a mood to kick some zombie butts from a four-legged perspective. You and your friends will play as a courageous pack of post-apocalyptic pooches trying to save their hoomans… or go feral trying. The fictional puppers are supposed to manage this feat by investigating scent tokens, herding unsuspecting zombies to their death, and helping their teammates by howling at them.

Good Dog, Bad Zombie needs 4 to 6 players and takes 45 to 60 minutes to play: there are different difficulty levels, so no need to worry that the game will be to complex or to easy for you. Several hilarious expansions are in the works, too, so there’ll be no shortage of canine-tastic entertainment once you get the hang of the game!

The team behind the game wanted to make sure that the magical being who inspired the game (and I’m not talking about zombies, just to be clear) get a little something from them, so they’re donating a part of the proceeds to One Tail a Time. Can’t get more pawesome than that!

The novel twist on the zombie apocalypse theme has definitely struck a chord with people: the Kickstarter campaign for this game has already surpassed its goal. I think it’s because, deep down, nobody wants to miss out on a chance to be a heroic doggo. Honestly, if there really were an apocalypse, I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if pooches turned out to be our saviors. It’s not like they’re not rescuing us already!

Angela Vuckovic
Angela Vuckovic

A proud mama to seven dogs and ten cats, Angela spends her days writing for her fellow pet parents and pampering her furballs, all of whom are rescues. When she's not gushing over her adorable cats or playing with her dogs, she can be found curled up with a good fantasy book.

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