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If "Last Night on Earth" were a movie, how do you see it playing out?

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15 May 2008 09:20 - 15 May 2008 09:21 #6427 by Ken B.
It's the cinematic boardgame, after all, based on all of our favorite horror and zombie movies.


Here's my take...


The Nurse is killed when separated from the group looking for supplies. Her images on the cards where she's holding the lighter and then subsequently surrounded by zombies and looking terrified...that's where she bites it. No pun intended.

Sally--dies early in the film when the zombie ambush is just beginning.

The Drifter--shows up halfway through the film to inform everyone of what's happening. Dies creating a distraction for the remainder of the survivors as they try to get supplies for the escape truck.

The Priest--is overwhelmed in his church--kneels to pray as the zombies close in. Turns out he's got some explosives and takes quite a few with him.

The Sheriff--one of the last to die. Makes sure Billy, Jenny, and Johnny make their escape, remains behind to buy them time to drive away. Smiling that he's made atonement for...whatever his "memories from the past" were, he turns to accept his fate.


Survivors: Jenny, Johnny, Billy. Escape by truck.
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15 May 2008 09:34 #6428 by Chapel
A Movie about a Game that is about a bunch of Movies. The circle is now complete.

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15 May 2008 09:50 #6429 by Ken B.
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MWChapel wrote:

A Movie about a Game that is about a bunch of Movies. The circle is now complete.



It is a self-referential hell from which no sane viewer escapes. Think of it as a low-budget "In the Mouth of Madness."

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15 May 2008 10:27 #6430 by Michael Barnes
I see it playing out as a Z-Grade straight-to-video travesty shot on a $300 miniDV camera by some "studio" that's just shy of turning to porn.

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15 May 2008 11:31 #6432 by Bulwyf
I see it playing out as a tounge-in-cheek self parody in the same vein as "Galaxy Quest".

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15 May 2008 11:31 #6433 by Dogmatix
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Michael Barnes wrote:

I see it playing out as a Z-Grade straight-to-video travesty shot on a $300 miniDV camera by some "studio" that's just shy of turning to porn.


So roughly the same as almost every zombie movie ever then?

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15 May 2008 14:17 - 15 May 2008 14:18 #6438 by Ken B.
I don't think the game is meant to be 'tongue in cheek' in terms of what's actually going on...they don't ham it up like Zombies!!! does ("Your shoe's untied!!") It would have the B-movie look and digital camcorder feel, but I think it would be played straight up. At least, as straight-up as any zombie movie ever is, anyway.


Speaking of "porn"...you know, I don't have a big problem with the soundtrack CD...it was a freebie, and while the music sounds 'chintzy', it also sounds EXACTLY like stuff that would've been on the soundtracks for those cheap horror movies made in the 90s by Blue Moon Entertainment...stuff like SUBSPECIES. But that's not the point.

The problem is when "Jenny and Johnny" comes on. It's...uh...obvious this is the song in the "movie" where Jenny and Johnny are trapped alone and Jenny lets Johnny plow the ol' cornfields, if you smell what Barack is cookin'. So anyway, you've got this "let's get the FUNK on" music playing....

...while you're trying to mow down zombies. There's no way you're going to be able to thematically match what's going on with the music at that point, unless you're a part of a REAL swingin' boardgame group (y'know, like those featuring STEVE AVERY)...so I guess you pause, put the figures in one big sex pile (zombies too, we're progressive thinkers around here) and go grab a smoke until apparently three-minute-man Johnny has finished the deed.
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16 May 2008 02:01 #6460 by metalface13
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MWChapel wrote:

A Movie about a Game that is about a bunch of Movies. The circle is now complete.


It's like the Street Fighter: The Movie the video game. A video game based on a movie based on a video game.

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16 May 2008 02:05 #6462 by PseudoIntellectual
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Michael Barnes wrote:

I see it playing out as a Z-Grade straight-to-video travesty shot on a $300 miniDV camera by some "studio" that's just shy of turning to porn.


I guess I'm more of an optimist! My first thought in answer to the question was "Grindhouse!"

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20 May 2008 00:00 - 20 May 2008 00:00 #6750 by daveroswell
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As long as it isn't "The Mist".
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