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Road of the Dead

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Oct 13, 2010 | 4:53 PM EDT
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Blunt Force Trauma 5 Points Do a 4 hits combo with zombies only
Hood Shaker 5 Points Knock an enemy off your hood by hitting the side walls
Flip Flop 10 Points Hit 16 enemies, alternating between zombie and soldier or vice versa
Gunslinger 10 Points Shoot an enemy off your hood with the pistol
Hydroficial Intelligence 10 Points Use a water jug to put off your burning engine
Meticulous 10 Points Kill 10 zombies at low speed
Don't Need Wheels 25 Points Drive 3 KM with all 4 tires blown
No Mercy 25 Points Hit 25 civilians
Quick Draw 25 Points Shoot a soldier while he's pointing his gun at you and before he shoots
Road Dominator 25 Points Hit 50 highway soldiers
Road Warrior 25 Points Defeat a helicopter
Wise Man 25 Points Avoid 10 mutated zombies
Close Encounters 50 Points Get all 5 enemy types off your hood
Nuke Watcher 50 Points Exit the city with at least 15 seconds to spare
Pinball 50 Points Do a 3 hits vehicle collision combo
Speed Racer 50 Points Drive 0.5 KM at maximum speed
Tank 50 Points Buy all the upgrades
Time To Spare 50 Points Reach up to 45 seconds bonus time in Dead On Time
Top Gun 50 Points Dodge 10 carpet bombings
Zombie Sniper 50 Points Do 30 zombie splatter hits
Dead On Time 100 Points Drive 10 KM in Dead On Time
Hell's Angel 100 Points Beat Highway To Hell
One Man Army 100 Points Drive 10 KM in Police State
Survivor 100 Points Beat The Great Escape

Author Comments

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Hey people! SickDeathFiend, me and the rest of the team are very excited to bring you our first game: Road of the Dead!

Escape the quarantined city by driving through a highway filled with ravenous undead, carnage and chaos while the military tries to stop you!

With 4 game modes, 24 medals and up to 1000 newgrounds point (OMFG!!!!), we hope you greatly enjoy Road of the Dead!

Keep in mind the Q key to toggle the quality for people with slower computer, it is a pretty graphic intensive game :D
The newgrounds Dimming Lights and Popup options can also help get better performance.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Exemplary Flash.

This is possibly one of the best games I have played on NG thus far. The programming is tight, the game mechanics are solid, and the gameplay itself is addictive. With upgrades that really make a difference in your survivability, and stellar replay value (with some sick-minded LOLs thrown in along the way) you solidly earned your 5/5 and 10/10. Wish I could rate it higher. Kudos.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

great game

as strange and disturbing as it was, it was still a lot of fun. cool concept, good graphics, good replay value. bravo.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


I REALLY like this game. It's well programmed, very exciting and overall highly addictive. The story is cool and told in a nice way, the music is epic, the voice actors great. The graphics are ''beautiful'' (LOL) and the animations are neat. The mix of 2D and 3D works surprisingly well. Also, the upgrading system really helps, but the game is still challenging. My only real complaints are the (imo) unfair choppers (you can barely dodge their shots, so i often ended up getting killed by one because i couldn't avoid it fast enough) and the repetitiveness of the gameplay and the graphics. But still, excellent job! ;)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Incredibly Intense!

The story was really well developed and lends the game its intense atmosphere, the radio chat was incredibly deep and meaningful. The way it was told; was immersive and non-intrusive. The gameplay was incredibly intense; I love how the difficultly increases as you go further. The controls were easy to pick up but hard to master. This is probably the best execution of a driving game, in Flash, ever. The graphics were also great and fitting; though the colors could be less "washed out" The only big deal I had with the game is that there were a lack of enemies; I would love to see a big zombie exploding into blood and gore, obscuring your windshield. or a tank vehicle, which you cannot ram through unlike the other vehicles. I also wished that there were more upgrades. Still this is still a great game, I hope to see a sequel some time in the future, keep up the good work!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Best Zombie Flash Game ever made

No lie. Excellent sprite work, voice over, music, controls, gameplay. 10 Across the board. The guy who does the voice of the main character sounds eerily like Steve Blum. I thought the zombie flash game genre had dried up with nothing but scrolling shooters, overhead shooters, and RTS style shooters. Then this comes along and blows me away. Great work!