Zombie Roleplaying Game Prompted NC Campus Alert

The cause of a security alert at the North Carolina State University campus turns out to have been a live-action roleplaying game involving zombies.

The university issued a statement Friday saying that the two reports of men with handguns on the Raleigh campus Wednesday were describing a person playing a game called "Humans vs. Zombies."

The university statement says both reports described the same person, who contacted police after hearing the descriptions and locations of the sightings. The university did not release the person's name.

The campus wasn't locked down and classes weren't affected, but police issued the alert while they investigated the reports.

A website promoting the game describes it as similar to tag, in which some players are humans and some are zombies.

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  • by Anonymous on Jan 30, 2012 at 02:33 AM
    At ECU the students spend their time getting a first rate education.
  • by Jimmy Location: El Paso, TX on Jan 29, 2012 at 04:43 PM
    Sounds like the work of the "Brothers" outta Jamesville HS.
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      by Anonymous on Jan 29, 2012 at 09:37 PM in reply to Jimmy
      http://humansvszombies.org/ Not everything is home-grown. It's a big world out there.

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