Zombi

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Description

In Zombi you control a team of four intrepid travelers, who have landed their helicopter on the roof of a shopping centre in the hope of finding fuel. The problem is that, with Hell full, Zombies are walking the earth, devouring humans as they please.

Zombi is a point and click adventure game in which you control the four characters (Alexandre, Sylvie, Yannick and Patrick) in turn, taking each of them individually through the abandoned complex. Lots of potentially-useful items have been left behind, some stored in cupboards - work out what they could be used for.

Try to find a weapon with which to attack the zombies - bare-hands fighting only works for a few attempts before your character is worn out. Dead zombies should be placed in the freezer in the basement to stop them re-emerging. You have free rein over the shopping mall, and can use the bed shops to rest and the food shops for nourishment. Be wary of the dark and zombie-filled basement though.

Screenshots

Zombi ZX Spectrum Loading screen
Zombi Commodore 64 Title screen
Zombi Atari ST Down the escalator
Zombi Atari ST You can have a lie down here

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Oct, 1986 9.75 out of 10 98
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Mar, 1990 860 out of 1000 86
Commodore User Amiga May, 1990 85 out of 100 85
Tilt Amstrad CPC Jul, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 83
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Mar, 1990 79 out of 100 79
Zzap! Commodore 64 Nov, 1990 72 out of 100 72
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Mar, 1989 8.4 out of 12 70
Amiga Joker Amiga Mar, 1990 69 out of 100 69
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1990 40 out of 100 40
HonestGamers Amiga Aug 13, 2006 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

Inspiration

The plot is closely inspired by the 1978 film Dawn of the Dead (which, perhaps coincidentally, was called Zombi in Italy).

Reboot

A revival of the game was announced at E3 2012 under the title ZombiU as an exclusive survival horror title for the Wii U console.
Contributed to by Hervé Piton (1861) and Martin Smith (63071)