Zombies are big in Vancouver, judging from the turnout for his month’s zombie parade through downtown. But combine zombies with aliens and you’ve got a serious hit on your hands.
That’s the premise of the newest instalment of The Zombie Syndrome – the interactive, zombie-chasing adventure staged in downtown Vancouver in the lead-up to Halloween. Starting Oct. 6, you can grab your smartphone and join other zombie hunters on a quest to save the world as part of Alien Contagion: Rise of The Zombie Syndrome. Just watch your back and don’t get bit along the way.
The unique piece of interactive theatre – staged by local company the Virtual Stage – has won rave reviews from press, critics and, most importantly, participants. Audience members meet up in a secret location and then use GPS-enabled smartphones to gather clues from across the city. Along the way, they confront all sorts of ghoulish adversaries as they move from site to site, from walking corpses to menacing extraterrestrials. Continue reading:
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