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Diner of the Dead Zomb Family by Huwman Diner of the Dead Zomb Family by Huwman
This artwork is from the new iPhone/iPod Touch game "DINER of the DEAD", by PHUNAN Games! To try this exciting and spuriously educational zombie game, please go here:

[link]

If you could give it a 5 star rating, that would be HUGELY appreciated! If you don't even own an iPhone/iPod but are willing to pay the 99¢ just to give it a good rating, it would be GIGANTICALLY appreciated! And if you have 100+ watchers and would do a journal entry/review of the game, please contact me with a note and I'll get you a full version absolutely FREE! I guess I'd better limit this offer to the first 10 people who express an interest.

NERDY ARTWORK DETAILS:
These are the actual zombies that pop up during game play. They were all drawn with ink and a sable brush, then scanned, vectorized and coloured in Adobe Illustrator.

THE HISTORY:
Are you too young to recall the "Corpse Uprisings" of the 1950s? It was so traumatic that older relatives may even claim it never happened. The science is complex, but, basically, atomic radiation mixed with toxins from experimental Hula-Hoop plastics, then the unique frequency of "Rock 'n' Roll" vibrated this unstable molecule, creating a substance that raised the dead. The "Former Corpses"*** ate human flesh, so the government created facilities that sold bodies willed to the cause. As teens, your grandparents likely worked at one of these "Diners of the Dead". The plan succeeded and, within a few years, "The Undead" had quietly disintegrated or gone into municipal politics.

*** NOTE: In the '50s, "zombies" meant cadavers reanimated by Voodoo so this new type of beings was officially termed, "Undead". Informal names included, "Casket Dodgers", "Flesh Munchers" or, simply, "Droolers". Such terms are now considered derogatory.

HOW TO PLAY:
PHUNAN GAMES (phunan.com) proudly announces “DINER of the DEAD”, a thrilling and educational iPhone/iPod game commemorating this neglected period of history! Feed the reanimated corpses/customers as fast as you can and don’t let them starve on your premises or the Undead Health Department will shut you down . . . and beware that thieving rat!

CREDITS:
"DINER of the DEAD" and all its concepts, artwork, code, characters, et cetera, are the sole property of PHUNAN games and may not be used in any way without permission. Visit our website or follow us on twitter for feedback and updates on this game. All art hand-drawn by Huw Evans of Eyecatcher Graphics and all code written by Robert Teed. DINER of the DEAD was created with help from cocos2d. All storylines are fictional and corpses are not meant to resemble real persons (but if they do, email us a picture!). All art © Huw Evans, 2010. All code © Robert Teed, 2010.

Remember: it's all . . . PHUNAN GAMES . . . until you lose an eye!

WWW.PHUNAN.COM - [link]
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:iconjoshuajordan:
JoshuaJordan Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Love dem nasty, skinny teeth
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rattlesnapper Featured By Owner May 2, 2010
Yuck! Those are deliciously gruesome. Good Job Huwman!
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Huwman Featured By Owner May 2, 2010  Professional
Thanks, man. I really appreciate comments from an artist of your caliber.
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:iconrattlesnapper:
rattlesnapper Featured By Owner May 2, 2010
No prob. It's a cool lookig thing and generating some dough for ya huh?-s
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Huwman Featured By Owner May 2, 2010  Professional
Well, yes, some. For a few days we managed to get on the "New and Newsworthy" list that comes up on Apple's first page, and we did great that week but overall I'd hate to calculate what it would work out to per hour. At least it will give me some PayPal cash the wife doesn't know about - and I can blow that all on comics like yours! Heh, heh. Those darn kids don't need shoes anyway! ;)
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urbanpopsurrealism Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010
So many people get to enjoy your work Im green with deandvee (god that joke was fckin stupid and thats why Im proud). I really love the calm one hand up lady deads. They have the look of "yeah yeah just give me your brains already". Thanks for sharing these.
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Huwman Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010  Professional
Ha, ha. yep. I wanted 'em to be zombies but not too far removed from people we see every day - or did see in the 1950s, at least.

Thanks for the watch!
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RatSamsa Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010  Professional General Artist
This kicks living ass, my man!
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Huwman Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010  Professional
Thanks! Glad to get a thumbs up from a fellow Canuck!
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RatSamsa Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2010  Professional General Artist
beauty eh?
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