Shambling Hordes: Yahoo Launches Zombie Game Just in Time for Halloween
Play the social game Shambling Hordes.
Yahoo’s latest endeavor is as seasonally appropriate as it is educational. The tech company has just rolled out a cool zombie-themed game that teaches the principles of economics.
Called Shambling Hordes, this social game was developed by Yahoo Labs (specifically, David Reiley, John Morgan and the research engineering team at Yahoo). The game was developed because, as Yahoo’s researchers noted, “Zombies are awesome,” but it’s also supposed to help players master the principles of game theory, advanced mathematics, classical economics and budget allocation…
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