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It's alive! Zombie-proof cabin hits Kickstarter

It's alive! Zombie-proof cabin...
Tiger Sheds has turned to Kickstarter to try and build its "zombie-proof" cabin
Tiger Sheds has turned to Kickstarter to try and build its "zombie-proof" cabin
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If the crowdfunding campaign is successful, the cabin could be based in a disused factory in Leeds (pictured)
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If the crowdfunding campaign is successful, the cabin could be based in a disused factory in Leeds (pictured)
The cabin may also be based in Sherwood Forest, Nottingham (pictured)
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The cabin may also be based in Sherwood Forest, Nottingham (pictured)
Gizmag spoke to a Tiger Sheds representative and was told that design details will be worked out by taking feedback from backers and other fans of the undead
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Gizmag spoke to a Tiger Sheds representative and was told that design details will be worked out by taking feedback from backers and other fans of the undead
The team is planning a 12 hour staged zombie apocalypse for Halloween, 2016
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The team is planning a 12 hour staged zombie apocalypse for Halloween, 2016
If built, the cabin will comprise two floors with a kitchen, living room, secure garden, a toilet, storage area, additional garden, two bedrooms, and a gym
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If built, the cabin will comprise two floors with a kitchen, living room, secure garden, a toilet, storage area, additional garden, two bedrooms, and a gym
Tiger Sheds has turned to Kickstarter to try and build its "zombie-proof" cabin
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Tiger Sheds has turned to Kickstarter to try and build its "zombie-proof" cabin
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With Halloween approaching, British firm Tiger Sheds has turned to Kickstarter in an attempt to reanimate its Zombie Fortification Cabin (ZFC-1) concept. Should funding prove successful, the "zombie-proof" cabin will be used as part of an interactive horror experience, based either in a disused factory or ancient forest.

Gizmag spoke to a Tiger Sheds representative and was told that some design details will be worked out by taking feedback from backers and undead aficionados. That said, the basic plan comprises a two story cabin with a kitchen, living room, secure garden (for growing vegetables), a toilet, storage area, additional garden, two bedrooms, and a gym.

In addition, the team plans to build an escape hatch and upper deck, reinforced slit windows, and barbed wire around the property. Slated entertainment facilities include an Xbox, TV, and sound system.

If the crowdfunding campaign is successful, the cabin could be based in a disused factory in Leeds (pictured)
If the crowdfunding campaign is successful, the cabin could be based in a disused factory in Leeds (pictured)

If the Kickstarter campaign proves successful, the cabin will be built and based either in a large disused factory in Leeds (pictured above) or in Sherwood Forest, Nottingham, and be used as a prop for the Zombie Infection experience. The Patient Zero-like event tasks participants with tackling hordes of actors dressed as zombies using a "weapon" and flashlights while completing objectives.

If that kind of thing sounds like your cup of tea, the more interesting pledges start at £50 (US$77), which should – hopefully – snag you a guided tour of the Tiger Sheds site. Backers looking for more action will need to stump up a cool £1,000 ($1,550) for a place at an overnight event, which we're told will likely involve 12 hours in the cabin during Halloween 2016 while trying to survive a staged zombie apocalypse (if the campaign goes according to plan).

Sources: Tiger Sheds, Kickstarter

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Wolf0579
A better design would be a hollow square where your courtyard garden is protected by four tall walls.