Humans versus Vampires

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Humans Vs. Vampires (HvsV) is a new version of the popular Humans Vs. Zombies (HvZ) game. However, unlike regular HvZ games, the CSLC's HvsV game will feature foreign language elements to celebrate the fact that Bram Stoker's Dracula is one of the most widely translated texts.

Played like a giant game of tag, the gameplay is simple. Vampires must tag Humans to turn them into Vampires, who then in turn attempt to tag more humans. Humans can defend themselves using Nerf Style blasters or socks.

Over a five- to six-day period, players must survive as they walk from class to class.  There are objective-style games or missions each night of the game (capture the flag, scavenger hunt, etc.) which players must try to complete in order to earn rewards to benefit their team. The end of the game culminates in a large final mission.

The gameplay is exhilarating, the people are fun, and there are prizes! 

The Observer's 2014 Write-Up

The Observer's 2015 Write-Up

The Fall 2015 game will last from Tuesday, November 3rd through Saturday, November 7th.
 

To play, *sign up at the link below and attend the MANDATORY Rules Meeting on either Sunday, November 1st or Monday November 2nd at 8:30 p.m. in 131 DeBartolo Hall. 

http://www.hvzsource.com/notredame/

*Students can also sign up in person on 10/28 (Wed) and 10/29 (Thurs) during lunch and dinner hours at the North and South Dining Halls.

Awards will be given out at a Public Reading of Dracula (in multiple languages) on Monday, November 9th at 5pm in LaFortune Ballroom.

 

Award Categories

  • Count Dracula (Most Tags/Most Turned Humans)
  • Lucy Westenra (Mission MVP - Vampire Team)
  • Van Helsing (Mission MVP - Human Team)
  • Mina Harker (?????)
     
  • Best Costume - Vampire (To Enter, Post a Photograph on the CSLC Facebook Page)
  • Best Costume - Human (To Enter, Post a Photograph on the CSLC Facebook Page)
     
  • Most Represented Dorm

. . . There. Will. Be. Pizza.
 

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‘Ar an Imeall i Lár an Domhain?’ Accommodations

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An Pálás Sweerts-Špork, Hybernská 3, Prág 1; gar don stáisiún metro/tram Náměstí Republiky

 

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Location: Prague

 

 

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Tá síneadh ama curtha leis an ngairm ar pháipéir don chomhdháil idirnáisiúnta a bheidh ar siúl in Ollscoil Shéarlais i bPrág, 14-16 Meán Fómhair 2017. 

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Fri Sep 15, 2017

‘Ar an Imeall i Lár an Domhain?’ Accommodations

Location: Prague

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Láthair na Comhdhála

An Pálás Sweerts-Špork, Hybernská 3, Prág 1; gar don stáisiún metro/tram Náměstí Republiky

 

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Location: Prague

 

 

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An tairseachúlacht i litríocht agus i gcultúr na hÉireann agus na hEorpa

 

Tá síneadh ama curtha leis an ngairm ar pháipéir don chomhdháil idirnáisiúnta a bheidh ar siúl in Ollscoil Shéarlais i bPrág, 14-16 Meán Fómhair 2017. 

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