the Mutant jumps out from his hiding place in the bushes and looks
across a heavily-forested trail to check for stray Humans. Hidden
in front of him crouch ten members of a Human
expeditionary force; all are breathing heavily, their sweaty hands
clutching their Di-hydrous Oxide Emitting Biological Weapons.
that the coast is clear, the Human's team navigator points to
a gnarled house-eating tree standing by a narrow road. The humans
are quick and alert--it only takes a few seconds for one of them
to locate the Waypoint Marker. There, tied to the huge trunk is
the ubiquitious green Zone-X waypoint marker waving in the fresh
island breeze. High up in the lush foliage, dozens of monkeys
eye them curiously. Could these be the Sub-Humans they were warned
about? Dozens of questions shoot through their minds: Would the
R-Team be able to wrest the objective from the Lair of the Mutants?
Or would they be able to live long enough to locate it in the
to them, Howard and his band of Human-eating Mutants watch warily
from behind a ditch, waiting for the right time to strike. And,
as the Humans reach the kill zone, the Mutants let go a spine-chilling
war-whoop and pounce upon them. After a fierce exchange of shots
from Di-hydrous Oxide Emitting Weapons, the entire Human Team
lies virufied (infected) by the Mutant Virus Strain. With only
two fatalities, Howard and his Mutants proceed down the road to
intercept more human marauders.
this isn't an excerpt from a far-out sci-fi thriller. It's a typical
scenario from Zone-X, an outdoor Virtual Reality Adventure (VRX)
Game being popularized by JNRamos Interactive Enterprises, a Manila-based
Special Events outfit.. Zone-X is a refreshingly new activity
that puts together the best characteristics of orienteering, hiking,
simulated conflict (war games), imaginative scenarios, high adventure,
exotic outdoor venues, and the universal appeal of a Treasure
Hunt -- then casts these ingredients into a cauldron and brings
things up to a full boil. The result is an extremely versatile
activity that can be appreciated by participants of practically
highly imaginative Zone-X adventure takes place in Earhdate 2230.
Seven decades prior to that, a nuclear holocaust practically wipes
out civilization and technology from the face of the Earth. The
last surviving humans are forced to live underground within self-sustaining
Biospheres. Now, with food and essential supplies almost exhaused
in an environment that has remained hostile to surviving life
forms, the race to recover the last remaining Power Rods on earth
problem: Savage breeds of mutants and sub-humans roam earth, and
continuously battle the remnants of the human race for dominance.
The secrets of the past, along with some Power Rods, are locked
deep inside the mutant fortress, concealed in hermetically-sealed
The wily mutants have built a religious cult around the shiny
atrifacts, and believe them to be sacred eggs of the gods which
will be hatched when Seedee Rhom their deity, returns from the
stars.. Catching wind of the human plan to capture the sacred
"eggs", the mutants have gone on an extended campaign to exterminate
all surviving humans.
you join a Zone-X adventure, you'll be playing one of these colorful
roles. But...who will eventually win? No one can really predict
the results a Zone-X Adventure Game. The outcome depends entirely
on how a player and his team performs. There are times when the
Mutants come out victorious, and there are times when the humans
win, but not without a long, hard fight. But this is exactly what
makes the game exciting. It is free-flowing and unpredictable.
its standard (packaged) Zone-X game. we utilize a special place---Corregidor
Island. Better known as "The Rock", Corregidor was the scene of
one of the bloodiest sieges of World War II. Recently having been
converted into a War Memorial, this fortress island features
man-made structures like military bunkers, air shafts, tunnels,
and ruins of old buildings and emplacements that blend seamlessly
with the natural terrain to give participants an other-worldly
setting with an incomparable feeling of high adventure.