14 days ago - Shurenai - Direct link
Zombies are not traditionally corpses animated through 'Magic'

They are corpses animated by the 'Supernatural'... And yes, That matters.

Definition of zombie
1a: a will-less and speechless human (as in voodoo belief and in fictional stories) held to have died and been supernaturally reanimated
2a: a person held to resemble the so-called walking dead


1a commentary: The enemies in game have apparently died; And have been reanimated in some way shape or form. They don't have any apparent self-ascribed will of their own; Only a driving desire guided by something to end human life. Nor do they speak.
2a commentary: The enemies in game definitely resemble the walking dead. They certainly don't look like traditionally living beings.

The linchpin of my defense here is... the definition of Supernatural.

Definition of supernatural
(of a manifestation or event) attributed to some force beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature.

Traditionally people take 'Supernatural' to mean 'Magical'; But that is not necessarily the case.

In short, The meaning of supernatural....Is something beyond our understanding of the laws of nature. Sufficiently advanced science would appear to the unknowing to be little more than.. Magic. The zombies in game have in fact been resurrected by scientific means- But we don't know How; The series of events and mechanics behind it are beyond our present understanding of the laws of nature- Making it a supernatural event.


And, Yknow horde night? Yeah- That's the one night a week that the zombies become 'connected' to one another and suddenly know where you are to come attack you. Guided by something..


So, To close out my statements..

The enemies in game are supernaturally raised zombies, guided by some kind of overarching hive mind.

The Defense rests.