The Makers of Survivor Z & Zday Survival Simulator


Face the post zombie apocalypse world with Survivor Z, a location based strategy game that ties fictionalized content to real world locations that challenge your ability to survive and adapt. Every where you go you will find new challenges; when to fight and when to run, how to detect and avoid the undead, and how to get what you need to survive. Read More


A text based game for iOS, Android and Nook Color that puts the player in the middle of a zombie outbreak and asks "what would you do?" Awarded "Game of the Week" by Ansca Mobile, as of August 2012, ZDAY Survival Simulator has been downloaded over 100,000 times since its release, and continues to be well received by a worldwide audience. Read More

Most Recent Reviews

Survivor Z gets 4 Stars from iFanzine

Posted on Mar 7, 2013 in Reviews - Survivor Z

Survivor Z Review Are You Clever Enough to Survive? March 7, 2013 – Clovis L. Dye, Jr. Ever wondered how well you’d truly do in the case of a worldwide viral induced zombie outbreak? While many people have often envisioned strategies for where they’d plan to hole up in such an event, and which weapons they might prefer, what they often don’t consider is one of the most important things of all: what are they going to do for food and water? Unless you have somehow sequestered away years worth of food in advance – a feat preferably accomplished before the initial wave of zombie induced panic strikes – at some point or other you’re going to have to begin scavenging for resources, and it’s this idea that is at the very core of Mongadillo Studios’ recently released Survivor Z . The first – and easily most significant – way that Survivor Z majorly differs from the horde of other zombie games currently available on the market is that it’s a text based RPG, rather than an action title. After first completing the game’s lengthy prelude/tutorial – chronicling the protagonist’s run home, avoiding rioters and the military in the process, in order to reach the safety of the bunker he or she has prepared – the real action begins...

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Gamezebo Reviews Survivor Z

Posted on Feb 26, 2013 in Reviews - Survivor Z

What do zombies and Foursquare have in common? Survivor Z. By Nick Tylwalk | Feb 26, 2013 Since I’ve never shot a gun and have a tendency to be way too trusting, I probably wouldn’t last long in a zombie apocalypse. Survivor Z by Mongadillo Studios and 3 Jacks Software is driving that point home even more since its text-based RPG adventuring and turn-based combat incorporates real world locations. Yes, the struggle against the undead is now personal on your iPhone, but that doesn’t mean it’s any easier. At least you don’t have to worry about any fancy goals. Your job in Survivor Z is just to keep living, period, something the game wryly notes that you can put your full attention to since you no longer have to worry about a job. The opening sequence of the game deals with the initial stages of the zombie outbreak, introducing some of the tough decisions you’ll have to make while getting you acclimated to fighting, searching and other useful skills. After holing up in your well-stocked bunker for about 10 months, it’s time to check things out topside and find out what’s left of civilization. It’s not much, to say the least, and you’ll spend most of your time scavenging useful stuff out of the remains. Food and water are the top...

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Survivor Z gets a 9/10 for Gameplay on LevelSave

Posted on Feb 25, 2013 in Reviews - Survivor Z

Survivor Z – The People It Kills Get up and Kill Published on February 25, 2013, by Austin Griffith Survivor Z is the latest title from the creators of the zombie survival simulator “ZDay”. Survivor Z has the same basic elements of its predecessor, only with more fun baked in. You’ll start Survivor Z at the same time the outbreak occurs in the original ZDay, as all hell starts to break loose you’ll be given text based choices to...

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Survivor Z gets 4 stars by

Posted on Feb 14, 2013 in Reviews - Survivor Z

Survivor Z Review Our Review By Jennifer Allen on February 14th, 2013 Expanding upon the offerings of its predecessor, ZDAY Survival Simulator, Survivor Z deserves to be quite popular with adventure game book fans. It tells an interesting story while offering them sufficient control over their destiny, also. It’s all about a matter of surviving here. There’s no deliberate mission to save the world or anything like that, it’s just a matter of lasting as long as possible, much like its predecessor. What changes...

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iPhone App Preview reviews ZDay Survival Simulator

Posted on Mar 29, 2012 in Reviews - ZDAY Survival Simulator

ZDAY Survival Simulator: Shoot the Zombies, Save the World  March 29th, 2012  by Luke Patrick Reviewed by Luke Patrick When it comes to modern fads, we personally hope the zombie-mashing-blasting shooter is here to stay. There’s nothing we like more than sending some undead baddies back to the beyond. However, how long would we really survive in a zombie apocalypse? Between you, us and the walls, we haven’t got the foggiest clue. But, with that being said, ZDAY Survival Simulator by Mongadillo Studios takes us one...

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Updates & News

A note from Survivor Z creator about player inventory

Posted on Dec 3, 2015

Ed Anderson, the creator of Survivor Z discusses the strategic disadvantage of accumulating too many inventory items in Survivor Z.

Mongadillo to re-release Joe Keatinge’s “Comic Con Z” for SDCC

Posted on Jul 6, 2015

To celebrate San Diego Comic Con Mongadillo Studio’s plans to re-release Joe Keatinge’s 2013 “Comic Con Z” challenge for Survivor Z for one week only.

Survivor Z 3.0 release goes live on iOS

Posted on May 21, 2015

Survivor Z 3.0 update is live on the App Store and features clans and in game messaging!

Survivor Z 3.0 update is a game changer

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

Survivor Z update will add clans, communication, and travel!

Public Beta of ZDAY Writing tool released

Posted on Oct 2, 2014

Players can now write their own challenges using the zday writing tool.

Want to try writing a Survivor Z encounter? use Twine!

Posted on Apr 18, 2014

[slb_exclude]We have been working on our own authoring tool, but …

What’s the star mean? It’s a notification!

Posted on Apr 17, 2014

Make sure you enable notifications in Survivor Z.

Limited Edition Survivor Z iPhone Case

Posted on Apr 10, 2014

Limited Edition custom Survivor Z logo iPhone case.

Survivor Z “Survivor Van” Challenge goes live April 1

Posted on Apr 2, 2014

Survivor Z creator Ed Anderson announces release of special April encounter, where for two weeks only players can have a chance at a Survivor Van of their very own!

Find a Survivor Van in April and Share to win even more!!

Posted on Mar 29, 2014


We are preparing the release of the April …

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