Zombie Apocalypse Survival: Ax vs. Gun | MythBusters - playithub.com
Published: 1 year ago By: Discovery
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During a zombie apocalypse, is it better to kill a zombie with a gun or an axe? With guns loaded, Adam and Jamie work to find the best method to kill a group of zombies and survive... maybe!
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A stash of grenades is better than everything
While the experiment leans towards guns being less effective, they actually did a pretty good job of taking all of its pitfalls into account. But guns are the great equalizer. With a larger sample size, I'd be willing to bet that the gun's results remain fairly constant from person to person, whereas the axe would have much more varied results based on the person wielding it. A child using a gun with a well-placed shot could take out an adult-sized zombie much more easily than the same child wielding an axe.
melee weapons = risk of getting bit, silent
Zombies decompose and die.You can stop/kill zombie even without headshot. It still have to move, so hearth still must operate to pump blood,the veins still have to work and the bones still must be intact. If any of this not work there will be no zombie. Just corpse that decompose. Regular corpse.
I play killing floor. That is FPS shooter game where you and your squad have to survive. Headshot is better but still you can kill zombie even without headshot.
Flamethrower is very good weapon against massive amounts of zombies. Bombs and explosive weapons.
Everything have advantage and disadvantage. Thats why there are perks. Each perk have bonus damage using weapons in its class.
The berserker perk have melee weapons. You can use the katana and have much faster attacks than Adam and Jamie.
Btw with the sniper or the comando perk 9x19 pistols are wonderful. I mean 18 round magazine and you can shoot 4-5 heatshots per second.
Shotguns are great too. Mythbusters choose the worst weapons. Grab AK 47 airsoft gun with 30 round magazine and see what will happen to the zombies. Or SCAR. Or AA12, Protecta,hand grenades.
Axe is bad choice. The knife is better; Btw professional soldiers were hire for developing the game.
In zombie apocalipse my choice is 22LR revolver,9x19 pistol and shotgun. For melee attacks - knife.
Why? Because there are no gun store on the planet that doesnt have 12 gauge shotgun,22LR ammo,9x19 and knifes.
Axe is good for chopping woods not against zombies.
Guns make a lot more noise which intern attracts more zombies to your location
Guns need ammunition, with that many zombies you would soon run out of bullets and then you are stuck with a lump of metal. Also Guns are heavy and even if you have a lot of guns on you and lots of ammunition that is going to slow you down a lot. Even if you have a bunch of ammunition thats not gonna last you long in the Zombie Apocalypse, yeah it will help you a couple times when there are hordes of zombies but when a whole population has been infected it won't take long for you to run out.
Finally Where are you going to get all these guns from? Now before you say " I live in america and we have easy access to guns or I own a gun" Remember that there will be a lot of like minded people who's first instinct is to get to a gunshot or police station. Most likely all of the Ammunition stores will be raided during the first couple days of the apocalypse when everyone is panicking. And if you own a gun thats great but as stated above you will eventually run out of ammo and the sound will draw more zombies to your location.
Guns can be great short term but a melee weapons doesn't need ammunition and is silent. You are better of having a bunch of belle weapons that a bunch of guns. But the Choice is yours...
2) axes deteriorate more than guns do
3) Glocks, xd's, 1911's (modern), ppq's, and most h&k's have tests where thousands of rounds are put through them without "jams" so I hardly find it necessary to take them into account in this test. Especially with the shotgun
4) what did you test this once? sounds like a 5th grade science fair conclusion from what evidence you have
This was a fun test as a "game" but it in no way proved anything conclusively. How can anyone even argue that a melee weapon is better than a gun in the first place? Melee immediately becomes a backup weapon when guns are available. When stealth is needed may be an exception but that's a whole different story.
What are the chances of there being between 58 and 67 zombies?
That's wasted energy.