"When the zombies come for your town, this helpful guide will protect your delicious brain. The book's DIY projects—like creating a generator using a car alternator and a bike—may come in handy in less-apocalyptic times, too."
—Keith Blanchard, The Wall Street Journal
Survive the zombie apocalypse the DIY way. The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse is featured on CNET!
"I devoured this book (metaphorically speaking) from cover to cover, and it's 100% recommended for readers ranging from teenagers to grizzled old engineers."
—Max Maxfield, EE Times
Watch Simon Monk's interview on This Week in Tech with Leo Laporte!
Where will you be when the zombie apocalypse hits? Trapping yourself in the basement? Roasting the family pet? Beheading reanimated neighbors?
No way. You’ll be building fortresses, setting traps, and hoarding supplies, because you, savvy survivor, have snatched up your copy of The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse before it’s too late. This indispensable guide to survival after Z-day, written by hardware hacker and zombie anthropologist Simon Monk, will teach you how to generate your own electricity, salvage parts, craft essential electronics, and out-survive the undead.
Take charge of your environment:
- Monitor zombie movement with trip wires and motion sensors
- Keep vigilant watch over your compound with Arduino and Raspberry Pi surveillance systems
- Power zombie defense devices with car batteries, bicycle generators, and solar power
Escape imminent danger:
- Repurpose old disposable cameras for zombie-distracting flashbangs
- Open doors remotely for a successful sprint home
- Forestall subplot disasters with fire and smoke detectors
Communicate with other survivors:
- Hail nearby humans using Morse code
- Pass silent messages with two-way vibration walkie-talkies
- Fervently scan the airwaves with a frequency hopper
For anyone from the budding maker to the keen hobbyist, The Maker’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse is an essential survival tool.
Uses the Arduino Uno board and Raspberry Pi Model B+ or Model 2