Houghton Towers

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Houghton Towers

Peddlesden Village [4,24]

Swinnerton Square Police Department the Steel Motel the Harbord Arms
Vasey Lane Houghton Towers Metcalfe Library
St. Humphrey's Church a carpark Sibree Plaza

Basic Info:

  • Multi-story housing blocks. Windows can be jumped from to turn a character into a zombie.
  • Towers have no internal descriptions. Some towers, like Lerwill Towers in Greentown, have mobile phone masts mounted on them.

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Houghton Towers
EHB, lights are on. Update courtesy EBD and MDU
Bob Moncrief EBDW! 19:47, 16 June 2017 (UTC)


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Description

Houghton Towers is a tower located at [4,24], in the suburb of Peddlesden Village.

Houghton Towers, the former base for the not so well known Mariachi Laser-Pumas, was a well defended keep of honor and bravery. Given the nickname Arx Dei Casei, it withstood many a zombie assault.

MalTel Phone Mast for suburb.


Current Status

Outside
You are standing outside Houghton Towers, a narrow yellow-stone building surrounded by burnt-out cars. The building has been very strongly barricaded.

On the roof of the building, the lights of a mobile-phone mast blink against the sky.


Inside
You are inside Houghton Towers. The building has been very strongly barricaded.

History

From the brochure:

"The high tech Houghton Towers are set near the centre of beautiful Peddlesden Village. The Houghton Towers are part of a modern industrial park, and include amenities such as on-site security, high speed internet backbone, and its own cellular base station. Houghton Towers also features 4 floors of underground parking and extensive landscaped gardens. Nearby amenities include The Steel Hotel, a modern high-tech hotel situated across the road, the Harbord Arms, a stylish boutique brewery set in the middle of the downtown area, and the Metcalfe Library, a dedicated technical library, recently purchased by the Houghton Towers Industrial Group. Houghton Towers was recently—"

(The rest of the text is illegible or burnt.)


The building was held as a base by the Mariachi Laser-Pumas for some time. This group was attempting to slowly take back the suburb, or at least key parts of it, for human control and use. Their plan was to do so through their distracting, out-of-tune, Mariachi singing. While the Zombies are distracted, they will be shot, or lasered. Unfortunately, they picked a suburb patrolled by The Dead.

Barricade Policy

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