Apocalypse Weekend expands the reaches of Paradise with new maps and missions, set on Saturday and Sunday, adds new weapons and foes, and raises Postal 2’s gore and violence to an even greater level. All normal cats are also replaced with “dervish cats”, which spin in a manner similar to that of Looney Tunes Tasmanian Devil, attacking any nearby character when agitated. Dervish cats can also be collected and, rather than muffling guns, can be thrown at NPCs to attack them. While gameplay is similar to its parent Postal 2, Apocalypse Weekend is not as open-ended. The gameplay is more linear in design, with the player mostly forced to follow a certain path to complete the game – typical of most First Person shooting games. In addition, the player cannot play as a pacifist and is forced to kill animals and zombies in order to progress in the game.

The add-on begins Saturday morning, with the Dude waking up in the hospital, his head bandaged from a near-fatal gunshot wound (while the Postal 2 ending leaves it ambiguous as to whether or not the Dude shot his wife or if his wife shot him; after he wakes up in the hospital he finds a card from his wife saying that she is leaving him. (It was recently revealed on the official website that the Dude shot himself due to his wife nagging him). The Dude proceeds through several missions including assignments from his former employers (RWS), encounters with zombies, and encounters with terrorists and the military. (With the exception of the zombies, it would appear the madness depicted at the end of Friday on the previous game has petered out). Periodically Dude’s head wound causes him to enter a nether realm where he is attacked by creatures resembling Gary Coleman. Dude’s ultimate goal is to recover his trailer and his dog. Throughout his weekend the Dude fights off hordes of zombies, rebels and the national guard until he finally faces “The God of Mad Cow disease”. Once the Dude destroys it he leaves Paradise in his pickup truck with his dog and his trailer while Paradise explodes due to a massive nuclear warhead he “borrowed” to destroy a rival video game development and publishing company, which is believed to be Whiptail Interactive, which no longer publishes games by RWS but the name is obscured by black bars.. The Dude’s last words of the game are “I regret nothing”

The expansion adds several new weapons, including a machete which can be thrown like a boomerang, serving as both a close- and long-range weapon, as well as sledgehammers and scythes which can also be thrown. Unlike the main game, Apocalypse Weekend also includes several “boss monster” encounters

Apocalypse Weekend Features:

*20 New Maps – Visit all new areas of Paradise including the Elephant Preserve and the Taliban Training Camp.

*New Melee Weapons – Hack your enemies to meaty bits!
– Includes the amazing boomerang Machete, the Scythe and the head-popping Sledgehammer.

*New Characters – New enemies abound, including MadCow-infected Tourettes Zombies, Killer Attack Cats and suspiciously Gary Coleman-esque Demonic Midgets.

*Story Driven Gameplay – Amusing cinemas advance the “story”. Look Ma, we made a game with a plot! Sort of.



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