State of Decay has shattered both sales records and expectations on XBLA, and despite some technical hitches is doing quite well critically, too. But it’s a zombie apocalypse of such breadth that it can feel extremely overwhelming. Thanks to Videogamer, you can get a quick glimpse of what makes such a strategic game of systems so compelling.

Not only do you have to maintain supplies, fatigue and day-to-day survival, you also have to make sure that that survivor intra-politics don’t turn into a powder keg, maintain your homestead, keep your allies alive and healthy all while fending off hordes of undead in a world with (mostly) finite resources.

Check out the whole video below.

Via Videogamer