Zombie Apocalypse? Use Amazon's Game Engine Software
Annabel Edwards
at 09:36 AM Feb 10 2016
Zombie Apocalypse? Use Amazon's Game Engine Software
Infectious Zombie Virus
Andrea Sparacio (from The Zombie Autopsies)
Gaming // 

In the event of a zombie apocalypse, Amazon wants to make sure users are still able to use its new 3D game engine software.

Reddit user SvenNeve brought one clause of the company's updated web services terms to the internet's attention this morning. The updated terms state in section 57.10 that the new software, called Lumberyard, should not be used with “life-critical or safety-critical systems."

But there's one exception.

“However, this restriction will not apply in the event of the occurrence (certified by the United States Centers for Disease Control or successor body) of a widespread viral infection transmitted via bites or contact with bodily fluids that causes human corpses to reanimate and seek to consume living human flesh, blood, brain or nerve tissue and is likely to result in the fall of organized civilization.”

Check out the entire clause here:

Section 57.10 of Amazon's service terms

It's important to note that this only applies if the zombie apocalypse has been CDC certified.

You know what they say: “With great power…"

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