So, the zombies have taken over, you fear for your safety and the people you know that are still surviving – but what do you DO?!
One of the first steps you need to take is to find a secure location to call home, and eventually turn into a headquarters to fight the horde from.
When looking for a shelter, you need to consider the following: visibility, security, resources, size, and comfort. One of the top locations on my list is a "home improvement warehouse" type store, like Lowe's or Home Depot.
My local Home Depot is ideal – here's how it breaks down:
Visibility: The parking lot is huge. A couple people on the roof will be able to see a pack or a lone zombie coming from a long way away, giving us plenty of time to prepare.
Security: The building is metal. You need to pass through 2 sets of doors to get inside. The ceilings are ridiculously high, with metal racks going all the way up in some areas, giving us the ability to always have the "high ground" in case the location has been breached.
Resources: The darn place is full of building supplies, electrical equipment, packaged food, and power tools (they're pretty much the best weapons!) Also, I'm sure there's a large enough section with solar stuff that I could rig together so we would be set even if power was cut to the building.
Size: Again – it's huge.
Comfort: Refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, stuff to build beds – I can't think of a more comfortable place to seek refuge.