Game company profile: Smilebit
Games by Smilebit
1999Windows XP/98/95action word puzzle, action puzzle
The Typing of the Dead is a unique video game that is essentially a typing version of the classic rail shooter arcade game The House of the Dead. It was first released in 1999 as an arcade machine and later for other platforms.In The Typing of the Dead, players use a keyboard to eliminate oncoming waves of zombies and other creatures by typing words or phrases that appear on the screen. Each word or phrase corresponds to a specific enemy, and typing it correctly causes the player's character to attack and defeat the corresponding foe.