FabledVillain replied to Rissole25's topic in TranZitThis sums it up rather perfectly.
FabledVillain replied to Rissole25's topic in TranZitYou are of course entitled to your own opinion on what you consider canon or not. Personally, I wouldn't omit certain evidence while including other evidence just to make a theory work, but that's just me. If you want to ignore a certain calculator watch that was manufactured in 1980 (I doubt Zombies devs would be so specific with the texture to completely replicate a Casio C-80 for no reason), or a sign that says "since 1996", then that is your decision, and I can't criticize you for it. But keep in mind I could easily just point out that the zombie's clothing in NTZ are the same one from multiplayer because the dead have been sitting in the ground for decades. I could also argue that the blast after the MP level would have destroyed whatever clothing they were wearing. The Zombies clothes are not a deciding factor in determining the date of NTZ in my opinion. Also, not a lot of people brig this up, but the map description for NTZ might also hint at a date. "Mass-energy equivalence, secret tests, crash-landing perks. Survive in the iconic Nuketown, where the past and the future come together." "Where the past and future come together". If Nuketown and NTZ occured one right after another, the map description wouldn't make sense, it would all just be the past. Just something else to consider. I think "where the past and the future come together" is likely referring to the events of Moon occurring simultaneously with the events of Nuketown . . . a metaphorical and literal bridging of the gap between Black Ops 1 (pre zombie apocalypse and blown up earth) and Black Ops 2 (post zombie apocalypse and blown up earth)