Does it get any better?  Zombies versus Santa Claus, really!  Ok, I used Expression Design to make the image below, but you could use Gimp or Paint.net to do it as well.

I use this as my splash screen:

zombiesantaclaus

Background screen with a link looks like the following (just a mod of the splashscreen):

image

Next post will show you how to add characters and interact with them.