The Walking Dead franchise has been loved by many over the years. Fans flock to conventions to see their favorite characters in the flesh. It has made them laugh, cry, scream in terror and in anger, and it has spanned many different types of media platforms. From television, the big screen, video games, board games, and that’s not to mention the scores of soundtracks and collectible figures.
No matter which particular branch you happen to love, there is a lot to know and cover about the world of The Walking Dead, and even more to come!
The series has kept its momentum going for some time and has shown no intentions of stopping now. Test your knowledge and learn something new about your favorite series in our list 25 The Walking Dead Franchise Facts You’ll Die Over!
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More of Rick
On the big screen
All the spin-offs
Fear of the Walking Dead: Passage was another 16 part series of 2016. The episodes were aired as promos during the seventh season of The Walking Dead, and were made available weekly online. The series followed two women, Sierra and Gabi, as they struggled to survive.
The Walking Dead: Red Machete consisted of six parts and aired in 2017. As the name suggests, it tells the origin story of Rick’s red machete.
A lot to play
There have been seven total board games created by the franchise, plus a card game. That’s not counting video games!
The Walking Dead TV show had the games The Walking Dead Board Game (2011), and The Walking Dead Board Game Best Defense (2013), as well as an expansion.
From comic to game
The Walking Dead comic book series had a board game based after it as well, aptly titled The Walking Dead The Board Game in 2011.
The Walking Game versions of both Monopoly and Risk have also been released.
The Walking Dead is also the name of an episodic video game series based off the comics with a total of four seasons. It even won several Game of the Year awards.
First person shooter
Unfortunately met with negative reception, 2013 saw the release of a first-person shooter called The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct based on the TV series.
First person shooter 2.0
Another stab at a first-person shooter was also unsuccessful, as Overkill’s The Walking Dead was terminated before it even released for consoles.
There have been two games for Android and iOS, The Walking Dead: Road to Survival, and The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land.
The Walking Deceased
The parody film, The Walking Deceased, aired in 2015, but received very poor reviews.