The Walking Dead Telltale Series: An Episodic Deep Dive In A World Of Zombies

The Walking Dead video game is part of a large group of games in the Telltale Series franchise. The unique aspect of these games is the use of split decisions and timed events. Telltale has gathered a large, respectful following. However, this has come to a close with no new games being released recently. The Walking Dead video game was a top-rated telltale game in the fanbase and followed survivors, similar to the character’s experiences in The Walking Dead series, looking for ways to survive their new hellscape. Here is an episodic dive into each playable episode of The Walking Dead Video Game!

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Episode Plots

The Walking Dead Video Game is structured into separate episodes, each with its own events and climax. Each episode resembles something like you would see on a released TV show. This is similar in both events and the fact fans might have to wait for another episode to release.

Season 1

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Episode 1: “A New Day”

Lee Everett, a former university professor and convicted criminal, finds himself thrown into the chaos of a zombie apocalypse after a car accident. He comes across a young girl named Clementine, whose parents are missing. Lee takes it upon himself to protect Clementine and search for safety. Along the way, Lee meets other survivors and faces tough decisions that shape their fate.

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Episode 2: “Starved for Help”

Lee and his group take refuge at a farm owned by the St. Johns. However, they soon discover that the seemingly kind family is hiding dark secrets. Lee must make difficult choices as tensions rise within the group and the line between right and wrong blurs. The episode explores themes of survival, morality, and the lengths people will go to protect themselves in a world overrun by the undead.

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Episode 3: “Long Road Ahead”

Lee and his group face numerous challenges and losses as they continue their journey in search of safety. Trust begins to wane among the survivors, leading to internal conflicts. As they encounter new threats and struggle to stay united, Lee must make tough decisions that determine the group’s survival and shape the future of the remaining members.

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Episode 4: “Around Every Corner”

Lee and the survivors arrive in the city of Savannah, hoping to find a boat that could serve as their means of escape. However, they soon discover that the city is infested with both walkers and dangerous human factions. As Lee investigates the mystery surrounding a radio broadcast, he faces personal tragedies and must confront the reality that no place is truly safe in this post-apocalyptic world.

Episode 5: “No Time Left”

In the final episode of Season 1, Lee’s group faces its most challenging trial yet. As Lee’s health deteriorates and tensions mount, the group must find a way to escape Savannah and make tough choices along the way. Lee’s bond with Clementine is put to the test, and the consequences of previous decisions come back to haunt him. The episode serves as a powerful conclusion to the first season, leaving players emotionally invested in the characters and the story.

“400 Days” DLC

This standalone DLC introduces five new characters who have survived the initial days of the zombie outbreak. Each character has their own episode, showcasing their experiences and choices. These stories intertwine, and the decisions made in “400 Days” have an impact on the events of Season 2.

Season 2

Episode 1: “All That Remains”

Season 2 picks up several months after the events of the first season. Players take control of Clementine, a young girl who has lost her previous group and is now struggling to survive on her own. She encounters a new group of survivors and must navigate the challenges of trust, survival, and personal growth in this harsh world.

Episode 2: “A House Divided”

Clementine becomes part of a new group led by a man named Carver, who has a reputation for being ruthless. Tensions rise within the group, and Clementine must make choices that will have lasting consequences for both herself and the people she cares about. Trust becomes increasingly important as secrets are revealed.

Episode 3: “In Harm’s Way”

Carver’s group, now revealed to be a brutal and authoritarian community, takes Clementine and her group captive. They must find a way to escape and reunite with other friends. The episode delves into themes of power, control, and the lengths people will go to assert their authority in a world overrun by the undead.

Episode 4: “Amid the Ruins”

Clementine and her group face numerous challenges and losses as they struggle to survive. The bonds between the characters are tested, and Clementine must step up as a leader to make difficult decisions that impact everyone’s survival. The episode explores themes of sacrifice, resilience, and the blurred lines between right and wrong in desperate times.

Episode 5: “No Going Back”

In the final episode of Season 2, Clementine’s group faces their most dangerous situation yet. The choices made throughout the season come to a head as the group confronts their past and their uncertain future. Clementine must make a series of heart-wrenching decisions that will shape her destiny and determine who she becomes in this unforgiving world.

Michonne (2016)

For keen fans of the show “The Walking Dead”, a recurring character Michonne joins the game in her own 3-episode saga after season 2. The standalone title focuses on the titular character’s personal journey and offers players a glimpse into her backstory and the experiences that have shaped her. It delves into the emotional toll of survival and the sacrifices Michonne has made to protect those she cares about.

Episode 1: “In Too Deep”

The story begins with Michonne, a skilled and stoic survivor, haunted by her past. She joins a group of survivors aboard a sailing ship in search of supplies and a safe haven. However, they soon discover a distress signal coming from an abandoned coastal community. As they investigate, they encounter new threats, both living and undead and Michonne must confront her own inner demons.

Episode 2: “Give No Shelter”

After the events of the previous episode, Michonne and her companions find themselves trapped and surrounded by enemies. As tensions rise, Michonne is forced to make tough decisions and take decisive action to ensure their survival. The episode delves deeper into Michonne’s past and explores themes of guilt, loss, and the lengths people will go to protect their loved ones.

Episode 3: “What We Deserve”

In the final episode, Michonne’s group faces their most challenging trial yet as they confront an oppressive community ruled by an authoritarian leader. Michonne’s determination and resourcefulness are put to the ultimate test as she fights for the safety of her friends and the hope of a better future. The choices made throughout the miniseries culminate in a climactic finale that explores themes of justice, redemption, and the burdens of carrying one’s past.

Season 3 – A New Frontier

Episode 1: “Ties That Bind – Part I”

Season 3 introduces a new protagonist named Javier García, who is trying to survive alongside his family in the midst of the zombie apocalypse. Javier encounters Clementine, now a teenager, and together they navigate the challenges of a new community and the complexities of family dynamics in a post-apocalyptic world.

Episode 2: “Ties That Bind – Part II”

Javier and Clementine continue their journey, facing conflicts within the community and encountering new dangers. The choices made by the player as both characters shape their relationship and determine the group’s fate. Trust, loyalty, and the consequences of past actions play a significant role in this episode.

Episode 3: “Above the Law”

Javier’s group faces the oppressive rule of a community-led by his brother, David. Internal tensions and power struggles escalate as Javier tries to protect his family and maintain order. Clementine’s role becomes increasingly important, and players must make choices that determine the fate of the group and the relationships between its members.

Episode 4: “Thicker Than Water”

Javier and his group face a devastating loss, which further strains their unity. The consequences of previous choices and the search for justice take centre stage as the characters are pushed to their limits. Loyalties are tested, and players must make difficult decisions that shape the final outcome of the season.

Episode 5: “From the Gallows”

In the season finale, Javier and his group confront the consequences of their actions and the fallout of their choices. The fate of the community hangs in the balance as they face external threats and internal conflicts. The episode provides closure to the season’s narrative arcs, highlighting the emotional toll of survival and the strength of the bonds forged in adversity.

Season 4 – The Final Season

Episode 1: “Done Running”

The Final Season introduces a more mature Clementine, now taking care of a young orphan named AJ. They find themselves in a new community and face challenges that test their resilience and determination. The episode focuses on the themes of trust, mentorship, and the responsibilities of parenthood in a world where survival is paramount.

Episode 2: “Suffer the Children”

Clementine and AJ face the consequences of their actions as tensions escalate within the community. Choices made in this episode have a profound impact on the relationships between characters and the overall direction of the story. The episode explores the morality of survival and the sacrifices one must make to protect those they love.

Episode 3: “Broken Toys”

Clementine and AJ find themselves caught in the middle of a conflict between rival factions, leading to devastating consequences. The episode explores the price of war, the loss of innocence, and the lengths people will go to protect their beliefs and loved ones. Clementine must make choices that shape her own fate and that of those around her.

Episode 4: “Take Us Back”

In the emotional conclusion of The Final Season, Clementine and AJ face their toughest challenges yet. As they navigate through danger and loss, Clementine’s past catches up with her, and she must confront her own demons. The episode explores themes of redemption, sacrifice, and the enduring strength of human connections in the face of adversity.

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Other things you might want to know:

What order should I play the walking dead telltale?

  • Season 1
  • Season 2
  • Michonne
  • Season 3 – A New Frontier
  • Season 4 – The Final Season
  • The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series, which gives you all seasons, Michonne and 400 Days in one package deal.

How old is Clementine in Season 3?

In Season 3, Clementine is around 13 years old.

Did telltale The walking dead end?

Despite rumours of more, The final season is the last season in The Walking Dead Telltale Series.

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