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"Well, I guess that makes you the leader, buddy."
—Ed to the Hero Player after PFC Jackson and his men leave.

The Hero Player is the protagonist in The Walking Dead Social Game. The player was surviving by themselves when they came across Shane and his group along the Highway. The Hero Player then became a big part of the group and began performing tasks for other survivors as they attempted to survive the zombie apocalypse. The Hero Player would soon become the leader of the group as time went on and many survivors left the camp.


Location Unknown

To Be Added


"The Outbreak Begins"

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"City Limits"

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"Fight or Flight"

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"Outside Woodbury"

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Killed Victims

This list shows the victims the Hero Player has killed:

  • Derek (Zombified, Determinant)
  • Jon (Zombified, Determinant)
  • Jackson (Zombified, Determinant)
  • Tammy Lynne (Zombified, Determinant)
  • Kasumi (Before Reanimation)
  • Numerous counts of zombies and unnamed people


Social Game


  • The hero player is the first protagonist of The Walking Dead universe whose physical aspect and name is completely determinant, the second being the tourist in The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners.
  • The hero player may have served in the military. (Determinant)
Social Game Characters
Highway Survivors Hero PlayerRickMorganEdKaraJoeBobDaveyJadeManWomanCarlLoriTheodoreShaneAdamKasumiGregSummerJonSummer's MotherJesseDerek
Military Camp Survivors SoldierSoldierJacksonGlenn
Warehouse Survivors ChrisJon
Wilkinson Family SamanthaTobyMarlaJosephPaul
Destroyed Building MaxNathan
Quarry Survivors TerrySarahClaire
Center for Disease Control Bill
Dixon Family DarylMerle
Vatos Survivors EvaFelipe
Arturo's Family ArturoKimmieMauricioClara
The Living HarlanRandallDaveTonySeanDonWillie
Schoolyard Survivors NoraEmilyDerrickMegan
Forest Surviviors MichonneAndrea
Woodbury SkyRecruiterPit FighterSaulTessaPhilipNancy
Miscellaneous Characters StrangerCompanionMelissaAmyOtisSophiaSamuel
Animals Mr. Hops
Dead and zombie characters appear in italics.
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