The Walking Dead Card Game - Now Available!

By Mike Rosenberg

Cryptozoic Entertainment™, the premier developer of original and licensed games, and AMC expand their partnership with the release of The Walking Dead Card Game. Created by award-winning game designer Wolfgang Kramer, The Walking Dead Card Game pits humans against zombies in a test of bravery and dominance.

Based on the game 6 Nimmt!, The Walking Dead Card Game is a quick, 10-30 minute game for two to ten players. Each player attempts to collect points by defeating as many zombies as possible. The player with the most points at the end of the game emerges victorious. The designer, Wolfgang Kramer, has won numerous accolades, including the Spiel des Jahres, a prestigious German card and game award.

“Our The Walking Dead Board Game is so popular, we literally can’t keep it in stock,” said Cryptozoic chief operating officer Scott Gaeta. “We’re excited to work with Wolfgang to create a card game that even the most casual of The Walking Dead fans can enjoy and that more experienced players will spend many hours trying to master.”

AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is the first cable series in television history to reign as the biggest show of the fall season among Adult 18-49 rating, beating all broadcast and cable entertainment series. The Season 3 mid-season finale, which aired Sunday, December 3, delivered 15.2 million viewers for the night. The Walking Dead” Season 3 to date reigns as the number one ad supported drama series in basic cable history among total viewers, adults 18-49, adults 25-54, adults 18-34, men 18-49, men 25-54 and men 18-34.

AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics. It tells the story of the months and years after a zombie apocalypse and follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. 

The Walking Dead Card Game is now available in hobby stores, and on Cryptozoic's e-store. For more information about The Walking Dead Card Game, click here. Keep up to date with exclusive contests, promotions and game information on Cryptozoic Entertainment’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Rosenfloggen's picture Mike Rosenberg

Mike Rosenberg has been a long-time trading card game fan and an active freelancer in the hobby game industry since 2004. He wrote, editted, and managed web content for Cryptozoic Entertainment from March 2012 until October 2013.