These are dark days for The Walking Dead fans.
Not only do we have to survive without our regular weekly doses of undead mayhem and the best and worse of the apocalyptic human condition until October, even the new companion series, set in Los Angeles that begins pre-apocalypse, doesn’t kick off until late summer.
So much waiting without re-animated corpses to keep us company … well at a distance anyway.
Thankfully everyone at Cinefix (most notably David Dutton of Dutton films who wrote and animated this gem while his brother Petercame up with the music) , recognising the walker-sized hole in our lives, have come forth with some videos which recreate the key scenes from seasons 1 through 4 of The Walking Dead as an 8-bit video game.
Now, I have never been one for playing video games but if there was on offer as a real world option, I would give some serious consideration to slaying as many pixelated zombies as time would allow.
Until that is able to happen however, and as a way of passing the time between walker herds shambling forth from your TV, you can pretend you are Rick, Daryl, Carl or one of the other intrepid survivors battling for survival in a world that’s gone to the dogs … who have been eaten by the zombies … who have been shot by the survivors … maybe …