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I haven't read the Walking Dead comics yet. Would playing the games by Telltale give away much, or do they have a different storyline?

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While I feel your pain, I'm voting to close this as 'non constructive'. This question just feels too subjective to me; what 'ruins' it for one person might not bother another at all. – GnomeSlice May 4 '12 at 12:28
@GnomeSlice I'm unconvinced. All he's asking is if the plotline of the games is the same as that of the comics, which, as Emerica demonstrates, is answerable in a non-subjective way. – Mana May 4 '12 at 12:38
@Mana Re-read and thought about it for a bit, and I think you're right. – GnomeSlice May 4 '12 at 12:53
Edited the question to make it sound less subjective, thanks! – wossName May 4 '12 at 16:43
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It is a completley new storyline. You can read from this link-

"...a game spanning five monthly episodes that tells a new story in the Walking Dead universe while staying true to the grim tone of the comic books."

Also, if you haven't read the comics yet, you really should they are amazing. The show is really good too, but it doesn't follow the comics all that well so far.

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No - the only character from the comics who appears in the game is Glenn, and his appearance in the game takes place before the comics and tv show

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No, it will not. Each of the different "media" structures are different storylines.

TV Series - Is it's own storyline, surrounding a specific group of people.

Walking Dead - Telltale Games - Again a specific group of people, and it has no relation to the TV series.

Comics - Again, another entirely different set of people, with no bearing on either other form of media.

Then there are some other games (first person shooters, and so forth) and again for the most part, they are related to different random people.

Everything (from what I can tell) all take place in the same "world" but they are all different stories involving different people.

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