A 2011 zombie horror game by Techland, focusing on first-person melee combat, set on a tropical island overrun by the walking dead.

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Can you leave the Prison?

I'm getting pretty close to the part of the game where you have to go to the Prison Island. I've played a lot of games where the last level is the last level, and you can't leave it to return ...
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How do I complete the “Rescue Frank” mission in Dead Island?

I am on the mission where you are in the lab and someone named Frank is surrounded by zombies and you have to save him. I started it but I died so I went to do another mission. Now when I try to ...
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How many total skill points does a character get in Dead Island?

Considering there is no respec mechanism in Dead Island, I'm trying to plan out my character build a little in advance. In examining the skill tree I see there are: 21 possible points in Fury 39 ...
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What determines whether or not I get experience with each blow I land on a zombie?

For want of a weapon, I have been roaming around the island beating zombies to death (well, more death) with my bare fists. I've noticed while doing this that sometimes when I attack a certain zombie, ...
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What's a good way for me to find a Katana, aside from Zed's Demise?

So I'm level 41 and I just got to the Jungle, but I haven't seen a Katana since level 30. I found a Frail Katana on the beach of the first area at around level 30 inside of a metal chest. Since then, ...
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What's the maximum level in Dead Island?

What's the maximum level in Dead Island that you can reach and does it make in sort that you can have max-out skills ?
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What do the weapon prefixes mean in Dead Island?

I noticed that the weapons in Dead Island have prefixes on their names. The ones I've seen so far are: Damaging Feeble Tiring Weak Flimsy Spiteful Disabling In examining the items, it seems that ...
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Is there a way to turn off the camera 'wobble' on attack?

I've already altered the FOV in Dead Island, but I'm noticing that the constant "wobble" of the screen when making attacks is getting a bit disorienting and distracting. I'm OK with the camera shaking ...
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Green coloured items menu items in Dead Island, sell or keep?

In Dead Island, the items you pick up in the game like flares that are green-coloured in your item menu, are they just high-end items to sell or are they used for anything special?
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Do miscellaneous items take up inventory space?

I was just wondering if all the items you collect over time take up space in your inventory making it so you can't have as many weapons, med kits and items of importance? I just sold a lot of my ...
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How do I save my Dead Island game on PS3?

Apparently the developers forgot to include a save command in the ps3 version, and as a result the game saves only when it feels like it. This results in lots of potential for lost data (indeed the ...
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I'm having problems with the storage girl in act 2 in Dead Island

I can give her my weapons easily but when I try to take them back and click on them they disappear and are gone for good. Is this a glitch, has anyone had the same problem? Thanks for your answers in ...
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Are Dead Island's achievements counted across playthroughs and play modes?

I want to know if the achievements can be acquired across multiplayer playthroughs/characters and through singleplayer and co-op. I'm mostly wondering because the achievement Busy, busy, busy says ...
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How do you complete the challenge “Can't have enough Ram”?

I have no idea how to ram enemies. How do I do this?
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How do I complete One is All I Need?

I'm trying to get the 'One is All I Need' achievement but I'm having trouble. Sometimes get the progress window to pop up, and other times I kill a zombie with one hit and nothing happens. Any hints ...
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How do I save survivor Jose?

I came across a survivor in the south bunker on the first resort map. I think his name is Jose. I can't seem to get him to talk to me once I kill the zombies outside the fence that are trying to get ...
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What is the best way to kill thugs as Xian?

I am playing as Xian. Is there a way to kill thugs without being hit by it? It seems to take 10-15 weapon throws to kill the thug as Xian. Is there a better way to kill it?
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How does breaking zombies work?

As far as I can tell, a zombie has both a yellow health bar and a red health bar. The yellow health bar indicates the amount of stamina a zombie has left; once exhausted by taking damage it collapses. ...
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How do I install PS3 Game Utility for Dead Island

I haven't played Dead Island for a few days so I missed the release of the new patch over the last weekend. So when I tried to play with my buddies I obviously couldn't because of version differences. ...
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Is there a technique to knocking down doors?

In Dead Island, there is an achievement called Knock, Knock which is completed by breaching a locked door on the first attempt. The meter in the game is incomprehensible to me and I've never been ...
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Where are all the collectibles located?

I just found my first collectible ingame. I noticed that there are various achievements associated with finding all of the collectibles. Is there a list with the locations of all the collectibles? So ...
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How do I disable always on voice chat in Dead Island?

I decided to try out Dead Island's co-op mode. Unfortunately, there seems to be no way to turn off voicechat and I can't find any push to talk option. I don't want to just unplug my microphone because ...
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When do the merchants change their inventory?

So as I go around doing quests, I notice that the merchants change their inventory since I last looked, what triggers this?
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Where is the voice recording #4 in Dead Island?

I just came across #5, but the last one I found was #3. I looked through most of the quest locations in the city already, but I can't find it. Where is recording #4?
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Does the repeated turn in of water/food/champagne (etc.) result in anything significant?

You can turn in food and water (and I guess alcohol/champagne too, but I haven't turned in a lot of these) but there doesn't seem to be any end to how much you can turn in. So far the reward has just ...
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What's the difference between a public and a private slot?

When I set up an internet-connected game of Dead Island, I'm allowed to specify how many public and private slots I want to have available. What distinguishes them? Ideally, I want only my Steam ...