Dead Men Walking is a challenge in Dead Island. It requires the player to kill a certain number of Walkers. But killing Infected and Thugs count for this challenge too. The easiest way to achieve this is to kill every zombie in sight, similar to the strategy for YA RLY.
Level one of this challenge requires 100 kills, and the reward is 1,000 XP. Level two requires 250 kills. Level three requires 1,000 kills, and the reward is 15,000 XP. Level four requires 2,500 kills, and the reward is 50,000 XP.
- This is a reference to the saying "Dead Man Walking" when convicted felonies are going to be executed. It is also the name of a song by Bruce Springsteen.