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Update 3/15/13: As of version 1.0.7, the application is now available in these additional locations: UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, the Philippines, and South Africa.

Of all the shows that have ever been on TV in the history of time, I'm not afraid to admit that AMC's The Walking Dead is my absolute favorite. For those who may not be familiar with the show, it's the story of a group of survivors living in a post-apocalyptic zombie-infested world. As you can imagine, life is rough on the group of protagonists, as they have to find food, shelter, and other necessities in order to survive, all while fighting off the undead, which sometimes show up in droves. Then, with the current season, things get worse. I'm not going to go into details or spoil it for anyone who may not be up-to-date, but I will say this: if you haven't been watching TWD, you're missing out.

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But I digress – this isn't about my love for The Walking Dead. It's about AMC's new Dead Yourself app that lets you see what you'd look like as a walker. If you've been following the official Walking Dead twitter account, you may have seen retweets of images created with the iOS version of the app, which was the first one to hit the scene. Now it's also out for Android.

The app is simple enough: take a picture of yourself, tweak the eyes, mouth, gory accessories, and photo filter. Upload the final result and show the world what you'll look like before munching down on their delicious guts. Naturally, I played with it for a while this morning, and these are a few of the results that I threw together in a couple of minutes:

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I've never actually seen a walker with glasses, so I had to satisfy my own curiosity and find out how it would look. Classy, in an "I'll eat your face" sort of way, I think. It's a good look for me.

So, if you've always wondered what you'd look like as an undead monster, now's your chance to find out. The app is free, easy to use, and pretty much awesome. Hit the widget to Dead Yourself.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • Nuno Barros

    "This app is currently only available in the US and Canada"!

    Let's hope the "but will be available worldwide very soon" is really very soon ;-)

  • http://twitter.com/RobEarls Rob Earls

    "This app is incompatible with your 3 LGE Nexus 4."

    Major fail..L

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Cameron Summerson

      Wat. I used my N4 to test it for this story.

      • jonathan3579

        Just verified it works with my Nexus 4 as well. I'm calling shenanigans.

        • Melissa Peterson

          Now if only it worked on the Nexus 7, because after selecting the Google Play link the app said it was incompatible.

    • tanjiajun34

      Not available in your country I think cos I cannot install in my country as well.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1276616262 En Xymu

      its not available in your country you moron

      • http://www.modminecraft.com/ Nick Coad

        He's not the moron, the guy who wrote the error message is a moron.

  • HopelesslyFaithful

    ummmm same thing as zombie booth been there done that...had fun making an obama zombie, gates zombie, amos zombie, barret zombie, kent zombie, and some other dude but forgot his name.

  • http://twitter.com/redbullcat Phil Oakley

    Anyone got the apk? Can't download thanks to silly AMC restrictions. Love me a bit of Walking Dead.

  • Stephen MacDougall

    I can't install on my Nexus 7? Fail!

  • Marcel Dingemanse

    Most stupid app ever. Whats with all these walking dead apps and games???? Are all the programmers braindead???
    Create something usefull!

    • amc

      lol the funny thing is that you look like the walker that was stuck in the mud when Karl took Daryl's gun and began his rise to mini manhood.

  • Jeff Nocom

    For something as useless as this app, I don't understand the restriction specially when you can just use their web version with no restriction at all.

  • Leaf7

    Check out the dirty permissions. Personal information. Why do you need to "Read Sensitive log data"

  • Jeff Nocom

    good to know that its now available here in the Philippines.

  • MrNimra

    I have a friend who was seriously considering trading in her galaxy s3 for an iphone just for this app. Glad it's out so I can finally put that nonsense to rest.

  • http://www.yepi8.org/ yepi8

    very scary picture, I could not look too long

  • Kostov

    Not available in Bulgaria!

  • http://www.yepi-yepi.com/ Yepi

    Just verified it works with my Nexus 4 as well. I'm calling shenanigans.

  • http://www.yepididi.com/ Yepi Didi

    Just verified it works with my Nexus 4 as well. I'm calling shenanigans.
    i like it