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Dead Reign
The Zombie Apocalypse
Front cover of Dead Reign core rulebook, illustrated by E. M. Gist
DesignersJosh Hilden, Joshua Sanford, Kevin Siembieda
IllustratorsAmy L. Ashbaugh, Nick Bradshaw, Kent Burles, Mark Dudley, Mike Mumah
PublishersPalladium Books
PublicationNovember 2008 (2008-11)
Years active2008–present
GenresPost-apocalyptic horror

Dead Reign is a zombie apocalypse role-playing game published by Palladium Books. The first print of the main book was in November 2008.

Publication history

Dead Reign is Palladium Books's entry into the popular zombie apocalypse genre. It is an "SDC" game for Palladium, like Nightbane, but at a lower power level.


  1. Civilization Gone (first printing May 2009)
  2. Dark Places (first printing[when?] before 7 October 2011)[1]
  3. Endless Dead (first printing May 2012)
  4. Fear the Reaper (first printing[when?] before 25 December 2013)[2]
  5. Graveyard Earth (first printing November 2014)[3]
  6. Hell Followed (first printing December 2016)[4]
  7. In the Face of Death (first printing June 2020)[5]


  1. ^ wayback archive for Dark Places
  2. ^ wayback archive for Fear the Reaper
  3. ^ Palladium Books® Weekly Update – Oct. 31, 2014
  4. ^ [1]: "Hell Followed™ should be in the Palladium warehouse no later than Monday, December 12, possibly sooner."
  5. ^ "Palladium Books Store Dead Reign® Sourcebook Seven: In the Face of Death™".