Tag Archives: horror

Send Me Your Contemporary Horror Recommendations!

This is just a quick post to ask you for some help! Recommend me some contemporary horror stories, preferably written and in the short story format. Anything that you like, from any subgenre. I want to get deep in this … Continue reading

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Designing Horror: Ib

This post is part of the Designing Horror series. Game: Ib by Kouri Ib is a game about a young girl who goes to an art exhibition with her parents. The exhibition is a retrospective on an artist named Guertena, whose work … Continue reading

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AMBER: Journeys Beyond

I played AMBER: Journeys Beyond on CDROM more than a decade ago and it was super strange and I never got very far. I did some research last week after a helpful bunch of people helped me figure out the … Continue reading

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Designing Horror: 5 Days a Stranger

After a long pause, I’ve decided to start doing these Designing Horror posts again. This time I played Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw’s 5 Days a Stranger. The game is a basic point and click adventure game with some inventory management. You play as Trilby, a … Continue reading

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Released: Catachresis: A Way Too Scary Game

IT IS HERE You can play Catachresis here. I don’t have a lot to say about the game currently. I’m very proud of it, and if it doesn’t break in the middle (save often, be gentle!), then you should also like … Continue reading

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Fungal Growth

  B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs #2

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Shaviro’s Redux of The Cinematic Body

It’s rare for academics who work in the realm of critical theory, or poststructuralist theory, or other such things in the humanities, even to polemicize against cognitivism: either because they are naively unaware of its institutional power, or because they … Continue reading

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You Can Listen To Me Talk About Horror Games

A few weeks ago Tara Ogaick asked me if I wanted to do some kind of vlog or podcast or whatever about horror games, and after fumbling around for a few weeks we finally arranged schedules to get some words … Continue reading

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I Have Launched A Kickstarter for A Scary Game

You might remember that last year I created a kickstarter where I basically just asked for $200 to make whatever the hell I wanted in game form. I set a release date, made fun of Kickstarter, and went quiet for … Continue reading

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On Kentucky Route Zero, Act 1

Warning: some vague spoilers about Kentucky Route Zero. This isn’t going to be long. I’m not going to address the comparisons to The Walking Dead that everyone is making (which I don’t understand at all). If you care about the conversation that has … Continue reading

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