Posts Tagged ‘Horror’

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Blood Creek, previously known as Creek and Town Creek, is a horror film directed by the famous (and infamous) Joel Schumacher, starring Michael Fassbender,  Dominic Purcell, and Henry Cavill.  Where else are you going to get Magneto, Heat Wave and Superman in one movie.  Written by David ...
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Harbinger Down (2015) I am a sucker for a movie inspired by Alien or The Thing.  Show a sci-fi monster movie and I am there.   I ran across this movie while browsing Netflix, not know anything about it.  The blurb interested me so I started it.  I found out later that this film was ...
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Kontamination is a new RPG Adventure/One Shot from Modiphius Entertainment Ltd. When I try to run a published adventure, I sometimes find myself asking if the adventure was written with the GM in mind. For me, it’s important to convey the story of the adventure to the players in the most ...
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The Rapture has been the subject of various books and movies and all have approached it from a similar fashion – portraying it as something in the near and foreseeable future. No one that I have seen before this game has ventured out and asked the question “What if it happens way far in ...
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Achtung! Cthulhu: Keeper’s Guide to the Secret War is a new RPG Core Book from Modiphius Games. Having reviewed the Investigator’s Guide, it is only natural to take on the next book in the series – the Keeper’s Guide. For me, as a keeper or game master, this is where the meat of the ...
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When science fiction and horror are melded, space travel will often involve the passengers undergoing some form of stasis. This isn't hard to understand. While characters in these stories are on ice (or however stasis works in the setting), who knows what might be lurking in the corridors. ...
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Achtung! Cthulhu: Investigator’s Guide is a new RPG Player’s Guide from Modiphius Games. Two of my passions are H.P. Lovecraft Cthulhu Mythos and World War II history. When these two are combined, I will dive into it head first every opportunity I have.
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Jack Reda is self-publishing Black Forest, a horror-themed worker placement game. Black Forest is a board game where players seem to be working together to develop their village, but one player is secretly a werewolf, bent on the village's destruction.
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As I noted in my Betrayal at House on the Hill review, seeking shelter in a Creepy Old House when stranded in the middle of nowhere is a well worn standard in the horror genre. Seeing as how Killer Thriller is all about reenacting cliché-riddled horror stories, it should come as no surprise ...
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There are several horror RPGs on the market, most of which involve you playing a reasonably competent investigator of the unknown. But is this sort of thing truly reflective of the horror genre? If you think about it, the answer is, "Not really." This is because, to paraphrase from Buffy the ...
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