A card game that starts cooperative, but ends with one corrupt player, a Mythos monster, and a desperate battle to save the world.
Kind of an interesting one. This has several things going for it… a modest goal, a somewhat original premise and a reasonable pedigree in being partially designed by Richard Launius, designer of Arkham Horror and Elder Sign.
Enjoined by an unfathomable deity, rediscover a derelict eldritch civilization, teeming with ghastly horrors and wondrous beauty.
Err…. “metroidvania” you say. I’m sure the affection they bring to bear for the genre is sincere, but Lovecraftian themed metroidvania seems like a lot of marketing built into the premise. Not a fan of platforming video games, but the weirdness of the implementation seems promising. This is, I believe, their second attempt at a Kickstarter.
The Eldritch Cases: Dagon is a 3rd person horror point&click adventure based on H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos. (Win/Mac/Linux)
I genuinely enjoyed playing through Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth. I also really enjoyed the Sherlock Holmes/HP Lovecraft mashup The Awakened by Frogwares. So there is some precedent for me enjoying this game, but I do worry about the “Herbert West leading the Cult of Dagon” in the plot summary. Maybe I’m being too protective of the mythos or whatever, but I do feel like they are just mashing stuff together at this point.
A fast paced, cooperative, competitive card game for 4+ players inspired by Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. THE THING is closer than ever!
I can dig it. Appears to have about as much to do with Lovecraft as John Carpenter’s The Thing, but that’s good enough for me. Obviously I can’t speak to whether or not it is a good game but hey, The Thing is a good movie. I think it suffers from the same problem as the next game…
Elder Gods A Lovecraftian card/board game hybrid for 2-6 players by Miskatonic Media
This could be a good game, but increasingly these Lovecraftian games begin to run together. Same buzzwords, same sounding names. The well is going to run dry at some point, guys. Now buy some Cthulhu themed Dice!
Bringing you the cutest little Cthulhu to ever hug you with insanity.
Well, I have to say these don’t look like something I’d personally buy, I have to prefer the sense of humor you find here more than the straight-faced shoehornings of Cthulhu into anything that will take him.
Monster Skin is a Lovecraftian, erotic, murder mystery about sexual freedom. We want to bring it to life as an immersive audiobook.
I have to admit, you had me at “Lovecraftian, erotic murder mystery about sexual freedom.”
A feature length documentary about the late illustrator Edward Gorey shot with his encouragement from 1996 to his death in April, 2000.
There has to enough overlap between Lovecraft and Gorey fans that it’s worth mentioning this project, which I will definitely be backing. Also, Edward Gorey’s home is about ten minutes away from Cthulhu Dice world headquarters, so there is that.