Dad's Basement - Episode 3 - Part 1:

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July 30, 2013

Dad's Basement is a video series from me, Dana, the Dad of the Happy Game Family, wherein I play, show off, and try to convey what was cool about some of my favorite games from yesteryear. I hope you kids appreciate that I'm spending some extra time cutting together all the cool parts! Get off my lawn, unless you're going to mow it for me!

Dad's Basement - #3a - Lovecraftian Horror and Games

Part One of our three-part series covering Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem and its proposed spiritual successor starts with a survey of Lovecraft, Lovecraftian horror, and Lovecraftian games.

Footage Sources:

  1. "Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem", Silicon Knights/Nintendo;
  2. "1930s New York City", John Meyer;
  3. "Element 3D | A little Lovecraftian Cosmic Horror", Josh Burns;
  4. "The Mist", Dimension Films/Darkwood Productions/MGM;
  5. "Hellraiser", New World Pictures;
  6. "The Dunwich Horror", Active Entertainment Finance/Bullet Films;
  7. "At the Mountains of Madness", Lucasfilm, Ltd.;
  8. "New "At the Mountains of Madness" Trailer", Prop Nomicon;
  9. "The Shadow Over Innsmouth - Story Trailer ", Fog and Tea;
  10. "H P Lovecraft's The Shadow Out of Time", Millroad Film/The Lone Animator;
  11. "Teaser - The Colour Out of Space", Final Boss Studio;
  12. "Call of Cthulhu - Teaser trailer", 24p Studio;
  13. "The Rats in the Walls - Trailer", Semper Fudge's BodyBuilding;
  14. "Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth", Headfirst/Bethesda/2K Games;
  15. "Elder Sign", Fantasy Flight Games;
  16. "Batman: Arkham Asylum", Rocksteady Studios/Square Enix/Warner Bros.;
  17. "Beware the Batman", DC/Warner Bros./Cartoon Network;
  18. "In the Mouth of Madness", New Line Cinema;
  19. "Prince of Darkness", Universal Pictures;
  20. "The Thing", Universal Pictures;
  21. "The Cabin in the Woods", Mutant Enemy Productions/Lionsgate;
  22. "Re-Animator", Empire International Pictures;
  23. "From Beyond", Empire International Pictures;
  24. "The Dunwich Horror", American International Pictures;
  25. "The Call of Cthulhu", H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society;
  26. "Dagon", Lionsgate Entertainment;
  27. "Raiders of the Loas Ark", Lucasfilm, Ltd.;
  28. "The Twilight Zone", Paramount/CBS Television;
  29. "The Outer Limits", Daystar Productions/United Artists Television;
  30. "Rod Serling's Night Gallery", NBC;
  31. "Kolchak: The Night Stalker", Francy Productions Inc./Universal Television;
  32. "Cast a Deadly Spell", HBO Films;
  33. "Justice League", DC/Warner Bros./Cartoon Network;
  34. "Evil Dead 2", Rosebud Releasing/Embassy Communications/De Laurentiis Entertainment Group;
  35. "The Lurking Horror", Infocom;
  36. "Shadow of the Comet", Infogrames;
  37. "Prisoner of Ice", Infogrames;
  38. "Blood", Monolith Productions/3D Realms/GT Interactive;
  39. "Call of Cthulhu", Chaosium;
  40. "Call of Cthulhu: Destiny's End", Headfirst/Hip Games;
  41. "Quake", id Software/GT Interactive;
  42. "Persona 2: Eternal Punishment", Atlus;
  43. "Demon's Souls", FromSoftware/SCE Japan Studio/Atlus;
  44. "Hey There, Cthulhu", Ebon Brooks;
  45. "Pray for Death", Light Shock Software/Virgin Interactive Entertainment;
  46. "Cthulhu Saves the World", Zeboyd Games;
  47. "Silent Hill", Konami;
  48. "Silent Hill 3", Konami;
  49. "Silent Hill: Shattered Memories", Konami;
  50. "Dead Space", Visceral Games/Electronic Arts;
  51. "Dead Space 2", Visceral Games/Electronic Arts;
  52. "Dead Space 3", Visceral Games/Electronic Arts;
  53. "Elder Signs: Omens", Fantasy Flight Games;
  54. "Penumbra Collection", Frictional Games/Paradox Interactive;
  55. "Amnesia: The Dark Descent", Frictional Games/THQ;
  56. "Amnesisa: A Machine for Pigs", The Chinese Room/Frictional Games;
  57. "The Secret World", Funcom/Electronic Arts;
  58. "Shadow of the Eternals", Precursor Games;