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Moons of Madness - Lovecraftian sci-fi horror on Mars

Discussion in 'Adventure Gaming' started by Infinitron, Aug 14, 2017.

  1. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    https://www.moonsofmadness.com





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    Looks like a complete rip-off of that trashy Mars movie with Liev Schreiber, Olivia Williams and that Serbian nutjob, can't recall the name right now.
     
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    Looks ok imho, I like first person horror games and I like sci fi :) Unfortunately I usually can't finish horror games because I get scared too easily lol
     
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    oh god, i am still salty about TLJ. i rarely throw the term SJW around, and cringe a little whenever someone use it everywhere with no thoughts, but DFC was a real case study of SJW ruining games
     
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    Publisher: Rock Pocket Games
    Developer: Rock Pocket Games
    Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

    http://www.moonsofmadness.com/

     
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    I didn't know the moon is "of" anything, least of all madness.

    I will inform the squad at once!
     
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    Another lame horror game set in Secret World?

    Come on.
     
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    Shit but better than Prometheus.
     
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    "gameplay"
     
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    Looks like nuPrey.
     
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    "Lovecraftian"... a word as dull and overused as "freedom" or "Democracy"... or "RPG". If I want some FPS jump-scare game I'd play Doom 3. Or FEAR. Or *yawn* Deadspace. Lovecraft's horror is not coming from jumpscares, by blood covered flesh-monsters or figures that suddenly turn and start screaming but from the growing feeling that as time goes by something is getting more and more... wrong. Strange artefacts, strange runes, strange symbols, strange murals, strange architecture. Visions of beings, visions of... places. Music and sounds that clearly does not only do not belong here but sound... wrong. Conversations with co-workers getting stranger from day to day.

    But in our modern day and age the average teenager, tween, middle aged gamer has seen everything and I mean everything. Horror movies, fantasy games and movies has dulled our capability of being awed. The average victorian citizen / Lovecraft day and age man/woman would faint or even get traumatized watching an modern average jump-scare horror movie.

    Putting real Lovecraftian horror in a visual medium like a computer game is hard. Not impossible, but hard.
     
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    I think the most properly Lovecraftian game yet made, in terms of the kind of "feel" you're talking about, is Realms of the Haunting. It has exactly the feeling of vast, ominous, mysterious things happening outside your ken that you're just touching the fringes of.
     
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    Crotch Tentacles... yeah, well. Dunno, but to me it feels to much like Doom 3. I sincerely hope that one might later visit mysterious cyclopian cities carved in ancient martian rock. Hounting sounds breaking absolute silence. Murals that depict strange scenes millenia old, giving the player the feeling that he might walk in a giant graveyard... where things start awakening again.
     
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    Anyone is playing? It is out!
     
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    Sooo moral of the story, don't go to Mars?
    I liked the story it was a bit different from the usual, but the end was somewhat predictable. Few things that came to my mind after finishing the game. The events would have happened anyway, with or without a protagonist. I felt like the game started at the ending chapter and most of the events have already happened before the game begins and your witnessing final moments.
     
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    https://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/dow35x/moons_of_madness_review_thread/
     
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    All these recent Lovecraftian games ending in :negative: is kind of fitting.
     
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    Mars is a very scary place. Don't joke with Cthulhu, It's real, it's coming for us.
     
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