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Top-notch horror or terror games - an IFDB Poll

by madducks
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I'm looking for games that are the best representations of horror or terror in IF.

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Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
26 votes
"fast-paced and scary" [+]... "Vivid and terrifying" [+]... "A terrifying masterwork." [+]... "Classic Lovecraftian Horror" [+]... "Most enjoyable community-produced free game I have played" [+]... "A sublime horror IF" [+]... "Original, atmospheric and well-written, with intelligent puzzles." [+]... "A brimful of grotesque" [+]... "Lovecraftian chills" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... "Without doubt the..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto
9 votes
"More disturbing than any outright horror" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Lurking Horror, by Dave Lebling
7 votes
"Best paid-for horror game I've played. Good atmosphere." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Theatre, by Brendon Wyber
6 votes
"Lovecraftian creepiness" [+]... "Great Lovecraftian story in the "Lurking Horror" tradition." [+]... "Solid, functional Lovecraftian horror" [+]... (No comment) [+]... "This one has all..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The King of Shreds and Patches, by Jimmy Maher
5 votes
"Scary and historically accurate..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... "Fast-paced..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... "Here's a game..." [+]...

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Ecdysis, by Peter Nepstad
5 votes
"Solid concept if narrow" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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All Alone, by Ian Finley
5 votes
"Good use of sound" [+]... "Omnipresent dread" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Vespers, by Jason Devlin
4 votes
"Thought-provokingly disturbing." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Little Blue Men, by Michael S. Gentry
3 votes
"Strange, scary, and incredibly sinister." [+]... "It niggled at me after the game ended." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Afflicted, by Doug Egan
2 votes
(No comment) [+]... "The mood is set..." [+]...

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The Horror of Rylvania, by D. A. Leary
2 votes
"Plain good stereotype werewolf horror" [+]... "It's even got..." [+]...

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Dead Cities, by Jon Ingold
2 votes
(No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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One Eye Open, by Colin Sandel and Carolyn VanEseltine
2 votes
"A well-built world" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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rendition, by nespresso
2 votes
"An example of what Fangoria calls "extreme horror"" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Necrotic Drift, by Robb Sherwin
2 votes
(No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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CYBERQUEEN, by Porpentine
1 vote
"Viscerally..." [+]...

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Baluthar, by Chris Molloy Wischer
1 vote
"Grim horror/SF fusion" [+]...

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The Mist, by anonymous
1 vote
"Its a good game, but I might be a little biased, as I'm a HUGE fan of both the original novella (for the last quarter century), and of the 2007 film adaptation." [+]...

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Coloratura, by Lynnea Glasser
1 vote
"Unnerving along..." [+]...

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Building, by Poster
1 vote
"Atmospheric non-Lovecraftian horror" [+]...

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The Woods Are Dark, by Laurence Moore
1 vote
"Atmospheric and spooky " [+]...

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