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The Miskatonic Proves Eldritch Horrors Can Be Adorable

The Miskatonic screenshot

The influence that H. P. Lovecraft’s writing has had since his death hugely outstrips anything he experienced during his life. That’s a bit tragic, sure, though possibly for the best; I think he’d probably be disgusted about what people do with his eldritch creeping horrors and incomprehensible nightmare realms these days. The most recent example: I’ve no idea what he’d make of The Miskatonic [official site], but the odds are good he wouldn’t feelĀ a comedy horror game set in the eponymous University gelled with the obsessions at the heart of his own writing.

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