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Horror

Darkness & Sound

Natural
Mutated beasts, insects as big as houses or plants that try to eat everyone. Can cross into an Apocalyptic setting if nature is on it's bad hair day.

 Games Books Movies
  The Ruins - 2008
Jaws - 1975
The Birds - 1963


Psychological
The working of the human mind and it's side effects is at work in psychological horror. Emotional instability, fear, guilt and sometimes a touch of the supernatural to make sure nothing is certain. Show less and let the players own fears fill in the details.


 Games Books Movies
Alan Wake - 2010
Amnesia: The Dark Descent - 2010
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth - 2005

Ring - 1998
The Shining - 1980


Science fiction
Mad scientists with experiments that go wrong or aliens that try to eat us all.


 Games Books Movies
Alien: Isolation - 2014
Dead Space - 2008
System Shock 2 - 1999
 Pitch Black - 2000
The Thing - 1982
Alien - 1979


Zombies
Zombies are everywhere in games but in a zombie setting they are the core gameplay element.

 Games Books Movies
Dying Light - 2015
The Last of Us - 2013
7 Days to Die - 2013
Left 4 Dead 2 - 2009
 World War Z - 2006
The Walking Dead - 2003
Shaun of the Dead - 2004
28 Days Later - 2002
Re-Animator - 1985
Dawn of the Dead - 1978






Spiritual horror - that delves into ghosts, demons, poltergeists, possessions, hell, life after death, paranormal;
Fantasy horror- that delves into zombies, Frankenstein, vampires, werewolves;
Criminal horror - dealing mainly with killers;


 Games Books Movies
   



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