Interview with one of the creators of “The Last Door”, a Lovecraftian video game

I too have played Necronomicon and yes, it was bad in many ways. It was also “Charles Dexter Ward” with different character names.

This, though, I have to look into.

Lovecraft eZine

The following interview is by Joe Litobarski of

The Last Door is a pixelated horror adventure game inspired by the works of H.P Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, and a tremblesome assortment of other authors of Gothic horror and weird fiction. The Lovecraft eZine hosted a Google Hangouts playthrough of the first few chapters back in April 2014.  The Last Door is available on PC, Mac, Linux, Android, iPhone, and iPad.

(View Mike’s list of Lovecraftian video games here!)

The game’s retro art style does a great job of conjuring up a horrific atmosphere, leaving the details for the player’s imagination to fill in (with the help of the superbly creepy musical score). In order to find out more about the game’s literary influences, I recently spoke to Mateo Pérez, one of the game designers and writers for The Last Door (interview…

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