Retro

The Creepiest Game You've Never Heard Of


Back in the mid 1990s, some unique stuff happened in gaming, but few things are weirder than the bizarre PC adventure game The Dark Eye: A puppet adventure game based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe and starring one of the 20th century’s most influential authors, William S. Burroughs.

In the video above, I talk about the game The Dark Eye: Why it’s creepy, why it’s forgotten and why the hell the guy that wrote Naked Lunch is in it.

Also, as a special bonus, here is Burroughs’ reading of Annabelle Lee, the poem mentioned in the video:


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