The First Seventeen Minutes of DOOM 3

I played DOOM. I played DOOM II. Both games were simply tremendous. I’ve repeatedly tried to play DOOM 3 since getting an Xbox copy of the game years ago, but…I…can’t. Oh believe me, I’ve tried repeatedly, but I have a really hard time getting past the game’s first stage because it’s just too much. Too…

That Fell Tome of Unending Shadow

Image by Flickr user: NCSPhotography (cc) October marches on and so does our Spooky-Silly Poetry Contest! I still may not be able to enter myself, playing the role of a poet-gamer has just been too enjoyable to stop just yet! With that in mind I’m psyched to present another work penned in honor of our…

Trees

Below, I present to you all the Duck’s contribution to our collection of delightfully spooky poems in anticipation of Halloween. This is a Slender Man poem I published not too long ago on fanfiction.net and which I think would be quite fitting for this month’s festivities.  Without further ado: Trees.  By the Duck.

Am I Awake?

Image by Flickr User:  Ludovico Sinz [Cane Rosso (busy!)] (cc) In the spirit of our ongoing Spooky-Silly Contest this month, in place of my usual sort of posts will be spooky-silly poems of my own! First up is a poem inspired by a series that was tragically ended before it’s time, entitled: “Am I Awake?“.

The Ocean House Hotel

Original Image by Flickr User: David Jones (cc); altered by Hatmonster. The Spooky-Silly Poetry Contest is now officially underway! Our first entry comes from C.T. Murphy of Murf Versus! If you aren’t familiar with Murf Versus, it’s a blog dedicated to musings regarding everything from books, to tv, to games, and has also played host to a…

A Game of Spooky Silly Poetry!

Image Captured by Hatmonster October is finally here! It’s taken 10 months but the chilling season of spooks and scares has arrived at last! This is a season that needs a proper welcome, and we’ve got just the thing: a Spooky-Silly Poetry Contest! Yup, there’s nothing out there that gets you ready for scares than…

The Horrors of Banjo-Kazooie

Image by Flickr User: Justin Taylor Banjo-Kazooie is a bright and sunny game, we all know that, we all accept that. However, upon closer inspection I’ve realized the game could (maybe should) have been terrifying to those of us who played it as young children. It’s all there, and out of the game’s sunny context,…