Neil Gaiman, The Voice Of Our A Generation, Dips His Talented Fingers Into The World Of Video Games

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Neil Gaiman, The Voice Of Our A Generation, Dips His Talented Fingers Into The World Of Video Games

By Joanna Robinson | Videos | July 26, 2013 | Comments ()


Okay, listen poppets, I don’t really do video games. It’s not my sphere. I think the last game I played in earnest was The 7th Guest. So take the following with an enormous mountain of “She Doesn’t Know What She’s Talking About” salt. But what I do know is authors and my Very Favorite, Neil Gaiman, is engineering a spooky, vintage video game that has even me, the most inexperienced player, intrigued. It helps that he cites Some of Joanna’s Favorite Movies (Blithe Spirit, Arsenic And Old Lace) in his promo video for the proposed Wayward Manor.

As you can see, you can both pre-order the video game and become embroiled in a Kickstarter-esque funding program that offers the very best incentives.


Wayward Manor is a puzzle/adventure game hybrid that invites players to solve the mysteries of the mansion any way they choose. You play as a disgruntled ghost, trying to reclaim your house from its newfound owners.

This dysfunctional family of misfits and eccentrics have stifled your power and brought their own abysmal possessions into your humble abode. Each level is a playground for scares where players absorb fear to take back control of the room.

If you want free reign over your mansion once again, you must uncover their deepest anxieties and drive them mad with fear using your wits and their hideous belongings.

They had me at “eccentric ghost.”

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