A shadows gather at the edge of town, a band of monster hunters joins forces to defeat the banshees, werewolves, and vampires besieging them. In true deckbuilding fashion, you’ll gather allies and equipment, battle monsters and try to be the champion monster hunter.
Don’t expect vampires to sparkle in this upcoming apocalyptic drama series from Guillermo del Toro.
Over the centuries gothic texts – and later gothic films – have sought to bring terror and shock into the hearts of its audience. Through recognizable mysteries and terrors the gothic novel has branched out into various genres. Even though the term gothic has changed meaning since its very origin, most themes and motives have not. From arguably the first gothic novel The Castle of Otranto written by Horace Walpole in 1765, to modern novels as The Historian written by Elizabeth Kostova in 2005, characters face the same dangerous buildings, landscapes, journeys, boundaries, choices – moral and immoral – and villains
Modern audiences are obsessed with zombie and vampire stories because the world is going through “troubled and uncertain” times, the author and comedian Charlie Higson has said.