The Horror Honeys: Saturday Gamer Jam ~ 'Clair de Lune'

Saturday Gamer Jam ~ 'Clair de Lune'

Oh, HAI nightmare fuel. I'll be in the corner, rocking back and forth, weeping.

He looks like a guy into
barbed wire...
For better or worse, in the last twenty years, horror and hard rock have become kind of an inextricable duo. Unless the music is intrusive, when it comes to horror movies or video games, hard rock and metal have actually become white noise in the background much of the time. So when a horror game or movie is soundtracked with something unusual, it tends to stand out. That's why when Tango Gameworks and Bethesda's The Evil Within used Claude Debussy's "Clair de Lune" as the music to soundtrack the safe room, as well as various other moments in the game, it felt like a welcome surprise. When you've spent the last however many hours fighting monsters wrapped in barbed wire and staple faces, you begin to crave whatever comfort "Clair de Lune" brings you. Because for real, you can only deal with this so many times: