The Hound of Shadow is an Interactive Fiction game created by Eldritch Games, and marketed by Electronic Arts.
The game is loosely based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft, and is thus firmly grounded in the genre of horror. The game is set in London during the 1920s, and incorporates a number of historical elements, such as the character of Elizabeth Bathory.
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