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Helen Christie
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Hi all,

A friend of mine is looking for the name of a game she played at an impressionable age in the mid to late 1980's - the monsters still feature in the occasional nightmare, and she'd like to find a copy and stage a ritual burning to banish the demons. Unfortunately she's forgotten the game's title and on hearing her story I piped up and promised the BGG community could identify it for her (don't fail me, please!).

These are the things she remembers:
1. dungeon crawl, moving square by square
2. green plastic skull in the middle on the board, with three holes and a spinner
3. put a stick into the holes in the skull, and it would scream, say 'shazam' or do nothing
4. if it screamed, you got attacked by a monster
5. monsters were on cards,
6. the theme, card content and art were horror based and inappropriate for children (think dolls with knife fingers and half spider half naked women)

Thanks!
 
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Sounds like Horror House.
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Horror house?
http://www.retroist.com/2011/10/15/horror-house-the-board-ga...



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That's the one, thank you!

She said it seemed much scarier as a child
 
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