From September 20th to 22nd, those ghost, monster, and zombie fanatics attending the Horror Realm convention in Pittsburgh, PA, will witness a live demo of the upcoming horror adventure game, Shades of Sanity and meet members of the development team.
The weekend long event at the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South hotel in Bethel Park will be the fifth anniversary of Pittsburgh’s own Horror Realm convention; A celebration of all things horror related including movies, books, celebrity guests, and this show will feature the con’s first video game addition with Shades of Sanity.
Horror Realm attendees who stop by the Swords and Spirit Software booth will be the very first to see a live demo of their latest game, Shades of Sanity, a psychological horror adventure game currently in development.
Also on hand at the booth will be members of the Shades of Sanity team, including project leads Rob Seres and Keith Leonard.
Instead of just watching a member of the dev team play though a pre-scripted demo, attendees will get a genuine hands-on experience. Seres, the CEO of Swords and Spirit, has confirmed that there will be a station at their booth where attendees can play a demo from the alpha build of the game.
While at Horror Realm players can also check out the celebrity guests, which include…
- Heather Langenkamp (Star of Nightmare on Elm Street and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare)
- Nicholas Brendon (Xander from Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
- P.J. Soles (Halloween, Rock 'N' Roll High School)
- Nivek Ogre (Skinny Puppy, Repo: The Genetic Opera)
- Camille Keaton (I Spit on Your Grave and daughter of Buster Keaton)
- Josh Stewart (Criminal Minds, The Dark Knight Rises)
- Thommy Hutson (Writer/producer behind His Name was Jason, More Brains, Crystal Lake Memories)
- J.J. Dillon (Legendary wrestling manager)
- Marc Sheffler (actor: Last House on the Left; writer: Charles in Charge)
- Bill "Chilly Billy" Cardille (classic TV Horror Host from Chiller Theater on Pittsburgh Channel 11)
- Lori Cardille (Star of George A. Romero's Day of the Dead)
- Autumn Cook (SFX artist and Face Off season 4 contestant)
- Mike Watt and Amy Lynn Best (The Resurrection Game, Demon Divas, Razor Days)
In addition to the game demo, celebrity guests, and panels, there will be numerous vendors, sideshow acts, and film screenings thought the weekend, plus a ‘70s themed costume party, and evena Magic: The Gathering Theros pre-release gaming tournaments.