I recently learned that Funcom’s Heroic Signatures licence package also includes KULT, which is a pen and paper roleplaying system with roots in pretty hardcore neon light horror themes. “Reality is a lie” is a punchline from the game’s cover. Think “Hellraiser”, think “Matrix” mixed with occult themes.
I’m a roleplayer for about 25 years now and came across lots of horror settings, including Call of Cthulhu and World of Darkness among others, but KULT was always standing out and I would choose it above any others. It’s unbidding, it destabalizes reality, it’s non-romantic “what the hell is going on?!?” face-falls-off horror. Subtle sometimes, absolutely insanity inducing, bleak horror straight to the face terror on other occasions.
Long story short: KULT is an absolutely awesome and pretty challenging setting, not quite as playful as Secret World’s setting (though I also love that very much), and I would LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to see video games based in it.
(did I make it? It’s not a rant, right?)