Dad's basement #3c1 - The Shadow over Denis Dyack: The Colour Out of Place

Dad’s Basement #3c1 – The Shadow Over Denis Dyack: The Colour Out of Place

Part of a Video Series on Video Game History

On the press response and reception to Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem. Long overdue, part Three of this three-part (plus) series covering Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem and its attempted spiritual successor now is a posthumous survey of the failure of the Kickstarter for Shadow of the Eternals, split into multiple chapters.

Dad's basement #3c1 - The Shadow over Denis Dyack: The Colour Out of Place

Footage Sources:

  1. “Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem”, Silicon Knights/Nintendo;
  2. “Technopoly”, by Neil Postman, read by Jeff Riggenback;
  3. “E3 2001 Video Coverage”, (Nintendo World Report)/Billy Berghammer;
  4. “Interview Dumptruck”,;
  5. “Response to Kotaku Article”, Precursor Games/Denis Dyack;
  6. “Famicom Dojo Podcast”, Corse;
  7. “Eternal Darkness Four Year Retrospective”,;
  8. “E3 2001 Eternal Darkness Demo”,;
  9. “Resident Evil Revelations”, Capcom;
  10. “Silent Hill 3”, Konami;
  11. “Resident Evil (Remake)”, Capcom;
  12. “Resident Evil”, Capcom;
  13. “Resident Evil 6”, Capcom;
  14. “Commander Shepard: A Dramatic Reading? by Jennifer Hale”, Sneaky Zebra;
  15. “Electronic Gaming Monthly 1991 TV Commercial”, ???;
  16. “Retronauts”, Davis;
  17. “1up’s E3 2010 Rumors”, Davis;
  18. “Question of the Week”, Weekend Confirmed/;
  19. “GameLife”,;
  20. “Murder, She Played”, Jenn Frank;
  21. “Too Human XBox 360 Interview”,;
  22. “Pac-Man”, Namco;
  23. “Defender”, Williams;
  24. “Super Mario 64”, Nintendo;
  25. “Tomb Raider”, Eidos;
  26. “Batman: Arkham Asylum”, Rocksteady Studios/Square Enix/Warner Bros.;
  27. “Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty”, Konami;
  28. “The 1up Show”,;
  29. “1up Yours”,;
  30. “E3 2011 Press Conference”, Konami;
  31. “E3 2001 Press Conference Highlights”,;
  32. “Weekend Confirmed”, Weekend Confirmed/;
  33. “Nintendo Voice Chat”,;
  34. “Sins of a Solar Empire”, Stardock;
  35. “Samurai Shodown Sen”, SNK Playmore/XSeed;
  36. “Samurai Shodown 2”, SNK Playmore;
  37. “Bathory’s Theme”, Precursor Games/Giancarlo Feltrin;


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