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16th Aug '17 1:42:35 AM Psychopompos007
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* The ''[[https://ludeon.com/forums/index.php?topic=26078.0 Call of Cthulhu - Rim of Madness Expansion Pack]]'' [[GameMod mods compilation]] for ''VideoGame/{{Rimworld}}'' adds Franchise/CthulhuMythos related content to the game. While the difficulty is increased thanks to new events, a sanity meter, and strong new monsters, you can defend against said new monsters if you have enough firepower. You can also butcher their corpses, process their flesh into meals for your colonists or cattle, or craft clothes with their hides. Or you can tame them. There's also [[Literature/AtTheMountainsOfMadness Elder Things]] as playable characters, who also appear as a friendly faction with settlements in the frozen areas.
15th Aug '17 9:35:58 AM mindstalk
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** Sauron et al. are more like fallen angels than eldritch abominations. But Tolkien also includes Ungoliant, a light-devouring spider who seems to not fit into his own creation myth, and nameless things beneath the Misty Mountains, of which Gandalf says "even Sauron knows not". Plus the tentacled Watcher outside Moria.
3rd Aug '17 3:37:33 PM Zaptech
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* ''Videogame/TheWitcher3WildHunt'' has this in the ''Hearts of Stone'' questline, where Geralt ends up confronting the jaunty, friendly Gaunter O'Dimm, who is otherwise known as [[spoiler: Evil Incarnate]], and is explicitly [[spoiler: a reality-warping entity from beyond the normal universe who would drive Geralt insane at just learning his true name]]. During the course of the storyline, if Geralt follows through on a certain sidequest, he can [[spoiler: challenge Gaunter to a battle of wits to save Olgierd's soul and, if successful, Geralt banishes O'Dimm from his world.]]
22nd Jul '17 7:49:41 AM Kuruni
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* ''LightNovel/TheUnexploredSummonBloodSign'' zigzags between this and CosmicHorrorStory. True, the main villain [[spoiler:the White Queen]] is an incomprehensibly-powerful RealityWarper [[spoiler:who has managed to literally conquer the laws of the world]]. But humans can fight back against her, and can score some small victories (even if it's just stopping one person from dying). It all comes to a head in the seventh volume, which tilts the series [[spoiler:in the CosmicHorrorStory direction. Just when the hero thinks he's won, having finally destroyed the White Queen, she reappears and reveals that [[AllAccordingToPlan everything is just as she planned]]. The method he used to defeat her [[NiceJobBreakingItHero gave rise to an even worse monster]], and he therefore has no choice but to work with her. Not only that, but the competence the Queen displayed in this volume (such as remaining calm in situations that had previously seemed to fluster her) suggests that her previous losses were also deliberate]].
20th Jul '17 4:37:30 AM azbyc15243
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* ''LightNovel/TheUnexploredSummonBloodSign'' zigzags between this and CosmicHorrorStory. True, the main villain [[spoiler:the White Queen]] is an incomprehensibly-powerful RealityWarper [[spoiler:who has managed to literally conquer the laws of the world]]. But humans can fight back against her, and can score some small victories (even if it's just stopping one person from dying). It all comes to a head in the seventh volume, which tilts the series [[spoiler:in the CosmicHorrorStory direction. Just when the hero thinks he's won, having finally destroyed the White Queen, she reappears and reveals that [[AllAccordingToPlan everything is just as she planned]]. The method he used to defeat her [[NiceJobBreakingItHero gave rise to an even worse monster]], and he therefore has no choice but to work with her. Not only that, but the competence the Queen displayed in this volume (such as remaining calm in situations that had previously seemed to fluster her) suggests that her previous losses were also deliberate]].
9th Jul '17 4:09:08 PM Lumpenprole
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** According to ''Tales of the Green Lantern Corps Annual #2'', the ancient Oans fought and defeated a race of demons that had previously terrorized the universe, and imprisoned them on the planet Ysmault. Green Lantern Abin Sur, on a mission of mercy to rescue an innocent whose ship had crashed on Ysmault, made the ultimately fatal mistake of listening to one of them, Qull of the Five Inversions.
5th Jul '17 2:51:28 PM ElectroKraken
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* ''Anime/AttackOnTitan'' starts off like this. The last remnants of humanity are being gruesomely hunted to extinction by huge, mindless, incomprehensible HumanoidAbominations, for seemingly no reason. Our heroes are vastly out-gunned by the Titans, and they don't even have the consolation of dying a meaningful death, as the Titans don't even need to eat humans to survive they just think we taste good. The show gradually becomes less Lovecraftian as we learn more about the origin and motivation of the Titans, and as the heroes discover methods of fighting back.

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* ''Anime/AttackOnTitan'' starts off like this. The last remnants of humanity are being gruesomely hunted to extinction by huge, mindless, incomprehensible HumanoidAbominations, {{Humanoid Abomination}}s, for seemingly no reason. Our heroes are vastly out-gunned by the Titans, and they don't even have the consolation of dying a meaningful death, as the Titans don't even need to eat humans to survive they just think we taste good. The show gradually becomes less Lovecraftian as we learn more about the origin and motivation of the Titans, and as the heroes discover methods of fighting back.
4th Jul '17 10:23:28 PM Zaptech
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** The main villain, The Darkness, averts this. No-one is even sure what it ''is'', and all the players have seen so far are it's lowest level foot soldiers. When the Vex described above encountered just a piece of it they started ''worshiping'' the damn thing.

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** The main villain, The Darkness, averts this.also counts. No-one is even sure what it ''is'', and all the players have seen so far are it's lowest level foot soldiers. When the Vex described above encountered just a piece of it they started ''worshiping'' the damn thing. And yet, when the player encounters [[spoiler: a piece of it in the Black Garden]], it's response is to actively move to defend itself, indicating that the Guardians could hurt it.
27th Jun '17 6:14:12 PM ergeis
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* ''VideoGame/ShadowHearts''. Not only does your party step up and beat up {{Eldritch Abomination}}s on a regular basis (one of whom is {{God}}), but under the right circumstances the protagonist can ''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome actually force an apology]]'' from four of them.

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* ''VideoGame/ShadowHearts''. Not only does your party step up and beat up {{Eldritch Abomination}}s on a regular basis (one of whom is {{God}}), but under the right circumstances the protagonist can ''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome actually force an apology]]'' from four of them. Sanity loss isn't even permanent or damaging for the protagonists.
24th Jun '17 5:56:34 AM StFan
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Do note however, that "Lovecraft Lite" is a [[NonindicativeName misnomer]], since [[Creator/HPLovecraft the man himself]] actually wrote plenty of stories where the Eldritch Abominations can be defeated, sometimes even with mundane methods. He's just so strongly associated with Cosmic Horror that his name has become a synonym for the genre. See the CthulhuMythos for more.

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Do note however, that "Lovecraft Lite" is a [[NonindicativeName misnomer]], since [[Creator/HPLovecraft the man himself]] actually wrote plenty of stories where the Eldritch Abominations can be defeated, sometimes even with mundane methods. He's just so strongly associated with Cosmic Horror that his name has become a synonym for the genre. See the CthulhuMythos Franchise/CthulhuMythos for more.






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* ''{{Anime/Noein}}'' keeps a hopeful tone, but it also has a number of [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations]] running around, and the bad guy is threatening on a cosmic scale (since he wants to destroy the universe and start it from scratch), albeit without the level of unconcern that a true CosmicHorror villain would have.

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* ''{{Anime/Noein}}'' ''Anime/{{Noein}}'' keeps a hopeful tone, but it also has a number of [[EldritchAbomination Eldritch Abominations]] running around, and the bad guy is threatening on a cosmic scale (since he wants to destroy the universe and start it from scratch), albeit without the level of unconcern that a true CosmicHorror villain would have.



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* Both the Franchise/MarvelUniverse and Franchise/TheDCU have plenty of Gods, {{Ultimate Evil}}s, and universe-destroying {{Eldritch Abomination}}s (one of them even became a playable character [[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom in a video game!]]) including some that are nigh-omnipotent, eats planets on an almost-daily basis, and greatly outclass the local superheroes. However, said abominations have the misfortune of [[StatusQuoIsGod ending up in]] [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu idealistic superhero comics]]. This is sometimes justified in-universe by having rival [[PhysicalGod gods]], [[CosmicBeing cosmic entities]], [[CosmicKeystone artifacts of great power]], etc. so that said abominations never have an absolute chance to destroy the universe.
** One good example of this was a [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica story that gave [[ShoutOut Shout-Outs]] to Creator/HPLovecraft, where in Felix Faust not only cites Lovecraft as his inspiration, but also mentions that he got the ritual for his plan from the actual Necronomicon.

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* Both the Franchise/MarvelUniverse and Franchise/TheDCU have plenty of Gods, {{Ultimate Evil}}s, and universe-destroying {{Eldritch Abomination}}s (one of them even became a playable character [[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom in a video game!]]) including some that are nigh-omnipotent, eats planets on an almost-daily basis, and greatly outclass the local superheroes. However, said abominations have the misfortune of [[StatusQuoIsGod ending up in]] [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu idealistic superhero comics]]. This is sometimes justified in-universe by having rival [[PhysicalGod gods]], [[CosmicBeing cosmic entities]], [[CosmicKeystone artifacts of great power]], etc. so that said abominations never have an absolute chance to destroy the universe.
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universe. One good example of this was a [[UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks Silver Age]] ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica story that gave [[ShoutOut Shout-Outs]] to Creator/HPLovecraft, where in Felix Faust not only cites Lovecraft as his inspiration, but also mentions that he got the ritual for his plan from the actual Necronomicon.



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* ''Chasing The Moon'' makes a invokes this to prove not only that [[TropesAreTools Tropes Are Not Bad]], but that SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. The story starts out as a classic CosmicHorrorStory with a [[BlackComedy quirky side]] before [[DeconstructorFleet deconstructing the very concept]] and the underlying UnfortunateImplications. Bottom Line: [[ValuesDissonance Apparently Horrible]] [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman Alien Beings]] are more likely to [[YouCannotGraspTheTrueForm seem]] ([[PoorCommunicationKills and act]]) [[AlwaysChaoticEvil "Horrible"]] [[WhatTheHellTownspeople if you treat them]] [[HumansAreCthulhu just as Horribly yourself]]; conversely, even if [[BlueAndOrangeMorality they seem Horrible (or horribly alien)]], [[CommonalityConnection you might be surprised how similar]], [[ItCanThink intelligent]] and [[GoodAllAlong not actually Horrible]] it actually is.
* ''The Litany Of Earth'' by Ruthanna Emyrs is a story about H.P. Lovecraft's traditional othering of the Deep Ones, only the protagonist is one.

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* ''Chasing The the Moon'' makes a invokes this to prove not only that [[TropesAreTools Tropes Are Not Bad]], but that SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped. The story starts out as a classic CosmicHorrorStory with a [[BlackComedy quirky side]] before [[DeconstructorFleet deconstructing the very concept]] and the underlying UnfortunateImplications. Bottom Line: [[ValuesDissonance Apparently Horrible]] [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman Alien Beings]] are more likely to [[YouCannotGraspTheTrueForm seem]] ([[PoorCommunicationKills and act]]) [[AlwaysChaoticEvil "Horrible"]] [[WhatTheHellTownspeople if you treat them]] [[HumansAreCthulhu just as Horribly yourself]]; conversely, even if [[BlueAndOrangeMorality they seem Horrible (or horribly alien)]], [[CommonalityConnection you might be surprised how similar]], [[ItCanThink intelligent]] and [[GoodAllAlong not actually Horrible]] it actually is.
* ''The Litany Of of Earth'' by Ruthanna Emyrs is a story about H.P. Lovecraft's traditional othering of the Deep Ones, only the protagonist is one.



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* Podcast/DiceFunk: Seemingly ideal town with a dark secret? Check. Evil cult? Check. The Pickman Academy is even named after the Lovecraft short story "Pickman's Model."
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* The TropeCodifier may well be the ''Persona'' series, itself an offshoot of ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei''. This is especially true of ''VideoGame/{{Persona 2}}'', which not only borrows the character Nyarlathotep (portrayed more or less faithfully) as a whimsical villain, but also from Jungian philosophy. However, as dark as the saga gets, it ends with a typical JRPG Aesop about friendship and love triumphing over darkness etc. More specifically, each installment has an eldritch abomination that spawns from the collective wants and desires of humanity that threatens the entire world fitting the Lovecraft aspect. However, the power of the will of humanity is always able to defeat these abominations in the end, fulfilling the Lite aspect. But it still also leans back towards Lovecraft as the main characters don't so much destroy the dark impulses of mankind so much as abate them for a while, and victory does not always come without a price. See ''VideoGame/Persona3'' for an example.

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* The TropeCodifier may well be the ''Persona'' series, itself an offshoot of ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei''. This is especially true of ''VideoGame/{{Persona 2}}'', ''VideoGame/Persona2'', which not only borrows the character Nyarlathotep (portrayed more or less faithfully) as a whimsical villain, but also from Jungian philosophy. However, as dark as the saga gets, it ends with a typical JRPG Aesop about friendship and love triumphing over darkness etc. More specifically, each installment has an eldritch abomination that spawns from the collective wants and desires of humanity that threatens the entire world fitting the Lovecraft aspect. However, the power of the will of humanity is always able to defeat these abominations in the end, fulfilling the Lite aspect. But it still also leans back towards Lovecraft as the main characters don't so much destroy the dark impulses of mankind so much as abate them for a while, and victory does not always come without a price. See ''VideoGame/Persona3'' for an example.



* ''Videogame/{{Terraria}}'' is a nice, happy, 2d Minecraft-like game. Also like Minecraft, it has some pretty warped and grotesque enemies, especially the bosses. A lot of the enemies from The Corruption look like animated clumps of rotten flesh, and they [[WildMassGuessing presumably]] conjoin together to make the Eater of Worlds boss. However, it gets ramped up further when you attempt to activate Hardmode. By making a HumanSacrifice [[YouMonster by throwing a Guide Voodoo Doll into lava]], you summon the Wall of Flesh - an enormous AdvancingWallOfBoss that is comprised of unidentifiable fleshy matter, with lots of miniature creatures attatched to it that try to eat you. The sheer sight of this thing inflicts a [[GoMadFromTheRevelation temporary case of magically induced terror that literally reads "You have seen something nasty, there is no escape"]]. But all of the above are killable, and they could be a lot more horrifying looking than they are. [[SugarBowl Not to mention the cutsey look of everything else.]]

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* ''Videogame/{{Terraria}}'' is a nice, happy, 2d Minecraft-like game. Also like Minecraft, it has some pretty warped and grotesque enemies, especially the bosses. A lot of the enemies from The Corruption look like animated clumps of rotten flesh, and they [[WildMassGuessing presumably]] conjoin together to make the Eater of Worlds boss. However, it gets ramped up further when you attempt to activate Hardmode. By making a HumanSacrifice [[YouMonster by throwing a Guide Voodoo Doll into lava]], you summon the Wall of Flesh - -- an enormous AdvancingWallOfBoss that is comprised of unidentifiable fleshy matter, with lots of miniature creatures attatched to it that try to eat you. The sheer sight of this thing inflicts a [[GoMadFromTheRevelation temporary case of magically induced terror that literally reads "You have seen something nasty, there is no escape"]]. But all of the above are killable, and they could be a lot more horrifying looking than they are. [[SugarBowl Not to mention the cutsey look of everything else.]]



* The browser-based ''Necronomicon'' card battle games dive into this. While they use Lovecraft's monsters and Great Old Ones, in the original ''Necronomicon'' you can get Shub-Niggurath eaten by a shoggoth or banished by the break of dawn. Not played quite so straight in the sequel, ''Book of Dead Names'', however; the Great Old Ones manifest due to casting certain cards (marked with black stars) in relatively quick succession, can't really be interacted with, and just kind of hang about ruining things...but you can still win the game, and they won't appear in the next one. Additionally, while the various insanity conditions are inconvenient in the first game, you can still win, and Megalomania - which gives you a constantly increasing arcane damage bonus as well as persistent HP drain - can actually make it easier if you have enough burn spells; this is also altered in the sequel, with Sanity being easier to gain - but also making going below 0 Sanity for any length of time a serious risk to your survival.

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* The browser-based ''Necronomicon'' card battle games dive into this. While they use Lovecraft's monsters and Great Old Ones, in the original ''Necronomicon'' you can get Shub-Niggurath eaten by a shoggoth or banished by the break of dawn. Not played quite so straight in the sequel, ''Book of Dead Names'', however; the Great Old Ones manifest due to casting certain cards (marked with black stars) in relatively quick succession, can't really be interacted with, and just kind of hang about ruining things...but you can still win the game, and they won't appear in the next one. Additionally, while the various insanity conditions are inconvenient in the first game, you can still win, and Megalomania - which gives you a constantly increasing arcane damage bonus as well as persistent HP drain - -- can actually make it easier if you have enough burn spells; this is also altered in the sequel, with Sanity being easier to gain - -- but also making going below 0 Sanity for any length of time a serious risk to your survival.



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* While the video is specifically about video games, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DyRxlvM9VM Why Games Do Cthulhu Wrong]]" from ''WebAnimation/ExtraCredits'' thoroughly explains why a lot of horror media tends to fall into this genre by accident, usually by missing the futility factor of CosmicHorror. The narrator notes that video games in particular just can't do the cosmic horror genre any justice, at least not without subverting almost everything mainstream video games are about. Video games are usually about presenting the player with a challenge to overcome, and while presenting an EldritchAbomination as such a challenge hits the notes of Lovecraft, it completely misses the music; true Lovecraftian horror is about forces so completely beyond humanity that just seeing one leads to madness, and that are impossible to even fight, let alone defeat.
* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''. Bizarre, gibbering, soulless [[LivingShadow shadow monsters]] with unknown origins and motivations are waging a constant war against mankind, which is sequestered into four little islands of safety constantly besieged in a world overrun. Are we going to get the same all-consuming darkness, brutality and HopelessWar vibes present in, say, ''Manga/AttackOnTitan''? Nope! This is the story of four [[ActionGirl teenage girls]] attending a prestigious monster-slayer academy so they can learn how to kick their butts even harder than they already do! Besides, as bad as the Grimm can be, [[HumansAreTheRealMonsters there's plenty of less monstrous-looking but just as merciless and cunning baddies for them to worry about]].
* ''WebAnimation/HanazukiFullOfTreasures'' features an EldritchAbomination literally called "the BigBad", an inky black cloud of darkness that seeps through the galaxy, slowly sucking the color and life out of anything it touches, and has left the barren husks of countless moons in its wake. Our heroine is a PluckyGirl in a colorful, saccharine world and has the power to hold this unspeakable evil at bay by growing magical trees with her EmotionalPowers.
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* ''[[Webcomic/HelloCthulhu The Misadventures Of Hello Cthulhu]]'': [[CthulhuMythos Cthulhu]] gets stuck in the [[TastesLikeDiabetes perpetually happy]] world of ''HelloKitty''. HilarityEnsues.

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* ''[[Webcomic/HelloCthulhu The Misadventures Of of Hello Cthulhu]]'': [[CthulhuMythos Cthulhu]] gets stuck in the [[TastesLikeDiabetes perpetually happy]] world of ''HelloKitty''. HilarityEnsues.



* The Horrorterrors of ''{{Webcomic/Homestuck}}'' are Lovecraftian monsters that are quite capable of wiping out an entire species with a single glub or driving people insane by appearing in dreams, but they aren't all that bad and even help out the heroes sometimes when their general eldritchness doesn't get in the way. Some of the characters have referred to them with joking terminology as well. Then there's the Squiddles, cute collectible squid toys that may or may not be based upon humanity's subconscious awareness of the outer-space seafood diner.
* Webcomic/CthulhuSlippers is an office comedy set after the end of the world at the hands of eldritch abominations who just aren't that bad. Powerful yes, inhuman yes, but far more often stupid and careless as opposed to evil.
* Webcomic/EightBitTheater has elements of BlackComedy version of a CosmicHorrorStory with the all-powerful {{Jerkass}} wizard Sarda doing things like dropping '''CONTINENTS''', and yet even he ends up falling victim to a GrandTheftMe by the comic's BiggerBad Chaos who appears to be about to destroy the world with there being nothing to stop him. And, he's [[AntiClimaxBoss anti-climatically defeated OFFSCREEN]] by four white mages.

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* The Horrorterrors of ''{{Webcomic/Homestuck}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' are Lovecraftian monsters that are quite capable of wiping out an entire species with a single glub or driving people insane by appearing in dreams, but they aren't all that bad and even help out the heroes sometimes when their general eldritchness doesn't get in the way. Some of the characters have referred to them with joking terminology as well. Then there's the Squiddles, cute collectible squid toys that may or may not be based upon humanity's subconscious awareness of the outer-space seafood diner.
* Webcomic/CthulhuSlippers ''Webcomic/CthulhuSlippers'' is an office comedy set after the end of the world at the hands of eldritch abominations who just aren't that bad. Powerful yes, inhuman yes, but far more often stupid and careless as opposed to evil.
* Webcomic/EightBitTheater ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'' has elements of BlackComedy version of a CosmicHorrorStory with the all-powerful {{Jerkass}} wizard Sarda doing things like dropping '''CONTINENTS''', and yet even he ends up falling victim to a GrandTheftMe by the comic's BiggerBad Chaos who appears to be about to destroy the world with there being nothing to stop him. And, he's [[AntiClimaxBoss anti-climatically defeated OFFSCREEN]] by four white mages.



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* ''Podcast/DiceFunk'': Seemingly ideal town with a dark secret? Check. Evil cult? Check. The Pickman Academy is even named after the Lovecraft short story "Pickman's Model."



* WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall - The Entity plotline finally gets into this direction at the very end, but barely [[spoiler: Entity consumes all people on Earth, Linkara has no way to defeat it...but he manages to convince it to commit a suicide, restoring the world back to normal]]

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* WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall - ''WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall'': The Entity plotline finally gets into this direction at the very end, but barely [[spoiler: Entity consumes all people on Earth, Linkara has no way to defeat it...but he manages to convince it to commit a suicide, restoring the world back to normal]]



* While the video is specifically about video games, "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DyRxlvM9VM Why Games Do Cthulhu Wrong]]" from ''WebAnimation/ExtraCredits'' thoroughly explains why a lot of horror media tends to fall into this genre by accident, usually by missing the futility factor of CosmicHorror. The narrator notes that video games in particular just can't do the cosmic horror genre any justice, at least not without subverting almost everything mainstream video games are about. Video games are usually about presenting the player with a challenge to overcome, and while presenting an EldritchAbomination as such a challenge hits the notes of Lovecraft, it completely misses the music; true Lovecraftian horror is about forces so completely beyond humanity that just seeing one leads to madness, and that are impossible to even fight, let alone defeat.



* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''. Bizarre, gibbering, soulless [[LivingShadow shadow monsters]] with unknown origins and motivations are waging a constant war against mankind, which is sequestered into four little islands of safety constantly besieged in a world overrun. Are we going to get the same all-consuming darkness, brutality and HopelessWar vibes present in, say, ''Manga/AttackOnTitan''? Nope! This is the story of four [[ActionGirl teenage girls]] attending a prestigious monster-slayer academy so they can learn how to kick their butts even harder than they already do! Besides, as bad as the Grimm can be, [[HumansAreTheRealMonsters there's plenty of less monstrous-looking but just as merciless and cunning baddies for them to worry about]].



* ''WebAnimation/HanazukiFullOfTreasures'' features an EldritchAbomination literally called "the BigBad", an inky black cloud of darkness that seeps through the galaxy, slowly sucking the color and life out of anything it touches, and has left the barren husks of countless moons in its wake. Our heroine is a PluckyGirl in a colorful, saccharine world and has the power to hold this unspeakable evil at bay by growing magical trees with her EmotionalPowers.
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