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Did you know?
  • ... Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare was planned to be the starting point of a brand new trilogy, but the idea was cancelled and the series continued with the 2008 reboot.
  • ... Derceto is another name for the goddess Astarte.
  • ... Frederick Raynal, the creator of Alone in the Dark, made Emily Hartwood to reach a female public.
  • ... The 90's trilogy continuity of AITD shares the same universe with the Shadow of the Comet and Prisoner of Ice series.
  • ... Christian Slater refused to reprise the role of Edward Carnby. That is why there are two different depictions of him on the films.
  • ... There were plans by Eden Games for a remake of the first game, but was cancelled due to financial problems.
  • ... Alone in the Dark 2 won a prize for having "the hardest and most frustrating anti-piracy technique ever".
  • ... A previous, different script was planned for the first Alone in the Dark movie before Uwe Boll took over the film direction.
  • ... The Hounds of Tindalos, featured in The New Nightmare, was a reference to the Cthulhu mythos by HP Lovecraft.
  • ... The Hunter in Illumination is rumored to actually be Edward Carnby in disguise.
  • ... Obed Morton, a character from The New Nightmare, shared the same name as a character in H.P. Lovecraft's The Shadow of Innsmouth.
  • ... The concept of hurting monsters with light was actually introduced in a French comic book based on Alone in the Dark 3.
  • ... The Alone in the Dark Prologue is an homage to the promotional game Jack In The Dark, that also acted as a prequel and teaser to the main game.

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Museum monster view
The Museum Monster was a boss creature in 2008 Alone in the Dark (2008) game that was faced by Edward Carnby in the museum. Its appearance included a skeletal humanoid torso and the lower half of a type of insect with talon-like legs. It had the ability to speak.