Cult of the Lamb Devs Talk Inspirations and the ‘Juxtaposition of Cute and Horror’
Sometimes it’s easy to see a game and have an idea of what inspired the creator. Indie and AAA publishers both have titles that the media can influence. Fans can compare games, which can be good for titles released in busy markets. Cult of the LambThe developers of Massive Monster has taken note of this and expressed their delight at the comparisons between Massive Monster’s new title, which devolved DigitalYou published can also play games such as both animal CrossingAndDoom.
Cult of the Lamb seems to draw from these titles in its own unique way. The use of horror and cute elements is more than just creating shock value. Julian Wilton, Massive Monster’s creative director, sees Cult of the Lamb in a narrative-driven horror movie like Midsommar or Hereditary. Jay Armstrong, Jay Wilton, and Jay Armstrong, the design director, told Game Rant that they don’t want blood and gore just for the sake. Their goal is to make the game as fun as possible and that players will experience something as bizarre as it is cute, depending on the story and the players’ actions.
Wilton’s art style mixes some of the most surreal and terrifying aspects of Cult of the Lamb’s gameplay to create a pleasant juxtaposition that will draw players. Wilton says that anyone who enters Cult of the Lamb 2022 expecting to see their adorable animal followers gathering around the shrine in the center of their community should be prepared to have their altruistic ideas subverted. This may appeal to people who have compared Cult of the Lamb with games like Don’t Starve.
“It’s impossible for my to draw cute stuff. It was a nice juxtaposition. Because the neutral stuff at base is happier and more cute, it makes the darker stuff feel darker.
Armstrong is a strong believer in this core idea, and he also uses it as a guide when creating the game. Armstrong sees Cult Of The Lamb, like his colleague. It is an opportunity to look at the cute and discover what monsters players really are. While the game was once intended to draw on Armstrong’s Master’s Degree in Geopolitics, it was formed into the side-by-side rogue-like, and social simulator announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2021. Cult of the Lamb still contains the inspirations for social structures and communities living in difficult conditions.