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Top ten Silent Hill locations/areas

A completely arbitrary list of my favorite areas, and why they are my favorite. In no particular order. Silent Hill: Nowhere. You expected me to say Alchemilla Hospital, I suppose… No, but Nowhere has got to be my favorite location in the history of videogames, forever. It builds on the coolness of the otherworld version […]


Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

How-to: Robbie and Halo of the Sun earrings

Make your own shrink plastic Silent Hill earrings. You need: Inkjet shrink film Rustoleum spray lacquer Scissors Hole punch Small sheet of cardboard Access to an oven or toaster oven Oven mitt to remove them from the oven Findings such as earring backs, pin backs, earring hooks, jump rings, etc. and needle nose pliers to […]


Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Winter Giveaway winners…

Congrats to Margaret G. from Georgia, main prize (everything listed below); additional prizes: poster & earrings for Leslie J (Burlington, VT) and Arin R. (Harrisonville PA); phone card + saint medallions for Thomas H (Essex, UK) and Christopher M. (Montreal, Quebec). Prizes: SH 0rigins handpainted resin flauros keychain Silent Hill 2 set of iron-on embroidered […]


Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Top 5 Silent Hill rumors

Over the years, there have been several rumors and hoaxes regarding the series. Here a few of them. Click the links for more info on each. Some of these would be brilliant, but that doesn’t make them real. The memos one is apparently in the guidebook, and that’s why it has persisted so long. SH1 […]


Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Ito answers some questions….

I had these in separate posts before I had database problems, so I’m reuploading. Ito answers questions on Twitter about previous games, art, and the HD Collection. My new drawing for the jacket of the Toy Munkey’s Pyramid Head statue (produced by Gecco). (I’ve drawn the Bubble Head Nurse’s one, already.) The statue Details> On […]


Thursday, February 7th, 2013
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The revolt of Tirn Aill & Hiro Usuda

Tirn Aill translates to “Otherworld” or “Fairy World” of Celtic mythology. It is the name of an art gallery by illustrator Hiro Usuda. Some of these paintings appears in Silent Hill 3 (in the bookstore, see texture below). Usuda is a Japanese illustrator and worked for Konami until 2006. She has contributed to environments, model […]


Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
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Check out Elisa's interview with Akira Yamaoka

Check out Elisa’s interview with Akira Yamaoka: Last weekend I travelled all the way to the town of Úbeda, Jaén, to interview the amazing Akira Yamaoka, composer of the “Silent Hill” sound tracks in person. He was there to take part in the Play Fest event, an event that gathered lots of important personalities from […]


Sunday, February 3rd, 2013
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PurramidHead on eyes and various symbolism in the games

There will be spoilers. This is a theory thread. So if you’re not interested in theories or theories about the cult or the cult in general, kindly escort yourself out. tl;dr. 😉 For along time I have had it in my head that the ‘eye of night’ and other symbolism to relate to the God […]


Friday, February 1st, 2013

Masahiro Ito on art and Silent Hill

Masahiro Ito is best known for his contributions to the first three Silent Hill games. Ito studied graphic design at the Tama Art University. In 1997, he joined Konami and became a part of Team Silent. He designed backgrounds for the first game, and was art director and creature designer for SH2 and SH3. His […]


Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Takayoshi Sato

Takayoshi Sato studied fine art at Tokyo’s Tama Art University in Japan, receiving a BFA in Oil Painting. He was hired by Konami in 1996, after taking three art tests and 5 interviews. His earliest work with Konami in 1996 was working on numerous animations for Sexy Parodius for the Playstation and Sega Saturn. He […]


Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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