As a midwestern gothic game, Ask Again Later draws on horror and gothic elements, with some additional influences from science fiction, paranormal, and modern fantasy genres.

Below is a list of major inspirations for this game:

  • Stranger Things
  • Fargo
  • Welcome to Nightvale
  • The SCP Foundation
  • The Twilight Zone
  • Twin Peaks
  • John Dies at the End
  • Alice Isn’t Dead
  • Jennifer’s Body
  • Gravity Falls
  • Lumberjanes
  • The X-Files
  • True Detective
  • Universal Harvester

Additionally, check out our Pinterest for images and text that have inspired us in developing this game.