Gaming

Video Game Atlas: Silent Hill

Once a week Art Attack will offer you a handy little travel guide to the fictional worlds of video games.

Name: Silent Hill, Silent Hill Series

Population: 30,000

Government: Democracy

Located on the mist-shrouded shores of Toluca Lake in Maine, Silent Hill is in many ways a typical New England tourist town... typical if you read a lot of Steven King and H. P. Lovecraft that is. Still, its picturesque setting among the pine woods and presence on both the north and south shores of the water make it a popular destination for boaters and fishermen.

The town may at first appear to be dismal, but it is home to some wonderful picnic areas. Be sure to visit the observation deck off of Nathan Avenue for an amazing panoramic view of the town and lake that will knock your socks off. Restrooms and ample parking are available.

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Jef Rouner (not cis, he/him) is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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