You no longer have to take my word for it.
The Hopeless Gamer reviews Dread House:
We managed to snag a copy at GenCon before they sold out, and we were excited to give it a spin when my 12-year-old niece came to stay with us for a week. She really got into describing the scary stuff we encountered in the rooms, going so far as to get up and flicker the lights at one point, and went to town developing her “athlete” character into equal parts fearless hero and total ditz.
And there’s a Time & Temp review up at RPGGeek:
I actually laughed out loud several times reading the game. It’s like McSweeney’s, Kate Beaton, or Jackson Pubick of the Venture Brothers wrote a game. Plus there’s an off-hand Borges reference in there and that pretty much makes it a winner for me.
Time & Temp is currently on sale celebrating it’s nomination for the Golden Geek Game of the Year Award.