Little Horrors is a browser based MMO aimed at children. The player can choose to be either a vampire or werewolf and enrol at the Academy of All Howlings. Gameplay involves collecting stuff, exploring the world and socializing with other players. The player starts out with creating his own monster and can choose between different looks that can be customized with different clothes and colors. By playing the game different clothes and accessories can be bought to give the little monster its own look. The player also chooses a house to belong to which gives him a bonus for one of his attributes. The player's character has eight attributes: agility, charm, dread, energy, focus, intelligence, pace and strength.
The player attends the Academy of All Howlings to learn to become a powerful monster. The teachers of the academy will send the player out on different assignments and by doing these the player earns blood, which is the game's currency. These missions often consist of collecting different things. The player will find different plants that he can pull up and he can also make the inhabitants of the world drop things by scaring them. The inhabitants include different animals such as ducks and sheep as well as humans. For example scared ducks drop eggs while the sheep drop wool. Stuff that has been collected can be sold for blood or the player can go to the camp fire and craft clothes and accessories.