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What was the scariest game you have ever played?

Discussion in 'Games' started by PCpraiser100, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. Nick89

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    Dead Space, FEAR, FEAR 2 demo.

    STALKER Clear Sky at night was F***ing terrifying

    FEAR 2 is scarier that FEAR.
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    Dead Space in a dark room with surround sound makes for the creepiest experience I have found to date.
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    Add another vote for FEAR to the list. I could only play it in short bursts because I would get too creeped out. lol.
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    There is only one game, which made me scared: Blood from 1995, if I remember correctly. I couldn't play it without mom or dad at home. Seriously and I have tried almost all of them, which I can see in this thread.
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    Pffft....Far Cry has NOTHING on the true essence of fear itself.

    I wish I could just give Alma a hug and she's stop scaring the $hit out of me. :(

    Kei

    (FEAR....there I said it now I have to uninstall it because even the icon scares me:shadedshu)
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    That's cuz you played with the sound on Mute :p

    Put a headset on at night in a dark room by yourself. Or use a large surround sound like I do (home theater) and you'll change your mind.

    I'm still in shock how much this game can make me piss myself, until I had played this game I wondered (as does everyone around me) if I was even really human or not. My personality is so calm and relaxed at all times hot tea drinks ME to relax. Then I played FEAR...now I don't sleep well anymore :twitch:

    Kei
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Well, one problem in the first F.E.A.R is that you miss ALOT of stuff because you are looking the wrong direction. Every time the screen flickers and I see nothing, I will reload and look for what it is. I have seen a bunch of stuff that I missed before. Like Alma crawling out from a dark cubicle inside the Armatech building for instance.

    However, no one can possibly tell me that the first time you were crawling through the vent and she pops out of nowhere, crab walking at you and the fucking flashlight dies that you werent scared shitless.
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    For me System Shock 2,Scares me just thinking of the one level were you have to unlock a door and that ghost and scream taunts ....oh my god ...darn time for the shorts change...All you Hackers............

    jc316 wrote

    However, no one can possibly tell me that the first time you were crawling through the vent and she pops out of nowhere, crab walking at you and the fucking flashlight dies that you werent scared shitless.

    that was in the demo,To be honest I thought it was to The Ring look and feel why i never bought the game,,,cheesy movie and game ....
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    Have not read all the thread but surely someone will have already put before me the game that must be played in the dark with a good set of headphones...... then, nothing can be as eerie and daunting as Doom 3!
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    yeah good games had a good atmosphere, dunno if i found them really scary but back in the day i allways had that feeling lol

    most games at times i will crap myself, i did it during a few games where i havnt expect the boss to be so large lolol or when there are hundreds of enemies

    crapped it during rome total wat once when i was taking a general to a town and blam ambush more of a shock then fear itself


    horror movies tho nah dont get scared just get disgusted at the amount of blood and FAKENESS
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    1. First Resident Evil ever made on PSX, I was only 8 I think which amplified the games horror content lol.
    2. FEAR 2 Demo .. when the game is released it might make number one LoL.
    3. Dead Space although the whole mutated thing isn't really a scare.
    4. Fatal Frame
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    I agree, that motion detector is probably the best thing of the Alien franchise and one of the most efficient instruments to tension. The guy who designed it is a genius.

    I like how novelist Orson Scott Card (Ender's Game) explained fear in his intro to his Maps in a Mirros horror tales collection. There are 3 types of fear: terror, horror and fright. Fright is the worst one:

    - Terror is when the scary thing happens making you jump and want to run away.
    - Horror is when you see the consecuencies of the happening, like in The Ring.
    - Fright is everything that scares you and has you in tension before it really happens, scalating your fear as seconds pass. (i.e Alien, Scream (maybe I was just young) and most notably The Shining)

    In my memory, Doom is the game that most scared me, but I was probably too young when I played it (EDIT: it was the first game that I played with a soundcard too and that counts. Yeah young TPUers, there was a time when all the sound that came from most PCs was from the internal speakers, bip, bip). Quake was scary too. And Clive Barker's Undying had some jumpy moments and some tension too.

    But I think those are scary in my mind mostly because I was young, objectively the scariest ones, because of the aforementioned fright, Alien vs Predator's Marine campaing, Doom3 (I never hit F5 so much as in this game) and first levels of FEAR are also really scary. Sadly FEAR stops being scary soon in the game, because they committed a terrible mistake (in white): most of the scariest moments are with Alma, they rely on Alma to scare you, but NEVER happens anything!! Soon you learn that those moments of tension will finish with a jumpy scene, but there will be no consecuences. You soon discover she will not harm you.
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    F.E.A.R. and Dead Space for sure. Although not very scary Left 4 Dead did make me jump a few times.
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    It's not supposed to be scary, it's supposed to be comical :roll:
    should help you supress your fears of STALKER
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    How old are you? 18? 19?
    I played Quake when I was 8 and it didn't phase me in the least.
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    silent hill for sure
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    o and when i was 7 or so i was also scared for zelda ocarina of time i shit my pants when it turned night at hyrule field and those skeletons popped out of the ground and i hated those zombies wich make that awfull scream

    and i find vault 106 in fallout 3 weird not creepy just really weird
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    I cant remember the chapter. But that part in Dead Space where you can hear this banging noise over and over. Then when you locate it its a person skinned alive banging its head against the wall. I was playing at like 3am and im not gonna lie it was creepin me out.
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    Dead Space was an expensive game for me. Not only did I have to pay for the game but I also needed new underwear.
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    :roll::roll:

    There was a few times I thought I was gonna be in the same boat.
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    I can't wait for FEAR 2.. you post was enough to make me scared again :shadedshu

    I was playing the FEAR 2 demo and at some random spot I turned around and Alma was standing right be hind me.... and it wasn't a cut scene or or scripted spot because it hasnt happened again. She was just F***ing standing there :cry: If I didnt look would she still have been there.. ?

    Dead Space was also scary as hell. They really made the effort to scare the crap out of people, for instance every time you get a video message the sound breaks and scratches extremely loud and always scared me. Whatever happened to " *Ding* You have mail " ?
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    One of the scariest games I played was Sims2. I get sucked into that game so easy I end up playing for hours. That is scary!
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    Sims gets me mad. I remeber me and my bro where play a coop game of the first one of the xbox, and i was at work and he was at school the wife tryed to cook and ended up burning the house and she died.:banghead:
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    Condemned. FEAR engine scary shit :D
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