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Favorite Survival/Horror games
« on: October 25, 2013, 11:07:12 am »
In the spirit of the season, what are your favorite games in the Survival/Horror category.

Mine are:
  • Silent Hill - the original still scares the crap out of me
  • Eternal Darkness
  • Clock Tower series  - the little girl with the knife!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Favorite Survival/Horror games
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2013, 11:31:08 am »
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In the spirit of the season, what are your favorite games in the Survival/Horror category.

Mine are:
  • Silent Hill - the original still scares the crap out of me
  • Eternal Darkness
  • Clock Tower series  - the little girl with the knife!!!!!!!!!

 
I'm not sure if fits the genre, but my favorite is the first Diablo.

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Re: Favorite Survival/Horror games
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2013, 11:46:32 am »
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In the spirit of the season, what are your favorite games in the Survival/Horror category.

Mine are:
  • Silent Hill - the original still scares the crap out of me
  • Eternal Darkness
  • Clock Tower series  - the little girl with the knife!!!!!!!!!

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« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2013, 11:53:05 am »
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« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2013, 12:20:14 pm »
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  • Silent Hill - the original still scares the crap out of me

That game was the reason why I stuck with turn-based until RE5 which was more of an adventure game. (Seriously, booby-trapped temple full of treasure. Sure this wasn't meant to be a Lara Croft crossover? Whar mai zombeez??)

So, yeah, I agree to that being on a list. xD
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« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2013, 05:15:22 pm »
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Yep, RE2 specifically.  Classic zombie-SHTF scenario.
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« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2013, 08:35:55 am »
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In the spirit of the season, what are your favorite games in the Survival/Horror category.

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« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2013, 11:22:09 am »
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In the spirit of the season, what are your favorite games in the Survival/Horror category.

Mine are:
  • Silent Hill - the original still scares the crap out of me
  • Eternal Darkness
  • Clock Tower series  - the little girl with the knife!!!!!!!!!

 
Definitely the Fatal Frame series. They're similar in style to the Amnesia games in that you don't have traditional weapons, but you do have a camera to do damage/capture a spirit. It's chock full of Japanese folklore, and has this creepy macabre feeling that really sets you on edge while playing. It's also not a very happy game, but I think there are a couple of "happy" endings.

I also can't play it at night. Or without the lights on. Or without people around.

i also might have stopped playing it for the longest time
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« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2013, 03:51:04 pm »
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In the spirit of the season, what are your favorite games in the Survival/Horror category.

Mine are:
    • Silent Hill - the original still scares the crap out of me[/B]
    • Eternal Darkness
    • Clock Tower series  - the little girl with the knife!!!!!!!!!

     
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    « Reply #9 on: October 31, 2013, 11:55:20 am »
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    In the spirit of the season, what are your favorite games in the Survival/Horror category.

    I've been enjoying Die2Nite recently.  It's a browser based zombie survival game.  At its heart though, it's a game of social interaction, the zombies are there to give urgency to the situation.
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    « Reply #10 on: November 01, 2013, 09:44:35 am »
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    In the spirit of the season, what are your favorite games in the Survival/Horror category.


     
    I just got Vampire the Masquerade-Bloodlines, and so far, it is has pretty neat story.

    I've also played Secret World (an modern day horror MMO), and it has fantastic stories.  Their Halloween event (which they admit is their big event of the year because it fits the mood of the game) was ten scary stories, written by different NPC's in the game, and you had to go investigate if they were true or not.  It was pretty neat to read about the different urban legend type scary stories (like the one where someone wakes up in a bathtub with their organs harvested).
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    I just got Vampire the Masquerade-Bloodlines, and so far, it is has pretty neat story.

     
    Have you checked out the user-made patches and mods for that game? I thought it was pretty awesome that after Troika went under that people began developing patches to help fix bugs, re-integrate content, and even created clan mods for the game.

    And now I am going to pretend I never had the idea to re-install the whole thing nope nope nope.
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    Have you checked out the user-made patches and mods for that game? I thought it was pretty awesome that after Troika went under that people began developing patches to help fix bugs, re-integrate content, and even created clan mods for the game.

    And now I am going to pretend I never had the idea to re-install the whole thing nope nope nope.

     
    Other than the unofficial patch (which was needed to even launch the game), I haven't yet.  I try (very hard....sometimes it is very hard!) to play through a game the first time the way it was released before looking into mods.  But I will definitely have to check those out after the first go through :)
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    « Reply #13 on: December 20, 2013, 12:56:01 pm »
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    Silent Hill - the original still scares the crap out of me

     
    I'm a Silent Hill fan myself (2 is my favorite probably because it's the first I played). The only Resident Evil game I've ever really fallen in love with was RE4, and while I love it I don't find it to be a particularly scary game.

    Probably my #1 favorite horror game is Amnesia: The Dark Descent. It scared me so bad I had to walk away from the computer at times, not to mention that the art for it was amazing, and I loved the storyline. Just a great game overall in my book.

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    « Reply #14 on: January 20, 2014, 04:51:09 pm »
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    In the spirit of the season, what are your favorite games in the Survival/Horror category.

    Mine are:
    • Silent Hill - the original still scares the crap out of me
    • Eternal Darkness
    • Clock Tower series  - the little girl with the knife!!!!!!!!!

     
    Super late, but I just had to join in on this!

    -Fatal Frame is my top favorite survival horror series. There's one ghost in the fourth game that still freaks me out, every single time.
    -Resident Evil is another series. I'm a squealing mess every time I play it.
    -Silent Hill is another freaky one I've enjoyed a lot.

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