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Why do so many people think Amnesia is scary?

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2 years ago#1
I thought it was dull and boring
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2 years ago#2
Because horror works very much like comedy in that it's entirely subjective and an in-the-moment thing that's hard to quantify afterwards in a lot of occasions.
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2 years ago#3
Because they havent played Outlast.
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2 years ago#4
Benjamin_Button posted...
Because they havent played Outlast.


That game is supposed to be scary?
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2 years ago#5
Benjamin_Button posted...
Because they havent played Outlast.
ahahahaha
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2 years ago#6
Why do people find any work of fiction scary? They know there's no actual threat, so what is there to be scared of?

They get scared because their minds create the illusion that the experience is real.

Therefore, if you don't get scared, it's because you don't have much of an imagination.

Or you're a psychopath. Whichever.
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2 years ago#7
Javelin posted...
Why do people find any work of fiction scary? They know there's no actual threat, so what is there to be scared of?

They get scared because their minds create the illusion that the experience is real.

Therefore, if you don't get scared, it's because you don't have much of an imagination.

Or you're a psychopath. Whichever.


HA!
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2 years ago#8
Because others find it scary, duh.
2 years ago#9
Because those that played it near launch didn't know what to expect. You come in later with preconceived notions on how scary it will be and of course your going to be disappointed. Every eerie sound or area just has you going "that's not that bad" when you are expecting to $&%& your pants. You end up disappointed only because your expectations were much too high.

I do agree that it wasn't all that scary though. The only tense moment I had was the water creature segment and even then it wasn't 'scary', just tense.
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2 years ago#10
DV8ingSources posted...
Because those that played it near launch didn't know what to expect. You come in later with preconceived notions on how scary it will be and of course your going to be disappointed. Every eerie sound or area just has you going "that's not that bad" when you are expecting to $&%& your pants. You end up disappointed only because your expectations were much too high.

I do agree that it wasn't all that scary though. The only tense moment I had was the water creature segment and even then it wasn't 'scary', just tense.


I played it without know nothing about it at all and i was saying meh and whatever all throughout my time I played it.
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