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Why do so many people think Amnesia is scary?

#51brainlackPosted 10/5/2013 10:48:47 PM
akuma634 posted...
Just because you're an internet tough guy doesn't mean everyone else has to feel the same way. Most people find it scary because it's built on psychological horror. You don't find it scary then you were just missing out on a popular game, that happens. That doesn't make the game boring just because you personally didn't get into it.


psychological horror? really? I played amnesia and was bored to death. there's no psychological there just by having a monster who's face is like a kraken and panic meter doesn't mean scary.

a psychological horror makes you fight to overcome fear ut there is no fighting involved in amnesia
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#52clschneider1990Posted 10/5/2013 10:50:33 PM
um no...psychological horror means that the game tries to get inside your head to make you scared...has nothing to do with fighting to overcome fear
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#53brainlackPosted 10/5/2013 10:54:48 PM
clschneider1990 posted...
um no...psychological horror means that the game tries to get inside your head to make you scared...has nothing to do with fighting to overcome fear


well jennifer said so
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#54clschneider1990Posted 10/5/2013 11:00:45 PM
and who is this Jennifer?
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#55Tyranius2Posted 10/5/2013 11:54:30 PM
Reading comprehension isn't your forte, is it?


Should have said earlier you were a joke poster. User ignored.
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#56JKatarnPosted 10/6/2013 9:27:47 AM
clschneider1990 posted...
um no...psychological horror means that the game tries to get inside your head to make you scared...has nothing to do with fighting to overcome fear


This - something like the original "Psycho", psychological horror is subtle with gradually building tension, not employing obvious avenues like having a weird looking monster jump out at you around every turn.
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#57XjphPosted 10/6/2013 12:50:32 PM
Fade2black001 posted...
SpazH3d posted...
Why do people always ask why this and this is scary? That's the real question.

Atmosphere, sounds, spooky environments, immersion, fear of the dark, unease, unsettling violence either through words, visuals or sounds. All these things factor into it.


But if one is immune to it all....


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#58Killah PriestPosted 10/6/2013 12:53:31 PM
That doesn't make the game boring just because you personally didn't get into it.

yes it does, its called your opinion.
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#59ArnzillazorPosted 10/6/2013 12:56:08 PM
I thought there were some freaky scenes in the game. Playing it at night, with headphones on... if you have any kind of imagination, it can be pretty spooky.
#60claytonbuckleyPosted 10/6/2013 1:31:14 PM
"Why do so many people think Amnesia is scary?"


Because not everyone is is a big manly man like you, and get scared at things made to be scary.
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