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+1 for amnesia, I played an hour then got too tired to deal with them baddies popping out everywhere. Need to go back and finish it at some point, been doing group scare sessions every so often for my suite mate lul
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Originally Posted by Mkilbride View Post

STALKER isn't a horror game.
Unless you consider the horrible bugs, horrible, unfixable gameplay.
Has so-so atmosphere. I'd say it's best point is atmosphere.
But, lacking a story, any reason for you doing anything...
It's kind of like The Sims, almost, I'd say that's the closest game I can think of it in terms of comparison.
If you -do- play Stalker though, I recommend the COMPLETE mods.
http://www.moddb.com/mods/stalker-complete-2009
There is one for each of the 3 games.

Yeah they're not horror games, but neither are many of the other recommended games in this thread. All of the patches they released for SoC and Clear Sky fixed most of the bugs, and CoP had far less to begin with. Bugs are hardly a problem at all for those games at this point, in fact they're less buggy than many mainstream games I've played (far less buggy than any Bethesda game by the way). The storyline is excellent and far more complex than the majority of games out there (mainly SoC). It has an actual moral to it as well as an incredible amount of detail. It could have been told better, but the same goes for most games. They have around 20 novels based on the franchise for a reason. Funny how you recommend the COMPLETE mods which make the games easier for newcomers (although still not as easy as Fallout).
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Originally Posted by Mkilbride View Post

STALKER isn't a horror game.
Unless you consider the horrible bugs, horrible, unfixable gameplay.
Has so-so atmosphere. I'd say it's best point is atmosphere.
But, lacking a story, any reason for you doing anything...
It's kind of like The Sims, almost, I'd say that's the closest game I can think of it in terms of comparison.
If you -do- play Stalker though, I recommend the COMPLETE mods.
http://www.moddb.com/mods/stalker-complete-2009
There is one for each of the 3 games.

I just don't get scared by games that are not full on shooters, or that are one-dimentional shooters where you are only moving along to get to the next scare point or cheesy cut scene like a lot of the other games mentioned.

But as for scripted scare points, STALKER wins even that one.. nothing has given me shivers like the very first Controller I found in those tunnels during Shadow of Chernobyl.

(Yeah you do need the Complete mods, for the bug fixes alone.)
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Complete mods don't fix much, and they ruin the English dialogue. Stability of CS and CoP complete is actually not that great.
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Dead Space 2 was quite scary for me at least.
     
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Do you like classic games? Horror/Depressive games Ive played

SHADOWMAN

Silent hill 2-3-4

Nocturne

Blair Witch Project Volume 1,2,3

Call of Cthulhu

Condamned 1 & 2

there are more. and in puzzle/adventure style

Penumbra series

Amnesia

Black mirror 1 & 2

Darkness within 1 & 2

Shadowman, blair witch project series,and silent hill 1-2-3-4 has really depressive horror ambience imo wha-smiley.png
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Wii has fantastic scary games
I wish they could be ported to PC. I am sure they could do controls better than wiimote.

Dolphin?
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Ive said it once, but I will say it again. I wish Capcom would remake Resi 1,2,3 & code veronica with modern graphics. Like they did with Resi 1 on the gamecube.

All for pc of course. redface.gif
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Played through Alan Wake, with the girlfriend, over the weekend...

It was... ok. I felt like the premise and atmosphere was pretty spooky, the bad guys freaked both of us out.... however, as the story unfolds, it really did not turn out as well as i had hoped.

I did NOT like the ending... does that mean i should get my money back??? or perhaps a new ending as DLC, sice the original sucked???
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Ive said it once, but I will say it again. I wish Capcom would remake Resi 1,2,3 & code veronica with modern graphics. Like they did with Resi 1 on the gamecube.
All for pc of course. redface.gif

Word! smile.gif
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