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As a fan of all things spooky, creepy and all around disturbing, I love indie games. Slenderman was great, but got old way too fast. SCP containment breach got boring after I messed with images to make one of the class D personnel look like one of my friends and made all of the "oddities" move at a speed of .000001. Now, I'm disappointed with the lack of indie games I have found that can be classified as creepy. I tried to get survivers (misspelling intentional) and ended up on a fbi-cia-dea website saying i needed to pay a fine. Any good horror games out there for free?

TL:DR - list indie horror games you liked
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- Penumbra franchise
- Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Those are just the greatest horror games ever made, indie or not. But also:

- Anna: Extended Edition
- Cry of Fear (free on Steam)
- Doorways

Your timing is pretty bad though, during Steam's Halloween sale you could get all horror games they carry for a largely discounted price.
Edited by boredgunner - 11/6/13 at 3:52pm
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I'm honeslty not too big of a fan of horror indie games as much as I used to be anymore. Some of the games are just trying too hard to convince me that they are scary, whilst other's are just mocking the horror genre with pityful jump scares.
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Outlast seemed pretty good, may be worth a look.
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That's why I wanted to make this post. I just downloaded INSANIDAD, which didn't even give me trouble sleeping. Biggest disappointment. I don't want to play it at midnight, but it was just jumpscares and freaky characters. Also, it's in Spanish. If games don't come in English, whatever. I don't care that they don't change it to English. Most of the world doesn't speak English. That being said, I was confused on every direction. I had to look up a walk through to go through the first door because they hid a key in a parking lot with no hints as to where it is. But, I digress. I don't want games like that. I want Slenderman and higher. Games like scp-containment breach. The stuff that keeps you up for weeks. Some of the scariest games I've ever played were mainly jumpscares, but they had another element that made them so much better. I guess I want psychologically scary.
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