3rd May 2005
What the title says, really. Out of all the games you've played, which one makes you jump, shriek, yell, develop a nervous twitch or hide behind the couch? If so, why?
For me, it would have to be the Ravenholm levels on HL2. The first time I played it, I can recall jumping back from the screen at times - those fast zombies were a bitch. Games like Doom3 I'm fine with, though. For me, they're too fast-paced to be considered scary.
7th August 2004
Games like FEAR and RTCW (some of the zombie levels, first time I played them)
Yeah, also the Ravenholm level in HL2
...burning angel wings to dust
14th February 2004
In a dark room.
With headphones on.
Seriously... even HL2's Ravenholm didn't freak me out as much as the original did. Probably because that was the first game I ever seriously played that made such wonderful use of atmospheric effects (I could hear the headcrab running around... but I never saw it--the anticipation was murder).
8th July 2003
F.E.A.R, especially towards the end, and Silent Hill games.
Condemned was pretty good to towards the end.
Feel my heat, Heavens on fire.
3rd August 2005
Doom 3 had the shock factor, but after a while you know the out of the way healthpack meant demon will jump put. FEAR actually made me jump back 2 or 3 times.
Lord of the Peach
19th April 2004
Doom was not scary. Everything was there for a scary game, but they did not get the monsters to be real scary. Ravenholm was great fun. It did not scare me since I was playing with the physics. Condemed was great. It was sort of scary since it is pitch black and some guy will run at you with a pipe and you have a 2x4. I guess I am not scared that easily...
I tawt I taw a puddy tat...
30th December 2002
The only game I ever jumped out of my seat scared from was Resident Evil 2 on the PS1. I think the scariest moment was when I was walking through an area I'd been through countless times with nothing happening (ho-hum) when suddenly something crashed in on me! I think I may have even let out a little girlie scream when that happened! :lookaround:
(edit: I just realized after reading MrFancyPant's post that it was RE2, not RE1) ;)
suburban baroness of bud
19th April 2005
Fatal Frame. :( I've never been able to beat them. No other game has ever really scared me much, though.
7th December 2003
Playing Resident Evil 2 on Playstation at night was a scary experience. Those "lickers" scared the hell out of me.
You can either agree with meor be wrong.
12th November 2003
FEAR and HL2
Farcry scared me too sometimes. Once I climbed really high on a mountian to snipe all the monsters down there.. I thought id be safe there, So while I was zooming and sniping, really close to my computer screen, one of the monsters got on the mountain too and attacked me from behind. almost had a heart attack right then and there.