Your scariest moment of gaming?

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  1. Ritorix

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    The first time in Half Life that a headcrab jumps you in a dark tunnel. Ick.

    For 'most disturbing moment' I would say getting your legs cut off in Quake4. That was just unnecessary.
     
  2. Harkov

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    Had to be doom when it first came out. The end of the first campaign right before you jump into the gate, two barrens of hell are lowered in on you coupled with everything you had just been through... Really set you up for the cyber daemon later.
     
  3. BiH115

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    Funniest moment in gaming? When that one guy gets killed in the beginning of Gears of War, he's so badass, firing and stamping his feet, then gets skewered.

    I thought it was appropriate given the leg chopping Q4 reference.
     
  4. Tzzird

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    Actually, I have to add another scariest moment to Amnesia that I listed earlier.

    During my college years (late 90's) someone sent me a link of a maze game. After a few rounds of increasingly more difficult maze patterns, the screen completely changes to a scary monster face in the flash of a second. It does this while you're concentrating on getting out of the maze.

    Does anyone have a link to this? I'm going to try to get my wife to do this tonight!
     
  5. dremic

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    DUDE i didnt even see this..hhahaha same for me bro. turned it off right after
     
  6. BiH115

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    Probably type in "Scary maze game" or something in Google. I know what you're talking about, it's got the girl from The Exorcist.
     
  7. Tzzird

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    ya... google is my friend. :)

    http://www.winterrowd.com/maze/
     
  8. Meeho

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    There were several, but the first one that made me jump was Tomb Raider 1 when those horse statues suddenly went all diablo style. Everything was normal until then, people, animals, nothing like that, so it was totally unexpected.
     
  9. Josephson_Junction

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    When I was younger, shaking a tree in Animal Crossing only for a beehive to drop out.

    I'm completely serious.
     
  10. BiH115

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    Best post on earth. Period. /thread
     
  11. Quicksilver_

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    You think that's scary? Listen to K.K Dirge all the way through to the end.
     
  12. chameleoneel

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    Most of Silent Hill 2 or 4

    Most of Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of The Earth
     
  13. socK

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    Aha this fucking game. Kinda clunky but top notch in atmosphere.

    Oh the bones are jutting out of my fucking leg? Shoot up with morphene and fucking sprint on it CRUNCH CRUNCH CRUNCH
     
  14. chineseman

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    Ditto. Quit at the same exact spot, uninstalled the game, and never bought any of the sequels.
     
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    I haven't played FEAR, but I just searched and saw game play footage of that part and shit my pants.
     
  16. sparks

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    the most scary.

    When I realized that there would be no more good games.
    Consoles ruined gaming. We want it fast, 10 hrs max play time. We want it easy with all cheats built in and we want a big ooooohhhhh at the start.
    Oh and we like expansions ( a new map ) and we don't mind if moms credit card is maxed we want to buy a part game and then the rest on installments.
     
  17. Zohar78

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    I dont know if i can fully say console ruined it. I think a good portion of why games are shorter, is just eh sheer amount of detail we are asking for in our games. Use to be if you created a map that contained an office room, the office room has a "desk, chair computer, a poster on the wall a texture or two for walls". Now the chair has to have physics that roll around in the room, the desk has to have mugs and paper and such, computer has words on screen, multple posters, multiple tables, trashcan with paper in it and on the floor. multiple textures for each wall in room, desk light, plants. etc.. In essence, developers seem to be spending more time on little things. I wish i could find that video where they talked about how the levels have become smaller but the detail has grown. They used Dark forces 2: Jedi knight 1 as an example vs later Jedi knghts games.

    I will give you the dlc craze bit. I so miss the old true expansion paks that were often worth it because they didnt have to spend time on making the engine. They could just come in and give more of the same.
     
  18. Pyrocles

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    I found the "Return to Ishimura" level of Dead Space 2 pretty creepy. I had just re-played Dead Space 1 before playing the sequel, and remembered recently traversing the many rooms and corridors. The feeling of dread and anticipation was palpable; just waiting for something to attack at any time. But nothing actually happened until deep down into the ship; just lots of heavy atmosphere and unnerving sound effects emanating from all directions.

    I also recently played F3AR, and found the level in the dilapidated Cosco-like superstore pretty scary. You're crawling through a maze of huge shelves and eventually come to a maze made of televisions. All the while, you can hear the demented and emaciated entities dwelling in the store watching you and occasionally see them scatter about.
     
  19. shifty68

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    that scared the shit out of me. i had to take a moment to compose my self after that.

    also amnesia it starts off super slow and you don't see any buddies for ages. so i had been playing for about 20 min and hadn't seen any thing. the tension was building and building when.... my screen when RED!!! and my guy SCREAMED!!!!! this caused my to jump out of my seat, scream, and flail my arms about, which subsequent cause me to throw my mouse against a wall. mean while my guy is still still yelling and the screen is still red. so i dive out of my chair fumbling for my mouse, grab it and slap it on the desk! I begin to franticly spin my guy around looking for what ever monster is ripping me so shreds. it turns out i had stepped onto some kind of root that hurts you if you touch it.
     
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    When I threw my legs up on my desk and tried pushing a fart out but instead sharted myself.
     
  21. Flopper

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    Monkey Island and the guy falls down and no saved game comes up after hours upon hours and then he jumped right up from a banana tree or such was a scary and memorable moment.
     
  22. BiH115

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    Beyond fucked up. :D
     
  23. Kahnvex

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    The scariest part of Dead Space 2 was where you revisit a certain aspect (don't want to spoil anything) of Dead Space 1.

    Knowing what went down in the first game, and seeing how it's been sterilized in an attempt to hide the carnage, and then the shit hitting the fan big style.

    Total feeling of dread the whole entire time.
     
  24. Shambler

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    Those damn dogs in RE was really well timed. Made me jump big time.
     
  25. Conker

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    I was afraid of playing resident evil 2 along time ago. The eerie ambient music, long halls, and sudden events in the game made it scary at the time. Its still kinda scary still ;)
     
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  26. Monkey God

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    The original AvP. Screamed like a little girl. FEAR, but only a few times with spider-Alma. Dead Space was so consolized I couldn't get past 10 minutes of it. I never found SS2 scary, but very creepy. Doom3 with the walking spider-faces. JEEESUS
     
  27. BiH115

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    Fuck I never played any AvP games to be honest. Is the newest one worth a play through?
     
  28. LeninGHOLA

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    It's mediocre. Especially in comparison to the very first one. I ended up buying it for $5 and didn't feel bad. Though, I wouldn't have paid much more than that.
     
  29. Pringle

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    had some good times with resident evil back in the day. god I miss that game and what it used to be. even the second one


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  30. BiH115

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    How long ago was the first one? I really don't follow AvP at all.
     
  31. LeninGHOLA

    LeninGHOLA Vladimir Hayt

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    1999 was the "classic" one.
     
  32. kbrickley

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    MY GOD!!! ... that was the last Century ... :D:p
     
  33. BiH115

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    Yeah, I don't think I'll go back and play a 1999 game. Nothing against it, but I'm not a big retro/old school guy for most things. GTA, FF, that kind of stuff, I'd go back for.

    Might as well give the new one a quick try.
     
  34. cyberjihad

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    being a little kid playing doom. BLUE DOOR OH SHIZ LOTS OF SCARY PINKIES IN THER IM NOT GOIN IN
     
  35. Soarin

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    I never got to finish Final Fantasy X. All the discs we had developed wierd issues at Sin right fin and we never got to beat the game. EVER

    My scary moment....hmmm......Legend of Zelda Orcarina of Time, forest temple. Room with the hands that fall from the ceiling. I was not paying attention and one fell down and grabbed me. Mind you I was 12 or so at the time and first time playing the game.
     
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    Which, incidentally, was the last time Rebellion made a good game.
     
  37. Hulk

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    Scariest moment would probably be realizing that the $59.99 game you bought can be bought for $4.99 on SteamPowered or Amazon a year later.
     
  38. Balzac

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    Realizing I spent $150 for the collector's edition of SWTOR...
     
  39. John Stamos

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    Amnesia, when you're getting chased by the red goop down a hallway. Or the invisible creature. Or the entire game.
     
  40. BiH115

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    You got an artbook and some other stuff right? That's not too terrible, plus the box looks nice.










    Lol the game stinks though, and EA is full of money-grubbing assholes that don't give a shit about the community at hand.