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Post by Baul » 14 Sep 2020, 22:51

Well, it's coming up to the spookiest time of the year. So how about we discuss some spooky stuff?

Share your favoure pieces of horror, or just spooky media in this thread!

Lets get everyone thoroughly spooked out and ready for when the Skeleton Army rises up on Oct 31st!

I'll kick us off by bringing up THE BEST horror game of all time. Silent Hill 2.

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"In my restless dreams,
I see that town.

Silent Hill.

You promised me you'd take me
there again someday.
But you never did.

Well, I'm alone there now...
In our 'special place'...
Waiting for you..."


Silent Hill 2 is perhaps one of the best crafted horror experiences out there almost everything about it (Aside the VA-ing in classic old PS2 horror fashion).

The ambience is heavy and thick and the soundtrack is beautiful, dark and foreboding thanks to Akira Yamaoka.



the monsters are grotesque and extremely symbolic really lending to the Psychological aspect of Psychological Horror, thanks to the legend himself Masahiro Ito.

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And it also has this inexplicable thing that has a random chance of happening.



Honestly, go play it.

There hasn't been a game since that's captured horror and a bit of philosophy in the same way as SH2.

Maybe Silent Hills could have one upped it, but we all know how that happened. God damn Konami, gimme a GOOD SH game, please!

Yes, this was a bit of an excuse to nerd out about SH2. I adore it.
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Post by Pet Ken Mach » 16 Sep 2020, 14:18

Alien Isolation.
Ok, I can handle being stalked by the great big thing. But those sodding Working Joe's!
I'm being quite hysterical. *Gets strangled and skull smashed against a wall
Bought it when it came out and STILL stuck on the forth chapter.

The Evil Within is also a good one.

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Post by Baul » 16 Sep 2020, 18:42

Pet Ken Mach wrote:
16 Sep 2020, 14:18
Alien Isolation.
Ok, I can handle being stalked by the great big thing. But those sodding Working Joe's!
I'm being quite hysterical. *Gets strangled and skull smashed against a wall
Bought it when it came out and STILL stuck on the forth chapter.

The Evil Within is also a good one.

I got Alien Isolation and TEW 2 but I never got into them. I need to give them a another shot at some point.

Wasn't a big fan of TEW 1, It just didn't hit the right things for me.
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Post by LikkleGoddess » 17 Sep 2020, 02:04

I loveee silent hill 2. I know it's not classed as a game but PT scared the shit out of me
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Post by Heyitslaurenk » 17 Sep 2020, 07:34

Pet Ken Mach wrote:
16 Sep 2020, 14:18
Alien Isolation.
Ok, I can handle being stalked by the great big thing. But those sodding Working Joe's!
I'm being quite hysterical. *Gets strangled and skull smashed against a wall
Bought it when it came out and STILL stuck on the forth chapter.

The Evil Within is also a good one.

I still have Alien Isolation on the go, just haven't really got round to making a lot more progress. Only just got up to the Working Joes so I can't really say a lot but trying to sneak past a freaking alien has been quite infuriating. But that was before I got the sensor so hopefully now that I have it, it should be a little bit easier for me.
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Post by Heyitslaurenk » 17 Sep 2020, 07:38

Not a massive survival horror fan but I starting to really get into games that take the visual novel approach. Currently playing The Letter at the moment, the background to the story seems very interesting, can't wait to make more progress on it.
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Post by Baul » 17 Sep 2020, 16:20

LikkleGoddess wrote:
17 Sep 2020, 02:04
I loveee silent hill 2. I know it's not classed as a game but PT scared the shit out of me

It kills me every time I think of PT. Silent Hilld could have been an absolute horror power house. Especially with Kojima, GDT and Junji Ito working on it.

Given the track record of western developed SH games being a flop. The next SH game if any should bring back Team Silent or Kojima Productions.
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Post by Pet Ken Mach » 18 Sep 2020, 10:42

Not a Game but more personal.
"Midnight Lightning" by Jimi Hendrix on the South Saturn Delta album.
After he died a version was released with 70's overdubs by other musicians. The South Saturn Delta version is the original take of just him and his guitar.
Fell asleep listening to it, no idea how many years ago maybe 2000's, and in my dream there was just this void. But I could hear the voices of both Jimi and Noel Redding, one of his bass players. They sounded like they had just woken up and both of them mentioned being dead. There was this sense that if I accepted I was listening to voices from the dead then I too had to accept I was dead to be able to know this.
I woke up! But been creeped out both in daylight and dusk by that track! Am able to listen to it now after previous Nopes. Thankfully it's at the end of the album. It just reminded me of that nightmare.

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Post by Shounen_Trash » 18 Sep 2020, 22:17

Baul wrote:
14 Sep 2020, 22:51
Well, it's coming up to the spookiest time of the year. So how about we discuss some spooky stuff?

Share your favoure pieces of horror, or just spooky media in this thread!

Lets get everyone thoroughly spooked out and ready for when the Skeleton Army rises up on Oct 31st!

I'll kick us off by bringing up THE BEST horror game of all time. Silent Hill 2.

Image

"In my restless dreams,
I see that town.

Silent Hill.

You promised me you'd take me
there again someday.
But you never did.

Well, I'm alone there now...
In our 'special place'...
Waiting for you..."


Silent Hill 2 is perhaps one of the best crafted horror experiences out there almost everything about it (Aside the VA-ing in classic old PS2 horror fashion).

The ambience is heavy and thick and the soundtrack is beautiful, dark and foreboding thanks to Akira Yamaoka.



the monsters are grotesque and extremely symbolic really lending to the Psychological aspect of Psychological Horror, thanks to the legend himself Masahiro Ito.

Image

And it also has this inexplicable thing that has a random chance of happening.



Honestly, go play it.

There hasn't been a game since that's captured horror and a bit of philosophy in the same way as SH2.

Maybe Silent Hills could have one upped it, but we all know how that happened. God damn Konami, gimme a GOOD SH game, please!

Yes, this was a bit of an excuse to nerd out about SH2. I adore it.
I remember the first Silent Hill scaring the poop outta me when i was a kid
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