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Old 10-28-2005, 02:15 PM   #21
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I think all my favourites have been mentioned. Only two are missing (or I'm reading wrong): Amber and Lighthouse, very good and clear influences for the Dark Fall games.
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Old 10-29-2005, 04:47 PM   #22
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Well never forgot to add following PC Games in Horror Gener.

1.) Erevos
2.) Dracula
3.) Vampire Diaries
4.) Ghostly Desires
5.) Ghosts starring Christopher Lee
6.) Resident Evil 1 + 2 + 3


Also brought "F.E.A.R" yesterday which looks Horror atleast the Directors interview and the making gives me creep. Its FPS not an adventure game, a FPS set in atmosphere of the movie "The Ring" LOL

I am sure there are many other strong Horror games as well. I will check my list and will update here soon.
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Old 10-30-2005, 04:42 AM   #23
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Haven't gotten into the horror game genre. I might buy Vampire bloodlines and see what I have been missing.
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Old 10-30-2005, 06:04 AM   #24
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Shadow of the Comet is THE best horror adventure, based on Lovecraft or not
Then there are

Dark Eye - great interactive novel based on Poes' stories
Gabriel Knight 2 - classical werewolfish horror
Personal Nightmare and Waxworks - both from Horrorsoft (the name talks for itself)
Alone in the Dark - the original one, not the lame sequels
Clock Tower - the one for SNES which I saw is what you need from original japanise horror story
Darkseed - something from Lovecraft, something from Giger.. Just dn't bother with the sequel
Esctatica - one of the best survival horror games I saw
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Old 10-30-2005, 06:18 AM   #25
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Speaking as someone who finally got a copy of Realms of the Haunting a couple of days ago, buy it. What little I've played so far is wonderful .
I cant believe we nearly sold it at a Carboot sale.
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Old 10-30-2005, 07:18 AM   #26
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I'm supriced nobody has mentioned Cosmology of Kyoto yet.
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Old 10-30-2005, 02:20 PM   #27
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I'm supriced nobody has mentioned Cosmology of Kyoto yet.

Wonderful, exiting historical tour mixed with national fairy tales.. But not horror
Still one of my most favourite games, and I'm surprised somebody mentioned it
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Old 10-30-2005, 03:28 PM   #28
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Deamons, Ghosts, Death, Darkness....

Well, historical or not It's dark enough for me at least

And I agree, one of the best and most overlooked Adventure Expiriences of all time.
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Old 10-30-2005, 10:42 PM   #29
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I've just purchased Silent Hill 2 and have been playing for the last few days and my god is it good. Graphics hold up surprisingly well for a three year old game and the realtime lighting is just supurb (Without straining your graphics card either). The scenarios are very creepy and some are outright disturbing
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The first encounter with Pyramid head was very creepy...


Unfortunately I'm getting a lot of graphical errors and am experiencing quite a few crashes resulting in my computers having to be rebooted multiple times to get the game to run again. (If anyone knows a solution the these problems please let me know. I have a Radion 9600 which I'm going to soon upgrade to a X850XT, and from what I've read the patches don't seem to solve my problems...

But problems aside a truly great game, even though I'm not that far into it yet.
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Old 10-31-2005, 02:50 PM   #30
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Shadow of the Comet is THE best horror adventure, based on Lovecraft or not
I agree with that, loved it. It was the only game I've ever enjoyed playing twice.

Anyway, how about,

I have no mouth and I must scream.
Dark Seed 1
Dark Seed 2
The Dark Half
Harvester

and I'll say RAMA for those of us who cannot add up.
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Old 11-01-2005, 01:21 AM   #31
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Still Life was very sadistic, from the way the victims were killed and the inclusion of the cookie puzzle

I agree with Zork Nemisis, very dark, and not at all like the old Zorks.

The best horror games I've played were first person shooters like Realms of the Haunting, Undying and System Shock 2.
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Old 11-01-2005, 07:33 AM   #32
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What's so sadistic about the cookie puzzle?
Because those who have never baked anything had a bit of a hard time with it.
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Old 11-01-2005, 08:22 AM   #33
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Because those who have never baked anything had a bit of a hard time with it.
What's baking *Confused*

Is that what they do before it gets to the supermarket.
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Old 11-01-2005, 08:31 AM   #34
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What's baking *Confused*

Is that what they do before it gets to the supermarket.
You have this thing in your kitchen called an oven....

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And the bakery department at the supermarket has one too!
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Old 11-01-2005, 08:36 AM   #35
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You have this thing in your kitchen called an oven....

Is that like the Microwave.
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Old 11-01-2005, 05:03 PM   #36
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What's a microwave? And how can you see it if it's a micro wave??? Do you need to use a microscope?

And, we mustn't forget "the first adventure game to be directly inspired by the writings of H.P. Lovecraft", Necronomicon (well, that's what it says on the box! ) Stormy New England village setting, macabre atmosphere, biomechanical devices, references to ancient horrors... The ashes/herbs/gemstone puzzle is pretty chilling. Warning! Contains annoying unmappable maze near the end, and a very aggravating final timed sequence which can only be solved by trial and error! Ack!
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Old 11-03-2005, 09:24 AM   #37
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I love horror games, and my favorites are the old, text-adventure games like personal nighmare, veil of darkness and uninvited. Oh, and the Michael Zerbo text games Child Murderer, Severed Heads and Inner Demons. For the most recent games, I enjoyed 7th Guest/11th Hour, Dark Fall and Dark Fall: Lights Out, Jack the Ripper and Still Life. I didn't like Black Mirror that much though...
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Because those who have never baked anything had a bit of a hard time with it.
I actually had to read the walkthrough just for THAT cooking part.
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Shivers, Silent Hill 2, Dead Space was pretty scary, but I quit playing it because it annoyed me towards the end. Dark Fall. Pac Man because being chased through a maze by ghosts sends my aggression level through the roof.
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Well never forgot to add following PC Games in Horror Gener.

1.) Erevos
2.) Dracula
3.) Vampire Diaries
4.) Ghostly Desires
5.) Ghosts starring Christopher Lee
6.) Resident Evil 1 + 2 + 3


Also brought "F.E.A.R" yesterday which looks Horror atleast the Directors interview and the making gives me creep. Its FPS not an adventure game, a FPS set in atmosphere of the movie "The Ring" LOL

I am sure there are many other strong Horror games as well. I will check my list and will update here soon.
Dracula have several games. I personally only played the fmv adventure game "Dracula unleashed" and i loved it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBrg95kCX6U

4) Isn't Ghostly desires supposed to be a softporn title ?

5) Ghosts is more of a documentary than a true adventure game. You go around the house clicking on stuffs to hear and see some ghost clips or stuffs. It's kind of boring.

Harvester is kind of sick and twisted horror adventure/action game.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpsQpnMLf6U

Not F.E.A.R but how about "The fear" ?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9Qob-DIYlQ
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