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RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me...

(04-05-2012 04:15 AM)kman Wrote:  
(04-05-2012 02:41 AM)Cranky Old Man Wrote:  My original point is that if you find that you don't get affected by people being tortured, or have a difficulty getting scared by monsters chasing you in horror games, then there might be something something wrong with your brain. I'm not sure if something can be done about brain damage other than eating sources of anti-oxidants, and maybe you should avoid horror games in the future, if you know that you may take damage from them that may affect your real life.
I'm sorry but that's just idiotic to say... For example: when I first played Amnesia I was sufficiently terrified, never did I reach the point where I really had to fear quit, but I was most definitely scared. Now I go back and play it and barely get scared at all. Why? Because I've played so many custom stories and worked with HPL2 for so long that it has become a standard sight to me. I no longer feel the need to hide in a corner for a monster to pass, in fact a lot of times when I play custom stories now I'll specifically run in front of a monster for the hell of it to see if I can get away with it without dying. And when one DOES chase me it still isn't very scary, simply because I've had that same experience so many times that it no longer has any affect.

Not to mention that the majority of custom stories that have come out recently (and specifically the ones Pewdiepie has played more recently) have been incredibly un-immersive jumpscare maps, kind of hard to really get scared with those so I really don't blame him for it...
There are of course other things than brain damage that can make you less scared, like desensitation (which still has a psychological impact), experience about what the monster can and cannot do, and bad maps, but PDP is far more than desensitized. A lot of things has just stopped mattering to him completely, and Amnesia has instead become an amusement park to him. When a regular player gets desensitized, he just gets bored, and he has some semblence of respect for both the story, the gameplay and the characters. I wouldn't call it "caring", but the only thing that PewDiePie pays attention to, are inanimate objects. Something has gone wrong with him.

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RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - dph314 - 02-10-2012, 05:31 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - palistov - 02-10-2012, 09:18 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Fomzo - 02-10-2012, 11:45 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Carrna - 02-10-2012, 12:06 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Kman - 02-12-2012, 10:42 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Scooch - 02-10-2012, 08:37 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Dewi - 02-11-2012, 02:52 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - xdeath - 02-11-2012, 06:30 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - palistov - 02-11-2012, 06:44 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - xdeath - 02-13-2012, 12:05 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Kman - 02-12-2012, 10:56 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - dph314 - 02-12-2012, 11:00 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Kman - 02-12-2012, 11:36 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - xdeath - 02-13-2012, 12:37 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Kman - 02-13-2012, 01:15 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - dph314 - 02-13-2012, 12:49 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - xdeath - 02-13-2012, 01:25 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Statyk - 02-13-2012, 01:28 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - palistov - 02-13-2012, 02:03 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Kman - 02-14-2012, 03:15 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - ZraloK - 02-13-2012, 11:36 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - ZraloK - 02-14-2012, 12:33 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Juby - 02-14-2012, 12:02 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - ZraloK - 02-14-2012, 04:03 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Kman - 02-14-2012, 05:09 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - ZraloK - 02-14-2012, 05:42 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Clord - 02-14-2012, 06:20 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - ZraloK - 02-14-2012, 06:44 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Darkchef - 02-14-2012, 08:31 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Khyrpa - 02-14-2012, 08:45 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - xdeath - 02-14-2012, 08:45 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - ZraloK - 02-14-2012, 10:39 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Carrna - 02-15-2012, 02:18 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - ZraloK - 02-16-2012, 05:45 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - dph314 - 02-16-2012, 06:24 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - xdeath - 02-22-2012, 03:35 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - darkely - 02-16-2012, 09:51 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Funman - 02-17-2012, 01:10 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - dph314 - 02-17-2012, 04:47 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - darkely - 02-17-2012, 07:34 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - darkely - 02-17-2012, 09:02 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - dph314 - 02-21-2012, 05:00 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - sMasl33t - 02-22-2012, 03:49 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - ingedoom - 03-04-2012, 09:28 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - ingedoom - 03-06-2012, 07:16 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - bugmenot - 03-17-2012, 09:14 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Neophyte - 03-31-2012, 02:29 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Kman - 04-05-2012, 04:15 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Cranky Old Man - 04-05-2012 05:57 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Bridge - 05-09-2012, 09:01 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Bridge - 05-09-2012, 09:47 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Bridge - 05-09-2012, 10:39 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Bridge - 05-10-2012, 12:29 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Bridge - 05-10-2012, 08:20 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Bridge - 05-10-2012, 06:16 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Juby - 04-06-2012, 01:44 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Kman - 04-05-2012, 02:02 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Tekkie - 04-05-2012, 08:07 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Tekkie - 04-05-2012, 10:26 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Khyrpa - 04-06-2012, 09:51 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Xanthos - 05-09-2012, 08:09 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Adny - 05-10-2012, 02:43 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - bobbo - 05-10-2012, 11:53 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Juby - 05-10-2012, 06:18 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Bridge - 05-11-2012, 12:43 AM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Adrianis - 05-11-2012, 02:51 PM
RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me... - Datzy - 05-15-2012, 06:35 AM



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