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RE: Amnesia Doesn't Scare Me...

(04-05-2012 08:07 AM)Tekkie Wrote:  Well... according to this thread, I'm a psycho! Amnesia doesn't scare me at all any more, though that's probably from systematic desensitisation... and knowledge of scripting. The noises you hear and the darkness don't scare you when you understand how they're scripted to work, the monsters don't scare you when you learn how to effectively run from them, hide, and not get caught. Sure, jump-scares may catch you off-guard a little and make you jump, but I genuinely don't think Amnesia is all that scary any more. If that makes me a psycho, or that means there's something wrong with my brain then so be it. I can really only say one thing, though... the main difference between somebody mentally disturbed and a regular, everyday person in regards to horror games? The ability to distinguish between real and fantasy. I'm not disturbed by the torture rooms in Amnesia, why should I be? Nobody was harmed, and everything has been put there with the specific intention of creeping me out or scaring me. If it's ineffective, then what the hell. Brand me a psycho, mentally disturbed. Say there's something wrong with me. I couldn't give a flying straight-jacket.

As for Pewdiepie... you guys do realise that he's probably nowhere near as... crazy when it comes to playing by himself? When not on camera? His videos are like they are because that's what brings in the viewers, the subscribers, the comments. The attention. Look back to when he first started playing, he was pretty much the same as every other gamer who thought 'what the heck' and posted up a video of himself playing a scary game. Nowadays, he acts like he does because it gets him attention, and he's being branded as a 'psycho' for that? Looks to me as though he's merely responding to what he thinks his viewers want to see... and in my opinion? It's working. Haters gonna hate.
In the same way that jump-scares make you jump as if somebody attacked you for real, the torture rooms should make you feel at least a bit uneasy. In the same way that you imagine how things look when you read a book, you're supposed to imagine actually being Daniel, or at least being in the rooms, otherwise the point of horror games, or any game provoking emotion in you, will be lost on you. If you can't, then you can't, but at least that's the idea.

You make it sound like taking the Krusty approach is the only way to get attention on YouTube. It's really not. Regular videos, good quality and clever editing, is enough. While PewDiePie is putting on an overly friendly act, his blatant disrepect for the games he plays, is his own personal choice. A serious gameplay would give him more or less the same amount of subscribers.

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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
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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
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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... - 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
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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... - Cranky Old Man - 04-05-2012 09:01 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
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