Terrifying!

#1 Posted by iSylence (345 posts) -

Maaaaaaan. I thought I might like to play this game, the quick look intrigued me and hearing the guys talk about it in the bombcast made me want to play it... but dude, no.
 
I was thinking about it before and wondering if I should buy it. Then I started watching the video on Steam. I turned the lights off for a wee bit but I had to turn them back on again, I was freaking out haha. I don't know why I thought I should play this, I've never really been great with scary games.
 
Anyone else had a similar experience to me with this? I think I'm just gonna have to read up about the story somewhere, because there's no way I'm gonna play it to find out :)

#2 Posted by Krisgebis (222 posts) -

I have bought it, but haven't gotten around to play it. Might be stupid of me, because I couldn't play through their previous games (The great Penumbra Series).
Might give it a shoot. No matter how hard I find it to play through them, they have to be played in the dark. That is for sure.

#3 Posted by c1337us (5751 posts) -

I would love to play this game but is it Steam only or something. I haven't seen it listed in any of my local stores. I have no interest in getting involved in Steam so if that is the case it sadly rules me out.

#4 Posted by iSylence (345 posts) -
@Krisgebis:  I admire your courage, I am far too much of a wimp to do that :)
 
I actually think I played a demo of Penumbra a few years back and I wasn't too scared by that, but I do remember playing it in a very bright room and I am probably also remembering myself to be braver than I actually was :)
 
If the game I played was even Penumbra. I just remember you started in some kind of room and you had to find a key to get out and there were these creepy humanoid things that wandered the halls. Yup, that description is definitely not likely to fit any other games...
#5 Posted by iSylence (345 posts) -
@c1337us:  It's a pity you want to avoid Steam, it's a great service. Any particular reasons you don't want to get an account?
#6 Posted by Karkarov (3102 posts) -
@c1337us said:

" I would love to play this game but is it Steam only or something. I haven't seen it listed in any of my local stores. I have no interest in getting involved in Steam so if that is the case it sadly rules me out. "

You don't need steam and personally I agree about your opinion.  Steam is just third party crap that forces a middle man between me and the game, I don't care if I can sometimes get a game off them for a dollar or two less.  Go to 
http://www.amnesiagame.com/#buy it lists all the places you can get it.  It is a digital only product though, there is no box version.
#7 Edited by reflex (12 posts) -
DrFreeman i seemed to have missed the Bombcast were they talk about  Amnesia any chance you can tell me what episode that was :)
#8 Posted by PirateNeal (268 posts) -

I'm playing the demo and cant get though it, it is indeed terrifying. The absolute FIRST game where i have to just turn off my computer and go play viva pinata for an hour just to gain enough courage to play the game again for another 15 minutes. I can handle Condemned, Silent Hill, Dead Space perfectly fine by myself (alone in the dark i might add) but something about how you cant fight back and the sound in this game just makes me want to call a friend and talk about happy times.

#9 Posted by Romination (2777 posts) -

I've been hearing so much talk about it being so frightening that it's making me want to play it more and more.

#10 Posted by InfamousBIG (3201 posts) -
@Karkarov said:
" @c1337us said:

" I would love to play this game but is it Steam only or something. I haven't seen it listed in any of my local stores. I have no interest in getting involved in Steam so if that is the case it sadly rules me out. "

You don't need steam and personally I agree about your opinion.  Steam is just third party crap that forces a middle man between me and the game, I don't care if I can sometimes get a game off them for a dollar or two less.  Go to 
http://www.amnesiagame.com/#buy it lists all the places you can get it.  It is a digital only product though, there is no box version. "
If those were the circumstances, then I would agree. 
 
But you can get shit for $200 less on steam.

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