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Posted by Garfield518

I'm not exactly the most easily frightened person, but I never felt tense or afraid while playing through Outlast.

Edited by DeadeyeMcCoy

Oh man, possible Silent Hill. Yes please.

Posted by marbleCmoney

Routinely my favorite feature on the site. Thanks, Patrick!

Edited by kerse

I hope Patrick likes Dark Souls, honestly when I was playing it my first time it was scarier and more tense than any horror game I've played.

Edited by FancyMonkey

Spookin' With Scoops is awesome!
Thank you Patrick!

Posted by Romination

I played through Sepulchre and I'm not entirely sure what I think of it. Anyone else play it? It seemed like it was just too obvious too early where it was going, so while it was kind of unnerving, the payoff doesn't really go anywhere because it wasn't foreshadowed so much as it was "these guys are talking so specifically this can only end one way"

Posted by Graylend

Let the spooking commence.

Posted by Ravelle

@kerse said:

I hope Patrick likes Dark Souls, honestly when I was playing it my first time it was scarier and more tense than any horror game I've played.

DS isn't so scary in my opinion but it sure has its tense moments, especially Tomb of the Giants.

Posted by CornBREDX

Sep-ul-Ker Patrick haha

I cant believe you've never heard that word before =P

Edited by development

@patrickklepek If you do delve into Dark Souls, you have, have, have to play the PC version. The framerate in Blighttown on console versions is just embarrassing, and beyond disorienting and nauseating, plus it's incredibly frustrating while dealing with the status ailments that area relentlessly throws at you. You can get used to it if you play 3000 hours of the game like me, but I suspect you won't be doing that.

Posted by ptys

This is becoming quite a show! I think you should put a message in about underage drinking, you do drink responsibly though so prob. good for some youngsters to see someone enjoying a good bevie without going over the top.

Posted by triviaman09

Outlast genuinely terrifies me in a way only Amnesia was able to do before. Can't wait for Outlastnesia on Wednesday!

Posted by Hallic

Looking forward to playing Outlast on PS4.

Posted by PolygonSlayer

Awesome episode! Playing Outlast with a friend myself at the moment, so will be fun to see you play more of it to see how you react to some of the later parts :D

Posted by CaskStrength

@patrickklepek Count me in for the horror book club. This must happen.

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Posted by KarlPilkington
@sasnake said:

@xmatatatx said:

Patrick you may have answered this before but what are you using to get the night vision look from your camera?

A night vision camera...

This is my favourite reply.

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Edited by BigFatSamurai

Fatal Frame!! Has to happen. Gotta be my favorite horror game of all time.

Edited by DeadFish

Would be cool to have an interview with Thomas Grip who worked on Amnesia, he has a good blog.

Exactly! I was also thinking of Thomas Grip when Patrick mentioned talking to developers about horror games.

Posted by Triumvir

Patrick's continued obliviousness to simple pronunciations is both adorable and vexing.

Sepulch-ray, indeed.

Posted by Fistfulofmetal

It's weird. When I played through the section with the water and the "little pig" guy, I pretty much never saw him. I just heard him in the distance and saw the water lapping in my direction. It was kinda more terrifying. It was only when I was about to escape did I catch a glimpse of of his eyes.

Posted by ArbitraryWater

Sep-ul-kur.

Posted by DawnShinto

This shit actually dope. I dont play any of them but its cool watching Patrick do his thing.

Edited by raiku2012

Spookin' With Scoops is my favorite feature on GiantBomb Patrick, it's great watching you play games that I look at and just say "Nope!".

Posted by BisonHero

@romination said:

I played through Sepulchre and I'm not entirely sure what I think of it. Anyone else play it? It seemed like it was just too obvious too early where it was going, so while it was kind of unnerving, the payoff doesn't really go anywhere because it wasn't foreshadowed so much as it was "these guys are talking so specifically this can only end one way"

I finally remembered to play Sepulchre. And yeah, I had a similar reaction to you, though I'd phrase it more as "These guys are talking way too vaguely and nonchalantly that this can only end one way".

Patrick didn't comment on it, but I kinda liked that at one or two points when things get unnerving, a high pitched frequency gradually increases in volume. The first time it happens is in the bar with Floyd. Also, I really like the Floyd sequence, because the whole sequence seemed like a good reference to The Shining.

Posted by Johnyliltoe

HA! When Patrick ran into the aggressive guy in the cell block it went EXACTLY like when I ran into the situation. Great knowing I'm not along in my futile efforts.

Edited by whatisdelicious

I just got to the male ward in Outlast last night and wanted to get a staggered schedule going of watching Patrick go through the same sections I've been going through (after I go through them, of course), and I don't know, sometimes he's really fun to watch but man, he does the thing I always hate about experiencing horror with other people: trying to cope with the fear by talking over it. Some people make jokes and undermine the horror by laughing. Patrick analyzes.

It's fine to have a coping mechanism and maybe it's masochistic of me to wish he'd just stop talking so much or taking so much time explaining the mechanics or reading the notes and just immerse himself, but I'm the type who internalizes fear rather than externalizes it. I don't try to mitigate the fear; I just embrace it. Otherwise why bother?

I'm probably being too harsh. It's not a Patrick thing. Lots of people do that. Just kind of a pet peeve.

Also, yeah, that last bit of the sewer is fuuuuucked. I clawed my way around the edges and wasted all but one battery before I finally made it out. Pretty brilliant section, visually and design-wise. Lots of Outlast is just jump scares, sure, but I don't look at that as being some awful pejorative. They're cheap, but they're effective, and the game does a fantastic job making you dread the next one. The best jump scares are the ones you know are coming and still jump anyway.