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What is the dumbest thing that has ever scared you in any game?

HoodiedHoodied Member Posts: 10,139

Game: Prey

I was just strolling around with my suppressed pistol out and knew I should have activated zoom, and a mimic appears from something and I actually jumped


  • LaraVermillionLaraVermillion Member Posts: 75

    The list is long.

    My first "horror game" was L4D2 when I was 13 years old. I was starting the Dead Center map and was too afraid to open the first door because a zombie was banging at it. Took me 5 minutes of prep talk to go through and hit him with my fireaxe.

    Next is The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim. Bleak Falls Barrows. The first time you enter a draugr dungeon in that game. I knew something was gonna happen in that one long corridor, but I litterally screamed when that daugr stood up and had to pause my game for a while. I still get heart attacks when I have to play draugr crypts :'D

    I could go on and on, I really get scared easily and often, which is funny since I love horror games and movies and feel like I should be hardened by now, buuuut I gotta share the best moment with you: A freaking mummy. In Sims 3: World adventures 😂 It just opened the sarcophagus and I was like "NOPE"

  • RydogRydog Member Posts: 2,644

    Game: Dead by Daylight :P

    A survivor I didn't even know was there, slamming a pallet down on me. It gets me every time.

  • Andreyu44Andreyu44 Member Posts: 1,528

    I was playing as a survivor.

    I hear footsteps.

    Turn around and see paintless Myers stalking me.

    I'll never recover.

  • Dr_LoomisDr_Loomis Member Posts: 2,677

    The only game that legitimately scared me was F.E.A.R 2. Going up ladders...turning around...and the ghost girl is standing there made me jump a few times. Tense stuff.

  • FibijeanFibijean Member Posts: 8,331

    The first time I ever went into the realm of Oblivion while playing Oblivion, I got jumpscared by a dremora. I was climbing up the main tower and just walked through a doorway, when out of nowhere he comes at me from just behind the door screaming "CHURL!" in my ear.

    I flipped out, screamed, and jumped so hard my mouse fell off the desk. In my panic I didn't immediately puase the game, so I had to quickly collect my scattered wits and my mouse while the churl mercilessly beat me to death onscreen.

    Good times.

  • TunnelVisionTunnelVision Member Posts: 863

    The original Resident Evil 2. When the licker jumps through the two way see through mirror.... Never jumped so hard in my life.

  • AwakeyAwakey Member Posts: 2,991
    edited November 2019

    White noise 2.

    Thanks Subject 23. Love that.

    Edit: Also, the snap of my shins when I step in a bear trap.

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  • PigMainClaudettePigMainClaudette Member Posts: 3,842

    Having to explain to my dad why I play the black chick and how it's not racist that she's near invisible to killers, as I got hooked in the middle of a public game.

  • 8obot1c8obot1c Member Posts: 1,129

    That dwight bodyblocking me out of nowhere when I'm in a chase

  • wait4him2leavewait4him2leave Member Posts: 118

    I was repairing a generator when Lori came around the corner in her new outfit. Gave me goose bumps.

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