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August 8th, 2011, 08:28
Originally Posted by JDR13 View Post
Except that doesn't work, because what is "scary" to one person might not be to another. That sort of thing is completely subjective and differs between individuals. You also have no way of knowing how many other people felt the same way about it.
I believe I adressed this point with the next thing you quoted, which was my entire premise. Baserate overrides individual opinions. Like with gamescores; you may certainly reject a game with 95% average score, but that tend to reveal more about you than the game. Chances are greater that a friend of yours enjoy that game, than the 60% you loved.

Acknowledging this might be tough, but to do otherwise is called baserate neglect, a habit not beneficial in the long run.

Originally Posted by JDR13 View Post
I'm familiar with what the game offered, I finished it last Winter. I simply didn't find it very impressive in that way. It was tense at times, and the pacing was good, but I was never really creeped out for whatever reason. I could easily list 5-6 games that had a more effective atmosphere (to me) than Amnesia.
Congratulations of being special. Care to list those games?

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