Friday, 8 March 2013

Updates, Games, and Writing.

So, have you heard of that game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent? 

For those of you who haven't, it's a video game that's meant to be really, really scary. And this morning, on a whim, I decided to download the demo.

I should mention here, I don't mix well with horror. I can sit through it, and I can generally avoid screaming, but I am the type to shut my eyes, hide behind a pillow and whimper to whomever I'm watching the movie/playing the game with to tell me when I'm about to miss an important part.

No shame, I know I'm not the only one.

Anyway, I know enough about Amnesia to have heard of the infamous 'water' scene.

I was just playing, and I walk into an area, get out the lamp, take two steps forward, get blinded momentarily to find all of the candles out. Sighing, I took another step forward and realised, with that all too familiar sinking feel, that my character was standing in water.

So, naturally, I ran like fuck onto the nearest floating box. 

And then the splashes started, so I turned the lamp out and watched them get closer.

And then some invisible creature attacked my character, and I responded by pausing the game, saving and quitting, all the while muttering "Nope, nope, nope, nope, nope, nope, nope, nope..."

Which basically means I'm taking a short break to get my pulse back to normal.

I'm thinking about seeing if I can edit a picture together of my... Miserable gameplay.

But, in other news, I have been writing, and it isn't for the Games, so you might be lucky enough to see it one day.



  1. Are you alright now, Sparky? I wish I have desktop right now.. I'm still using a notebook. And it can't handle games like that.. Good luck with Amnesia!

    1. I was fine when I saw the comment, but I'm playing again now, which is basically me making Daniel run from box to box most probably looking like a hippo-ostrich-flamingo thing, the splashes following and me swearing.

      I just slipped off the box and said 'fuck me sideways'.

      I hate/love this game...

    2. Haha, I hope you finish the game without getting a heart attack. My friends told me that it's a good game!

  2. Hahaha, Amnesia is bloody creepy! It's not creepy enough to scare me, though. It's just creepy.

    And hilarious when everyone else is terrified of it... Hahaha. :3

    Amnesia is an awesome game. *nods*

  3. Well, when you go for a job interview, and they ask you if you can handle stress, just tell them you've played Amnesia