Pre-32 bit Horror (and indie horror in that style)

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Re: Pre-32 bit Horror (and indie horror in that style)

Post by will2097 » Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:13 pm

I actually played Sweet Home on the NES (Emulated with Eng Lang patch) and it's the fore runner to Resident Evil. It's also very good.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_Home_(video_game)

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Post by GarryG » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:28 pm

The Dark Seed games are quite good, and are based on H. R. Gigers art.
I'd also reccomend the Gabriel Knight games, especially: Sins of the Fathers. I'm not sure if all the games fit under the 32Bit mark though.
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Re: Pre-32 bit Horror (and indie horror in that style)

Post by resident paul » Sat Apr 13, 2013 6:54 am

will2097 wrote:I actually played Sweet Home on the NES (Emulated with Eng Lang patch) and it's the fore runner to Resident Evil. It's also very good.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_Home_(video_game)
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Re: Pre-32 bit Horror (and indie horror in that style)

Post by paranoid marvin » Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:05 pm

Dungeon MAster on the 'miggy. Esepcially the first time you see a mummy , or you are awakened when you think you are safe behind a door.
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Re: Pre-32 bit Horror (and indie horror in that style)

Post by llj » Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:02 pm

The original Clock Tower for the SNES has a cult following these days. It reminds me of those old Sierra adventure games in which you can die in so many ridiculous ways.

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Post by antsbull » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:28 pm

GarryG wrote:I'd also reccomend the Gabriel Knight games, especially: Sins of the Fathers. I'm not sure if all the games fit under the 32Bit mark though.
Gabriel Knight was pretty cool. I also recommend the Colonel's Bequest from Sierra, which was also dripping with tension, murders etc.

Technically all 3 Gabriel Knight games were 32-bit (GK1 ran on the SCI32 engine and required a DOS 32-bit extender or Windows 3 to run it).

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Post by greenberet79 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:57 am

Actually, I did mean Aliens UK, not US. Whoops.
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Re: Pre-32 bit Horror (and indie horror in that style)

Post by Sel Feena » Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:45 pm

will2097 wrote:I actually played Sweet Home on the NES (Emulated with Eng Lang patch) and it's the fore runner to Resident Evil. It's also very good.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_Home_(video_game)
Gave this a go last night, love the team management. The music's pretty great as well. :)
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Re: Pre-32 bit Horror (and indie horror in that style)

Post by Shinobi » Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:17 pm

I completed a English translation of Snes Clock Tower with all endings and found it scary and the atmosphere quite forbidding.. As your basically powerless and any scenery could only be used to attack Scissor Woman.. The giant mutant baby was a bit silly and some annoying quick time or button bashing events.. Clock Tower 2 'Stephanie' scared me when I first played it such a evil character..

I would also say Uninvited due to the woman in the hall who kills you, still stands out to me.. My and friend and I where talking about Uninvited and he mentions the woman as well iconic scene I doubt the rest of the game is that good

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Also Beyond the Forbidden Forest never played this but watched somebody complete it on You Tube would have found that evil back in the day.. The horror art used in the review in Commodore User was also pretty nasty
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Re: Pre-32 bit Horror (and indie horror in that style)

Post by 8bitwarrior » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:19 pm

Aliens on the C64, never did play it on the Amiga

Dungeon Master on the Amiga

Not sure if this counts but Space Hulk on the Amiga

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Post by piginapoke » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:59 am

partner loves Clock Tower and also has Parasite Eve

Infestation on the Amiga was darned creepy from what i recall. Was there ever a Queen at the heart of it? i never got to the end.
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Re: Pre-32 bit Horror (and indie horror in that style)

Post by Sepp Salerno » Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:09 pm

I'll put in another vote for Space Hulk on the Amiga...and Nightbreed - But that was more terrifying because of how awful it was
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