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    Thread: !! The Inspiration of Amnesia !!
Post: RE: !! The Inspiration of Amnesia !!

Everything Frictional makes is pretty obviously inspired by Lovecraft. The engine is even called HPL after all.
thrash242 General Discussion 7 11,792 09-10-2010, 05:42 AM
    Thread: Thank you Frictional Games
Post: RE: Thank you Frictional Games

I absolutely agree. Thanks, Frictional. Thanks for keeping the almost-dead genre of survival horror alive and making an awesome game.
thrash242 General Discussion 4 3,023 09-10-2010, 05:40 AM
    Thread: Is anyone even reading reviews?
Post: RE: Is anyone even reading reviews?

I prepurchased it about a year ago or whenever it was officially announced, and even if I hadn't, no, I wouldn't have read reviews before playing.
thrash242 General Discussion 25 16,485 09-10-2010, 05:38 AM
    Thread: Lamp doesn't act as a light source?
Post: RE: Lamp doesn't act as a light source?

Darkness drains sanity. Light does not regain it. Making progress is the only way to regain it, at least according to the developers. It'd be lame if you could just chill out by a light for a few m...
thrash242 General Discussion 16 10,382 09-10-2010, 05:36 AM
    Thread: [NO Spoilers] How to dare...?
Post: RE: [NO Spoilers] How to dare...?

Whatever you do, play it how it's intended, even if you can only play for ten minutes at a time. I can't offer any advice--I'm just a horror nut, and while it does freak me out, it does so in a good ...
thrash242 General Discussion 20 13,624 09-10-2010, 05:34 AM
    Thread: Rely on horror: Best Horror game on PC!!
Post: RE: Rely on horror: Best Horror game on PC!!

As I've said elsewhere, Frictional is virtually the only company doing real survival horror anymore. But they're not just rehashing things from earlier genre games, either--they're advancing the genr...
thrash242 General Discussion 2 3,240 09-10-2010, 05:30 AM
    Thread: How do you guys handle it?
Post: RE: How do you guys handle it?

I've watched hundreds of horror movies--maybe thousands. I've played every survival horror game I can get my hands on. Obviously I like horror. I seek out things that will actually creep me and or ...
thrash242 General Discussion 59 49,293 09-10-2010, 05:14 AM
    Thread: References, Lovecraft and otherwise
Post: RE: References, Lovecraft and otherwise

Everything Frictional makes is heavily inspired by Lovecraft, the most obviously so being Fiend. I can't imagine trying to list all the similarities...it'd take a long time. I mean the engine they u...
thrash242 General Discussion 12 10,394 09-10-2010, 05:05 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see from Frictional next?
Post: RE: What would you like to see from Frictional nex...

I want more horror. Frictional is about the only company that makes real survival horror games anymore--Resident Evil isn't survival horror anymore. Dead Space isn't. Dead Rising isn't. I guess th...
thrash242 General Discussion 214 226,570 09-10-2010, 04:56 AM