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Fatal Frame II, and How Fear Turned Into Love

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The experience was unlike any game I had played before. The terrified feeling turned to excitement as I progressed further into the game, learning how to combat the ghosts instead of simply running away.
After that, I went on to play the first Fatal Frame and loved it just as much.
I wanted to experience every horror game that I could, looking to replicate that feeling of true fear that I felt the very first time I played Fatal Frame II.

I'm not sure if I'll ever feel quite that way again, but it goes without saying that the Fatal Frame series got me hooked on the horror genre.

Thanks to that, horror movies no longer have any effect on me. Experiencing fear in a game is something much greater than can ever be expressed in another form of media. You're not afraid that someone on screen is going to be killed; you're afraid that YOU are going to be killed.

It is an experience unlike any other, and it is the reason that Horror games are among my favorites.
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About phantomileone of us since 8:38 PM on 06.15.2009



I'm Nick. Most of the time online, I go by Phantomile, a reference to my favorite game from my childhood.
A reference that no one will get, but I don't care.

I'm 21, I'm from Connecticut, and I currently play games on PS2, DS, PSP, and Wii.

My favorite childhood classic is Ninja Gaiden II (NES). It was one of the first games I ever played and continues to give me a huge nostalgia rush every time I play it.


Twitter: Sevenisyellow

Youtube: Zero10999

Front Page Articles:

I Suck at Games: And That's the Way I Like It

I, the Author: A First-Hand Account of a Katamari Victim

Currently Playing:
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey
Breath of Fire 3 (PSP)
Pokemon Soul Silver
The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom



Looking Forward To:
Metroid: Other M
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Persona 3 Portable
Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep



Recently Completed:
Braid (for the seventh time)
Touhou 8: Imperishable Night
Prototype
The Longest Journey
Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days


Here's a picture that Manic Maverick drew for me which is amazing:

Xbox LIVE:sevenisyellow
Steam ID:Phantomile
Mii code:6734 0879 6112 4537


 

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