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Horror Gaming Classics

GOGmix by Mothstatic's avatarMothstatic 15votes

Alone in the Dark 1+2+3

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: The grand-daddy of all Survival Horror games, to which Resident Evil and Silent Hill owe their roots. It's creepy, the graphics are spectacular for the time, it drips Lovecraftian horror sensibility, and DOS music is magnificent. Play these games.

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Waxworks

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: Four different horror adventures in one; fight zombies, plant-mutants, mummies and Jack the Ripper. Beautifully creepy pixel-art, evocative music, and some really grisly death stills make Waxworks a horror gaming gem, especially for the DOS era.

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Sanitarium

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: You awaken in a strange asylum of Wonderlandian design, and things only get stranger from there. Sanitarium is not just a good horror game, it's a work of art that moves gracefully between touching, funny, and downright disturbing.

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Blood (One Unit Whole Blood)

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: Zombie gunslingers, cultists, and more film and Lovecraft references than you can shake a severed arm at. It's more camp than horror, but that's what made Evil Dead so great, isn't it? There's no other FPS like it; this is a must-play.

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Realms of the Haunting

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: A brooding, creepy, well-acted horror FPS/adventure that was hitherto nearly impossible to find. It's an excellent haunted house story with FMV of surprising quality, puzzles, mystique, and a whole lot of class.

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POSTAL: Classic and Uncut

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: A hyperviolent work of debatable significance, Postal casts you as a lunatic with a machine gun, unlimited ammunition, and an 'execute' key. The game may not be 'horror', but its psychotic atmosphere builds over time and is certainly unnerving.

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Ghost Master

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: Okay, granted, this one's not scary. In fact it's kitschy, light-hearted, and full of old movie references. But it does something really unique; it lets you haunt the hapless victims, and not the other way around. And it's incredibly fun.

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Personal Nightmare

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: A precursor to Waxworks (and with considerably more dated graphics), Personal Nightmare is nonetheless a creepy and intriguing experience. Especially if DOS games creep you out like they do me. I can't explain it, it just is. Don't judge me.

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Phantasmagoria

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: I'll be honest, you'll be laughing by the end of this one. There are a few FMV scenes, complete with hokey music, that just scream 'Trolls 2.' But in the early game, Phantasmagoria does an incredible job of building tension and keeping you anxious.

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Planescape: Torment

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: An RPG that teems with horror elements and atmosphere. It's like Baldur's Gate ran head-first into a scene from The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari. It's not just a good demonstration of horror, but an excellent and time-honored RPG in its own right.

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Myst: Masterpiece Edition

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: 'Horror' is probably not something you associate with the Myst series. But think back to when you first played it; didn't certain parts of it get under your skin? Why are all the books burned? Where is this island? And where is everyone else?

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Dark Fall: The Journal

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: That being said, if Myst actually WERE a ghost story, it would probably be a lot like Dark Fall. Dark Fall is the adventure game amalgamation of all creaks in the attic and tree branches scratching at your window that kept you awake as a child.

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Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

Mothstatic's rating:
250

Mothstatic says: I'll be honest, I have yet to play this iteration of the series. However, the first Alone in the Dark games set the standard for all survival horror games to follow, so this game at least deserves an honorable mention.

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