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About fear(no, not about the game)

Posted 11-01-2009 at 01:51 PM by December Man ((Survival)Gaming and Rants)
Updated 01-21-2010 at 09:56 AM by December Man (Added a note on the kick :p)
Tags fear, horror

Let's cut to the chase.

The most used means of scaring in today's horror movies are jumpscares and gore.

Jumpscares is what I don't call fear. It is not fear at all. It's like a surprise kick in the balls. It's surprising, it's painful, but it isn't scary. Awaiting a seemingly inevitable kick in the balls which never comes is fear - fear through tension and suspense. The anticipation of a powerful kick in the nuts can wreck havoc in one's psyche significantly more than...
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