Afraid of the Dark
Who's afraid of a game? Tom Rhodes is. In "Afraid of the Dark," Rhodes takes us on a trip through his tortured psyche as he attempts to enjoy some of gaming's most intense experiences.
Nearly two years later, this article gets a comment? *salute* Good to know I'm not the only one; or wasn't. This was gospel truth of me, in 2006. Now, I wish I could feel the old fear again.
Why, have you managed Bioshock ;-?
I empathize. Illusions are more delectable than the real thing. I treasure them in the safe knowledge I will not have to experience real horror (hopefully), and also not lose my ability to be shocked by reality.