I'm Stalyn on most online games. I got to here by discovering the wonderful Amnesia Mod area. My avatar is Hubert from Tales of Graces. He's a wonderful example of what I'd love to be but am too lazy to be, a man who attains his strength through pure training. I can at least be kind of like that when I'm determined of something. I'm here to help with what I can.

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Stalyn
Stalyn Oct 6 2012, 12:08pm replied:

That really depends on the jumpscare. 'Teleporting naked guys' really do not make any sense storywise and break the reality built up by the atmosphere. If it's something along the lines of a cabinet full of bones or something else that may be relative to the story whilst setting an atmosphere, I consider it a great jumpscare. The real scares should come from the monsters (They, after all, are capable of killing you). And no, by that I don't mean put in more poofers.

+1 vote     download: Sudden Fear
Stalyn
Stalyn Oct 1 2012, 6:47am replied:

When it started, I was like 'no, no, no, NO I DID NOT GET A MOD TO PLAY SLENDER DAMNIT'

Luckily everything could have gone a lot worse and didnt actually go worse.

+1 vote     mod: Digressiophobia - The beginning
Stalyn
Stalyn Sep 29 2012, 8:58pm says:

Love the creativity. Slender-esque music, ho!

+1 vote     mod: Digressiophobia - The beginning
Stalyn
Stalyn Sep 3 2012, 5:17am says:

Hello, good sir. Last time I played Amnesia was a few months back, at the beginning of summer or earlier. The last mod I played was this very mod. Yes, this mod, was the mod that put fear into me. True fear. It ended my long stream of Amnesia Custom Stories.

*SPOILERS*
Played it over several days and it was just pure torture sneaking up to the top of the light house, back down and then back to the top again. I mean, good god. That was just horror. No jump scares, either. I liked the story. Also, that whole scene and feel underneath the house.. all those mannequins 'gathering' around the lighthouse, almost like lost souls.

*/SPOILERS*

Whenever I got stuck on some parts, I watched Cry play, and that was also my introduction to him (which I thank you for). Now, I wait for A Machine for Pigs, and I hope to see your face amongst the various modders playing with the new toys and *shudder* deformed pig monstrosities.

+2 votes     mod: Deterioration
Stalyn
Stalyn Jul 3 2012, 3:13pm says:

Jesus christ, so many monsters - and they keep on respawning in the same places! :[

Couldn't finish 'cause the pipe glitching through yadayada

+2 votes     mod: My Lady's Insanity
Stalyn
Stalyn Jul 2 2012, 7:08pm replied:

Damn, guess I wasn't that far from the end lol
Can't wait for Chapter 2 so I can get back at that Thomas *******

+1 vote     mod: Gary - Dark Secrets
Stalyn
Stalyn Jul 2 2012, 6:53pm says:

Hey! I mentioned before that I got stuck behind a pillar in the Brass Bull room after hiding from a monster. Well after playing Deterioration and switching back to this full conversion, I noticed that my save was still there. So I continued from there and, as expected, I was still behind the pillar. So I tried a little bit more to say 'I tried', and I actually wormed my way out! Time to continue my quest :)

+1 vote     mod: Gary - Dark Secrets
Stalyn
Stalyn Jul 2 2012, 2:07pm replied:

Thanks!
Also, can't find the metal key used to open the desk in the beginning. I saw one guy's walkthrough of it, the guy who had that other kid accompanying him, but I just can't see where he got it.
And last night I was in the Study, and I could select this row of books without 'Just a bunch of books' text coming up, but it wouldnt move. So I tried a good tug and essentially they exploded crashing my game. lol
I'll try again from the beginning and maybe I'll find the metal key this time.

+2 votes     mod: Castle Darkuan
Stalyn
Stalyn Jul 1 2012, 8:49pm replied:

Alright, it works. SO HERE'S A RECAP

The problem is you aren't supposed to take the contents of Deterioration as I expected. You're supposed to actually just copy all the contents of the Deterioration RAR as is, and copy into the amnesia folder and then run the .bat.

+2 votes     mod: Deterioration
Stalyn
Stalyn Jul 1 2012, 8:42pm replied:

Alright, I'm getting the same problem now. So you don't have anything wrong, I think.

UPDATE: Hey, if you follow the file path you can see that it says where the file you need it is - ok, just put the .bat into the folder 'Config' and the file is there, so that should fix it.

UPDATE2: My guess now after going through this is that you need to copy the entire Deterioration folder, not take the contents and paste them over the regular Amnesia files. Trying this now..

+2 votes     mod: Deterioration
Stalyn
Stalyn Jul 1 2012, 8:25pm replied:

Did you install it the right way? Remember that you have to extract it to the folder that has amnesiaTDD.exe.
That's all I could think it could be.

+2 votes     mod: Deterioration
Stalyn
Stalyn Jul 1 2012, 8:19pm says:

Hey, while I try out Deterioration, can anyone tell me if this mod is jumpscary? From the way it sounds, it's not, but it's always nice to know.

P.S. Breakable boxes and barrels? IT'S ABOUT TIME! Now I can dole out some punishment to traitorous barrels.

+3 votes     mod: Castle Darkuan
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 29 2012, 12:45am says:

Grats on straight 10 rating! :)

+1 vote     mod: Gary - Dark Secrets
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 27 2012, 11:27pm replied:

Hey!
So now I was jailed and met with the douchebag Thomas and have the Calamine, Aqua Regia, Jar, Poisonous Plant, etc
And a monster spawned near the brass bull room - instincts go, yeah, let's rush into the Brass Bull room and hide.
And I jumped behind one of the square pillars near the back and the monster despawned moments later.

So uhh... yeah. Time to leave.

WAIT

...

****

I'm stuck with no way to get out so if I want to continue the story I have to start from the very beginning.

-_-

Guess that's what I get for ******* up Thomas's chair configuration in the Iron Maiden room.

However to add to my previous review, I love the way how Gary moves in 'cutscenes' (or whatever you want to call the parts where you can't move), like how he was teeming with rage and was hitting the door when he was in the jail cell talking to Thomas.
Also just the general way you go about in cutscenes is awesome. Like the flashbacks of whatshisname, whose status is pretty much just 'MIA'. That ****'s cool. Keep doin that man.

+3 votes     mod: Gary - Dark Secrets
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 27 2012, 7:23pm says:

***HAS SPOILERS, YA FOOL***
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So far this game proves it earned that 9.9 rating. Just entered the 'Old Storage' room (about 15s of running past the doublelocked door, then I quit cause got to here in one session) and man, this mod has great map design, puzzles, and scares. Most creative jumpscare-like thing I've seen in any mod yet, the room with the two statues in the corner. Man, the way that one statue's face moved - I thought it was a statue, not a gray monstrosity. That was a straight up creepy kind of scary, that wasn't totally 'jump out of my pants' startling (I wouldn't call myself the most easily scared person but I definitely get the feeling when I hear that terror meter), and yet it left a creepy feeling to linger in my mind while I process what just happened. Voice acting's great, story's great, and everything comes together nicely. You don't need jumpscares to set in fear/creepiness (of course some things are borderline jumpscare, like finding a guy in a closet, but it's not like he jumps out at you or anything). I adore this and hope you come out with more maps or perhaps further installations in a 'Gary' series. This COULD count as just being the review, but not many people look through those anyway. This was my first Gary map and Snowy Secrets sounds promising so I'll probably get to playing that map sometime after I finish Dark Secrets.

10/10 from me man. Keep up the good work.

+3 votes     mod: Gary - Dark Secrets
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 22 2012, 1:42pm replied:

lol

+2 votes     mod: 24-Hour Amnesia
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 21 2012, 8:07pm replied:

Doesn't seem to be a continuation of the 'Oblivion: Drops of Wine' amnesia CS. I thought the same thing when I saw this mod.

+1 vote     mod: Oblivion: The Gates of Hell
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 17 2012, 9:55pm says:

Neat.

Here's to hoping it isn't LolJumpScurrsSoScary Central.
If it isn't, I'll try this out.

+2 votes     mod: Parasomnia
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 12 2012, 7:05pm replied:

Wasn't that pathway blocked by fallen trees?

+3 votes     mod: 24-Hour Amnesia
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 12 2012, 6:57pm says:

>trollface preview picture
>12 days
>'plz gib 10/10 i wrok hard'
Is this guy serious

+13 votes     mod: Max's Nightmare
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 7 2012, 7:38pm replied:

Stab the pool of blood on that altar thing in the church area.
Yeah, it didn't make much sense to me either. The reason works, but I wouldnt think to stab the blood.

+2 votes     mod: Quiet
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 7 2012, 6:29pm replied:

1. PewDiePie is a great guy who makes good videos.
2. Jumpscares are bad and do not instill real 'fear' in people. Real 'fear' is atmosphere, encounters (no poofers), good music, a creep factor, and the mysteries of the unknown.

These are some things people can agree on.

+5 votes     download: Sudden Fear
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 6 2012, 3:32pm says:

Got no idea how to get past the first room, I can see you can flip the switch to go upside down but there's nothing I can do outside of there. Once I go into the bigger room I can't get back up to flip the switch and there's nothing to do in the big room.

0 votes     mod: Falling Up
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 4 2012, 8:55pm says:

The picture for this mod doesn't do it justice. It is a pretty good mod, about 1-2 hours of playtime. About a guy (named Vincent) who had an affair while he was in a marriage with a girl named Jennifer - The 2 girls were Precious, a stripper, and Catherine (Vincent and Catherine.. hmmmm), a red haired chick. Anyway it has a few cheap scares but the story makes up for it.

0 votes     download: The Monster Affair v1.02
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 4 2012, 7:02pm says:

No one who gave this map a 1 or around there gave a good reason to rate it that, so I'll be trying out this map in a few.

+1 vote     mod: Falling Up
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 4 2012, 6:31pm replied:

But they eat the horrible mosquitos, and all the other big bad bugs of the world!
D:

+2 votes     mod: The Monster Affair(REQUIRES JUSTINE)
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 4 2012, 5:38pm says:

No idea how the hell I'm supposed to get by the damned dog in 'Hunter', sneaking is NOT an option as I am seen any time I get 12 feet from that pool. Also anywhere I seem to go I can't 'get to town'.

+2 votes     mod: 24-Hour Amnesia
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 4 2012, 6:58am replied:

The first time I played, I ended up not knowing where to go (I had to go in the left hallway that I forgot about) and I easily broke into the room on the right (the one blocked by the bed) by spamming click + right click. Just if you wanna find a way to fix that. Maybe make the door locked and just have a key lying on the ground next to the door? Well, now I can at least go back to that map and get to the fun part quickly!

+2 votes     mod: Oblivion: Drops Of Wine
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 3 2012, 11:45pm says:

This sounds decent (and funny) enough, I'll have to try this out tomorrow

+3 votes     mod: 24-Hour Amnesia
Stalyn
Stalyn Jun 3 2012, 11:44pm says:

Pewdiepie always deserves good reviews.

+1 vote     mod: Pewdiepie's House
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