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Ghosts, Zombies, Vampires and other monster boggiewoggies. Halloween is a great time to get into the scarier movies and games to give yourself a good fright.

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Ghosts, Zombies, Vampires and other monster boggiewoggies. Halloween is a great time to get into the scarier movies and games to give yourself a good fright. Last year on ModDB I created a video for the top ten voted spooky mods by our community, it had some interesting results to say the least with the popular but not always scary mods took the cherry. This year we will do something a little different, I have compiled a list of singleplayer mods (because we all know being alone in the dark really sets the mood) for different engines that you should check out if you want to get your spook on.

Mistake -1 (Half-Life)

Mistake -1 is the prequel to 'Mistake' and tells the story of Steve Rick, a patient from the Andrew Parker asylum, who harbors a dark secret. A very spooky mod that uses the Goldsource engine very well. Creepy lighting and visual map changes creates something very unique and exciting.


Hollow Moon (Unreal Tournament 2004)

You arrive to the moon research station to work as heavy machinery engineer. From now on you are on your own. Created as more of an experiment for different means of showing audio-visual styles Hollow Moon boasts no environmental sounds, but what is produced is a thick atmosphere that few games or mods can come close too.


Paranoia (Half-Life)

You will play the role of a Russian officer of the secret service. Your first impressions are that this mission will be just like any other, but you really have no idea what nightmares future events have in store for you. Paranoia is one of the very best mods to come out of Half-Life for both engine expansion and content. A must download!


Curse Episodes (Half-Life 2)

Curse episodes is an Egyptian themed action/horror/puzzle/exploration FPS where the further you creep into the world of Curse the harder and more frightening the entire experience gets, its up to you how you want to play. A very unique and very amazing mod worthy of your attention and bandwidth!


Dear Esther (Half-Life 2)

A deserted island... a lost man... memories of a fatal crash... a book written by a dying explorer. Dear Esther is a ghost story told using first-person gaming technologies. If you want a very spooky interactive ghost story Dear Esther should be the mod for you, highly recommended by all the staff here on ModDB.


There are hundreds more mods and games out there that will help create a fantastic Halloween experience for you all, these are just some of the truly stand out mods that deserve to be the major source of your ghostly ahhs and eeiies. Hope you have a very frighting Halloween!

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nosfer4tu
nosfer4tu

holy ****! the curse video was awesome :P

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Shadow85
Shadow85

(buried)

We have very little # of horror mods out there, And no 1 is even making A good chiller mod. This Mod Halloween is going to a Dead end with a small list of Horror mods.

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Otreum
Otreum

They failed to mention 2 mods that are finally coming out.
Out of Hell mod for UT2004 will be released VERY SHORTLY! It was being made over 5 years by one man, and is done....finally.

Dead Before Dawn Campaign for Left 4 Dead is also ready for release, however there were some upload problems so it's been delayed by an 1-3 hours as it needs re-uploading -_-...

While Dead Before Dawn isn't going to be scary, I reckon that Out of Hell might get the abs tensened.

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TKAzA Staff
TKAzA

Released mods where listed, not up and comming.

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Kai-Li
Kai-Li

He he, excellent selection for a day like this. Paranoia and Hollow Moon are great mods I tried by myself. I need to check out the other ones.

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cW#Ravenblood

thats aw3s0m3

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Tatsur0
Tatsur0

Awesome list. Think this fits better than last years popularity contest :)

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formerlyknownasMrCP
formerlyknownasMrCP

Wtf! The site has gone to hell!?! lol

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AlekZanDer
AlekZanDer

Where is AoMDC?

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pvt.Johnson
pvt.Johnson

Agreed, fantastic mod.

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FootBallHead
FootBallHead

All of those looked awesome! Too bad I don't have Unreal Tournament. Congrats to Dear Esther for getting on the list. I loved that one!

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Killer_man_1996
Killer_man_1996

I have to download Dear Esther and Hollow Moon...

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Elementalist
Elementalist

Ditto. Doing so now.

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nubblecakes
nubblecakes

It's a shame there's nothing really new to show off. Same old stuff. They're all pretty damn good mods though.

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Elementalist
Elementalist

Don't forget Out of Hell which in theory should be released tonight!

Moddb.com

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Dremth
Dremth

Wow, I've never heard of that mod until now, but the trailer and screenshots look amazing. Let's hope it really does get released today!

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CSargeP
CSargeP

Out of all of these Paranoia is my favorite and I'm going to play through it again today!

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Armageddon104
Armageddon104

Awesome mods! The scarey-est is Mistake -1 but PARANOIA is awesome!

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Guessmyname
Guessmyname

No Nightmare House: Remake? For shame!

(All the other listed mods are awesome btw. Getting Mistake -1 now)

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fitzroy_doll
fitzroy_doll

The Nightmare House mods (Source and Goldsource) were excellent.

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TheHappyFriar
TheHappyFriar

anyone else consider it strange that the "horror/suspense" games/engines have nothing listed (and I looked, there really aren't any horror/suspense SP games for the other engines!)?

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medve
medve

the last two mods are not scarry, but really good mods. why dont u guys rewrite the old "the scariest mods" article with the polls.

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gregfriis
gregfriis

I also agree that Afraid of Monsters should be on this list. That was the scariest game I've ever played. -_-

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Otreum
Otreum

Amen to that, I think it was only scary though because it was always dark, and the monsters were really erratic in their movement, but hell it WORKED and a scary game is a good game in my eyes, no matter how they create the fear :)

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Danboe
Danboe

Perhaps it's because it's been featured several times, and they want to feature something newer/unfeatured. Perhaps.
AoM is still great stuff though, highly recommended!

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Henley Author
Henley

Hit the nail on the head.

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pvt.Johnson
pvt.Johnson

disagree, all of these mods have been around and discussed multiple times... as well as AoMDC but still.

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Elementalist
Elementalist

Apparently it's only for Half-Life 1? :/ That's a shame, I don't have HL1.

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migmax
migmax

The curse looks amasinge, just hit the mummies and they fly away!!
Gonna make it a try!

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laserpanda
laserpanda

YES

I had been looking for Hollow Moon.

Couldn't find it because I was sure it was a source mod *facepalm*

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Wakkaboom
Wakkaboom

Paranoia scared me to hell. Good choice of Mods.

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