Page 36

trying to work out how the players were going to solve the problem and focused on making sure I was giving them interesting problems to solve. This meant that I had more mental energy to focus on my task and didn’t bother wasting my time trying to accomplish theirs. In survival horror, everything is against you, defeat and death are possible, even likely and you will most probably be defeated by being slow, stupid or unlucky. However, if you’re clever, cautious when you need to be and bold when it’s called for, you will triumph and a victory earned like that is sweet indeed. Save the last bullet for yourself.

Conclusion

I hope these few words of advice have been of use and that you will enjoy facing the grim darkness of the survival horror genre with the stiff-upper-lip and pluck that I expect of all of you. I do believe I hear McCarthy in the hall, rattling his keys, so it appears that my release may be at hand. Good night, God bless and remember, save the last bullet for yourself.

Profile for The Gazebo

The Gazebo - Issue #3  

The Gazebo is a free, quarterly e-zine dedicated to gaming in the UK and Ireland.

The Gazebo - Issue #3  

The Gazebo is a free, quarterly e-zine dedicated to gaming in the UK and Ireland.

Advertisement