History NightmareFuel / GrandTheftAutoIV

1st Feb '18 6:22:17 PM VisitorAlex
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* Niko's backstory is pretty horrifying. He talks about how he went into a church and saw fifty dead children with their hands chopped off and their throats slit.

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* In the game files, several unused death sound files are found, and they are ominous sounding versions of the main theme.
* Niko's backstory is pretty horrifying.very horrific. He talks about how he went into a church and saw fifty dead children with their hands chopped off and their throats slit.



* Exploring abandoned apartments and buildings can be quite distubing, especially at night. Mainly because of a heavy dose of NothingIsScarier.

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* [[ImplacableMan Niko Bellic]] himself is a walking, breathing NightmareFuel. During the events of the game, Niko has a well-deserved reputation as someone who can and will break your arm if you make him angry or he will do everything possible to go for you and kill you if his bosses order him. Not matter if his target has at his disposal dozens of henchmen, he will kill them all and he will find his target, almost as if he's supernatural! He is also a GeniusBruiser, knows military self-defence and is an expert in survival and weapons. When you think about it, he's even more dangerous than '''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV Trevor Philips]]'''.
* Exploring abandoned apartments and buildings can be quite distubing, especially at night. Mainly because of a heavy dose of NothingIsScarier.



* The underground subway tunnels you can explore in Algonquin. Very similar to the empty apartments you can find around the city with an added dose of NothingIsScarier. Near the intersecting tracks at the mid point of the city, there is a large camp of tramps taking shelter in what appears to be a large site of waste. And on top of that, the sound of a train arriving or hitting into you, leading to instant death.



* During the mission "Taking In the Trash", one of the Pegorino soldiers you're working with tells a story about Ray Boccino's [[HairTriggerTemper temper]] that's downright chilling.
-->'''Niko''': He has a temper?
-->'''Luca''': Are you fuckin' kidding me? The manager of one of his waste depots was holding out on profits a couple a years back. [[CruelAndUnusualDeath Ray fed him to a dump truck]]. There was this point where the sound of his screams stopped, and all you could hear was his bones crushin', then the pop of his skull goin'. I nearly lost my lunch.



* [[SerialKiller Eddie Low]], despite being easily killed (as he's going up against a former soldier now "problem solver") was an absolutely horrifying, demented person, such as when he has Niko take him to a place to drop off what is not so subtly implied to be the head of one of his victims, or when he decides he wants to hear some Algonquin screams tonight now that he's heard enough Alderney screams. The peak of the fear is reached when he's losing his temper just before he attacks Niko.

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* [[SerialKiller Eddie Low]], despite being easily killed (as he's going up against a former soldier now "problem solver") was an absolutely horrifying, demented person, such as when he has Niko take him to a place to drop off what is not so subtly implied to be the head of one of his victims, or when he decides he wants to hear some Algonquin screams tonight now that he's heard enough Alderney screams.
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The peak of the fear is reached when he's losing his temper just before he attacks Niko.



** If you take away Eddie's knife when he attacks, he will run away. Shortly after, text will appear, saying "Eddie Low is still out there, waiting..."
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc5MRXY7t3A Time for a field trip to the Statue of Happiness]]. ''There is a massive, chained,'' '''''beating heart in the middle of it.''''' ''What the'' '''''hell?'''''

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** If you take away Eddie's knife when he attacks, he will run away. Shortly after, text will appear, saying "Eddie "[[NothingIsScarier Eddie Low is still out there, waiting..."
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc5MRXY7t3A Time for a field trip to the Statue of Happiness]]. ''There is a massive, chained,'' '''''beating heart in the middle of it.''''' ''What the'' '''''hell?'''''
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* During the mission "Taking In the Trash", one of the Pegorino soldiers you're working with tells a story about Ray Boccino's [[HairTriggerTemper temper]] that's downright chilling.
-->'''Niko''': He has a temper?
-->'''Luca''': Are you fuckin' kidding me? The manager of one of his waste depots was holding out on profits a couple a years back. [[CruelAndUnusualDeath Ray fed him to a dump truck]]. There was this point where the sound of his screams stopped, and all you could hear was his bones crushin', then the pop of his skull goin'. I nearly lost my lunch.
* In the game files, several unused death sound files are found, and they are ominous sounding versions of the main theme.
* The underground subway tunnels you can explore in Algonquin. Very similar to the empty apartments you can find around the city with an added dose of NothingIsScarier. Near the intersecting tracks at the mid point of the city, there is a large camp of tramps taking shelter in what appears to be a large site of waste. And on top of that, the sound of a train arriving or hitting into you, leading to instant death.

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* During the mission "Taking In the Trash", one of the Pegorino soldiers you're working with tells [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc5MRXY7t3A Time for a story about Ray Boccino's [[HairTriggerTemper temper]] that's downright chilling.
-->'''Niko''': He has a temper?
-->'''Luca''': Are you fuckin' kidding me? The manager of one of his waste depots was holding out on profits a couple a years back. [[CruelAndUnusualDeath Ray fed him to a dump truck]]. There was this point where the sound of his screams stopped, and all you could hear was his bones crushin', then the pop of his skull goin'. I nearly lost my lunch.
* In the game files, several unused death sound files are found, and they are ominous sounding versions of the main theme.
* The underground subway tunnels you can explore in Algonquin. Very similar
field trip to the empty apartments you can find around the city with an added dose Statue of NothingIsScarier. Near the intersecting tracks at the mid point of the city, there Happiness]]. ''There is a large camp of tramps taking shelter massive, chained,'' '''''beating heart in what appears to be a large site of waste. And on top of that, the sound middle of a train arriving or hitting into you, leading to instant death.it.''''' ''What the'' '''''hell?'''''
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1st Feb '18 5:02:54 PM VisitorAlex
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* Niko's backstory is pretty horrifying. He talks about how he went into a church and saw fifty dead children with their hands chopped off and their throats slit.
** We never saw flashbacks, but it is very clear that he witnessed extremely awful things such as child murder, mutilation, torture, rape, and having witnessed the murder of his own comrades.
** This also grades as RealLife NightmareFuel: Niko fought in the Bosnian and Yugoslav Wars. ''Nothing'' is exaggerated, because based on testimony from war veterans and victims, this is exactly the kind of things that happened in that war.



* Niko's backstory is pretty horrifying. He talks about how he went into a church and saw fifty dead children with their hands chopped off and their throats slit.
** We never saw flashbacks, but it is very clear that he witnessed extremely awful things such as child murder, mutilation, torture, rape, and having witnessed the murder of his own comrades.
** This also grades as RealLife NightmareFuel: Niko fought in the Bosnian and Yugoslav Wars. ''Nothing'' is exaggerated, because based on testimony from war veterans and victims, this is exactly the kind of things that happened in that war.
* The abandoned Sprunk Factory; a moan heard occasionally when you fire your gun gave rise to rumors of the place being inhabited by a ghost. It's been chalked up to either homeless people in and around the factory or the bouncer at the nearby Honkers, but that doesn't change that the place is just plain spooky (especially at night) due to a heavy dose of NothingIsScarier.

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* Niko's backstory is pretty horrifying. He talks about how he went into a church and saw fifty dead children with their hands chopped off and their throats slit.
** We never saw flashbacks, but it is very clear that he witnessed extremely awful things such as child murder, mutilation, torture, rape, and having witnessed the murder of his own comrades.
** This also grades as RealLife NightmareFuel: Niko fought in the Bosnian and Yugoslav Wars. ''Nothing'' is exaggerated, because based on testimony from war veterans and victims, this is exactly the kind of things that happened in that war.
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The abandoned Sprunk Factory; a moan heard occasionally when you fire your gun gave rise to rumors of the place being inhabited by a ghost. It's been chalked up to either homeless people in and around the factory or the bouncer at the nearby Honkers, but that doesn't change that the place is just plain spooky (especially at night) due to a heavy dose of NothingIsScarier.NothingIsScarier.
* Mikhail Faustin is a generally frightening invididual during his AxCrazy moments. During his first appearance, he kills ''his own underling'' just to prove a point to Niko.



* [[AxCrazy Mikhail Faustin]] is a generally frightening person during his outbursts. During his first appearance, he kills ''his own underling'' just to prove a point to Niko.
* [[spoiler: '''Deal ending'''. If you pick this ending, Dimitri betray you again, Roman gets shot at his own wedding and Niko goes into a HeroicBSOD, clearly distressed of his cousin's death. Thankfully, [[LaserGuidedKarma Dimitri gets his comeuppance]], but still a very horrific way to end the storyline.]]

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* [[AxCrazy Mikhail Faustin]] is a generally frightening person during his outbursts. During his first appearance, he kills ''his own underling'' just to prove a point to Niko.
* [[spoiler: '''Deal ending'''. If you pick this ending, Dimitri betray you again, Roman gets shot at his own wedding and Niko goes into a HeroicBSOD, clearly distressed of his cousin's death. Thankfully, [[LaserGuidedKarma Dimitri gets his comeuppance]], but is still a very horrific way to end the storyline.]]
1st Feb '18 4:58:49 PM VisitorAlex
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Given the dark atmosphere of the game, ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIV'' has a lot of these moments.

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Given * There is something really disturbing about the dark atmosphere of the game, ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIV'' has a lot game. In contrast to the bright colors of these moments.
[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV the next game]], there's a bleak, eerie atmosphere, even in the daytime. Of course, this only makes it more disturbing to explore the abandoned places of the city.



** There's also a small bit of horror which might have been put in deliberately. Across the hallway from Dwayne's apartment there is another apartment you can go into. The walls are brown and cracked like in some of the drug dens, but what makes this one particularly creepy is if you go back into the bedroom, lying on the bed there is a framed photo of a police officer. The frame is cracked and this immediately makes you think not only was this police officer killed but they came after his family, who deserted their apartment or worse.
1st Feb '18 3:55:14 PM VisitorAlex
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** This also grades as RealLife NightmareFuel: Niko fought in the Bosnian and Yugoslav Wars. ''Nothing'' is exaggerated, because based on testimony from war veterans and victims, this is exactly the kind of things you see during wars.

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** This also grades as RealLife NightmareFuel: Niko fought in the Bosnian and Yugoslav Wars. ''Nothing'' is exaggerated, because based on testimony from war veterans and victims, this is exactly the kind of things you see during wars.that happened in that war.
22nd Nov '17 8:51:41 PM VisitorAlex
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** Dwayne's apartment is a very a disturbing place to explore. Here we can find strange symbols, a graffiti saying "Welcome to Hell" and rooms stained with blood. [[NothingIsScarier What the hell happened?!]]

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** Dwayne's apartment is a very a disturbing place to explore. Here we can find strange symbols, a graffiti saying "Welcome to Hell" Hell", writings of the previous GTA protagonists, and rooms stained with blood. [[NothingIsScarier What the hell happened?!]]
22nd Nov '17 8:40:56 PM VisitorAlex
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** The building across the street from the Bohan safehouse have to be one of the creepier places in Liberty City. It may be the weird writing on the walls (such as graffiti saying "Welcome to Hell"), or the distinct lack of human life in there, since pretty much every other apartment in the game has people hanging around in the halls. It's odd you can even enter the building in the first place when there's seemingly no purpose for it. Whatever the reason, the deeper you explore into the building, the more you feel like you'd be safer with your assault rifle/shotgun/RPG out. Even though the building is completely vacant, you may find yourself fearing that something is in there and that your military-grade arsenel won't protect you this time. That's right, this building is the physical embodiment of EmptyRoomPsych.

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** The building across the street from the Bohan safehouse have to be one of the creepier places in Liberty City. It may be the weird writing on the walls (such as graffiti saying "Welcome to Hell"), walls, or the distinct lack of human life in there, since pretty much every other apartment in the game has people hanging around in the halls. It's odd you can even enter the building in the first place when there's seemingly no purpose for it. Whatever the reason, the deeper you explore into the building, the more you feel like you'd be safer with your assault rifle/shotgun/RPG out. Even though the building is completely vacant, you may find yourself fearing that something is in there and that your military-grade arsenel won't protect you this time. That's right, this building is the physical embodiment of EmptyRoomPsych.



** Dwayne's apartment is a very a disturbing place to explore. Here we can find strange symbols, a graffiti saying "welcome to hell" and rooms stained with blood. [[NothingIsScarier What the hell happened?!]]

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** Dwayne's apartment is a very a disturbing place to explore. Here we can find strange symbols, a graffiti saying "welcome "Welcome to hell" Hell" and rooms stained with blood. [[NothingIsScarier What the hell happened?!]]
22nd Nov '17 8:40:20 PM VisitorAlex
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** The crackdens in Algonquin near where playboy X/Dwayne/The Safehouse is is, quite frankly, terrifying. They're the plus buildings on the far side and they're filled with empty rooms and bloody pillows.

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** The crackdens in Algonquin near where playboy X/Dwayne/The Safehouse Dwayne's apartment is is, quite frankly, terrifying. They're the plus buildings on the far side a very a disturbing place to explore. Here we can find strange symbols, a graffiti saying "welcome to hell" and they're filled with empty rooms and bloody pillows.stained with blood. [[NothingIsScarier What the hell happened?!]]
22nd Nov '17 8:28:02 PM VisitorAlex
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* Exploring abandoned apartments and buildings can be quite distubing, especially at night. Mainly because of a heavy dose of NothingIsScarier.
** The building across the street from the Bohan safehouse have to be one of the creepier places in Liberty City. It may be the weird writing on the walls (such as graffiti saying "Welcome to Hell"), or the distinct lack of human life in there, since pretty much every other apartment in the game has people hanging around in the halls. It's odd you can even enter the building in the first place when there's seemingly no purpose for it. Whatever the reason, the deeper you explore into the building, the more you feel like you'd be safer with your assault rifle/shotgun/RPG out. Even though the building is completely vacant, you may find yourself fearing that something is in there and that your military-grade arsenel won't protect you this time. That's right, this building is the physical embodiment of EmptyRoomPsych.
** There are a few other locations like this. The tall + shaped apartment block near where Elizabeta lives is many floors of empty corridors, and eventually the stairs are blocked off, although there is another way up from this point, however. Once you reach a certain floor you will be running for the roof, which luckily you can escape onto.
** There's also a small bit of horror which might have been put in deliberately. Across the hallway from Dwayne's apartment there is another apartment you can go into. The walls are brown and cracked like in some of the drug dens, but what makes this one particularly creepy is if you go back into the bedroom, lying on the bed there is a framed photo of a police officer. The frame is cracked and this immediately makes you think not only was this police officer killed but they came after his family, who deserted their apartment or worse.
** The crackdens in Algonquin near where playboy X/Dwayne/The Safehouse is is, quite frankly, terrifying. They're the plus buildings on the far side and they're filled with empty rooms and bloody pillows.



** Niko's backstory also has a heavy dose of NothingIsScarier. We never saw flashbacks, but it is very clear that he witnessed extremely awful things such as child murder, mutilation, torture, rape, and having witnessed the murder of his own comrades.

to:

** Niko's backstory also has a heavy dose of NothingIsScarier. We never saw flashbacks, but it is very clear that he witnessed extremely awful things such as child murder, mutilation, torture, rape, and having witnessed the murder of his own comrades.



* The building across the street from the Bohan safehouse have to be one of the creepier places in Liberty City. It may be the weird writing on the walls (such as graffiti saying "Welcome to Hell"), or the distinct lack of human life in there, since pretty much every other apartment in the game has people hanging around in the halls. It's odd you can even enter the building in the first place when there's seemingly no purpose for it. Whatever the reason, the deeper you explore into the building, the more you feel like you'd be safer with your assault rifle/shotgun/RPG out. Even though the building is completely vacant, you may find yourself fearing that something is in there and that your military-grade arsenel won't protect you this time. That's right, this building is the physical embodiment of EmptyRoomPsych.
** There are a few other locations like this. The tall + shaped apartment block near where Elizabeta lives is many floors of empty corridors, and eventually the stairs are blocked off, although there is another way up from this point, however. Once you reach a certain floor you will be running for the roof, which luckily you can escape onto.
* There's also a small bit of horror which might have been put in deliberately. Across the hallway from Dwayne's apartment there is another apartment you can go into. The walls are brown and cracked like in some of the drug dens, but what makes this one particularly creepy is if you go back into the bedroom, lying on the bed there is a framed photo of a police officer. The frame is cracked and this immediately makes you think not only was this police officer killed but they came after his family, who deserted their apartment or worse.
** An optional police mission has you going into this same apartment, where your target for that mission can be found... blitzed on drugs and not even aware of your presence (in sharp contrast with the rest of said missions which usually have your target shooting at you with everything they've got). Despite this, you're ''still'' expected to kill this person. In context it's one of the most brutal killings you'll perform as part of a mission, simply because your target is so ''[[KickTheDog helpless]]''.



* The crackdens in Algonquin near where playboy X/Dwayne/The Safehouse is is, quite frankly, terrifying. They're the plus buildings on the far side and they're filled with empty rooms, gangs, bloody pillows and mattresses and [[FridgeHorror hookers]].
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