Created By: anarth on January 3, 2013 Last Edited By: anarth on January 7, 2013
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Goodies in the toilets

Always check bathrooms in horror games.

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"There will always be goodies in any horror game toilets. Check them out, guaranteed to bring you happiness."
-- Helloween4545, Horror game Lets Player

You're in a horror game, you're low on health and ammo and you decide to run into the bathrooms to get away from an oncoming swarm. Just when you think all hope is lost, you find ammo, health and armour discarded in the toilets.

Just when you've healed up, you turn around and a monster jumps out a previously locked stall.

This is becoming more the norm in horror video games, and most people miss it due to not needing to enter the bathrooms.
Community Feedback Replies: 8
  • January 3, 2013
    KTera
  • January 4, 2013
    SharleeD
    Related to Nobody Poops, in that games where the bathrooms don't contain useful items or information generally won't include such rooms at all.

    • Restrooms in the Dark Fall games usually contain either clues or useful items, and in DF: Lost Souls, there's a ghost and an icky grub in there too.

    • In The Lost Crown, Nigel has several spooky experiences in the Harbour Cottage bathroom, and has a conversation with a little girl's ghost in the basement restroom of the museum.

    • There's a clue in the petrol station's restrooms in Barrow Hill.

    • In Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches, the upstairs bathroom must be visited more than once to collect necessary items.

    • Non-horror example: In Safecracker, a series of clues from restrooms provides the combination for the final safe.
  • January 4, 2013
    anarth
    • In Doom 3, Items such as health, armour and armour shards are often hidden in bathrooms around the game.
  • January 4, 2013
    Astaroth
  • January 4, 2013
    StarSword
  • January 5, 2013
    StarSword
    Stealth Based Game
  • January 5, 2013
    anarth
    • Both Borderlands games have ammo, grenades and/or health vials in random toilets and porta-potties.
    • Certain areas in the Fallout games have items sitting in toilets. Usually drugs of one kind or another.
  • January 6, 2013
    anarth
    • Borderlands 2 port-a-potties also literally bring up the loot item on a gush of water emerging from the toilet bowl.. yuck.

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