Did DBD get you into horror movies, or the reverse?

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RainbowPatooie
RainbowPatooie Member Posts: 322

Personally I used to avoid watching horror movies like the plague, but after I started playing dead by daylight, I decided to start watching them. I'm curious if something similar happened to you, or the reverse.

Did DBD get you into horror movies, or the reverse? 64 votes

DBD made me interested in horror movies
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Horror movies made me interested in DBD
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Neither applies to me
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  • Mandy
    Mandy Administrator, Dev, Community Manager Posts: 22,478
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    Horror movies made me interested in DBD

    I've pretty much always loved horror movies since I was a kid - the original Poltergeist movie was probably my favourite at the time.

  • RainbowPatooie
    RainbowPatooie Member Posts: 322
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    DBD made me interested in horror movies

    Bonus question: What's your favorite scary movie? Mine is the original Halloween.

  • TragicSolitude
    TragicSolitude Member, Alpha Surveyor Posts: 6,744
    edited October 2019
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    Horror movies made me interested in DBD

    I've been into horror movies for a long time. I started playing DbD so I'd have horror-related gameplay to post on YouTube last Halloween and I just kept with it.

    My favorite horror movie is John Carpenter's The Thing. It's one of the best movies ever.

  • Boss
    Boss Member Posts: 13,613
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    Neither applies to me

    I generally don't like horror movies actually, and i just happened upon this game when it was in beta.

    Out of respect towards the licenses, i watch their first movie.

    Man, i can't get over the first SAW, so good.

  • Supernaut
    Supernaut Member Posts: 1,525
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    Horror movies made me interested in DBD

    Horror movies all the way!

    I remember seeing the Donald Sutherland Invasion of the Body snatchers as a wee toddler in the early 80s and it scared the living ######### out of me, the rest is history!

    Favourite era is the mid 80's; so many wild and wacky films were coming out and we had no idea of how good we had it!

    Favourites... i'm going to be greedy and pick 3, just coz I hope someone who hasn't seen them will take these recommendations and watch them!

    Bad Taste (1987)

    Demons (1986)

    The Fog (1980)

    Oh, honourable mention, as we're on the subject, for anyone interested in the FOUND FOOTAGE genre, check out the BBC Screen 1 drama Ghostwatch (1992), anyone who saw that "Live" at the time, will not forget it ... the first diagnosed instances of PTSD from a TV viewing audience!

    Happy Haunting!

  • Supernaut
    Supernaut Member Posts: 1,525
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    Horror movies made me interested in DBD

    Bang on the money! The Thing is THE BEST SCI-FI HORROR OF ALL TIME (just the others are my favourites!).

  • SeducedByDaemonette
    SeducedByDaemonette Member Posts: 300
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    Neither applies to me

    I do like horror movies , but I doubt it was a reason why I got into dbd .

  • Aven_Fallen
    Aven_Fallen Member Posts: 15,542
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    Neither applies to me

    I watched a lot of Horror Movies when I was younger (like 15 to 20). I discovered DBD through Youtube (some Youtubers I watched played it) in 2016, this was a few years after I stopped watching Horror movies, so this is not really related for me.

  • savevatznick
    savevatznick Member Posts: 651
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    Neither applies to me

    Dead by Daylight got me into watching Tom and Jerry again.

    You know, where they run around the table a lot?

  • Elk
    Elk Member Posts: 2,267
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    Horror movies made me interested in DBD

    I love scary/horror movies! So that got me interested in this game.

  • Monlyth
    Monlyth Member Posts: 978
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    DBD made me interested in horror movies

    The only slasher movie I watched before playing DBD was Alien. I'm not really scared by horror movies, but I just didn't have a lot of interest in watching some guy brutalize people for the sake of entertaining the audience.

    DBD made me appreciate them a little more, but I still haven't actually watched any other slasher films.

  • Science_Guy
    Science_Guy Member Posts: 1,961
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    Neither applies to me

    My interest in either are completely separate.

  • marvelmovie
    marvelmovie Member Posts: 195
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    Neither applies to me

    I've always been a fan of horror films when I was young my mom and I would watch them, been watching them since I had true conciousness. I was really happy when Jason got a video game, you might not believe me, but I throught the Myers Boy would be next to get a game or Scream. After Friday had the lawsuit. I immediately stop playing it because the updates weren't coming. People we're being extremely toxic but also before and incredibly racist, but then I started playing DBD and came after the Halloween Update, I was so surprised to see, Michael Myers in the game. Huntress and Myers were my mains which in away they still are, I play as them more then any other killer, but I literally didn't buy the Halloween chapter but I wanted to didn't really have the money to , I needed Decisive Strike, because by that time the toxic Friday the 13th gang poured in, then they added Freddy Kruger, and I was like are they doing what I think they're doing ? adding icon's. Then I started looking for a killer that was one of my favorites Chucky, which up until now has been but that doesn't mean he belongs in this game. Yeah it's a bad choice for a killer to be in this game but to answer the OP ? I've always have been a horror fan but Dead By Daylight had nothing to do with my involvement in the genre but how ######### great it is that their doing this, its awesome.

  • Toxicboii
    Toxicboii Member Posts: 446
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    DBD made me interested in horror movies

    Had grown an unhealthy obsession to Halloween through Michael Myers in dbd, as I love playing him.

  • TheRealHansGruber
    TheRealHansGruber Member Posts: 204
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    Neither applies to me

    Its honestly both, at around the same time that i discovered dbd i had started rewatching Alien, and a bunch of other horror classics, so they kinda just went hand in hand for me :)

  • RainbowPatooie
    RainbowPatooie Member Posts: 322
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  • GrootDude
    GrootDude Member Posts: 14,110
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    Neither applies to me

    My brothers introduced me after I was an F13 player, which they also introduced me to.

  • Raven014
    Raven014 Member Posts: 4,188
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    DBD made me interested in horror movies

    I know. Saw isn't so much a horror movie as it is a crime thriller, imo.

  • Creepingcam1070
    Creepingcam1070 Member Posts: 330
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    Horror movies made me interested in DBD

    I've been a horror fan since I was a little kid and that got me into Friday the 13th the Game and that got me into DBD.

  • OMagic_ManO
    OMagic_ManO Member Posts: 3,278
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    Horror movies made me interested in DBD

    Halloween gave me mega interest into the horror genre and I grew from there and watched all the famous ones.

    Once learning Michael Myers was in DBD and I watched Vanoss play the game a while back, I was set, I instantly dropped money into the Halloween DLC.

  • DeadVision
    DeadVision Member Posts: 28
    edited October 2019
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    Neither applies to me

    I don't entirely know where to categorize my answer because it really kind of fits the first two answers (so I went with the third option).

    As a teenager I was into horror films (mostly slashers as I collected almost all parts of Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Child's Play on DVD) but the interest was pushed aside for other things as I got older.

    I got into Dead by Daylight through two of my friends, one of them half-joked half-persuaded me to join them so I said "screw it" and bought the game on a whim because 1) it was a completely different game to the ones I've regularly played, and 2) it piqued the interest of my former horror film fanatic self. I haven't stopped playing since then. I would say that Dead by Daylight re-ignited my interest for horror films.

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