The Moment You Stopped Playing A Game Forever

In my review of Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, I had a lot of fun identifying the game's many Nope Moments—the times when a half-open door or a darkened hallway were almost too foreboding. But of course, lots of games have lots of different Nope Moments, and we don't always overcome them.


I thought I'd turn it over to you guys to see what your own most memorable gaming Nope Moments are. Given how successful the template for our Classic PC Games post was, it seemed like a good idea to follow similar guidelines here. So! Please stick to 'em. Also, you can find general tips for using and commenting on Kotaku here.


1. You can share any kind of Nope Moment. This doesn't have to just be scary games. If a game was just too difficult or too dumb; too annoying or massive; too loud, too bright, too European, whatever... they're all Nope Moments. Scary works too, though.

2. Please don't leave non-entry, direct comments on this post. They'll just get pushed down. Save your comments for others' submissions.

3. Follow this format for your entries, including bold text:

IMAGE OR VIDEO OF NOPE MOMENT (Or just a screenshot of the game.)


Spoilers: Please mention IN BOLD whether your Nope Moment is a significant spoiler.

The Moment: Describe the moment that made you stop.

My Reaction: How did you react the first time? Feel free to add images/gifs/etc here.

Why I haven't gone back: Explain why you haven't gone back to the game.

With those guidelines in mind, have at it: What are your most memorable video game Nope Moments?

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