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  1. Atmosphere Effects: Ghostly & Eerie Statue Halloween Prop

    Halloween Props
    Here is a fun special effects Halloween Prop that will add a lot of atmosphere to your haunt. You can find the "How-To" on my YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/nLSlRxu8Oxw
  2. Electronic/Software: Clowns for a projector?

    Halloween Props
    Hi guys. My husband and I bought a projector and we are looking for any clown mp4's. We've looked at Atmosphere FX, and googled a whole crap-load of different things to no avail. Does anyone know of any sites that offer a clown animation? We don't mind paying as a scene from Atmosphere FX is our...
  3. What's your style?

    General Halloween
    We all seem to decorate differently so out of curiosity what is your style? Whimsical, Vintage, Moody fun, Atmosphere, Scary, Gory Personally I focus more on Atmosphere with a dash of Moody fun and scares.
  4. Old news to you all new to me

    General Halloween
    Being brand new to the haunting scene everything is pretty much new to me. A couple days ago I followed a link from a post by Pumpkineater to PumpkinRot. All I can say is if Halloween could ever be categorized as sublime this guy has nailed it. So much atmosphere. My new hero. Between him and...
  5. What do you like about Halloween?

    General Halloween
    Hello! I recently found this website in searching for a Halloween based forum, and to my delight I found this great site! As my first thread, I would like to ask, what do you like about Halloween? :) Here are some things that come to mind for me. The atmosphere Halloween Night The build up...
  6. Atmosphere Effects: atmosphere fx

    Halloween Props
    Im looking to try atmosphere fx next year wanted to know if anyone recommends any projectors Im new at this also for the screen does everyone use a white shower curtain?
  7. What Makes a Horror Movie Scary?

    Horror Discussion
    Scary: I'm OK with jump scares. Guess I still fondly remember the old hag popping out in the cellars of The House on Haunted Hill and scaring the bejeebus out of me as a kid. The Shining and Salem's Lot had a nice mix of atmosphere, story tension, and extended scary scenes. But as with...
  8. Faegoria Getting Rebooted For 2015

    General Halloween
    Greetings haunters. Today I'm announcing that the story of Faegoria has come to a close. Good bye crypts, tombs, ancient graveyards, corn stalks, ghouls, hags, corpses, scarecrows and denizens of Faegoria. So long campy blue, red, purple, and orange lighting. It is time to move on... Am I...
  9. My CARNEVIL house

    General Halloween
    Thanks to so many members for ideas, and Dark Lord for fantastic music that completed the atmosphere.
  10. looking for creepy and dark halloween music this year?

    Announcements / Press Releases
    ....Look no further. www.Hauntmusic.co.uk are offering all 4 of our dark electronic horror albums for just £3 each at our Bandcamp store. Thats a saving of over 50% on amazon and itunes! You can sample each album by clicking here: www.samhaynes1.bandcamp.com There are 5 albums in total...
  11. Any tips on outdoor lighting?

    General Halloween
    We just got some awesome new neighbors who also love Halloween, so I'm excited that the main house (not just the back yard and our above garage apartment) has the potential to be decorated. Our neighbors on the corner have an old Victorian that they light up in green, and it looks so spooky...
  12. Static: Spanish Moss Sources??

    Halloween Props
    Hey fellow Haunters, Getting my procrastinating butt in gear for this year's haunt of my Neverest Cemetery and I would love to add a ton of spanish moss to the trees, gates, fence and columns in my graveyard. Ebay has people selling bags of it at a pretty hefty price and retail stores only seem...
  13. Scarecrows - preview track from new album

    Halloween Music
    Check out a brand new track from the new CD which will be coming out for halloween 2013. We have been recording the new album since last halloween and it is sounding great with over an hour of creepy new atmospheric music. Geekdad have just posted an article about it here...
  14. Burning Timber - Fire Effect

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hey all, After I built my first burning log using the great stuff method I had some new ideas. I have a pirate haunt and I always wanted some of those cool burning timbers like on the pirates of the caribbean ride. (Below) The log tutorial was great but didn't really get me the effect I...
  15. Big News Coming Soon!

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Big news is coming soon about Hauntcast. Keep you eye on our Blog page http://hauntcast.net/blog/. I am still taking pre-orders on Hauntcast Tees, Hoodies and Babydoll shirts in the Grossery Storehttp://hauntcast.net/store/apparel/. We pushed back the order until until June 8th because of some...
  16. Atmosphere Effects: Sound activated light

    Halloween Props
    I want to light up a silhouette in a darkened room but only after a specific event. Specifically, flushing the toilet. I found a promising sound activated light switch on line, but it is not OK for the US 110 volt system. Any ideas or experience out there? Thanks!
  17. Atmosphere: Seven Layers of Scare

    Part of series: Seven Layers of Scare: http://www.halloweenforum.com/blogs/terra/528-seven-layers-scare.html Detailed look at layer six of Seven Layers of Scare.... Atmosphere It's time to set the ambiance, mystique and feeling of the room. Layer six: Atmosphere, is where you add...
  18. Other: Haunt backstory

    Halloween Props
    Decided this year to update my haunted cemetery. Thought I would start with the back story, so for you enjoyment here it is: As the caretaker of the Wales Court Cemetery I am best to tell you what happened on that Halloween night in 1892 when all hell broke loose. But before I get to...
  19. Seven Layers of Scare

    Alrighty, here's my next edition of blog posts that may help you build a better haunt. Seven Layers of Scare Gurus of interior design follow basic rules in designing a great room. Christopher Lowell came out with a blockbuster book called the Seven Layers of Design. In haunting, we also...