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  1. Haunters: The Art of the Scare (aka Haunters The Movie)

    General Halloween
    Just watched this on Netflix (finally). I was surprised I couldn't dig up a thread on it here on the forums. I was so excited to see another documentary on haunters... A second chance to maybe show off that we all aren't completely crazy. Nope, it mainly focused on one crazy guy with his...
  2. New BIG SCARY SHOW: Transworld preview, The Blob, Off-season haunts, more

    Announcements / Press Releases
    New BIG SCARY SHOW – EPISODE 178 – ROAD TO TRANSWORLD Episode 178 February….a short, cold month, but thats ok, because it means Transworld is just around the corner. Our Roundtable of Terror is all about Transworld Vendors, as we have Creepy Collection, the wiley veteran, and first time vendors...
  3. Do you have any limits regarding taste and decency when creating your yard haunts?

    General Halloween
    As with any decorating, certain judgement calls come up when creatively expressing ourselves through our Halloween haunts. I bring this up because I've only been having fun with this for a handful of years, yet I've already run into quandaries. Just in the first and second years in this...
  4. New BIG SCARY SHOW: Christmas Haunts, 'Bonebelly', Dawn of the Dead, more

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    December….it’s already too cold in the northern states, but that doesn’t stop 3 of the (g)hosts from bringing you the latest show, as Badger is MIA, taking some time off to be with family. The Roundtable of Terror is all about Christmas themed haunts, as we get a good idea on how the traditional...
  5. Long time haunter and ex F/X guy

    Member Introduction
    Hi everyone, I have been doing home haunts for a long time. In my former life I was an F/X artist for a bunch of films in the 90's - early 2000's; I worked on makeup F/X and animatronics for Starship Troopers, Blade, Mimic, Alien Resurrection, 300, etc. If you have any questions about...
  6. Static: Pirate ship and all things Pirates

    Halloween Props
    Setting up a pirate themed room next year in our towns big haunted house. Need ideas on a realistic pirate ship, about 8-10 feet long max. Also any decorating ideas all being pirate related. Already have a hammock and jail planned. Interested in seeing photos of all your past pirate haunts...
  7. Hello - Back from the Home Haunting Grave...so to speak.

    Member Introduction
    Hello all, Just thought I'd register. I was a home haunted back in the early 2000s - had to sell off almost all my home props to another Home Haunter after my little girl was born and she was too scared of it all. Now she is 13, really into it all, we've moved across country to a new house, and...
  8. Hello from Alberta, Canada!

    Member Introduction
    Been lurking here for awhile and decided to sign up so I could maybe post some of my stuff for Halloween. Been doing yearly haunts now with about half a dozen animatronics. I never seem to leave myself enough time to do the custom builds but it all works out in the end and the kids love it. Will...
  9. Hello All

    Member Introduction
    Just wanted to say hello to everyone. Big fan of the Yard Haunts. Wife and I have been doing static displays for years. Looking to bring some life to our haunt.
  10. Free Full 15 track Pro Haunter CD - Limited time only

    Halloween Music
    FREE Halloween Music download! We are giving away a full album of award winning haunt music to celebrate the start of October GHOST STORIES - 15 electro horror tracks for Haunts Download the CD now here...
  11. New Sam Haynes Halloween Abient and EDM music videos and more Happy Halloween 2018

    Halloween Music
    Hi everyone :D I have just released a full album of new halloween music for Halloween 2018 I'm very proud of this new release - it is half orchestral Haunt music and half queue music / electronic you can check some of it out on youtube below or stream the full CD on bandcamp - hope you enjoy...
  12. New BIG SCARY SHOW: Cedar Point, Thom Matthews, Scare Documentary, more

    Announcements / Press Releases
    New BIG SCARY SHOW – EPISODE 167 – HAUNT SEASON/SCARE BEGINS!! Haunt Season has finally begun! Many haunts around the country are opening this weekend so get out and support your local haunts. Badger chats with Tony Clarke of Cedar Fair, about new changes to Cedar Point HalloWeekends, as well...
  13. Inspirations?

    General Halloween
    This is truly inspiring to me! Anyone want to share some pics of other haunts they have been inspired by?
  14. Static: Meow Wolf Inspired Haunts

    Halloween Props
    My family just returned from a trip to Santa Fe, NM and visited Meow Wolf for the first time and we were AMAZED! As a home haunter there were so many awesome ideas I am thinking of incorporating into my home haunt. Has anyone else visited Meow Wolf and tried to incorporate some of those ideas...
  15. Prop Showcase: Westcoastwellers Haunts over the years

    Halloween Props
    Folks, I've for years lurked here checking out stuff and finally taking time to show you mine. I'm doing spiders this year and will post my progress, ideas, and crafts. I'll have more for the 2016 Castle and the 2017 Mummys soon... Cheers! 2010 2014 2015
  16. What are the "Can't Miss" or "Must Have" things that make any Haunt.... Great?

    General Halloween
    What are the "Can't Miss" or "Must Have" things that make any Haunt.... Great? What with the Big Night...getting closer and closer and closer, and with us all scrambling to get our Haunts in order for this year.....I was just wondering, and throwing it our there to you all.....as to what you...
  17. Colonial or Civil War Haunts? Looking for community ideas...

    General Halloween
    I live in Williamsburg VA and I have been doing cemetery and pumpkin patch haunts for a few years, but I am thinking about changing my theme. I would like to transition into a colonial theme and possibly a civil war theme seeing that I am now living in the South (former Yankee). Does anyone have...
  18. New BIG SCARY SHOW: Midnight Syndicate, NC Haunts, Unusual haunts, more

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Episode 144 Well, its kind of bitter sweet, but Kiddies, Halloween is almost upon us. Meathook Jim, Jerry Vayne and Badger made the trek to Cedar Point to see Midnight Syndicate Live! Ed and Gavin have really upped the ante, as their first show in 2014 was a hit and in 2017 it’s even better...
  19. Picture of The Old Country Lane Graveyard Yard Haunt

    General Halloween
    This is a link to the Halloween 2017 album on my haunt's facebook page..... Enjoy! https://www.facebook.com/pg/theoldcountrylanegraveyard/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1709676325763806
  20. I just don't get how...

    General Halloween
    Jack Skellinton could have gotten bored with Halloween!!! LOL!!! Hope your haunts were spook-tacular tonight!!!!!
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