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  1. Member Introduction
    The pretentious name is more aspirational than actual. We put on a blacklight tent Halloween display for our Chandler AZ neighborhood each year. We get about 300 visitors each year. No charge and we don't collect money our donations. We give out balloons and glowsticks and candy (the visitor...
  2. Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Super excited that it's only 145 days away from Halloween! This year, for our fourth Party Haunt at this residence, we are doing a clown/carnival theme. We've had a few planning sessions, began prop building and and started the build a bit early to ensure we can add the all fine touches. We...
  3. Member Introduction
    Howdy -thought I'd introduce myself before seeking help on my Prop project 1st Time Ranch Of Horror Employee here Location: Turlock, CA aka Central Valley California Horror fan since birth Was convinced to audition as a Halloween Maze Cast Member. Now Sad all the years I lost. 18yrs to...
  4. General Halloween
    Did a dry run walk tonight. Had massive failures with my jump scare props this year so it isnt as scary as was planned. https://youtu.be/-TE3NwuIYeg
  5. Announcements / Press Releases
    Hello Darklings! I am happy to announce the release of our new game.... Happy Halloween! :cool: The Cabinets of Doctor Arcana is a dark adventure game set inside the haunted mansion of a mysterious magician who vanished several years ago. Resolve a maze of riddles and perplexing puzzles to...
  6. Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    I figured I'd start a thread for our upcoming test corn maze that will be planted soon. This will be the first time we will be doing a corn maze, and we figured that 2018 would be a good a time as any to get started. Our farm isn't a year old yet and we have a ton of other non-Halloween related...
  7. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hello All, For the first time we are going to be converting our outdoor haunted house into a REAL Maze. Our footprint to work in is a 36' wide by 64' rectangular area. In the past it has always been set up as a haunted house, but this year we want to do a real maze; so I am wondering if anyone...
  8. Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    A place called the party bell is having a 50% off or more sale. I picked up a half dozen cocoon victims. I always have some sort of spider set-up and I can add them to my maze. Not really sure how big they are from the pic, I am hoping that they are at least three feet tall. But at $10, I really...
  9. Halloween Props
    2017 Cemetery Walk Through - Edited with Day & Night versions and a bit of cool music This is my first year having a full blown walking maze through my cemetery. We get around 600 kids and another 1200+ adults in our neighborhood and I was a bit scared of having most of them walk through my...
  10. General Halloween
    1. About 90% of kids who came to the house were in costume this year, which is a marked change from the past few years where maybe a third would be in costume and the rest in street clothes. 2. This was the second year that Target screwed me on the big bags of candy. It looks like they are fun...
  11. General Halloween
    We finished getting our haunted maze done in time, and started getting visitors about 5:30. As usual, there were some kids who were afraid to go through and lots of parents as well. About 8:00, a local police officer pulled up in her cruiser. She's been coming through the maze for the past...
  12. Member Introduction
    Greetings fellow haunters! I've been building a Halloween Maze in my side yard for trick or treaters for the past few years, and opened the invitation up to the community at large this year, starting October 14 and running through (perhaps a little past) Halloween. We opened 6:30-8:30pm nightly...
  13. General Halloween
    We've been putting up a maze for the past three years, and we're always rushing around at the 11th hour to get it all done. This year we had the annual Spooky Empire event going on in Orlando, and Jonathan Breck, who played The Creeper in Jeepers Creepers was there, along with Jennifer Carpenter...
  14. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Fellow Haunters, As I've intimated a few times on other discussion threads, I am doing a haunted maze for my local gaming club this year to be an entrance into our annual Halloween Party. I was asked to limit the gore and jump scares, and to work off the idea of a "classic Halloween" theme. No...
  15. Halloween Props
    I've been working on this for a few weeks now. I was inspired by the infinity effect used by BIGANT on the hearse. I have always wanted to do the whole bottomless pit effect, but put my own twist on it. So my idea was to create an infinity furnace in "freddy's world" I am not quite done yet...
  16. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I have done a corn maze in my front yard and am going to do it again this year, with improvements. Is there any interest in a tutorial showing how it is accomplished? If interest I will provide the details and will document this year's build with photos and specifics on construction.
  17. Halloween Props
    Hi, Last week I started at building the 2016 maze, the layout is similar to last year but the props will be different (some). My pirates will be exchanged for a asylum scene (pictures follow soon) On part that will return is my haunted house section. last year it was a corridor covered in...
  18. Member Introduction
    Hello everyone, I am a new member of the forum however I have used this forum extensively in the past for research and ideas. I am an avid Halloween decorator and put a corn maze in my front yard last year. I look forward to doing the maze again this year with more ideas implemented from this...
  19. General Halloween
    Hi guys, just thought I'd post a short video of my maze from this year. Had mostly everything working in time for Halloween (although I did work on it for two days straight in the lead up). Video is a bit dark and I only have a very small space to work with, but you get the idea :)...
  20. General Halloween
    In between the scenes in my backyard haunt this year I was looking to make a bit of a maze. In that location I'll have a few scare actors and decorations but it's really just to build anticipation. Over the years the October winds have played havoc with any tarps we've hung up so I was...
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