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  1. New BIG SCARY SHOW: Krampus, Dark Shadows, Twas the Fright Before Christmas, more

    Announcements / Press Releases
    New BIG SCARY SHOW – EPISODE 174 DER KRAMPUS Episode 174 Christmas is almost upon us, and we couldn’t let you escape with mentioning the Krampus! He has been gaining a lot of steam here in the states, and we have Spooky Dan Walker and Connie Smeriglio to impart their Krampus knowledge to the...
  2. New BIG SCARY SHOW: Halloween 2018 in review

    Announcements / Press Releases
    New BIG SCARY SHOW – Episode 171 – A look back at the 2018 Haunt Season And just like that, it’s over. After a glorious few weeks, we must unfortunately put the final nail in the coffin of the 2018 haunt season. But before we disappear back into the darkness, the Big Scary Show invites you to...
  3. Graveyard Ambience

    Halloween Music
    I've created an ambient soundtrack for our graveyard this year that has some material pulled from our main soundtrack. It has some elements that might not fit your theme completely but it does have some angry wind, siren-like witches beckoning, and some ghost-ish stuff, and a ridiculous number...
  4. Prop Showcase: Witch Hut 2018

    Halloween Props
    Finished repairing the damage from last week's storm and decided to do a full run of the witch hut with all effects going.
  5. Wind Damage Last week

    General Halloween
    As many of you know, we got hit bad by the remains of Hurricane Michael last week. The witch hut was completely demolished and many of the props inside were damaged, the witch got toppled, but due to her mostly wire construction she was undamaged. Had three tombstones broken and most others...
  6. Lighting: Thunder & Lightning Machine - in Australia (240v)?

    Halloween Props
    Hi everyone, I've left my Halloween preparations late this year (thanks, life) but I'm really hoping to finally get a good solution for a thunder and lightning machine. Every year I spend hours searching the internet, and every year I give up in dismay. I'd like a thunder & lightning machine...
  7. Lighting: Looking for Perfect Storm 2.0

    Halloween Props
    I'm in need of a smaller lightning machine and the Perfect Storm 2.0 (with audio input) seems like the one to get. I have an IZombie unit that I run for the outside lightning and thunder, but I'm going to have lightning in the mad lab and it's too far to tie into the IZombie unit. They have one...
  8. I Can't Do Anything! (another Mother Nature rant)

    General Halloween
    I'm stuck in a state of only partially getting things done! I want to finish putting things out, but they're calling for a huge storm on Sunday night and high winds all day Monday. At this point, I shouldn't even bother putting the rest of my items out, because I will literally just be making...
  9. Tie Fighter Advanced X1

    Halloween Props
    It's been quite a long time since I have posted any of my Halloween stuff but I thought some of you might get a kick out of this one. this year I let my son decide what we were going to do for our build. A few months ago he wanted a S.W.A.T. costume. Great...I have an E350 Van that would be...
  10. Other: Dungeon Door

    Halloween Props
    As I've been setting up and taking pictures this year there has been one thing that keeps jumping out at me as a huge eyesore and atmosphere kill to our display. That one thorn was our bright white and very modern looking front storm door. I had already given it some thought and decided that I...
  11. Lighting: "Perfect" Storm setup

    Halloween Props
    Light(n)ing question here: For those of you who have the Morris Perfect Storm lightning box, could you describe your setup and provide any tips & tricks to maximize the effect? I'm trying to decide if I should add this to the must-do list for this year. I already have a 500w halogen work light...
  12. Low-lying fog, or lightning storm for a graveyard?

    Halloween Props
    So, I purchased a lightning storm simulator for my haunt, but now I'm torn. What looks better? The creepiness of low-lying fog in the graveyard, or a lightning and thunderstorm effect?? :eek: I don't think both at the same time makes sense. The weather conditions that lead to a lightning storm...
  13. Lighting: How to add synced indoor brownout effect to my outdoor thunder and lightning effect?

    Halloween Props
    Firstly, let me say I'm very pleased with my 2,000 watt outdoor thunder and lightning effect based on two Morris Costumes Perfect Storm units I sourced from Walmart. Believe I got mine for $40 each. I know some of the pricey izombie and firefly units o offer a brownout mode but want to stick...
  14. X-Men Storm costume for my wife, need assistance.

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Edit: I have the items for my wife's costume already, but need assistance with the cape. Scroll down to post dated 10-4-15 for my most current post if you don't feel like reading about the whole project. Hello all! Last year y'all might remember that I put together a custom Maleficent...
  15. New BIG SCARY SHOW: NecronomiCon. Wes Craven, Chupracabras, more

    Announcements / Press Releases
    New BIG SCARY SHOW is now online! Episode 88 It’s a Lovecraftian field day on the Big Scary Show, as Storm covers Necronomicon in Providence, Rhode Island, home of H.P Lovecraft. in between Elder God summoning rituals he finds time to chat withe the likes of Monster Wash, Hibernacula, Feeping...
  16. Thunder / Lightning machine

    Wanted to Buy
    Hello, Looking for a used Thunder/Lightning box. Anything from a Perfect Storm to Izombie or Firefly. Really looking for an Izombie or Firefly however. Figured someone might be updating. Not picky if it's stereo or mono. I had a Perfect Storm before so it would be an upgrade for me either...
  17. Road to October - Episode #4

    General Halloween
    It's time once again for another episode of Road to October. The calm before the storm!
  18. Perfect Storm lightning machine

    Wanted to Buy
    looking to buy the perfect storm lightning machine prop
  19. yard deco! ....story of my life

    General Halloween
    So it rained yesterday and I decided to take a few pics. Wasn't going to until later because I wasn't done..but what the hay why not Nothing crazy or special, I'm going to do more to it. Lights, fog, heads, bones, and pumpkins to the columns. So that rain...full out storm... Just...
  20. Atmosphere Effects: Best Soundtrack for Perfect Storm Lighting Machine

    Halloween Props
    The other day our Perfect Storm gadget arrived and I finally got a chance to play with it. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on what the best soundtrack would be to use with it? I only need about 5 minutes per tot-er as they enter the graveyard section, so I would like it to be fairly...