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  1. The Invisible Haunt

    A blind acquaintance of mine turned me on to a "video game with no video" - Papa Sangre:



    The same group has also released The Nightjar and Papa Sangre II.

    Both "video" games put the player in a scenario where they must escape using only sound. I thought it sounded like the perfect setting for a haunt!

    Now, I know there have been entire haunts done in "total darkness" ...
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  2. HAUNTING PROFITABILITY PART 2: Profit Must Be Greater Than or Equal to Zero

    By Leonard Pickel of Hauntrepreneurs.com
    Used with permission.
    Continued from last week...

    All that Said, it is possible to make a living with a Haunted Attraction, and there are people who are doing just that. For most of my life I have been doing everything in my power to help those who are not making any money, get to the profitable stage:

    Through the articles I collect and write for industry magazines.
    Through the Haunt Ed Seminars I select ...

    Updated 04-21-2018 at 07:23 AM by JustJimAZ

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  3. Steal Like an Artist

    I present you with some excerpts from Austin Kleon's new book, ""How to Steal Like an Artist". Don't we all "steal" ideas, inspiration, techniques wherever we can find them?



    Whether you think of yourself as an artist or not, it's hard for me to see haunters as anything else. The designing and construction of props seems as artistic a pursuit as sculpting. Even those who don't build anything design their show as carefully as any producer. ...

    Updated 04-09-2018 at 09:23 AM by JustJimAZ

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  4. HAUNTING PROFITABILITY - Part 1 ?It?s just a Haunted House? how hard could it be??

    By Leonard Pickel of Hauntrepreneurs.com
    Used with permission

    I frequently get phone calls from people interested in starting a Haunted House. Sometimes they are Home Haunters who have been told by their friends and neighbors that Their Yard Haunt is 10 times better than the professional ones in town. Some of them are kids, (as I approach 60 years of age, anyone under say 30 is a kid to me), with great enthusiasm, brimming over with ideas on how to scare people, but no clue ...

    Updated 04-09-2018 at 09:28 AM by JustJimAZ

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  5. Ghost of the Great Pumpkin Part 2

    Last time I left off just as I added the stem/vine to the pumpkin. I did not mention that I decided to create some packing tape leaves.
    This is what a pumpkin leaf looks like:


    This is what mine looked like, made of packing tape and a bit of hot glue for veins:


    So, yeah, I know they ...
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