Month: September 2013

Choose a Theme for your haunted house

September 30, 2013 - Haunted House

When designing your haunted house, the first thing you need to decide on is your theme. Get creative with your theme; anyone can put some gravestones up and call it a day, but how are you

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Adding additional value to your haunt

September 23, 2013 - Haunted House

Have you ever seen those light shows people put up around Christmas time where the lights are timed to flash in different patterns to the music? If you haven’t, go look it up right now, I’ll

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Creating the perfect haunt house lobby area

September 21, 2013 - Haunted House

So now you have the best haunted house in town, but there is still one main issue with your attraction. People are lining up for hours to go through your haunt, and there’s nothing for them

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Construction of a haunted house

September 20, 2013 - Haunted House

In the haunted house world, you will become well acquainted with 4×8 sheets of plywood and 2×3 beams. It’s amazing the things you can do with them! I recently had a friend walk through my haunted

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Scary movies vs. haunted houses

September 13, 2013 - Entertainment

Horror, gore, thrillers, slashers. People watch these movies everyday for the sole purpose of getting scared. Sometimes it works and a movie will terrify you, but other times it is just a cheaply made film covered

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Detail, detail, and detail

September 11, 2013 - Haunted House

As a haunted house set designer, I’ve learned a lot about how to scare people. Actors that scare from different heights, variations in the soundtrack, flashlights that emit the perfect amount and size of light, and

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Are clowns scary?

September 9, 2013 - Haunted House

Are clowns scary? Ask somebody this question, and chances are they’ll automatically say yes. For many reasons, society has developed the popular opinion that clowns, intentionally or not, are one of the scariest things, well, ever.

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The most important part of making a terrifying haunted house is the soundtrack.

September 1, 2013 - Haunted House

The most important part of making a terrifying haunted house is the soundtrack. Have you ever been watching a scary movie, maybe it’s too scary you’re not even looking at the screen, and you’ll jump at

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