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2014 Review: Necropolis

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This past weekend we were finally able to check out Necropolis, one of Indy's most infamous haunts.  Admittedly, I hadn't been to Necropolis in probably 8 or 9 years or so.  One thing I remember from back then is that they were notorious for very little change from year to year?  So how do they stack up in 2014?

Necropolis, City of Perpetual Darkness
The first attraction you're guided to at Necropolis is their namesake haunt -- and let me just start out by saying that I thoroughly loved this attraction!  The detail in the scenes is nothing short of amazing.  The actors were great and kept delivering room after room.  Sound and lighting were great and the overall atmosphere of was everything you're looking for in a great haunt.


Hellusions in 3D
After Necropolis, you're immediately put into the line for their 3D haunt, Hellusions in 3D.  Now, like I've stated before, I'm a sucker for a 3D attraction, so needless to say I was a little giddy for this one as wel…

SCREAMER, An Indiana-Based Haunted House Documentary

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Every once in awhile, I find myself Googling different haunted house queries.  And last night I found a documentary titled SCREAMER, a film about the struggles and triumphs of running a Halloween haunted house.  Best part?  It revolves two Indiana haunts!  I don't know how are why I have never heard of this before, but I'm glad I stumbled across it!

You can rent the film for $3.99 for 24 hours, which is what I did.  So head on over to the official website to check it out!

If you're looking for even more haunted house goodies, then check out THE AMERICAN SCREAM, another home haunt documentary which can currently be found on Netflix and is definitely worth the watch.

Want to go one step further?  Then check out the new found-footage horror flick THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT -- guaranteed to scare!

Happy haunting!

2014 Review: Nightmare on Edgewood

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We made our way to Nightmare on Edgewood this past Saturday, and I noticed something I didn't
notice last year: they can touch you!  I didn't mind it too much -- in fact, it added a little of that "on edge" feeling I longed for.

Schizophrenia
The first attraction we entered was Schizophrenia, a psychedelic trip through a clown-infested nightmare.  The layout and design of the attraction was interesting had a great carnival funhouse feel, complete with a midway!  If you're scared of clowns, this definitely is NOT the haunt for you.  But I quite enjoyed it!



Hysteria
A new attraction for the 2014 season is Hysteria, a haunt that targets your deepest fears.  Now you'd think that this would be the one that would contain clowns, but sadly no.  But that's okay, because the halls were filled with live tarantulas and snakes!  And the floors are littered with bugs and rats.  I can definitely see how this would freak someone out, big time!  Personally, I found the ha…

2014 Review: Indy Scream Park

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After a few years of hearing all the hoopla surrounding Indy Scream Park, we finally got the chance to venture up to Anderson to check out the joint.  Upon entering Indy Scream Park, you're immediately hit with a $5 parking fee -- but that turns out to be no biggie considering how organized their parking situation is, there were a dozen or so parking lot employees with lighted batons guiding traffic.  So that $5 fee, well worth it,

Once we stepped into the park, we were immediately reminded of Niles Haunted House Scream Park, which is a major compliment all in itself.  Their midway truly is a Monster Midway, full of games, concessions and even some of cinema's greatest maniacs stalking the grounds -- which turns out to be a really fun photo-op for us and one of our guests (see Jason pic below).  Now on to the events...

NoteAll individual attractions are reviewed individually.

Backwoods
The first attraction we entered was Backwoods, an outdoor trail through some genuinely spoo…

Two Must See Haunts Announced For 2014

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Congratulations to Niles Haunted House Scream Park and FriteLodge Haunted House for becoming our first two Must See Haunts for 2014!

Be sure to check them out!  Niles is a bit of a drive up north, but well worth the trip!  And FriteLodge is nestled in Acton so it's not too far of a drive from central Indiana.

Again, congratulations to Niles Haunted House Scream Park and FriteLodge Haunted House!

Happy haunting!

Piney Acres Farm

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Remember those people and animals that started to go missing following the experimentations of Dr. E. Rex? If not, head over to the Haunted Loft to read all about it! However, for those of you who remember them all too well, then the Haunted Trail is a must-see in order to truly understand what Dr. E. Rex had devoted his entire life to. While uncovering the loft, the Piney Acres Staff made a grave mistake... Accidentally freeing several of the experiments from their prison into the wild!

Take a stroll through the corn and the woods and you may just come face to face with what became of some of the missing people and animals of Dr. E. Rex's horrific experiments.

But BEWARE, there are far worse things than people and animals lurking on the Piney Acres Haunted Trail and in the woods after the sun goes down... Enter at your own risk.

Location
1115 E. 1000 N.
Fortville, IN 46040

Phone
317-326-1700

Website
Piney Acres Farm

Horror Movies All Month Long At Gallagher's II

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If you don't already know, Gallagher's II (located on the south side of Indianapolis) will be showing Halloween-themed movies every Tuesday in October for Tinsel Town Tuesday.  Admission is free, so stop in, have a drink and catch a scary movie!

Here's the rundown of movies that will be shown this October...

October 7
7:00 PM - ERNEST SCARED STUPID
10:00 PM - SLEEPY HOLLOW

October 14
7:00 PM - MONSTER HOUSE
10:00 PM - IDLE HANDS

October 21
7:00 PM - HOCUS POCUS
10:00 PM - TRICK 'R TREAT

October 28
7:00 PM - BEETLEJUICE
10:00 PM - HALLOWEEN (1978)

Hope to see you there!