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2017 Halloween Spooktacular

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Fall is upon us and with that comes one of the best events of the year, our annual Halloween Spooktacular!

To participate, simply make a spooky / creepy / horror-themed animation, game, art or song. It can be funny or dead serious, as long as it fits the spirit of the season!

Release your entry by October 31st to participate and tag it with "halloween2017" so we find it.

As always, any music in your game or animation must be used with permission or from a source that has granted an open license / no copyright status. You can't use your favorite song from the radio.

There are PRIZES!

1) Best Animation - $100
2) Best Game - $100
3) Best Song - $100
4) Best Art - $100
5) Best Story - $100 (Story Thread)

Bonus Prize Categories

6) Scariest Entry - $50
7) Funniest Entry - $50
8) Best HTML5 game that works on mobile - $50
9) Best game with NG API integration - $50

If you have a good narrator voice and can tell a scary story, submit it to the Audio Portal under the Podcasts - Storytelling category, promote it in this thread and maybe someone will animate it! You could even try a dramatic reading of something from the Halloween Story Thread.

We'll also have a pumpkin carving contest as Halloween approaches, so think about who from NG you might want to put on a pumpkin.

It would be much appreciated if you would spread the word on social media and let your fans know if you have something in the works.

Thank you in advance to anyone planning to participate, it's always fun to see what everyone makes!

Here's a previous entry by @Butzbo to get you in the spirit.

2017 Halloween Spooktacular


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 15:47:40


I'd be completely willing to solo judge a writing competition like I have years ago. Reading and judging the Halloween stories here was a great time. I'll never forget how awesome some of the stories were.


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 15:59:09


At 8/29/17 03:47 PM, Fro wrote: I'd be completely willing to solo judge a writing competition like I have years ago. Reading and judging the Halloween stories here was a great time. I'll never forget how awesome some of the stories were.

You're on! I've updated the post and added a story thread.


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 16:02:42


At 8/29/17 03:59 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 8/29/17 03:47 PM, Fro wrote: I'd be completely willing to solo judge a writing competition like I have years ago. Reading and judging the Halloween stories here was a great time. I'll never forget how awesome some of the stories were.
You're on! I've updated the post and added a story thread.

Woo!

I missed the part where you said they can post comments in the thread. That makes this post useless. Can you delete mine real quick?

http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1425822


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 16:04:46


At 8/29/17 04:02 PM, Fro wrote: I missed the part where you said they can post comments in the thread. That makes this post useless. Can you delete mine real quick?

http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1425822

I updated to link to your comments thread instead, to keep things tidy.


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 16:11:18


Awwww yeah! Gonna do somethin' for this!


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 16:12:53


At 8/29/17 04:11 PM, SnackerBoy wrote: Awwww yeah! Gonna do somethin' for this!

Awesome, welcome aboard!


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 16:14:32


Ah, this'll be neat to witness. I always hate the start of the new school year in September. It goes by so slow. It's even worse now that I have an internship, but oh well..

These events always cheer me up! Spooktacular will be great! And I also can't wait until the jolly times of Christmas again! I love December. :D

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 16:16:33


I'd probably upload my (Necrotic Infestation VIP) for this, but eh. Don't think it sounds that good, etc.

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 16:57:27


My Halloween comic is already gestating as we speak :)

it has spooky ghosts

The word 'tosser' is tossed around a lot these days.

For newbies . Art advice . Feel free to follow (up to you I suppose)

£$€!

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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 17:23:15


It's On!! Creating A Great Halloween Song Right Now!! :)


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At 8/29/17 04:57 PM, ChazDude wrote: My Halloween comic is already gestating as we speak :)

it has spooky ghosts

Boo-ya


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i hope there'll be some real good stuff that will scare me silly

also are there any updates/news on the AS3 NG.io stuff?


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 18:00:29


At 8/29/17 05:44 PM, ninjamuffin99 wrote: i hope there'll be some real good stuff that will scare me silly

also are there any updates/news on the AS3 NG.io stuff?

No news at the moment, you can use the original API linked under the project system for that.


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 18:17:52


I'm pretty stoked to try this out, hopefully I'll be able to come up with something for it!

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 20:25:17


I've got a big halloween game project that ive been working on the whole summer and i'm definitely gonna do this!

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 21:01:50


If anyone needs a voice talent for a Halloween themed project, I just completed my Halloween Voice demo today. Reach out if you need me.

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 21:09:11


Heh, maybe I can return from my grave now.

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 22:29:20


I´m in.

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-29 22:31:16


I'll try to make something...

Tommy, what was that audio piece you submitted then removed?


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 00:27:03


I love halloween but I don't really animate yet but I will challenge my self to do so.


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 00:28:24


At 8/29/17 10:31 PM, HipnikDragomir wrote: I'll try to make something...

Could I help you with that?


Tommy, what was that audio piece you submitted then removed?

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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 01:12:12


Aug isn't even over yet.


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 05:20:57


I will try to make a Halloween animation

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 07:05:52


Awesome I love Halloween. I will definitely do something creepy

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 07:51:31


At 8/30/17 01:12 AM, Nekoyoujo wrote: Aug isn't even over yet.

Wanted everyone to have plenty of advanced notice, I have a bad habit of announcing these things too late.


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 07:52:48


At 8/29/17 10:31 PM, HipnikDragomir wrote: I'll try to make something...

Tommy, what was that audio piece you submitted then removed?

It was just an mp3 file I had on my computer, I was testing for a bug.


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 08:09:54


Hello! I made music for "halloween2017": https://soundcloud.com/lusia-topchian/formfschool

Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 08:12:24


At 8/30/17 07:52 AM, TomFulp wrote:
At 8/29/17 10:31 PM, HipnikDragomir wrote: I'll try to make something...

Tommy, what was that audio piece you submitted then removed?
It was just an mp3 file I had on my computer, I was testing for a bug.

where do we go to submit our entries???


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Response to 2017 Halloween Spooktacular 2017-08-30 08:49:33


At 8/30/17 08:12 AM, jasobeluexy wrote:
At 8/30/17 07:52 AM, TomFulp wrote:
At 8/29/17 10:31 PM, HipnikDragomir wrote: I'll try to make something...

Tommy, what was that audio piece you submitted then removed?
It was just an mp3 file I had on my computer, I was testing for a bug.
where do we go to submit our entries???

You just submit them to the regular video portal broh it's not that special broh.


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