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2015 Scarefest

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:57 pm
by N3m3s1s
Andy Mc wrote:
Rumblings on Twitter about an Alton Towers Advert for Scarefest, anyone seen it?


Just saw it actually. It's recycled Th13teen advert clips with a new voice over and the two new maze logos. Nothing too special but oh well.

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:01 pm
by S.J_O'Grady
Just had to get out of bed, go downstairs, and turn TV on just so I can find this ad! I'm obsessed!!!

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:16 am
by lewis97
The latest post on the Alton Towers Blog looks at The Making of Scarefest, providing a little bit of insight into the work that goes into creating the scare attractions as well as marketing them.

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 1:40 pm
by Aidan Lowe
It's nice that the creative process is done well in advance even before last year's event had concluded.

I'm on park tomorrow and Thursday so will post any new updates / images of the new scare zones ahead of the opening day in which I have maze tickets booked for 01:00pm. I'll come on here and not spoil anything but give a 5 star rating on each and a brief word about each one.

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Getting pumped for Scarefest now, soon!

Anyone doing Lockdown btw?

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 2:03 pm
by Ripsaw Raver
Not doing Lockdown as its not on when im there, sooo wanted too though..
Am doing ToTT Extreme Sunday night, then ToTT Alone on Monday and Molly Crowe Extreme Monday Evening =]

I agree that this scarefest i feel will be one to remember.
TS Speculate that ToTT will enter near where Sanc entered but apparently a different door.Molly Crowe will use ToTTs old X-sector entrance and SubSpecies will enter at ToTT entrance from the past couple years.

Problem being i fail to see where ToTT and Molly Crowe would exit

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 4:58 pm
by TheK1lla1
Looking at Towers Street Facebook, it looks as if you will enter Molly Crowe through X Sector, the queue line looks very tidy indeed


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Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:06 pm
by Liam.W
TheK1lla1 wrote:
Looking at Towers Street Facebook, it looks as if you will enter Molly Crowe through X Sector, the queue line looks very tidy indeed


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You stole what I was gunna say... :( lol

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:34 pm
by Stan.H
TheK1lla1 wrote:
Looking at Towers Street Facebook, it looks as if you will enter Molly Crowe through X Sector, the queue line looks very tidy indeed


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Any pictures? As it's through X-Sector if Smiler reopens the area will be very packed.

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:56 pm
by S.J_O'Grady
Another article from the DailyStar: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest- ... ouls-mazes

It's not entirely negative but it just seems like another excuse to rewrite the whole Smiler story again. Anyway, just love how they've called it Alton Terrors!!!

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 6:26 pm
by TheK1lla1
Emporium wrote:
TheK1lla1 wrote:
Looking at Towers Street Facebook, it looks as if you will enter Molly Crowe through X Sector, the queue line looks very tidy indeed


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Any pictures? As it's through X-Sector if Smiler reopens the area will be very packed.


https://www.facebook.com/TowersStreet/p ... 8252541286
All the pictures are on there


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Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 7:42 pm
by DeanGaryCox
I'm so confused where the scare zones are going to be..

The Nox Infernus one doesn't look like it uses the previous zombies scare zone path on the map, and is there even any construction on the scare zone in forbidden valley, like i don't understand where it could even be!?

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:29 pm
by TheK1lla1
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Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:47 pm
by lucy2244
Absolutely pooing myself for this years mazes! Any reviews and spoilers will be much appreciated otherwise I think I might be a blubbering mess by the end of scarefest hahaha, so excited for the fun to begin!!!!

2015 Scarefest

Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:48 pm
by N3m3s1s
Out of interest, are the 'hoods' identical to the ones used in 'The Passing' at Thorpe a few years ago?

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 2:37 am
by Zach
DeanGaryCox wrote:
I'm so confused where the scare zones are going to be..

The Nox Infernus one doesn't look like it uses the previous zombies scare zone path on the map, and is there even any construction on the scare zone in forbidden valley, like i don't understand where it could even be!?


There is a few bits in FV popping up and I can only assume will continue to pop up this week until Saturday as now definitely two of the three mazes are complete, sub species might be but having not been in I couldn't comment, they can now focus on the scare zones but from what's understood it's going to be more of a zone than a queue to go through, thinking more of scarezones in American parks where they wonder around a certain area of the park.

lucy2244 wrote:
Absolutely pooing myself for this years mazes! Any reviews and spoilers will be much appreciated otherwise I think I might be a blubbering mess by the end of scarefest hahaha, so excited for the fun to begin!!!!


The bags are black cloth and completely opaque (you can't see a thing) with regards to reviews I don't want to spoil anything for anyone however I will saying having done Terror of the Towers and Molly Crowe these past two nights they are impressive and the level towers have upped there game this year is noticeable. They got me jumpy, which from a scare point of view is quite hard to do to me, the scares aren't obvious and come out of anywhere. Having done TotT four times the scares were never from the same place, those who were scepticle about scare fest don't be, the mazes shocked me (not in an offensive way to the the team). New route, they mean totally new route and Molly, the bag is not a gimmick it really does make the experience something different and heightens your other senses and the maze and actors really play to it. Scarefest this year can only have good positive things come from it.

For those who don't have me on social media -

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Be....EXCITED

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:10 am
by Aidan Lowe
The alton towers scarefest advert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6vrwJ5c29Y

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 10:58 am
by Ripsaw Raver
dan is ready.... if anyone is there on monday come say hi lol
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Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 1:21 pm
by Aidan Lowe
Lot of guests / badge people going to sub species it seems. Just missed out boooo ;-(

Very loud, lots of screams can be heard. The exit and end of the maze is the containers but that was pretty obvious.

First guests out gave it a thumbs up!

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 2:10 pm
by Ripsaw Raver
where exactly does SubSpecies enter

Re: 2015 Scarefest

Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 2:42 pm
by PeteB
Good to see the Th13teen hooded dudes making a return. What were they officially called again? :-k