A Matter of A Pinion

Or, what’s the difference between a room at the Winsborough and a room at Assembly Inn? This is one of our most commonly asked questions, so we’ve created a little graphical display to help clear things up: Hopefully that’s pretty self-explanatory, but if not…you can picture the Assembly Inn like…

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AVL Scarefest Abettor Profile: SHAMEcover

SHAMEcover masks

Being a Scarefest Minion means you get to digitally “meet” lots of interesting creatures (“meeting” is much better than meeting, as meeting means going into The Outside, which as you probably know is a scary, scary place). We’ve gotten to chat online with serial killers and children, poets and programmers.…

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A Minion Tale, Part 4: That Hilda

Hilda the Vampire’s role, officially, was Chief Decorator. As far as Minion #13 could determine, she had never been interviewed for this position, nor had she ever actually applied. She had been discovered one day behind a (not-yet-animate) paperwork stack, sucking all the ink out of a red ink cartridge.…

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Prize Peek: All Over The Place

Wyrmwood Dice Vault

We are two weeks out from AVL Scarefest, and things around the compound have reached a frantic pitch usually reserved for especially popular shopping days or kudzu outbreaks. We wanted to take a moment, however, to catch our breath and present another handful of amazing prizes we’ll be giving away…

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Guess Who’s Coming to Scarefest?

Well Played

We, here at AVL Scarefest headquarters, are delighted to be able to announce that we have a new partner in this year’s endeavor: Well Played, North Carolina’s first board game café, will be hosting our board game area. What does this mean, you say? Well, firstly, it means our poor,…

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A Minion Tale, Part 2: The Inhabitants

Paperwork Monsters

Being a Minion consisted primarily of two things: ferrying paperwork and avoiding the Dark Overlord. The paperwork wasn’t that bad, really. The entire compound was devoted to the creation of a three-day event called Scarefest, which was apparently a lot like Halloween but longer and with better games. Minion #13…

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