From Christopher Howard "Slimebeast" Wolf, creator of widely acclaimed stories such as "Abandoned by D*sney", comes the one true guidebook to Creepypasta creatures!
In 2013, Slimebeast redefined the lost episode genre with the aptly named story, "Lost Episodes", giving a new singular origin to haunted video stories. Now, he's back to redefine a bowlful of pasta tropes with inventive origins and histories.
Have you heard of the Stabby Teen? You know, the disaffected youth who likes to go around cutting up innocent victims? As it turns out, they suffer from a very specific set of symptoms caused by a bad batch of energy drinks. What about the Party Cannibal, who turns gruesome dissection into a super-fun party that usually ends with cupcakes? To be completely honest, they just need to reduce their dosage of a specific medication available from the fine folks at Lazarix Pharmaceuticals.
30 Creepypasta beings are explained with a description, history, and advice on how to avoid them. Learn more than you ever wanted to know about many different clichés!
But it doesn't end with the written word...
All 30 entries will be illustrated by the excessively talented Nikita Kaur! As you can see with the "Stabby Teen" above, Nikita can nail the essence of what makes Creepypasta icons recognizable and appealing.
In the above image, you can see the 'levels' of artwork that will be commissioned for this book, based on the goals set out below.
Our goal is to capture the "feel" of a Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual, with tongue-in-cheek information about the tried and true tropes of the Creepypasta world.
$2,000 - Full Release!
30 original entries describing various Creepypasta character tropes in the style of a field guide. Every entry will come with pen & ink "Monster Manual" style artwork! (See: Stage 1 in image above.)
$2,500 - Extended Release!
5 "rejected" entries added to the book, describing even more Creepypasta character tropes - the most ridiculous and obscure ones! 5 "tools of the trade" entries added to the book, describing the objects to look out for when trying to survive a Creepypasta scenario! Artwork will be upgraded to 30 fully shaded grayscale images! (See: Stage 2 in image above.)
$3,000 - Insane Release!
10 "spooky location" entries added to the book, describing the places where Creepypasta horrors usually take place. Artwork will be upgraded to 30 full color, fully painted images! (See: Stage 3 in image above.)
But wait, there's gore! ... er, more...
Two additional "rejected", "tools of the trade", or "spooky location" entries will be added to the book for every $100 over the "Insane Release" goal! (Cap of 20 additional entries.)
💀 Digital wallpaper - Sent to you via limited-time link to preserve exclusivity. Illustrated by Nikita Kaur! Wallpaper features the "Corporate Idol" character, Lucky Lemming! Size: 1920px by 1080px.
💀 Musical track - Sent to you via limited-time link to preserve exclusivity. Produced by Abysmii, inspired by the book and its contents! MP3 format. Shot preview below!
💀 Digital book - Sent to you via limited-time link to preserve exclusivity. Written by Slimebeast, illustrated by Nikita Kaur, this is why you're here!
💀 Printed book (comic book stock) - Produced on-demand from an online printer and shipped directly to you. A printed copy of the Creepypasta Field Guide, on comic book paper. Reserve a spot on your shelf OR space in your comic box.
💀 T-Shirt - Produced on-demand from an online printer and shipped directly to you. Available from sizes Small to 3XL! Illustration by Nikita Kaur. Shirt will not be sent to anyone who has not backed this project! Guaranteed!
Risks and challenges
When this project is funded, work will begin on 30 illustrated images. They will not be rushed out, and will be carefully rendered. So aside from the delay of completing and compiling creative materials, there is little actual risk. Aside from life-threatening accidents or stab-happy psycho murderers, this project has little threat of unexpected issues.
We're using familiar, well established print-on-demand services for any physical merchandise offered. We want to ship directly to the backer from the printer. Items are not planned to be shipped to campaign organizers to then be re-routed. This streamlined process should ideally cut down on waiting and possible shipping problems.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via comment.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
- (52 days)