The game would be a first person POV RPG and it is a
combination of actual science, puzzle solving, and adventure type quests.
When the game begins, you start out as a researcher working
in the anthropology department at a fictional university. During your starting
research, you come across some large foot casts stored in a hidden room in the
university basement. Your first quest begins; you have to go around the
university gathering information from different individuals on what type of
creature the casts belong too, where they came from, and why they were hidden
away. The information you would gather
would be based on what questions you ask at the NPC’s during certain times. If
you ask the wrong question at the wrong time, the interviewee may become
unwilling to provide you with the answer for fear of losing their job and
credibility. All the information you gather gets stored in your personal journal
that you can access at any point during the game.
Once you have gathered enough information on the casts (as
well as what people believe made them) and begin to fill your journal with
information, you are able to approach the higher ups within the department and
request an opportunity to search for the creature that made the tracks. After a
bit of back and forth, the university provides you with a large grant to carry
out your research. You are taken to a “project planning screen” which allows
you to set your course. On the map are 15 different locations around North
America that have reported significant encounters with this mystery creature.
You are only able to choose 3 that you want to investigate per game. Each
location presents different obstacles that may hinder or improve your search. Once
you have selected your destinations, cash is removed from your grant fund. Next,
you are taken to an equipment screen, with the remaining cash left in your
fund, you are able to pick out what different types of equipment you feel would
be valuable in your search for the creature.
After you have selected your destinations and equipment, you
are taken to the first location. You arrive in a sandbox type of town where all
the buildings are accessible to NPC’s inside. Just like the university, you
gather information on the mystery creature from the townspeople and add it to
your journal. There is no set limit to how much information you must gather,
but the more detailed info you have, the better chance you have at finding the
creature (although you can still do it on your own without the info if you
choose, it will just be more difficult). It is also in the first town where you
will be able to select your NPC “partner” for the rest of the game (they will
travel with you to the next two locations). You have the option to choose from
a hunter/tracker, a photographer, and a reporter. Each potential partner has
their own skills that can help you as well as their cons which can slow you
down. The hunter will allow you to find prints,hair samples, and other physical evidence left by the creature. The photographer will allow you to take better photos (not blurry) and stable video footage of the creature. The reporter will allow you to ask better questions which will provide you with better techniques on how to bring in the creature as well as finding out the best locations to find it.
Once you have filled your journal with what you feel is sufficient
information, you will begin your search in the woods. Your expedition will take
place once during the day, and once at night. During the day quest, you must travel
to your campsite and do research along the way; finding tracks, collecting hair
samples and other evidence, and recording potential calls of the creature. You
also use this time to set up your trap cameras. At night, you try to lure the
creature in using the methods you have gathered from the townspeople.You are also only able to see by using flashlights and lanterns. You can
build a great fire, set out bait, construct traps, basically do anything you have learned
prior to your trip out into the woods from the people you have interviewed. Once the night is over, you must review
your camera traps and whatever other traps you set during the night. All
evidence is collected in your journal.
The process repeats itself for the next two locations.
Depending on how well you did during the first location will, the creature will
either make itself more known, or keep to the shadows. If you did well in
gathering evidence in the first location, you may catch a glimpse of the
creature running through the woods in the next location, or you may encounter it
trying to communicate. If you did poorly in your search, you may come up empty
handed during the next destination. If you were able to gather even more
evidence during the second location, once you reach the third you may have an
opportunity to catch the creature in photographs on your trap cameras or catch
it on video. If you did extremely well in the first two locations, you may even
have your own personal sighting/encounter with the creature. Also during this time, you can begin to discover hidden abandoned cabins in the woods that may contain journals and diaries that list encounters (both mysterious and scary) had by the former/missing occupants.
After all three locations have been thoroughly researched and
examined, you return back to the university. If you have collected any hair
samples or other biological evidence, you will then perform experiments on them
to further gain proof that the creature you were hunting was in fact the same
type of creature that made the prints you discovered in the beginning of the
game. You will then present your findings to the university; if your research
is solid, they will recognize the creature as being real and you will be
regarded as a leading researcher of Cryptozoology. The university will then
fund other expeditions to examine and research other mysterious creatures. If
it is lacking, you will be asked to resign for making a mockery of the university.
A photograph making the rounds (11 August 2015) is purported to be a werewolf caught
by a security camera in Ceilândia, a city in east central Brazil. The
creature was allegedly seen by numerous witnesses and the picture was
accompanied with a warning to be careful because it might be a werewolf.
Brazil is one of the South American countries
known for believing that a human can become a “lobismem” or werewolf if
he’s the 7th male child of the same father and mother. Some believe the
change takes place when the boy turns 13. Variations have this
happening on a Friday during Lent or on a Friday the 13th during a full
moon and only for two hours from midnight to 2 a.m.
Since this is not Lent and there hasn’t been a Friday the 13th
lately, the creature is probably not a 13-year-old going through one
weird puberty. But that doesn’t mean Brazilians don’t believe it could
still be werewolf. Earlier this year in April, another picture appeared
on the Internet showing what some believed to the body of a werewolf,
Sasquatch or dogman found in northeast Brazil (2nd photo).
The body allegedly disappeared quickly before any analysis could be
performed and no further news was reported, causing some to suspect a
This video, which was captured in August 2015, shows a dark figure believed to be a Sasquatch peeking through someone’s window. The person who captured the video explains that every year, the fruit growing on their apple and pear trees mysterious vanishes over night. Not only that, but the birdseed feeder would also disappear as well.
Wanting to get to the bottom on the mystery, the homeowner decided to set up a camera by the window in hopes of catching the annual thief in action. Thinking the culprit was something along the lines of a Raccoon, the homeowner would later be shocked when they discovered just what had been captured on film.
A dark, hair creature could be seen peeking through the homeowner’s window. The creature can be seen looking around the room, almost as if it’s making sure nobody is around. The creature eventually walks away from the window, never to be seen again.
Some people believe the footage is genuine, and even hail it as one of the best Bigfoot videos captured to date. Others are skeptical, believing the figure to be a person in a costume.
Personally, I have to agree that this looks a lot like a person in a costume. The fact that the creature has no discernible facial features other than it’s eyes is a bit strange. That being said, I’m only going off of my gut feeling, and in no way can I definitively prove this was indeed a costumed person.
I’m interested to hear your thoughts on this footage. Do you think this homeowner captured video of an actual Sasquatch? Or was the creature simply a person dressed in a costume?
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I’m bored, so here’s the final piece of pitch art from my recent Roz Wells + The Vortex series pitch.
As promised, I’ll explain a bit more about the premise:
The show takes place in Crystal Canyon, a southwest desert town filled with epic red rock formations (think Sedona, AZ). Much like the real Sedona, AZ, this one is populated with eccentric hippies and new-age types who moved out there to take advantage of a natural “energy vortex” in the land.
This is essentially modern day earth, but in a “post-disclosure” world. A very well worded internet petition convinced the government to spill the beans on everything - there were grays living in subterranean hives before humans ever showed up, and sasquatch were living in secluded forest communities. Plus, Atlantis was real, and blue haired, crystal-loving survivors were still living in scattered corners of the world.
Now all that stuff is old news - no one cares nor is shocked about it - and a good chunk of those grays, sasquatch and Atlanteans have moved to Crystal Canyon where the local hippy weirdos won’t judge them.
Roz, the human kid protagonist, is just on the cusp of adolescence and is feeling that universal need to rebel against the status quo. It turns out it’s really difficult to do that in a place as weird and accepting as Crystal Canyon. She forms a band with fellow outcasts Dee (a sasquatch who’s more junk-food loving hedonist than peaceful nature person) and Umma (a defective gray clone, more individualistic than her hive-minded peers, unable to sync up to her fellow grays’ telepathic network) in order to shake things up in town.
They attend Crystal Canyon Junior High, which has a non-competetive yoga squad in place of a football team at the height of its social hierarchy. It features such odd teachers as an Atlantean science teacher whose explanation for everything is crystals, and a gray history teacher who insists students memorize millions of years worth of gray history.
That’s probably more than enough information for now. If you read all of that, congratulations! Reblog this baby if you’d wanna watch this!
Although the stories of Bigfoot or Sasquatch are thought of as urban legends, there have been several pieces of evidence over the years that have puzzled skeptics. Furthermore, sightings go back to the time when Native Americans dominated America and the Cryptid was known by names that roughly translate to “wild man" or “hairy man”.