You are standing in an empty movie theater lobby, with the exception of the Ticket-Taker standing in front of a dark hallway which one can only assume leads to the theaters themselves. LOAD is said not to function at all. Creepypasta The Theater. Sometimes you’ll spawn in a small room with a black floor and green walls, which will crash the game if touched. Then another different, low-quality sound clip plays, but the speech box contains nothing but corrupted characters that cause whatever text that would have been in the box to be completely illegible. And that’s all there is to it. The game was obviously never finished, probably from lack of funding or the whole company going under. All the original copies of The Theater have either been lost or destroyed. Then I could doubt it like the rest of you because even though this happened to me, even though there were witnesses, sometimes I’m not quite sure I believe it myself. However, I never played the Original game so I actually don't know if it really exists. Then I could doubt it like the rest of you because even though this happened to me, even though there were witnesses, sometimes I’m not quite sure I believe it myself. That’s pretty much all there is to The Theatre. The sequel was released on July 12, 2019 with similar mixed reviews, and was a box-office success like the first, but grossed lower than the first. It goes pitch black as they walk deeper into the hall, but the player’s footstep sound clip is still playing as they continue to push the up button on their keyboard. There is nothing for a few moments before a strange sprite that is described as ‘the Ticket-Taker but with a swirl for a face’ appears and stands before the player. If you approach him, he will say “Thank you, … Rating. I honestly, truly do. Comments. Then they continue with the installation. While the Ticket Taker, ash tray, and other sprites will always face you, the smiling guy is anchored in place like one of the walls. This classic Creepypasta is filled with nostalgia for me! The number of times that you have to continue into the hall after giving your ticket to the Ticket-Taker before the strange events happen is unknown. Selecting OPTIONS immediately crashes the game to the desktop. Nothing happens as the Swirly Head Man stands before them. I wish I could give you the classic “this happened to a friend of a friend of mine”. The last two are obviously the most interesting ones. His smile isn’t creepy though, it’s just broad; what IS creepy are his eyes. You see, The Theater is an old computer game released around the same time as Doom. The title fades in and then the 3 menu buttons ‘NEW GAME, LOAD, OPTIONS’. His eyes, however, are always staring right at you. The game then starts up without any introduction besides a main menu that is simply the sprite of a movie theater’s exterior on an empty city street. What’s described in the story is what happens if you don’t select a movie; you’ll be allowed to enter the theater, but since the parameter of which game to load hasn’t been set you’ll just be dumped back into the lobby. The Theater One day I was exploring an abandoned movie theater you know just trying to pass time and maybe to cause some destruction but that is beside the point. Then, at some point after meeting the Swirly Head Man, the player sees the Ticket-Taker pacing back and forth (though there is no walking animation – the sprite’s limbs are completely static, so he just hops up and down slightly as a substitute) with his eyes being wide and his mouth open to simulate a worried facial expression. + Creepypasta. The Theater is a classic creepypasta from the early days of the internet. The game in question is indeed called The Theatre (r before e), and was developed by a company called Salida … 1 Origin 2 Appearance 3 Personality 4 Method of killing 5 Reason for killing 6 Powers and Abilities 7 Weaknesses 8 Facts 9 Theme Song 10 Videos The Puppeteer is a vengeful spirit who feeds on loneliness and depression. The spiral head man continues to haunt you throughout the theater. The spiral head man continues to haunt you throughout the theater. More Maps by IL_RE_SANMTO. Oh, and just to clarify, the sprite is a bit creepy. You see, The Theater was an old game released around the same time as Doom. Although the Puppeteer works alone his two unwilling proxies, Zachary and Emra, are used in special occasions for when he needs a quick snack. Or, y’know, the game is just glitched to hell and back. What is peculiar about The Theater, though, is that there is no developer named on the jewel case, nor a game description on the back. Yeah, I didn’t think so. Read The Theatre from the story Creepypasta Files by DustinShippers (Dustin) with 57 reads.Have you ever heard of an old PC game called "The Theater"? This time its a point and click thriller which gives you quicker access to many parts of the theater finding clues to the reality that surrounds you. Read The Theatre from the story Creepypasta Files by DustinShippers (Dustin) with 57 reads.Have you ever heard of an old PC game called "The Theater"? Copyright Statement: Unless explicitly stated, all stories published on Creepypasta.com are the property of (and under copyright to) their respective authors, and may not be narrated or performed under any circumstance. The game continues normally for the next couple of ‘cycles’ of entering the hallway, with a couple of the original players claiming the Swirly Head Man would briefly appear and disappear in the corner of the screen as a brisk ‘yelp’ sound effect plays. Creepypasta. The Theater is a game played by Markiplier.. Game Information. Have you ever heard the Creepypasta The Theature If you havent, Read It Now Before You Play The MAP!!!!! He will stalk a victim for a certain period of time, slowing twisting them into believing that there is no way from escaping life's torment other than death. Again, there’s nothing paranormal about the installation, it just doesn’t work well. You see, The Theater is an old computer game released around the same time as Doom. Very fun, enjoyed it, extremely scary especially since i just read about this creepypasta. But the creepiest part is the fact that is that all the original players of the game claim to occasionally see a brief glimpse of the Swirly Head Man out of the corner of their eyes. It both looked and felt like no human had set foot in the theatre for decades, maybe even centuries. The Theater is a Creepypasta about an alleged old PC game that was released around the same time as Doom (1993), known for its character named "The Ticket Taker", who is a poorly drawn, pixelated, bald, Caucasian man with large red lips wearing a red vest over a white shirt and black pants, who is completely expressionless. The Theater is a Creepypasta about an alleged old PC game that was released around the same time as Doom (1993), known for its character named "The Ticket Taker", a poorly drawn, pixelated man, who is completely expressionless. He is completely emotionless, though some say that if you smash the disc his face is shown as angry the next time you look at the cover. Looking back, I don’t think the story mentioned this, but to the left of where you start out the wall is a row of glass doors looking out onto the street outside the theater. The player then, without any other options, decides to walk into the dark hallway. That's all you hear by giving a strange looking ticket to the ticketmaster. 14w21b-creepypasta-the-theater-porting-by-il_re_sanmto. … Reply Good karma +2 votes. Have you ever heard of an old PC game called “The Theater”? The Theater - A Creepypasta Legend is a point-and-click horror game for personal computers. The seats were all covered in web. Note: This is a sequel to The Theater It’s not something whispered about in certain circles, it’s not something that comes in a plain-looking jewel case, it’s not by a nameless untraceable developer… and it’s certainly not supernatural. Probably because many people say it doesn’t even exist. The music is from the first version of the The Theater game. The game plays pretty much exactly as stated in the story; so accurately, in fact, that I think the author just downloaded it somewhere and decided to make a scary story of his experiences. He targets … This time its a point and click thriller which gives you quicker access to many parts of the theater finding clues to the reality that surrounds you. Just thinking about that gives me chills… Okay, okay, while there’s nothing overtly scary or supernatural about the game itself, that’s one thing that I will admit legitimately scares me. The spiral head man continues to haunt you throughout the theater. Probably because many say it doesn’t even exist. I've always wanted to narrate it and now I have managed too. I wandered down an aisle in an abandoned theatre. Well, eventually the player is unable to move forward. While this may sound like a really horrible game, a number of peculiar things occur as you continue to play it. Roll Random Map! RoozyDB May 30 2018. The spiral head man continues to haunt you throughout the theater. Once it is selected you are in the first person view. Sometimes you’ll appear in a room similar to the lobby, with a concession stand… kind of. A sequel to this story has been written. It’s basically just a big yellow concession stand mural. I think someone got a hold of all of the code and resources and just compiled it and added their own installer or something. Once the player moves towards the Ticket-Taker a very low-quality sound clip plays saying “THANK YOU PLEASE ENJOY THE MOVIE” along with a speech box saying the same thing. In addition, Naylor confirmed that it will also be a musical. Sequel/spin-off to the original story, which can be found here. Yeah, didn’t think so. To read it, click here. The game in question is indeed called The Theatre (r before e), and was developed by a company called Salida Software. I Investigate Disturbing Cases: Here Are My Stories – The Woman, Every night I’m stopped at a roadblock that shouldn’t exist, If You’re Armed and at the Glenmont Metro, Please Shoot Me, My Father Punished Me When I Talked to Ghosts. I have no idea who wrote it; I also don’t know how long it’s been floating around the Internet, although I know it’s been around for at least five years (2010 is roughly when I first discovered creepypasta). He is simply a poorly drawn, pixelated Caucasian, bald man with large red lips wearing a red vest over a white shirt and black pants. There’s a woman behind the counter, with an incredibly poorly-drawn popcorn machine and soda fountain, but it’s all just an image on the wall. The minigames are glitchy (and missing resources) to the point of being almost unplayable, but there doesn’t seem to be a time limit on any of them, so you just have to plow through until you’ve done something right enough times to be dumped into the lobby. Probably because many people say it doesn’t even exist. RoozyDB May 30 2018. There’s nothing to do but look at the poorly-drawn, mostly illegible movie posters or approach the Ticket-Taker. It’s not something whispered about in certain circles, it’s not something that comes in a plain-looking jewel case, it’s not by a nameless untraceable developer… and it’s certainly not supernatural. AmeenaTheGeekAndTheCrazyMofos. Good job and thank you Reply Good karma Bad karma +2 votes. Creepypasta originally referred to short user-generated horror stories that were copy and pasted across the internet; the term has since become a catch-all term for horror content posted onto the internet. Like I said, the game is unfinished, and very glitchy. The description of the Swirly Head Man is also accurate, just a glitched version of the Ticket Taker, but I saw a few people saying that he looks like Giygas… That’s not the case. disturbing, creepy, scary. I’m not sure why, but if I were to make an educated guess, it would be that glitching past the minigames like this causes variables to reach values that they weren’t meant to, resulting in things appearing where they shouldn’t. The features of his face are just swirled, and are red because his lips are gigantic. A growing phenomenon making its way around message boards and e-mail chains is “creepypasta,” bite-sized bits of scariness joining the unending list of things to do. Creepypasta lore is filled with strange and unexplained accounts of hacked, haunted and hallucinatory video games, some of which have allegedly affected the minds of those who played them… or maybe even caused their deaths. copies of The Theater have either been lost or destroyed. I'm just passing it on. The game may be available on crappy bootleg CD-ROMs, which, more often than not, don’t even actually contain the game. Today, if you ever find it, it’s only available on crappy bootleg CD-ROMs, which, more often than naught don’t even actually contain the game. You see, The Theater was an old game released around the same time as Doom. Length. The first occurrence is when the player fades back in after walking into the hallway. The installation process immediately locks up the computer when the user reaches the licensing agreement. "Thank you, please enjoy the movie." Have you ever heard of an old PC game called “The Theater?” Yeah, I didn’t think so. The sound clip and text box mentioned previously still play in the absence of the Ticket-Taker, but when the player walks into the hallways the screen does not fade out. Indie horror game, inspired by creepypasta "The Theater". The old creepypasta legend has been reborn! The old creepypasta legend has been reborn! https://creepypasta.fandom.com/wiki/The_True_Story_of_the_Theater?oldid=1421099. It's unpredictable what comes next in each walkthrough. The game was initially known for its inability to install correctly. I honestly, truly do. Also strange about the licensing agreement for The Theater is that whenever the development studio is supposed to be named, the text is simply a blank line. The Theater is a classic creepypasta from the early days of the internet. Me and my schoolmates wer having a theater show the same day that it ALL started oure parents were a little bit scared of the theater that we were going to do our show… They told us that little children and WORKERS from the theater were going missing (also trainge sounds … You see, The Theater was an old game released around the same time as Doom. I'm just passing it on. Probably because many say it doesn’t even exist. Sequel/spin-off to the original story, which can be found here. Reply Good karma +2 votes. I don’t remember if you can interact with it or not. Oh! His friendly voice is the only calming thing with the other creatures around in this place. disturbing, creepy, scary. The actual legitimate copies that … He targets the emotionally fragile, using them for his own gain and power. It’s not something whispered about in certain circles, it’s not something that comes in a plain-looking jewel case, it’s not by a nameless untraceable developer… and it’s certainly not supernatural. This time its a point and click thriller which gives you quicker access to many parts of the theater finding clues to the reality that surrounds you. The Theater is a recreation of a creepypasta by the same name. #the theater #creepypasta #survival horror #the theater creepypasta #the theatre. The game in question is indeed called The Theatre (r before e), and was developed by a company called Salida Software. Read The Theater from the story Creepypasta Stories by _DescendingDarkness_ (Descending Darkness) with 2,908 reads. Even if you do have a saved game, nothing happens when you press it. It’s also sort of a cautionary tale, about the risks […] 5 notes. The author of this tale is unknown. Note: I did not create this pasta and I am in no way taking credit for writing it. The original players of the game say their bodies immediately froze up and their stomachs churned they saw this sprite (which has been appropriately named the ‘Swirly Head Man’). It’s been years, but here are some of the effects I can remember: -Movie posters appearing out of their frame. The only character that appears worth talking about is a guy in a brown jacket, who appears on the sidewalk outside the lobby. You see, The Theater is an old computer game released around the same time as Doom. Like a porcelain doll…. Anyways, most people who have claimed to own one of the original CDs say that they figured out how to install the game by simply rebooting their computer on the licensing agreement with the disc still inside. Then suddenly a piercing screech plays as the game glitches out. Yeah, I didn't think so. Ahem. This time its a point and click thriller which gives you quicker access to many parts of the theater finding clues to the reality that surrounds you. Yeah, didn’t think so. Sort by: “Come Closer” Short 120 Comments 63,793 views Rated 3.68 by 1,261 users “I’m Not Braindaddy!” ... Mystery Science Theater 3000: Limbo Medium 13 Comments 12,019 views Rated 3.10 by 70 users. The old creepypasta legend has been reborn! I wish I could give you the classic “this happened to a friend of a friend of mine”. The plot takes place within a theatre and the player will need to avoid a mysterious entity simply known as the "spiral head man". This time they will notice the Ticket-Taker is completely absent. “The Theater” is one of the first creepypasta stories I ever read. Cute Village Roadshow Pictures will not be involved in the sequel. One thing I’d forgotten… As stated in the story, getting the thing to run is, to say the least, difficult. The old creepypasta legend has been reborn! I just recorded the background music from the game and used it for the secret room. I’ll admit that some things in it can be unsettling, but not OMG crap-yer-pants scary. The Puppeteer is a vengeful spirit who feeds on loneliness and depression. You see, The Theater is an old computer game released around the same time as Doom. If you continue to enter the theater without choosing a movie, odd, sometimes creepy things WILL happen. What happens, though, has deeply disturbed some players. The game in question is indeed called The Theatre (r before e), and was developed by a company called Salida Software. Very fun, enjoyed it, extremely scary especially since i just read about this creepypasta. Due to the extremely low quality of the sound, it is debated by players what exactly the Ticket-Taker says at this point, though it is widely agreed that he says ‘NEVER REACH THE OTHER LEVELS.’ Then the screen fades out once again and returns the player back to their starting point in the lobby, but the Ticket-Taker is gone and the hallway is blocked by a large brick wall sprite. I think the idea is to select a movie from the posters on the wall, enter the theater, and play a minigame. The Puppeteer is the titular central antagonist of the Creepypasta story of the same name, "The Puppeteer" and is featured in other Creepypastas. The game is initially known for its inability to install correctly. Views. Main article: The Creepypasta Movie 2: Creepy vs. This lasts for a few minutes, with the screeching being continuous. it’s a mess) with a huge smile on his face will be just on the other side of the doors, staring at you. Touching the brick wall will immediately crash the game. 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