Active Worlds is an MMO from 1995 that nobody really plays anymore. That’s where this story begins.
This story is completely true. It happened right here on the internet, on a night just like this.
Creepypasta spawned the Slender Man, and now it’s invading TV, thanks to a new horror anthology series on SyFy, Channel Zero. The first season will be based on the internet horror forum-derived “Candle Cove,” a short story about a sinister TV show (meta!); future seasons will focus on other tales.
Over the years, people have battled and captured hundreds of Pokémon. And while everyone has their favorite, no pocket monster is as infamous as “Missingno.” That’s because Missingno isn’t quite a Pokémon at all.
Pokémon may be famously cheery, but the series has its share of dark, spooky myths. The most famous of those have got to be the ones about Lavender Town.
Pokémon X & Y are rather happy-go-lucky games—that is, with the exception of a mysterious ghost girl that managed to freak players out last November. You'd think that by now, almost a year after her discovery, we'd know what her deal is...but no. She's still somewhat of an enigma.
If you ever read a story online about a haunted TV episode, you've already eaten the creepypasta. Scary viral stories, images, and vids, often very short, are creepypasta — some will scare you so much that they've been nicknamed "shitbrix." And they could be the closest thing we have to folklore in the twenty-first…