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  1. Default stand alone maze 
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    I have possibly 5k-6k square feet indoor space available next to my haunt. I won't have time to turn it into a haunt. However I was thinking of just making it a simple straight maze and have anywhere from 1500-1800 feet of walk path. Keep it dark and give everyone glowsticks... I might have 1-2 guys running around scaring people in the maze but it would be a more friendly environment than our haunted house. Something like this would run only on our busier weekends. I thought about keeping the admissions price fairly low just to cover material costs. Has anyone tried something like this? I just wonder how well it would work...
    Last edited by Skeered; 07-07-2013 at 01:36 AM.

  2. Default Your Maze 
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Ravens Grin Inn, 411 carroll st.mount carroll ill.
    Might be walking the feet off of some people at 1500-1800 feet of travel. People going through my haunt sometimes complain about the "Walk". I also amaze them that this place is so involved and actually large as to take up so much of their time and effort, but then surpise is or should be a part of entertaining people.
    I have a couple of very short walks that curve or twist and customers call them "A Maze!" No confusion, no traps, just a straight -forward progression with some odditties makes it stimulating for most of them.

  3. Default Opposite side of the coin from Jim.. 
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    I have 3 miles of maze trails through a corn field....in 20 acres (0ver 800,000 square feet) People love it. But I have optional signed exits and short cuts every 15 minutes and guys on several towers always available for those who get too frustrated. On something that small I might try a "hybrid" maze. Some of it solid walls in the dark...some of it fence panels with strobes...mix it up.

    Wicked Farmer

  4. Default  
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Prattville Alabama
    mixing it up sounds like a good idea... maybe even add a lighted area about half way through to keep their eyes from getting to adjusted to the light.

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