Category: Background

Shriexers will pursue any Level X supernatural phenomena, but they love haunted houses most of all. That’s because haunted houses (or funeral homes, or meat packing plants, or mortuaries, or any other kind of structure) are fixed locations, with geography and dimensions that can be studied in advance. While this is particularly exciting to the […]

Shriexing is the act of exploring highly dangerous, hidden supernatural locations. Much like the “haunts” that obsess Shriexers so intensely, the entire subculture is wreathed in shadow and surrounded by dark rumors. Despite this, the movement is growing. As many as 100 new Shriexers are estimated to join the movement each year. Many of these […]

Your guide to the people, places, and things of the Shriex universe. Adriana Priest A Shriexer on Team Mwerte. Her first name is pronounced “Ah-dre-Ah-Nuh.” Amuletta A spiritual protection amulet created by sewing or weaving blessed thread or fiber into another material. Commonly used to add protection to clothing. Baiter A standard role on any […]

Calling all Crazy Kids Wanna Do Something Really Scary?? Come… Shrieking Information Session Riverside Park Boathouse 11 PM to 1 AM Saturday June 21 DON’T TELL YOUR FRIENDS   One of the earliest known Shriexing flyers, estimated to date back to the early 1980s. The geographic location where the flyer was originally posted is uncertain, […]

  Portrait of Adriana Priest by Claire Blackpool, date unknown.  The number of sketches and portraits of Adriana by Claire  has caused some to wonder if their relationship was a simple friendship, as it outwardly appeared, or something more. Also note the whitish form hovering near Adriana’s left elbow; this is Chibi, the ghost that […]