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Haunt Name: Buzzard Cove Screampark
Review Team: Team Cleaverland
Review Date: September 22, 2019

Final Score: 6.75

Cast (15%)
Number of Cast Members Seen (not scored): 19
1: Did it seem like there were enough actors? (20%) 7.7
Ten in the barn and nine on the trail, the trail could have used a few more.
Trail: 7.2
Barn: 8.2
2: How believable / convincing were the actors? (30%) 8.3
Trail: 7.9
Barn: 8.7
3: How interactive were the actors? (20%) 8.65
We experienced some great interactive actors at this attraction!
Trail: 8.5
Barn: 8.8
4: How creatively & appropriately did they use dialogue? (15%) 8.8
Dialogue went beyond the usual, actors showed great verbal acuity.
Trail: 8.9
Barn: 8.7
5: Was there a good variety of characters? (15%) 8.4
Trail: 8.5
Barn: 8.3
Cast Score: 8.34

Costuming (15%)
1: How complete / finished did the costumes appear to be? (15%) 7.2
Trail: 7.2
Barn: 7.2
2: How creative / detailed were the costumes? (25%) 6.1
Trail: 6.2
Barn: 6.0
3: Was their makeup creative? Detailed? Realistic? (20%) 8.1
Trail: 7.9
Barn: 8.3
4: How effectively did they use masks (if used)? (15%) 8.2
Trail: 8.2
Barn: 8.2
5: How appropriate were the costumes for their scenes & themes? (25%) 7.5
Trail: 7.4
Barn: 7.6
Costuming Score: 7.3
Customer Service (10%)
1: How easy was it to locate the attraction, park and navigate the premises? (25%) 7.8
It is easy to find, not too far off the beaten path, fairly recognizable once you reach it.
Trail: 6.8
Barn: 8.8
2: How safe was the attraction? (30%)

6.7
Watch your step on the trail, stairs for the barn. No visible or obvious security.
Trail: 6.6
Barn: 6.8
3: How professional, helpful and friendly were the staff members? (25%)

7.75
Friendly! A bit rough on processes like ticket taking, but this was opening weekend.
Trail: 7.5
Barn: 8.0
4: How easy was it to find their information before you arrived? 8.7
Very nice Facebook presence and a useful website.
Trail: 8.7
Barn: 8.7
Customer Service Score: 7.64
Atmosphere (10%)
1: How obvious was it that you were at a haunted house before entering? (60%) 5.3
From the outside it looks much more like the mini-golf course (which it is).
Trail: 6.6
Barn: 4.0
2: How well did the atmosphere prepare you for what you experienced inside? (40%) 4.35
Walk to the trail entrance hampered by proximity to golf courses. Outside of barn is not intimidating.
Trail: 6.6
Barn: 4.0
Atmosphere Score: 4.92

Special Effects (15%)
1: How effective were the sound effects? (20%) 5.4
Audio on the trail cut kept cutting off, making it a hindrance to the experience.
Trail: 3.2
Barn: 7.6
2: How creative / original were the scenes & props? (20%) 7.15
There were several props and animatronics we haven’t seen much before.
Trail: 6.6
Barn: 7.7
3: How well were the scenes detailed? (20%) 5.75
In general, not the most detailed sets.
Trail: 5.5
Barn: 6.0
4: How well did they achieve & maintain the suspension of disbelief? (25%) 6.65
Mood and experience on the trail were marred by audio glitches.
Trail: 5.6
Barn: 7.7
5: How effective were the SFX at providing scares / entertainment? (15%) 7.5
Trail: 6.8
Barn: 8.2
Special Effects Score: 6.45
Theme (5%) N/A
Theme Score: N/A
Scare Factor (15%)
1: How scary was it? (30%) 8.3
We were jolted on several occasions, and the barn has downright creepy and eerie atmosphere in places.
Trail: 7.9
Barn: 8.7
2: How well did they provide scares to the entire group? (15%) 8.15
Trail: 7.8
Barn: 8.5
3: How predictable were the scares? (25%) 8.35
Trail: 8.1
Barn: 8.6
4: How well did they provide a wide variety of scares? (15%) 6.95
Trail: 6.8
Barn: 7.1
5: How strong was the ending / finale? (15%) 4.45
Both trail and barn just kind of ended. Barn set up the biggest/best animatronic in the last room and actor in the next to last room, so just strolled out after noting the animatronic. Trail similarly had a large prop noting the end, and driver for the hayride to greet.
Trail: 4.7
Barn: 4.2
Scare Factor Score: 7.51
Entertainment & Value (15%)
1: How satisfied are you with the entertainment received during the main attraction/s? (30%) 6.9
Trail: 6.5
Barn: 7.3
2: How satisfied are you with the entertainment that’s available with the ticket price, excluding the main attraction/s? (25%) 0
None included in the ticket price.
Trail: 0
Barn: 0
3: How appropriate is/are the ticket price/s? (30%) 5.2
Trail: 4.8
Barn: 5.6
4: Have they effectively used their available space? (15%) 7.25
Trail: several minutes spent in the outdoor maze on trail, some dead areas, though actors had some good hiding spaces.
Trail: 6.4
Barn: 8.1
Entertainment & Value Score: 4.72

More Info:

Total Time (Minutes): 23
General Admission: 23
Ticket Prices: Ticket covers trail, hayride, and barn. No VIP or fast pass options, no combo tickets with other attractions such as the mini-golf.
Minutes Per Dollar: 1.00
None included in the ticket price.
Trail: 0
Barn: 0