Active Worlds is an MMO from 1995 that nobody really plays anymore. That’s where this story begins.
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.
This story is completely true. It happened right here on the internet, on a night just like this.
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.
Back in the day, arcades were no stranger to all sort of bullshit myths about cabinets and the games they housed. In this internet tall tale, one of those myths is true—and it’s the stuff of nightmares.
In 2011, a guy using the handle Cosbydaf wrote a story on the web about a Godzilla game he decided to revisit when he was a kid. It was a creepypasta—in other words, an internet tall tale intended to scare the hell out of anyone reading it.
Watch as one Elite: Dangerous player finds out first-hand just how terrifying exploring deep space can be.
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.
The tragic events in Waukesha, in which two young girls are accused of stabbing a friend, have brought internet myth Slender Man into the mainstream spotlight. So much so that the Creepypasta wiki, unofficial home to stories involving the character (and others like him), has had to issue a statement confirming that he…
Creepypastas, or scary stories that circulate primarily on the internet, might frighten the heck out of us—but damn if they're not thrilling to read. It was only a matter of time before someone came along and actually made a book about them.
Gather 'round the fire, boys and girls. Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society, I call this story...the tale of the mysterious Pokemon ghost girl.