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In The Night of the Scarecrow, you play as normal, everyday people who live small-town lives. They have relationships, desires, reputations...

But something is amiss. 

Someone is stealing bales of hay. The second-hand clothes store has been robbed. And who threw an entire scarecrow through the shop window last night?

The Night of the Scarecrow is an eleven-page hack of The Quiet Year by Avery Alder, in which you live throughout the day scarecrows came to life in a small town. Stock up on supplies, barricade your home, stay very quiet, and finally survive as the scarecrows break down your door!

How can they walk? What do they want? What will you do to survive?


Film & TV

  • Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  • Shaun of the Dead (2004)
  • The Dead Don’t Die (2019)
  • Black Summer (2019-)


  • ‘scrow by Michael Lutz
  • ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King
  • Children of the Corn by Stephen King
  • The Mist by Stephen King
  • The Walking Dead by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore
  • The Scarecrow Walks At Midnight by R.L. Stine

Video Games

  • Maize (2016)
  • State of Decay (2013)
  • Telltale’s The Walking Dead (2012-2013)

Tabletop RPGs

  • The Quiet Year by Avery Alder
  • Fiasco by Jason Morningstar
  • Wandering Dreams by Cody Barr
  • Good Society by Hayley Gordon & Vee Hendro
  • Blades in the Dark by John Harper
  • Heart: The City Beneath by Grant Howitt & Christopher Taylor
Updated 16 days ago
CategoryPhysical game
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(6 total ratings)
AuthorMynar Lenahan
GenreCard Game, Interactive Fiction, Survival
TagsComedy, Horror, Mystery, Narrative


Buy Now$4.99 USD or more

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TheNightOfTheScarecrow_Book.pdf 4.8 MB
TheNightOfTheScarecrow_Book_PlainText.rtf 1.1 MB
TheNightOfTheScarecrow_CharacterSheet.pdf 54 kB

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