Tokoween 2021 [OPEN]

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Welcome to Tokoween 2021!

Tok-O-Lantern - Pawesome

Deadline for Entries (All Contests) 10/31 at 11:59 PM


The moon rises high over Tokotna, the eerie pale light casting long shadows over the land. Paws hurriedly run as fast as they can over uneven ground. Better be careful or the creature chasing you may catch up...


You watch your first movie of the season from the safety of your home, glad it's not you running through the dark for your life. Soon all the Tokoween Festivities will kick off with costume contests, trick or treating, and maybe a trip to the Graveyard.


>> Submit your Costume Contest entries HERE <<

>> Submit your Tokoween Creepypasta entries HERE <<


Need some inspiration? Take a peek at last year's Hallowinners:

Come on let's go get some treats! [Tokoween 2020]
Tokoween: Starbarks
Tokoween | Busy little bees
Tokoween 2020
In The Dark of the Night

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Tokoween Costume Contest 2021

The shelves are stocked with costumes galore this year. You've got feathers, pearls, glitter, and more to pick from. What are you going to be?

Prompts

  1. Tokoween Carnival: Every autumn the carnival comes to town, complete with creaky fold-down rides, a huge ferris wheel covered in twinkling lights, a haunted house, and dozens of games and food stands. Tonight, on Tokoween, the carnival is open late into the night for trick-or-treating and the annual costume contest. The sky is clear and full of stars, and the lights on the rides bathe the whole carnival in a warm glow.

  2. Campfire Stories: Most people find a stay in the woods relaxing, but no camping trip would be complete without a bone-chilling round of spooky stories around a roaring bonfire. And no stories are as spooky as the ones told on Tokoween! Depict your tokotas enjoying a tale or two around the fire with their friends, and any mishaps that may occur from the creepy creatures, real or imagined, that lurk in the shadows of the trees. (Disclaimer: Tokotas is not responsible if something terrible jumps out of the trees during campfires.)

  3. Trickster Tokota: Your tokota is a master prankster, and this year, on the night of the best tricks of the year, they have ambitiously decided to prank a spirit. What kind of hilarious trick does your tokota decide to play on the spirit, and how does the spirit take it? Whether you get a good laugh (or get eaten) depends on how good your trick is!

  4. Freestyle Prompt: Got a better idea for your costume contest entry? Go for it! Come up with a spooky setting or scenario for your entry - as long as it fits the overall theme of Tokoween.

Entry Rules

  • You may enter only once.

  • Both art and literature entries are accepted

  • Art

  • The tokota(s) must be depicted full body (75%+ visible)

  • Full background is required to the best of your abilities

  • Images must be colored, but detailed grayscale is allowed, as long as the tokota's defining markings are very clearly depicted with shading,

  • Images must be at least 300x300px

  • Your tokota should be in costume, but should have enough of their body showing so that we can tell them apart from any other trick-or-treaters in the picture

  • Literature

  • At least 600 words.

  • The tokota(s) should play a main role in the story, not just be casually mentioned

  • Your tokota should be in costume - be sure to describe what they are dressed up as

  • You may include as many tokotas in your entry as you want, but you must own at least 1 of them

  • Collaborated entries (up to 3 members) are permitted. Each collaborator must own at least one tokota in the entry

  • Handlers are not required, but are allowed; everyone could use parental supervision sometimes

  • Entries can be scary, of course, but should be kept PG-13

>> Submit your Costume Contest entries HERE <<


Costume Contest Prize Categories

Prizes will be awarded to the top entries in each of the following categories:


  • The Hair-Raiser: Awarded to the scariest costume

  • The Creepy Classic: Awarded to the best traditional costume

  • Precious Pumpkin: Award to the cutest costume

  • Spook Squad: Awarded to the best collaborated entry

  • Ominously Original: Awarded to the most original costume.

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Tokoween Creepypasta Contest 2021

No Tokoween is complete without the traditionally scary stories around the campfire. Best to grab a few friends and testing your skills with any one of these frightening themes. Maybe you can get a scream or two?

 Prompts

  1. Ritual Ravioli: Your tokota comes across an ancient tome describing a ritual, that if followed correctly, will grant them whatever they desire. These kinds of rituals are never easy, and often involve life-threatening situations or sacrifice. Describe the ritual and how your tokota performs it. Do they succeed, or do they chicken out before the ritual is completed?

  2. Science Spaghetti: Your tokota is involved in a scientific experiment or endeavor that goes completely wrong. Perhaps they helped create a monster, or maybe they are the monster? Describe the experiment and how your tokota reacts to the aftermath, and how they manage to survive (or not...).

  3. Pasta Parody: Pick your favorite scary story, halloween movie, or TV special, and parody it with your tokota, making them an important character in the events as they unfold. Be sure to let us know what content you are parodying!

  4. Freestyle Fettuccine: Got a better idea for your creepypasta entry? Go for it! Come up with a spooky scenario for your entry - as long as it fits the overall theme of spooky storytelling.

 Entry Rules

  • You may enter only once

  • Entries should be primarily literature

  • At least 600 words

  • The tokota(s) should play a main role and be mentioned throughout the story, not just be casually mentioned

  • In the creepypasta tradition, you may use any creative writing format you'd like. Some common formats include first person accounts, journal entries, chat logs, transcribed audio/video, etc

  • You may include accompanying artwork, photographs, or images to enhance your story, but you must still meet the 600 word story requirements

  • You may include as many tokotas in your entry as you want, but you must own at least 1 of them

  • Collaborated entries (up to 3 members) are permitted. Each collaborator must own at least one tokota in the entry

  • Handlers are not required but are allowed; everyone could use parental supervision sometimes

  • Entries can be scary, of course, but should be kept PG-13

>> Submit your Tokoween Creepypasta entries HERE <<


Creepypasta Contest Prize Categories

Provided that we have enough entries that meet the criteria, prizes will be awarded to the top entries in each of the following categories:

  • The Bone Chiller: Awarded to the scariest story

  • Most Humerus: Awarded to the funniest story

  • Double, Double, Toil & Tortellini: Awarded to the best collaborated entry

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Prizes

Contest Winners

Winners in each category of the Costume Contest and Creepypasta Contest will receive a Tokoween winner's package that includes:

  • 1 x Platinum Tier Starter Slot  

  • 1 x Stuffed Pumpkin

  • 1 x Handpaints

  • 1 x Large Item   

  • 10,000 TT 

Participation Prizes

Everyone who participates in the Costume Contest  and/or the Creepypasta Contest will receive:

Black Cat Companion

1 x Black Cat (Limit 1 per user)

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Pumpkinpatch

The Pumpkin Patch


This year the entrance of the pumpkin patch has a giant sign hanging on the front post; "PLEASE USE OTHER ENTRANCE"


This year's festivities have once again spread over to Tokotna!

Be sure to join in over there for maximum spoopy fun!


Pumpkin Patch: Prowl through the pumpkin patch, and pick yourself out a nice gourd for a chance to win prizes!


Trick-Or-Treating: Trick or treat on your friends' profiles for your chance to collect the coveted Yummies, or maybe you'll get stuck with disgusting Yuckies! Trade in your candy for neat prizes!

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BleuSpirit's avatar

I somewhat feel dumb for not figuring this out, but where and when do you trade the toko-treaties for the prizes?

Pumpkin-Spiced-Trash's avatar

There will be a journal out in a bit, if you have a question it would be best to note the group <3

Discrete-Disguise's avatar

@BleuSpirit @LynxiFoxxARPG

There will actually be a news post as well as announcement in the group discord when the shop is open. The shop will be on tokotna.com and not a journal~ We have streamlined most bank functions there.

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SUBMIT YOUR CREEPYPASTA CONTEST ENTRIES HERE (if collaborating, please have only one user submit and tag the other artists!)

TokoEvents's avatar

SUBMIT YOUR COSTUME CONTEST ENTRIES HERE (if collaborating, please have only one user submit and tag the other artists!)

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Tokoween 2021

collaborated with @newt-onix

Discrete-Disguise's avatar

Thank you for participating in this year's Tokoween Costume contest! A Black Cat has wandered into your bank and decided to hide all the toy mice under your fridge.

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Thank you for participating in this year's Tokoween Costume contest! A Black Cat has wandered into your bank and decided to shred your furniture.

Discrete-Disguise's avatar

Thank you for participating in this year's Tokoween Costume contest! A Black Cat has wandered into your bank and decided to take a nap.

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