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News for November 2018


This is a series showing off news from the site, articles from the past month1, and fan-content for you to check out and discover! Be sure to leave a comment with your thoughts!

Fandom Stuff

Featured Articles

Event Featured Articles

The theme for the month of November was Instrument!

  • In SCP-3222 ("A Very Real Pencil"), by CannedBreadCannedBread, the Foundation learns of the man behind the pencil.
  • In SCP-926 ("Guqin"), by spikebrennanspikebrennan, the music plays. The war follows.
  • In SCP-1774 ("The Proof's Equipment"), by IhpIhp, the path of least resistance is outright ignored.

Editor's Choice

SCP-4901 - A blend of Hindu/Korean mythos and an exploration into dementia by a criminally underrated author,  KindlyTurtleRock KindlyTurtleRock.

Who Wants to Live Forever - The start of something great, Uncle NicoliniUncle Nicolini and Gabriel JadeGabriel Jade manage to get some of the oldest characters on the site (Kain and Bright) and fuse them with one of the site's newest canons (End of Death). I await more.



You will notice little '📈' emojis besides some articles. That denotes SCP articles which were under 30 and tales which were under 20 when this edition of site news was posted. Give them a little love! Speaking from personal experience, the most frustrating thing that can happen to an article is not deletion, but stagnating below 20 without any comments. So try to read, vote, and comment on these articles! They're often hidden gems :)

Week of November 1st:

SCPs

  • SCP-185-FR ("Kinetic Inverter") - Got force? Written by NeremsaNeremsa, translated by NederbirdNederbird.
  • SCP-4334 ("Nature is Cool") - Kids these days, am I right, Wildman8Wildman8?
  • SCP-4399 ("Vritra") - I can feel it coming in the air tonight. Written by Wildman8Wildman8.
  • SCP-4748 ("Arctic Whaleways") - Trains, much like whales, travel in pods. Written by WerylliumWeryllium.
  • SCP-4032 ("Deadly Fart Berries") - Magic mirror on the wall. Who is the flatus of them all? Written by MathBrushMathBrush.
  • SCP-4466 ("Why the Long Face?") - S T A L L I O N Written by DarkStuffDarkStuff.
  • 📈SCP-021-PT ("Theatre of Crystals") - Of Ice and Men. Written by slashannemooslashannemoo.
  • SCP-4550 ("An Operational Foundation Site") - What happened to Site-█? Written by LeveritasLeveritas.
  • 📈SCP-4046 ("Lightning Struck My Dick") - One Enchilada was damaged in the writing of this article. Written by Prototype_ToasterPrototype_Toaster.
  • SCP-4427 ("Nobody Stands for the People") - Now matter how alone you think you are, Nobody is always watching. Written by CyantreuseCyantreuse.
  • 📈SCP-4315 ("[ACCESS DENIED]") - "I do not know if they truly seek blood, but I do." Written by DrCarollDrCaroll and Dr GearsDr Gears.
  • SCP-125-DE ("The Imprisoned Regent") - The ravens' eyes are always watching. Written by Dr OreDr Ore.
  • SCP-4664 ("Nightmare of 20,000 Feet") - Good squid, bad squid, papa squid! Written by Deadly BreadDeadly Bread.
  • 📈SCP-4123 ("Gamemaster") - "U r doing great!" Written by BettyTheMaleBettyTheMale.
  • SCP-4409 ("The Elephant Man") - The elephant man like you've never seen before. Written by DrChandraDrChandra.
  • SCP-4931 ("The Candlemaker") - What's that smell? Written by ashburystreetashburystreet.
  • SCP-4250 ("Colorful Pens With Thematic Ends") - Suffers from an unfortunate lack of focus on the steamy romance novel between an elf and human. For shame, Lady ZeroLady Zero.
  • SCP-4411 ("At Long Last Landing") - Houston, we have a problem. Written by Dog TeethDog Teeth and MaliceAforethoughtMaliceAforethought
  • SCP-1089-J ("The Carpet Ate It Again") - Don't you just hate it when you lose something under a surface? Written by Mnml does not match any existing user name.
  • SCP-4914 ("Gamer Against Weeds") - I'm surprised this hasn't been done before. Written by MrPinesMrPines.
  • SCP-3756 ("In Space, No One Can Hear Yee-haw!") - YEEEE (and I cannot stress this enough) HAAAAW! Written by Uncle NicoliniUncle Nicolini and Gabriel JadeGabriel Jade
  • SCP-4248 ("Alphabet and Omega") - TEAM BIRD BEST TEAM Written by not_a_seagullnot_a_seagull.

Tales

GOI Formats

Author Pages

Misc

Week of November 8th:

SCPs

Tales

GOI Formats

Author Pages

Week of November 15th:

SCPs

  • SCP-4996 ("Betwixt") - Branches, just like life, are twisting and winding. Written by  KindlyTurtleRock KindlyTurtleRock.
  • SCP-4416 ("Tails of Site-42: Why The Foundation Punches Sharks") - u trust sharko Written by FloppyPhoenixFloppyPhoenix.
  • SCP-4525 ("u come 2 dado go") - u trust dado go Written by DrChandraDrChandra.
  • SCP-4918 ("*Bergentruckung*") - The clash between mythic ideals and the modern banality of evil. Written by IhpIhp.
  • SCP-4325 ("NO SIGNAL") - We are experiencing technical difficulties… Please stay tuned. Written by TheManhattenProjectTheManhattenProject.
  • SCP-4947 ("The Fault and the Fistula") - [DATA LOST] Written by UraniumEmpireUraniumEmpire.
  • SCP-1037 ("Rotbolt") - Get screwed. Written by not_a_seagullnot_a_seagull.
  • SCP-3694 ("America's Diner Is Always Open") - You ever been high in a Denny's parking lot? Written by MeserachMeserach.
  • SCP-4417 ("The Long Way Round") - Patient are the virtuous. Written by MaliceAforethoughtMaliceAforethought.
  • 📈SCP-3529 ("A Mural of Us.") - No one appreciates art anymore. Written by Doctor ManyovaDoctor Manyova.
  • SCP-4045 ("Auto-Erotic") - Girls love cars! Wait. No. No. Written by VaraxousVaraxous.
  • SCP-4348 ("dado borger and france fry") - u trust dado borger Written by not_a_seagullnot_a_seagull.
  • SCP-4339 ("The Attribute Pen") - The pen is mightier than the sword. Written by aismallardaismallard.
  • 📈SCP-4227 ("Where lost things go…") - A blade, a lake, and the anomalous properties surrounding them. Written by dr-cameldr-camel.
  • SCP-4076 ("Video Hurt System") - Don't you hate VHS roulette? You'll never know if it will be a birthday party, dad's private stash, or an ontokinetic hazard. Written by yoissyyoissy.
  • SCP-3611 ("Sticky Fingers") - What's a guitarist without fingers to strum? Written by HumidHermitHumidHermit.

Tales

GOI Formats

Misc

Week of November 22nd:

SCPs

Tales

Misc


Fanart

In honor of the r/SCP subreddit reaching 150 thousand subscribers this month this section features artwork submissions to that subreddit.
We'll start with brand new Reddit poster u/AvocadoOfcourse's pastel depictions of SCP-610 infection:
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SCP-610 Infecting a moose A drawing of SCP-610 i made

u/CryptidCookie_, like u/AvocadoOfcourse, is a brand new submitter of soft, warm, and pleasant high quality artwork to r/SCP:
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I felt bad for 2750 Taboo

Here are a few similarly well made one-offs from November:
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Another shot at SCP-1826 by u/Redna_VanLee This commission by scp illustration is a medieval version of scp 2030. Tell me what you think of him... posted by u/Acekamz

In this month's newsletter we're featuring more 3D art than usual. Quite a lot was submitted to the subreddit this month:
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MTF/SCP inspired artwork by u/SunBro-PraiseTheSun Larry goes sicko mode by u/scpdoge

Continuing with 3D art - u/GalagaMarine works in Garry's Mod and manages to extract a wide range of tones and moods from the fairly limited tools available to them:
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SCP-173 is behaving strangely and is in a movie theater in the back... The Bright Hallway Initial Retrieval
A kind being during a breach. The Foundation speaks to Sovereign. Larry in the Snow.

And to conclude this 3D mini-feature we have u/aruspice_scp. They are one of the developers of SCP Containment Breach Unity, and have been showing off progress on the game's updates as well as other SCP 3D modelling work they have done:
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Pictured:
MTF and SCP guard models for SCP Unity (More in comments!) WIP of the lower sublevel of Light Containment Zone in SCP Unity SCP 179 statue
They also shared a couple of videos this month:
SCP Unity: Autonomous Exploration Log - SL3 - 2019-XX-XX Another Sublevel 3 room for SCP: Unity, now with spinning beacons!

Here are a couple of bits of fanart done in unusual media:
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SCP-173 by u/dw33bous Got bored in math class today by u/BossCrayfish880

Please give this short comic by u/Inkary_ a read:
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MTF Tau-5 “Samsara” appreciation comic

u/Wydness (Also see her SCP-wiki art page) has been working on a physical coloring book and posting progress pictures from time to time:
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Hey, I'm working on an SCP-themed coloring book. How do these pages look?

u/Zhange000 (SCP-wiki art page) shared a detailed painting of the epic battle between SCP-3700-1 and SCP-3700-2:
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SCP-3700 'Tides of War' painting by Zhange
This month she also posted a very well received retrospective look at her major SCP works from the last two years:
In honor of my 18th birthday, here's an album of my best SCP artworks from the past two years. Enjoy!

Zoom in for the details of these drawings by u/Big_Country_:
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Hey guys, I found the tine to finish this concept page for an alternate western foundation. Let me know what you think. (Description of the scene is in the comments.) A quick drawing of the Werewolf from SCP-2975 (described as a wolf combined with a gorilla.)

u/Deadspace123 delivered a slew of unusually ungruesome clowns this month:
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Pictured:
SCP 2912 clown breeder SCP-2912-2 SCP-2718 What Happens After SCP-2912-1 SCP-2912 - Clowny Clown Clown
Some more (more gruesome) u/Deadspace123 works this month:
SCP 096 bullets don't work SCP-1337 The Hitchhiker (animated)

After making 15 parts of an original comic (check September and October's newsletter or see their SCP-wiki art page for details on that) u/shinyjew22 has continued to draw Sarkic and Mekhanite characters:
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GOC operative vs Sarkic cultist Recovered sarkic artwork: The Great Devourer Upon Us All The conception of a world. Recovered Mekhanite depiction. Depiction of the great undulator.

u/Aoneareyou60 (SCP-wiki art page) continues to impress with a staggering amount of new art posted month after month. Take a look at all their many November submissions.
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Other Reddit news:

  • r/SCPDeclassified - a subreddit for long-form explanations of SCPs published a new declassification this month: SCP-3176: Estimated Time of Arrival. They also reached 15 thousand subscribers.
  • r/DankMemesFromSite19 - the popular SCP meme subreddit, reached 40 thousand subscribers.
  • r/SCP had a trend this month of posting screenshots from the three SCP-914 experiment log pages. Some great logs hidden deep in the nearly 40 thousand word document got some much deserved attention.

Wiki artwork pages that have had updates this month:

See the SCP Artwork Hub for a listing of nearly 70 artwork pages on this wiki.


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