Creep - The Last Tube (found 3D Shockwave horror game; 2005-2007)
Cover art for the game.
Date found: 27 Aug 2021
Found by: TheCracksOverhead, TOMYSSHADOW, & Beau Chesluk
Creep - The Last Tube, also titled "Creep 3D", is a 3D Shockwave horror game created by JailDog (also known as The JD Project). The game was available to play online from 2005 to 2007, and was based on the 2004 horror film "Creep". It was most likely created to promote the movie's release.
The game was originally hosted on the now-defunct TheLastTube website. Based on the existence of a German news article, and many blog posts and forum posts from different parts of the world, it is safe to assume that the game was somewhat popular at the time.
In 2019, a thread was created on the Lost Media Wiki Forum discussing the game. The thread went quiet for about two years until user TheCracksOverhead took notice of the game while searching for a different Shockwave 3D-based game. After inspecting the Shockwave Movie in Director, he found that the game was developed by a company called "JailDog."
The three key people who worked at JailDog were Anthony Rushton, Beau Chesluk, and Russell Irwin. TheCracksOverhead contacted Anthony Rushton about finding the game, but unfortunately, Anthony stated that he doesn't recall what happened to the files, so he was unable to help.
Beau Chesluk was eventually contacted, and after some searching, he was able to locate the game files and send them to TheCracksOverhead. The game has since been uploaded to Archive.org and submitted to Bluemaxima's Flashpoint. A trailer video for the game was also found and uploaded by Russell Irwin.
There are a few external files that are required for the game to run. Here is a list of them and their current status:
|creep.dcr||The main Shockwave Movie file. For a long time, this was the only file that still existed online.
When trying to run it without the other required files, the game would get stuck on the loading screen.
|blank.cct||A blank Shockwave Cast file.||Found|
|blank2.cct||A blank Shockwave Cast file.||Found|
|font.cct||A Shockwave Cast file. Has the fonts/graphic assets for displaying text.||Found|
|SoundCast.cct||A Director Cast file. Has the sound/music assets.||Found|
|These are the Shockwave 3D World files that have the models and textures.||Found|
There are also a large number of *.ls files that are requested. According to user TOMYSSHADOW, they are external script files, which was a Director feature that allowed authors to write Lingo in external applications. The movie already has the compiled scripts, and the *.ls files are only useful during authoring, so they are not required for playback.
- Archived version of the original website. Retrieved 20 Aug '21
- The original thread for the game on the Lost Media Wiki Forum. Retrieved 20 Aug '21
- A download for the game on Archive.org. Retrieved 27 Aug '21