It was a fan fiction sort of game that anyone could contribute and get involved with.
It originally started on Myspace many years ago and was then given a new life via facebook. Fans could send ideas for the next story and try to figure out why that person was their via comments and likes.
A Archive website was created that contained all of the guests that the reader had followed throughout. However when SHP was created this website was closed and the 'Lost Messages' stopped.
Another feature of SHLM was the Silent Hill Carnival. This was much more interactive and would allow the fans through facebook to become one of the guests who entered Silent Hill. This time around the way they would go about the town would depend on the actions of the readers. At the end of each story a question would be asked and this would determine what happened next.
For example: You're in a dark room with a ladder going up to a hole in the wall or a door that leads into another dark room. Where do you go next?
The Carnival was extremely interactive and fun. This also stopped when SHLM ended.
Well with SHP now in full swing and a brand new website right before you SHLM will be returning! However only the archives will be back. As to whether the SHLM interactive fan fiction will return with brand new stories to go along with is yet to be decided. The return of SHLM will be via the SHP website. A separate section will be created and will contain all of the Stories from the original SHLM. The return date will be within the next 2 weeks.
The Silent Hill Carnival will also be making is return!
Due next month, the Silent Hill Carnival will be returning via the forums. Instead of following a story it will instead be a hide and seek style game in which various things will be hidden throughout topics in the forum and unlike before real Silent Hill prizes will be given out.
More information to follow.