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author: Agnes Adamus

'Thank you Scott' - Fans Say Goodbye to Five Nights at Freddy's Dev

After the announcement that Scott Cawthon is retiring, fans of Five Nights at Freddy's decided to thank him for his years of work on the series. As part of the „Thank You, Scott” campaign, many artworks and videos were created to say goodbye to the developer. The creator recently shut down the Scott Games website.

On the 7th anniversary of the first trailer of Five Nights at Freddy's, Scott Cawthon, the creator of the series, retired. The reason for this decision was the lack of time for his family and controversies connected with his political views. The announcement widely echoed among the community, which decided to say goodbye to the developer and thank him for all the years of work on the series.

Thanks to Scott Cawthon

The controversy that erupted around the creator spoiled his reputation among fans of FNAF has deteriorated significantly. The end of Cawthon's development career caused a big stir in the community focusing around Five Nights at Freddy's. Reddit was flooded with materials with the slogan "Thank You, Scott", expressing gratitude for the creation of the series and the impact it had on the players.

Thank you Scott - Fans Say Goodbye to Five Nights at Freddys Dev - picture #1
Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/fivenightsatfreddys/comments/o1sfnr/thank_you_scott_cawthon/

Also, people creating YouTube content related to the series decided to thank Cawthon by creating various short animations.

Scott Games website goes blank

The announcement of Cawthon's retirement was also posted on Scott Games website, among others. Now, however, the website has been completely blanked out, and while you can still access it, all you see is a black background.

The emptiness here symbolizes the end of an era. This is where the teasers for subsequent installments of Five Nights at Freddy's were posted. They were a form of playing with fans. They hid all sorts of secrets, which were regularly analyzed by the community.

Five Nights at Freddy's

Five Nights at Freddy's

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