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Sep 17

Virtual Escapes: The Safer Staycation

At first, virtual escape rooms can seem a bit counterintuitive. Escape rooms are inherently destinations; clues built into the very walls, designed to draw attention to the fact that your party is very consciously stuck… in a room. They are...

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Mar 28

The Rebus!

Did you know that a REBUS is a great example of today’s code? It is a pictogram word play cipher Escape Rooms have all kinds of ciphers and this is jut one type. Just try any of your local escape rooms near you and you will see all kinds of codes...

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Mar 24

The Caesar Cipher

Basic Shift Cipher

Did you know that Sleep Bunny is a great example of today’s code? It is a Shift Cipher with a shift of 9. Escape Rooms have all kinds of ciphers and this is jut one type. Just try any of your local escape rooms near you and...

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Nov 25

Time for a change aka 70 min Escape Rooms

Standardization is a weird thing. In sports there are clear rules: a baseball game lasts nine innings. Football marches on for four quarters, and soccer ping-pongs up and down the field for ninety minutes. These are long standing standards that we...

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Nov 25

United Escapes of Seattle Passport

Announcing the United Escapes of Seattle Passport Program!

Hourglass Escapes has recently teamed-up with twelve different Escape Rooms all around the greater Seattle area to create the United Escapes of Seattle passport program. 

Here’s...

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