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Apr24

The Terrible Tribulations of a Tragic Dater or How Escape Rooms are the Perfect First Date

I never know where to bring a date for a fun time. The zoo could be fun! But then you go on a tangent about how zoos are really just a holdover from European imperialism that really have no place in a modern society with internet access and by the time you look up from […]
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Mar08

Families: The Perfect Escape Room Team

Escape. Be it from our daily grinds, awkward situations at a dinner party, or simply moving from the kitchen to the living room before the commercials are over.  We have all been driven to escape at some point in our lives. But escaping alone is often a nearly insurmountable challenge. A daring escape requires the perfect […]
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Feb11

Sex and Escape Rooms: Removing Gender Stereotypes

“Sex and escape rooms.” but now that we have your attention, let’s talk inclusion. As they’re a very new form of entertainment, I have yet to see escape rooms looked at as a gendered pastime, which is good – they really are for everyone. All ages and genders should be welcome. (It’s worth mentioning while […]
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Jun12

An expert’s guide to playing Escape Room Games

We asked some of the most well-known escape room experts for their advice for beginners on playing escape rooms. First, let’s tackle what is an Escape Room Game? We get asked this all the time and it’s a harder question than you'd think. We tell people it's like being in a movie, but you are […]
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Apr17

Good Prop Bad Prop

An Escape Room cliche we can do without. There is nothing worse than being in an Escape Room and dealing with a broken prop. You spend your time trying to solve a puzzle and you find out that you had the answer for 5 min but because the item or lock is broken you wasted time, gained frustration and just lost […]
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Feb17

How to Find an Escape Room Near You

Now that you know what an escape room is, you’re probably asking Google for ‘escape room games’ and now you have plenty of choices! Honestly, maybe too many. Simply searching ‘escape rooms’ could lead you to our friends Crack the Code Escape Room in Virginia, or The Eureka Room in Bellingham. There are several things […]
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