Escape room – The Movie
In 2019 the film Escape Room was released in the US and was a huge hit! Like I said in an interview with Patrick Cavanaugh for comicbook.com in 2019 “I thought it was pretty tense, the whole movie. It was really well-paced. All the details and the music. Every little thing, I think held that, so we went, and we just had a fun time.” It also gave a big boost to us at Hourglass Escapes.
This new movie seems to have something to...
With offices finally reopening, managers are starting to notice an unexpected quarantine side-effect: all their employees hate each other.
They aren’t terrible people (or if they are, no more so than before the quarantine) but one year of isolation is hell on social skills. Social skills are a muscle, they grow or atrophy. It’s like trying to get back to bench pressing 300 pounds after a year in a coma. You need to start with smaller weights. But what is the social skills version...
Raise your hand if you’ve ever been in this situation: It’s Thanksgiving and your entire family is in town to celebrate and it’s your task to prepare a meal that everyone can enjoy, including your vegan aunt, her nut allergic kids, and your uncle who just discovered Keto.
That’s nothing compared to your task of finding something to do with your family after the meal is over. While your grandma is grabbing the remote out of your dad’s hands to watch Golden girls, your...
Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn™ has been one of my favorite movies since a much younger and well coifed me walked through the doors of my local movie house to see it for the first time in 1987. In it, Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, and everyone involved managed to elevate schlock to high art, over acting to over achieving, and it reinforced for that younger me (leather Jacket, Travolta Hair, Wallet on a chain – you get the idea) that a good scare and a good laugh need not be two different things. In...
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 your fifty page treatise your date is gone.» Read more about: The Terrible Tribulations of a Tragic Dater or How Escape Rooms are the Perfect First Date »
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 team, and often that team can be right in front of your eyes.» Read more about: Families: The Perfect Escape Room Team »
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]