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Dec30

Seattle Escape Room Year in Review

2019 was a banner year, both for Escape Rooms around the globe, and specifically for us here at Hourglass. We are proud to say that this year we achieved many new milestones and continued to push the boundaries for the kind of experience an Escape Room can offer. So without further ado, we present to […]
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Dec08

Five things to do with your family in Seattle over the holidays

So your family is in town for the holidays and it’s great! But after the presents are opened and the eggnog drunk, there’s still a few days to kill before you drop everyone back off at the airport. Not only that, but winter has finally hit and everything lies under a blanket of sleet and […]
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Nov25

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 accept without second guessing. Even in a relatively recent phenomenon like Escape Rooms, we […]
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Nov25

Escape the Holidays with your Family

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 […]
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Nov25

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 the idea: Come into Hourglass Escapes and for $10 you’ll receive an Escape Room passport. Then, for every room you attempt […]
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Nov14

Halloween at the MoPoP

For those who attended MoPop’s Fashionably Undead Halloween Bash this year, you may have noticed a couple small tables tucked away in the museum’s Scared to Death horror exhibition. That was us! This year, with the support of the amazing staff at MoPop, Hourglass Escapes had the privilege of putting on a one of a […]
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Sep17

How the Evil Dead 2™ Board Game has changed Kickstarter forever!

I love games, all kinds of games – board games, video games, and of course escape rooms. And even more than my love for games, I love the stories that inspire some of my favorites. That’s why I was so passionate in designing and building our Evil Dead 2™  escape room and that’s why I […]
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Apr17

A Night in with a Board Game or a Night Out at an Escape Room?

Even if you (and your wallet) haven’t fallen head over heals into the board game craze, chances are you know someone that has. This, after all, is a ‘golden age of board games’; each year, thousands of new board games are launched—and these aren’t your grandparent’s careworn copies of Monopoly and Life. You remember those […]
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