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 and puzzles.
Code of the Day: Rebus! re·bus | \ ˈrē-bəs \
Definition of rebus : a representation of words or syllables by pictures of objects or by symbols whose names resemble the intended words or syllables in sound also : a riddle made up of such pictures or symbols. Emojis can make ones that are easy we are making them in text messages often. Like when you text to someone. That is a basic Rebus.
Rebus making sites and resources
- https://thenounproject.com/ This is a great free Icon and vector resource
Over the next few days here at Hourglass quarantine central aka my home office in Seattle I will be adding more fun ciphers. For some cool Escape Room Swag check out our Cipher Shirts, each one is a different Cipher and code key in the guise of a Faux rock band.
About Hourglass Escapes: We are a small mom and pop Escape Room company that is best know for our Officially Licensed Evil Dead 2™ Escape Room and the Arkham Horror Files™ Escape Room Mystery at Innsmouth opening this summer. We area crew of Game designers, make up fx artists, and movie set designers.