Top 23 Tips & Tricks to Win Escape Room Games

We’ve compiled our top 23 escape room tips and tricks that we’ve used to achieve greater than 85% escape rate on 100+ rooms in the United States and Europe. The tips can be broken up into five categories: make a team, work together, manage puzzle items, be comprehensive, and solve puzzles efficiently. Make a Team Tip #1. Play …

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10 Best Escape Rooms in New York City 2017

We’re escape room enthusiasts who have played 160+ games total and 18 in the NYC area. We make these “best” lists every time we play new games in a city, and are more than happy to provide our opinion on the best escape rooms in New York City. Here’s our top-recommended escape rooms in New …

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Escape Room Jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area

We know of multiple escape room companies hiring game masters in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you know of any more escape room jobs in the Bay Area (or have updated information on any of these), please leave a comment or contact us! Last updated: September 20, 2017 Most game master jobs are similar …

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New Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area (2017)

We’re San Francisco-based escape room enthusiasts that run a regularly-updated list of our pick of the “best” escape rooms at 12 Best Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area and The 5 Best Escape Rooms in San Jose. We’re starting this regularly-curated list as a complement to our usual “best” lists. If you know of a new game that we …

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Testing Facility – Escape Chronicles (Review)

Escape Chronicles first game, Testing Facility, is a fun experience featuring clever and clean puzzles. Story and Background Here is the official story from the website. The story is light and fun, and people who’ve played Stanley Parable or Portal may see some parallels. The set is a simple office, and there are quite a …

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Castle Under Siege – SCRAP (Review)

This is a classic SCRAP escape room that will be a delight for Attack on Titan fans. Story and Background This is an official calibration between SCRAP and Attack on Titan. The escape room takes place in their Japantown location, in the former space that Real Zero Escape / Time Travel Lab occupied. You and your …

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Vote in USAToday’s “Best Escape Room” Contest

We had the honor to be selected as one of the four bloggers on an “expert” panel to nominate games for USAToday’s 2017 reader’s choice award for American escape rooms. As native Californians, we’re pleasantly surprised by the heavy California representation on this list. From both our own personal experience and what we’ve heard from …

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The 6 Best Escape Rooms in San Jose

As Bay Area locals, we’ve done 10+ South Bay / San Jose escape rooms and 30+ in the San Francisco Bay Area, which is most of the available local rooms. We’re cataloging all of the South Bay escape rooms here and calling out our top 5 favorites: Sorcerer’s Sanctum – Omescape San Jose Pandemic Zero – Omescape …

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