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 …Continue reading "Top 23 Tips & Tricks to Win Escape Room Games"
We know of 5 escape room companies hiring 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! The game master jobs here don’t list the salary, but from our own research, …Continue reading "Escape Room Jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area"
As travelling escape room enthusiasts who have played 120+ games, we always find a way to insert Paris escape rooms into our Paris vacations. To find high-quality, English-language games, we’ve scoured both of the main enthusiast blogs in France (Escape Game France and Escape Game Paris) and emailed a bunch of companies. We owe a lot of …Continue reading "Best Escape Rooms in Paris (SPREADSHEET)"
The Vino Vault is 4Thought Product’s original invention from 2011 that has at times been repurposed from a puzzle gift into an escape room puzzle. This product was the first in a line of products featuring a word-lock mechanism. Other products in this line include the Puzzle Pod Cryptex (a reshelled version of the Vino Vault) and …Continue reading "Vino Vault (Review)"
As locals, we’ve done 30+ San Francisco Bay Area escape rooms and will be keeping this list up-to-date with our best recommendations for both tourists and locals alike. We’re narrowed down all the ones in the area to the top 12, and are listing them in order of overall experience. We judge rooms based on …Continue reading "12 Best Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area"
A disappointing Resident Evil escape room from CAPCOM and iam8bit. We can’t recommend it to either escape room enthusiasts or Resident Evil fans (and we are both). Story and Background This was an official Resident Evil-branded escape room. The original version of this was launched in Los Angeles as a promotion for the video game, Resident Evil VII. …Continue reading "Resident Evil Escape Experience (Review)"
We’re escape room enthusiasts that have done over 40 escape rooms in Southern California and 100+ escape rooms through the United States and Europe. When we travel we usually ask other enthusiasts for recommendations and end up compiling a list of our favorite rooms to write up on our blog. These are our takes on …Continue reading "5 Best Escape Rooms in San Diego of 2017"
The Puzzle Pod Junior is a fun way to present a gift card or cash to a puzzle lover, and a fun prop for anyone who wants to make an “escape room” at home. Made by 4Thought Products, the Puzzle Pod Junior is a alternate, smaller version of their Puzzle Pod Cryptex. Quick Facts: Weight: 2.6 ounces Material: ABS …Continue reading "Puzzle Pod Junior (Review)"
SCRAP Zelda (Defenders of the Triforce) is an Ocarina of Time-themed escape event that is fun for both Zelda and SCRAP fans alike. This SCRAP Zelda review is spoiler-free! Story and Background The story is the classic Zelda story from Ocarina of Time – As Link, you must assemble the Triforce and retrieve the Master Sword to …Continue reading "Defenders of the Triforce – SCRAP Zelda (Review)"
This post is meant for either people who want to play a particular escape room but need more people in order to 1) reach the hard minimum for that game or 2) make booking the room much more economical. This especially applies to travelling escape room enthusiasts who are looking for a team outside of their normal …Continue reading "How to Make Escape Room Friends"
We’re California natives that did 30+ LA escape rooms in 2016 alone, and overall have done 100+ escape rooms across the United States and Europe. We choose which escape rooms to play based on recommendations from other enthusiasts, and are happy to compile our list of top recommendations for our readers. These 10 escape rooms are …Continue reading "10 Best Escape Rooms in Los Angeles of 2017"