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"
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"
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 10, and are listing them in order of overall experience. We judge rooms based on a combination of the …Continue reading "10 Best Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area"
We’ve played 7 different escape room board games and over 100+ escape rooms across the United States and Europe. These 3 escape room board games specifically impressed us the most, and are worth considering for anyone who likes both escape rooms and board games! We think these are an excellent alternative to escape rooms, especially on …Continue reading "3 Best Escape Room Board Games of 2017"
Amazon and Target have both discounted Thinkfun’s Stargazer’s Manor to $9.99, less than half of the price of the list price of $21.99. (UPDATE: The sale is over on both Amazon and Target) Considering that we think this game is already good value at the original list price, the $9.99 price is a steal and this is …Continue reading "Stargazer’s Manor is on Sale [DEAD]"
As escape room veterans who have done 12+ Seattle escape rooms and 100+ across the United States and Europe, we’re happy to rank our top 10 recommendations for Seattle escape rooms based on which rooms we thought were overall the most impressive. There are of course nuances in tastes of escape rooms, so you can also check …Continue reading "10 Best Escape Rooms in Seattle"