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The Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019 Deals on Puzzles

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The Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2019 Deals on Puzzles

Creative Escape Rooms is going to be having a special sale event going on for Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year. From Nov. 29th through Dec. 2nd you can save 10% on our entire selection of brainteasers for the lobby and home! Our puzzles make for unique and memorable Christmas gifts that will last a life time. We have extremely difficult puzzles for adults such as the Calibron 12. For teenagers you can go with the Safecracker 50 or Snake Puzzle. Even the toddlers/children in your life can find something perfect like Woodie. You can go directly to our...

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Just What Is A Cipher Key and How Does It Work?

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Just What Is A Cipher Key and How Does It Work?

Are you not sure how a cipher key works or even what it is? A cipher allows you to "unlock" the cipher and decode an encrypted message.If you plan on including a cipher wheel in your escape room it is extremely important you understand how to properly utilize the cipher's key. Let's take the Union Cipher Wheel for example. We will use R811 as our cipher key to start encoding our message. It is EXTREMELY important that you use the EXACT same cipher key that you provide your escape room players. If there is any variation on the cipher key used...

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Start Creating Your Christmas Themed Escape Room Today

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Start Creating Your Christmas Themed Escape Room Today

If you have the available space creating a Christmas/Holiday themed escape room at your facility can be a fantastic way to increase revenue. Even if you do not have the available space you can create a pop up escape room in a mall or even create a mobile escape room experience. Below is a selection of our escape room props and escape room puzzles which have been customized for the Christmas season. Many of our other puzzles can also be customized with different images to give them that holiday spirit.

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My 5 Favorite Escape Room Puzzles

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My 5 Favorite Escape Room Puzzles

With so many choices out there when it comes to finding the best escape room puzzle or prop find the perfect fit can be difficult. Keeping that in mind I decided to pick out the top 5 of my favorite puzzles and props for escape rooms.  1. Mirror Maze Escape Room Puzzle This escape room prop requires multiple people in order to solve the maze. Ideally this would go in a wall dividing two rooms. It can also be installed in a partition or table. In order to solve this prop one player will have a magnet but on the mirrored side....

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Five Reasons to Try an Escape Room

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Five Reasons to Try an Escape Room

You might be asking yourself "Should I try and Escape Room?" To those who have yet to do an escape room taking the plunge and doing your first can be an intimidating experience. Maybe you don't feel you will be able to solve the puzzles or think the idea does not seem appealing, but don't let that keep you from a new experience! Escape Rooms are fun. Go with some friends as an alternative to the movies. Go with family over the holidays or during visits to see just how smart that genius sibling really is. Go with coworkers as a...

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