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My 5 Favorite Escape Room Puzzles

Posted by Phil Janelle on

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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How to use the Enigma II Machine for Escape Rooms

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How to use the Enigma II Machine for Escape Rooms

It is important to understand each of the items in your Escape Room to ensure you can utilize their full potential. With this in mind I have created an instructional series to help familiarize yourself with our Cipher Wheels and Encryption Machines. Here we have Step by Step instructions for the Enigma II: Both the Small and Large Sizes work the same way. To encode a message: 1. Define the gear order such as 7 (spokes) - 6 - 5 as shown above2. Create a 3 letter key word and put gears on pins with letters of keyword at each respective...

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Generating Additional Revenue & Our Wholesale Puzzle Program

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Generating Additional Revenue & Our Wholesale Puzzle Program
For those looking to add an additional revenue stream to their escape room or business we have a wholesale puzzle program available. This is a fantastic opportunity to easily add to your existing revenue or stream (or perhaps create a brand new one). Escape Rooms go hand in hand with puzzles so why not offer them for sale in your lobby or on your website? In addition leaving some out for players to try and solve while waiting for their game is a great way to keep them not only occupied, but entertained.

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2019 San Antonio Escape Room Conference

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2019 San Antonio Escape Room Conference

This will be the Fourth Year of The Nation's Biggest Conference Presented by Transworld Dedicated to Escape Rooms. Member of the Escape Room Community From Across the World Attend Every Year. As with prior years, seminars will be hosted throughout the duration in addition to the show floor. The Seminars cover a wide range of topics. While the schedule has not been released yet past years have included topics from Operating an Escape Room in a Small Market to Classes on How to Program Your Own Props. There is a plethora of knowledge available to both new and veteran owners....

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