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2018 Nashville Escape Room Conference

Posted by Phil Janelle on

2018 Nashville Escape Room Conference

This year's Annual Escape Room Conference will take place at the Music City Center in Nashville Tennessee July 27-July 29. If you are able to take a few days away I highly suggest attending. Prior Conferences held in Chicago and Niagara were fantastic. If you are on the fence about whether or not you should attend then hop off the fence and go! Seriously, if you can take a couple days away (easier said than done I realize) there is so much to be gained from attending. There is a full show flow where you can meet a wide variety of...

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How to Play the Game Penny Drop

Posted by Dave Janelle on

How to Play the Game Penny Drop

Penny Drop Rules Penny Drop is an incredibly fun an addictive game. It is perfect to play with the family or with friends over a couple of drinks. (You can always raise the stakes with side bets if you want to make things more interesting) For the curious how the game is played please see below for the rules of Penny Drop. For 2 or more players EACH PLAYER NEEDS 12 Pennies : note - you can use 10 pennies if you want to make a faster game THE OBJECT OF THE GAME IS TO BE THE FIRST TO GET...

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Ideas on How to Use Locks in an Escape Room

Posted by Phil Janelle on

Ideas on How to Use Locks in an Escape Room

What are some creative ideas on how to use locks in an Escape Room? Even as Escape Rooms become more technologically advanced the tried and true lock will likely always have a place. Sure the old numeric/alpha combination may present itself in a more "futuristic" manner, but at the core an X digit lock is still an X digit lock. How Escape Rooms present the code/solution/combination/what have you to such locks can go alone way in differentiating a good Escape Room from a great Escape Room. Below I will go over a few ways to use props and puzzles to add an...

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What is an Escape Room?

Posted by Phil Janelle on

What is an Escape Room?

"What is an Escape Room?" As the Escape Room Industry grows more and more people are discovering how enjoyable the experience is. So what is an Escape Room? According to the all knowing resource known as Wikipedia:  "An escape room is a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles using clues, hints and strategy to complete the objectives at hand. Players are given a set time limit to unveil the secret plot which is hidden within the rooms." I tend to think of them as an extensions of the old-school Point & Click Adventures games I grew up with....

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Do We Ship Our Escape Room Puzzles Internationally? Yes we do!

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Do We Ship Our Escape Room Puzzles Internationally? Yes we do!

No matter where you live in the world we can ship our escape room puzzles and props to you at a discounted rate. Please see below for for a Q&A conducted among me and myself regarding International shipping. If you have any additional questions or need clarification please contact me directly.  Q: Do you ship your escape room puzzles internationally?A: Yes! We should all around the world. Q: What is the cost of international shipping?A: Cost will vary depending upon the overall weight of your order. Fortunately, we have a fantastic partnership when it comes to international shipping rates which will...

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