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Location… Location… Inspired Location

Robert Schofield has willed his way to becoming the guardian of the Secrets of South Lodge.  Certainly, you cannot enter the domain of this wonderful place of mystery without feeling inspired about its potential for escape room offerings. Positioned right… Continue reading →

A Family of Entrepreneurs offering a Family Focused Experience

The Escapologist in Selby, North Yorkshire is a wonderful mix of ‘Escape Rooms, Artisan Kitchen & Themed Bar’ and has been brought to life by a family group who have an inspiring entrepreneurial spirit and a wonderful family outlook on… Continue reading →

The Creative Art of an Intelligent Thinker

Meet Dr Alex ‘Bones’ Mulhall a PhD qualified Archaeologist who has just opened his first escape room in Swindon.  Alex has used his academic background to create a wonderful themed room that fully utilises his knowledge and skills.  But most… Continue reading →

Professor Dunstan and the search for the Ancient Statuette

We are so glad we had the opportunity to go and play this newly opened game. We were invited to explore the case of missing archeaologist Professor Dunstan. The arrival into this industrial/business/retail complex just has to be ignored because… Continue reading →

Casino Heist
Escape Live - Coventry

We had a really good time at Escape Live’s Casino Heist. We had been wanting to go for quite a while, and a last minute opportunity arose, and we’re glad we took it. The Coventry location for Escape Live is… Continue reading →

The Marketing ‘Mare

Sharing in the Escape Room enthusiasts groups on Facebook, I see queries coming up from time to time from owners regarding marketing, marketing strategy, ideas and best value options.  Marketing can most certainly be a nightmare.  And primarily that’s because… Continue reading →

Bloggers – who needs ‘em?

“Part of the support network for any emerging industry, should be the presence of the bloggers”. I’ve been blogging for almost 15 years, from the early days of Blogger.com, and long before it had the widespread presence that we find… Continue reading →

Alcatraz
Escape Reality - Coventry

I have to admit that the ‘prison break’ escape room is not particularly attractive to me.  It’s well overdone for the scope that such a theme can offer, but being Escape Reality we were hoping for some creative expansion on… Continue reading →

Get In! Norris Box Puzzle – no more getting out…

The Norris Box had piqued my interest from the moment I first heard about it at the Great Escape Unconference.  There were two things in particular…. firstly, I loved the idea of instead of escaping out of somewhere, you were… Continue reading →

Operation Moonshine
The Escaporium - Halifax

Operation Moonshine is the first room created by Angela and Mark for their new company, The Escaporium.  I was invited to team up with Jane Norris to be one of the final testers on this new room and to offer… Continue reading →

Walkie Talkie – Squawky Dorky

Here’s the thing…. I’m a stickler for items within the room fitting in with theme and being congruent to the storyline.  That’s probably just a minimum level of expectation for entering an Escape Room.  We want things to make sense,… Continue reading →

Lost Tomb
Extreme Escape - Stockport

This is a room built with love! Which is the only way you can describe the wonderful creation that is the Extreme Escape Lost Tomb. The craftsmanship, the theme, the intelligent design of puzzles and props – all wonderful. You… Continue reading →

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