The Escape Room Game Origin Story

The Escape Game phenomenon, characterized by its interactive and immersive gameplay, originated as entertainment that challenged participants to solve puzzles, decipher codes, and unravel mysteries within a confined space to “escape” within a set timeframe. This concept blends elements of adventure, puzzle-solving, teamwork, and suspense, creating an engaging experience that has captured the imagination of…
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What is an Escape Game?

If you’ve been looking for something fun to do with a group lately, you’ve probably heard of an escape game. These games are increasingly popular in Colorado Springs and there’s a good reason for that. Here’s what you need to know about them so you can start to plan your adventure. What are Escape Games?…
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9 Events That Are Perfect for an Escape Room

All day today, we were stretching our minds to come up with an event (or 38 events) that would be great to celebrate in an escape room. Or to phrase it differently, when would an escape room be appropriate and fun? Of course, that led us down the rabbit hole of pondering how we relate…
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The Power of Imagination in Immersive Experiences

In today’s world, the immersive experience can be intensely powerful. We see this attraction in everything from Disneyland rides to iMAX theaters to escape rooms. People are looking not just for new experiences but for new experiences that completely overtake the moment and allow imagination. Why is this? There may be several reasons, actually. Allow…
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10,000 Ways of Failure

Today, we’d like to think about failure for a moment. Not the kind where you post an inspirational quote on social media and move on, but the deep seering painful kind, like when you can’t get out of an escape room in time. Or like when you’re this close to figuring out the clue when…
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Confessions of an Escape Room Newbie

I’ll admit, before going through my first escape room, I was skeptical about the whole thing. Why would anyone voluntarily be locked in a room and only use their brains to escape? Was this fun? As the newbie, I had visions of my claustrophobia kicking in. Couldn’t I hide door keys in my mouth and…
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Date Night Ideas in Colorado Springs

Hello there! Greetings from the ever-intriguing Escape the Place, which brings you a variety of puzzles that can be enjoyed by virtually everyone. But perhaps you belong in a special group of people: two people looking for a date night activity. Glad you stopped by! We’ve gathered a list of some of the best date…
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Designing an Escape Room

Today we’d like to give you all some insight on how an escape room is designed and hopefully heighten your appreciation for the art itself. Think of it all together: puzzles, props, scenery, and story woven into an incredible tapestry of unique, team-building experience for friends, family, and co-workers alike! How does it all begin…
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Escape Rooms: Do’s and Don’ts

Howdy there, Jeffrey here to keep you updated on all things Escape the Place! In this entry I would like to address some do’s and don’ts in escape rooms. All of these things have happened in our rooms before, but we hope through these brief lists we can improve customer to employee relations and give…
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Welcome to our new website and blog

After a couple of months of planning and work, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website.  We wanted a website that was geared to our clients and informing them of our products and services. We value your opinion We hope you like the look of the website, so feel free to…
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