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The Vault of Souls Returns for 2017 for The Year of the Release

Tampa’s premier haunt event is back for another year of “elegant fear” in the old Exchange National Bank which opened in 1903. There are several notable changes to the event this year and while some may not be for the best, this is still Central Florida’s most unique haunt experience and I genuinely look forward

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5 Wits Entertainment Center Carves Out Unique Niche in Themed Entertainment

I often get asked: what’s the next big thing in the world of themed entertainment? The short answer is, more and more venues are looking for immersive environments for smaller groups. This gives a more intimate experience for the guest and allows them to get hands-on, thus giving patrons a direct impact on what happens

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New Interactive Immersive Theater Gaming Experience opens in New York City

Immersive theater continues to grow and expand. I believe we are still only scratching the surface of what is truly possible in this new category of entertainment. A perfect example? Recently I was literally the very first person to experience a new immersive theater event in New York City called RED, which is an all

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Solve the Puzzles – Win a Bottle of Wine at Lady Chastity’s Reserve Escape Room

I’ve played dozens of escape rooms at this point, but wanted to give Theme Park University readers an inside scoop to a game that made my top three favorites. On a recent trip to London, I hopped over to The Four Thieves Pub to try out a fantastic escape room: Lady Chastity’s Reserve. Walking into

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Resident Evil Escape Experience Opens in Los Angeles for Limited Time

To celebrate Resident Evil’s 20th anniversary, Capcom has designed a pop-up escape room themed to the video game in Los Angeles. Resident Evil Escape Experience opens in Los Angeles for a limited three-week run starting Thursday, October 20. The game promises to have references and nods to every game in the Resident Evil series, including

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Paradiso Combines Escape Room with Immersive Theater

It is finally happening: immersive theater and an escape room experience are finally combining into one experience in New York City. The recently opened Paradiso combines special effects and elements of immersive theater into what they are calling a new form of entertainment. Paradiso is a 60-minute journey in which 10 participants at a time

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Walt Disney World Officially Gets Into the Escape Room Business

Disney recently announced a new offering at the Walt Disney World Resort which has been a growing trend sweeping the globe in themed entertainment. Escape rooms have been popping up everywhere and now you can play one at Disney in Orlando! The Escape Challenge is available as an exclusive offering for corporate groups from the

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Mystery Experiences brings the fun of an escape room to your mailbox

As loyal readers of Theme Park University know, we have covered many escape rooms since they have started exploding across North America. There are literally thousands of ways to create themed puzzles and clues to fulfill an objective. It makes sense that monthly mail order companies are starting to cash in on this trend. Recently,

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Cell Phones and Themed Entertainment: How To Cope?

“… and no flash pictures, please! Our spirits are frightfully sensitive to bright lights.”  Ghost Host – Disney’s Haunted Mansion While I know the narration of Paul Frees is considered sacred by many Haunted Mansion fans (as it should be), this particular warning seems to be rather pointless in the age of cell phones. Riders

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Escape Room Near Disneyland Puts Players in Role of Slasher Film

I’ve done so many escape rooms now that many of the themes seem cliche. Mad scientist laboratories, bank heists and zombie outbreaks seem to be a dime a dozen. Whenever I hear of something new and truly outside the box, I get truly excited. Cross Roads Escape Game in Anaheim is opening a new escape

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