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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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Crack the Codes at Room Escape Live Los Angeles

Located in the trendy section of Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, California is a hidden gem of an attraction that most people don’t even know is there. Room Escape Live is a story-driven escape room that gives participants the opportunity to take on the role of special ops in the military and even “well-informed thieves”

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Escape Game Orlando Opens on International Drive in Orlando

Escape games are exploding all over the United States. In the past last year alone, there have been well over 100 new escape rooms opening up across the country and there are plenty more along the way.  In case you’ve never done one of these before, your objective is to find clues hidden throughout the

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Mindquest Live Brings Next Level Of Escape Games To Orlando March 23

By now, Theme Park University readers are well aware of my love for escape rooms.  The types of themes, puzzles and even strategy have limitless possibilities. Since this attraction is a new genre in the United States, we have only begun to scratch the surface in how complex, clever or well-themed rooms can be. I’ve

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Escape Room Coming To Universal Studios For Limited Time

As I have said many times here at Theme Park University, escape rooms are the latest attraction craze sweeping North America. While it’s not practical to operate them in theme parks due to their incredibly low capacity, it was only a matter of time until we saw some version of one pop up within a

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Can You Escape The Basement?

As we have reported on several times in the past year, escape rooms are becoming the latest themed entertainment trend to take America by storm. The concept, where two or more people are trapped in a room left only to their wits and skills to solve puzzles in order to escape in less than an

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