How to Make Your Own DIY Escape Room at Home

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If you're reading this, you're probably familiar with what an "escape room" is. If not, we suggest experiencing an escape room first! If that isn't an option, you can also watch this avatar-led escape room play-through: Solving The ULTIMATE Heist Escape Room. Screenshot from Solving The ULTIMATE Heist Escape Room Why Your Should Make Your Own Escape Room at Home Though escape rooms first came onto the scene in 2007, today there are over 2,300 escape room companies in the United States. What if you don't want to go to an escape room business though? You could instead buy an at-home escape room...

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10 Great Mystery Box Games You Can Play Solo or in Small Groups

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Are you looking for fun things to do by yourself or as a small group of people? And perhaps better yet, from the comfort of your own home? If you’re the type of person that likes putting your brain to work to crack a mystery, then a mystery box game may be right for you! But first, what is a mystery box game? A mystery box game is an at-home game that contains an objective to crack a case. As an example, the case could be figuring out who the perpetrator is for a murder or a kidnapping. The game...

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How to Play Escape Room Games at Home

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When most people hear the term "escape room," they probably think of a business that provides a one-hour experience for groups of people. Within the one hour window, you and your group are trapped inside a themed room and need to figure out how to escape. In order to escape, you'll look for clues, solve puzzles, and answer riddles as a team. For example, when playing an escape room, you might see an interesting locked puzzle box. It probably opens with the right combination, but you’re not given the answer immediately. Now, the next step is to figure out what...

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Eight Reasons Why You Should Try an At-Home Escape Room Game

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These days, many people have at least heard of the term "escape room," but what exactly is an at-home escape room game? Like the name suggests, it's a game that transforms the escape room experience to one that you can play at home. Sometimes it's referred to as a tabletop escape room game. At-home escape room games are a newer twist on the escape room concept that's been taking off in recent years. This is largely due to eight big advantages at-home escape room games have over traditional escape rooms.  But first, what is an escape room? Imagine you and a group of friends...

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