Does Trap Door’s newest escape room, Witch Hunt, portray controversial subject matter?
After we’d just hanged a woman for witchcraft, we sat down with Tone and Jess of Trap Door to discuss Controversial Escape Rooms for this episode of Trapdoor UNLOCKED.
The 15-minute video covers the following topics:
- Is it common sense to avoid controversial topics?
- Political relevance
- Escape rooms as education on a topic
- Trap Door’s Witch Trials
- How close are you or your players to the topic?
- Prepare for the backlash
- Abortion as a theme
- Holocaust room escapes
- Branding and marketing
- Make purposeful decisions around controversial topics.
For more on this topic, read Genocides, Serial Killers, Tragedies, & Edgy Escape Room PR Nightmares.