REA Weekly Roundup – August 13, 2017

This week we are introducing the weekly roundup. If you don’t have time to read about room escapes every day, you can tune in on Sundays for links to the week’s highlights.

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Join us November 3-4, 2017 for Escape Immerse Explore: NYC 2017, a tailored tour through many of New York City’s best escape rooms. Tickets are on sale now.

Featured escape rooms

Lenny Thompkins sold his soul to play the blues by Pursue the Clues in Torrington, Connecticut is loosely based on the old legend from the Mississippi Delta of Robert Johnson, one of the fathers of the blues.

Something different

The Lock Museum of America is a small nonprofit museum in Terryville, Connecticut, dedicated to the history of locking devices. They also have an escape room.

Featured products

If you’re locking up a bottle, we recommend the Tantalus Wine and Liquor Bottle Lock. Read the complete Bottle Lock Roundup.

From the community

Gamasutra published Adam Clare’s piece on escape room design trends.

No Proscenium interviewed Christian Dieckmann of 3D Live on this week’s podcast.

The Logic Escapes Me reviewed SCRAP’s Defenders of the Triforce in London. In February, we reviewed it in Los Angeles.

Our friends Sera and Sharan in the UK just completed their 500th escape room and were honored by the local news.

BosnianBill over at the Lock Lab stress tested some Masterlocks with a minigun and a grenade. Enjoy.

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