REA Weekly Roundup – December 24, 2017

Merry Christmas!

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Last second gift ideas… They won’t arrive in time for Christmas, but they’ll still be fun next week: Room Escape Lover’s 2017 Holiday Buyer’s Guide!

Featured escape rooms

Time Chasers: Race for the Cure at Trap’t in Stamford, CT combined multiple escape room sets into one cohesive narrative with challenging puzzles. This was a fun premise and exciting to explore.

Something different

We interviewed Juliana Patel and Ariel Rubin, the creators of Escape Room in a Box, about their seemingly fairytale kickstarter campaign and their hard work behind the scenes.

Featured products

In the iOS / Steam / Nintendo Switch game Gorogoa I changed the world and the protagonist within it reacted to the changes. Therein lay the puzzle. It was beautiful and different from anything else that I had played before.

From the community

Our friends at Locked Escape Rooms have published their reviews of Blackbeard’s Brig & Tomb of the Red Queen from our visit to Escape Room Center together. We reviewed Blackbeard’s Brig & Tomb of the Red Queen earlier this month.

Darren Miller has a Christmas puzzle for you!

The contestant on this week’s NPR Sunday puzzle asked Will Shortz what he thought of social puzzling like escape rooms. Spoiler: He’s all for it.

A sudoku with a face holding a knife. The meme reads, "Time to commit sudoku."

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