Best of REA: June 2023

It’s been a milestone month! We celebrated our 50th Episode of REPOD, our main podcast. We also celebrated 25 episodes of the Spoilers Club (our lesser known, Patreon-only Podcast). Scroll down for the must-read articles.

Best of REA, June 2023 banner.

RECON Remote Tickets

We’ve announced most of the speakers, and we have some pretty great sponsors lined up. Plus, there’s an exclusive RECON Remote game. If you work in this industry, you don’t want to miss this event!

Mark your calendar for August 19-20.


Escape Rooms

Project R.E.S.E.T, Immerisa (Boisbriand, Québec, Canada) – Project R.E.S.E.T. is built around a rarely seen game mechanic that we absolutely adore. It is a unique escape room. (Review by David Spira)

The Forgotten Cathedral, Escaparium (Laval, Québec, Canada) – This is one of the finest games in North America. There are few companies who can rival this level of escape room craft. (Review by Lisa Spira)

Treasure Island, Brain Games (San Pedro, CA) – If you play escape rooms for the vibes created by compelling environments and the rush of the puzzles into reveals, then pull up a seat at this tiki bar. (Review by Lisa Spira)


Stick to Your Guns: Taylor Pfyffer and Josh Skidmore from The Exit Games – REPOD interview with the creators of the renowned games Servants of Sleight and Pins & Needles. And don’t forget… REPOD is on YouTube now!

Recommendation Guides


On Replaying The Hex Room at Cross Roads Escape GamesAs Haley ER Cooper writes in a comment on this piece, this is a reflection on “how escape rooms can create core memories, moments that can shift or expand our identities. Just because it’s all fake doesn’t mean it’s not true.” (By Lisa Spira)

The Top Escape Rooms of Montreal 2023 [Tour Survey Results] – Montreal is one of the top escape room markets in North America. These survey results from our recent escape room tour highlight the favorite games… Join our next tour to Orlando, Florida. There are only 4 tickets left.

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