Best of REA: September 2023

Today’s “Best of the Month” post is 1 day early… to make room for the RECON Remote 23 Feature Talk content that you’ll see throughout the month of October.

But as always, we’re helping you out with a monthly column that highlights the strongest and most interesting content that we put out this month.

Best of REA, September 2023 banner.

On Sale Now: RECON Los Angeles 24 Tickets

Earlier this month we launched Early Bird tickets for RECON 24, taking place in Los Angeles, California.

  • Dates: August 18-19, 2024
  • Location: Hilton Los Angeles/ Universal City

There are only a few tickets left at this low Early Bird price.

On Sale Now: Operation Nutcracker

We are hosting a new event this December!

  • Date: Sunday, December 10, 2023
  • Location: Cambridge, MA

Operation Nutcracker is a one-day event that brings the escape room community together to experience the spectacle that is music, performers, dancing, puzzles, mystery, costumes, drinking, and storytelling. We believe that we have dreamt up the best way to take in Club Drosselmeyer.


Escape Rooms

Escape IT Chapter 1, Egan Escape Productions (Las Vegas, NV) – This was a feat of immersive entertainment that paid homage to Stephen King’s epic story. (Review by Fro)

The Sherlock Home – A House of Conundrums (San Antonio, TX) – This is an Airbnb vacation rental with gorgeous steam-punk decor holding an escape room style mystery. (Review by Sarah Mendez)


REPOD Special Release: RECON Remote 23 Recap – REPOD co-hosts David Spira and Peih-Gee Law recap our escape room convention, RECON Remote 23, along with Room Escape Artist CTO Brendan Lutz.

Recommendation Guides


Escape Room, Inclán Brutal Bar – This bathroom was labeled “escape room”… so we reviewed it. Visit Inclán Brutal Bar in Madrid, Spain to check it out. (Review by Theresa)


In our new escape room birthday party series, we have Party Part 1: Tips for Planning Your Child’s Party & Party Part 2: Tips for Running Your Child’s Party. (By Emily Hall & Peter Gwinn)

Current Events

October 1 in National Escape Room Day! Celebrate National Escape Room Day in SoCal with Peih-Gee.

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