Created by an experience designer and a predictive data expert in 2014, Room Escape Artist publishes daily well-researched, rational, and reasonably humorous escape room reviews, design tips, player tips, and industry commentary.
Our mission is to share our love of exploring giant puzzles and to push the makers of those giant puzzles to create the best experiences they can. We strive to grow the community of amazing people who love solving the puzzles together.
Lisa Spira – Cofounder
Lisa is an onomastician who turned her lifelong obsession with names into a career as Director of Research and Product Development at Ethnic Technologies. Lisa holds a degree in linguistics from Syracuse University and works as a private baby name consultant.
Twitter – @lisabecs
David Spira – Cofounder
David is an experience designer and product manager who strives for a deeper understanding of how things work, and the ways people interact with their world. David holds degrees in communication and history from the University at Buffalo, and a masters in communication and information science from Rutgers University.
Twitter – @dbspira
Steve Ewing – Video Game Correspondent
As a Video Chronicler with Lindblad-National Geographic Expeditions, Steve finds himself nose-to-nose with grey whales, orangutans, and tortoises as a normal part of his day job. Steve earned his degree in Journalism from University of Oregon.
Twitter – @steveblog
Sarah Willson – Los Angeles Event Correspondent
Sarah Willson is a writer, editor, and puzzle designer who delights in solving problems of all kinds. Enchanted from a young age by games like Myst and The 7th Guest, she wished very hard that escape rooms existed until they finally did and her life was complete.
Twitter – @swilllson
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you want to know more about us, how we work, and why we maintain this website?
Other Great Escape Game Bloggers
We aren’t the only show in town:
- Intervirals (Australia)
- Lock Me If You Can (Australia)
- Escape Crusaders (Florida)
- Escape Game Review (Canada)
- Room Escape Divas Podcast (Canada)
- Exit Games (United Kingdom)
- The Logic Escapes Me (United Kingdom)
- EscapeRoomer (Portland, OR)
- ESCAPETHEROOMers (New York, NY)
- Escape Rumors (San Francisco, CA)
- Live Escape Room & Haunt Reviews (Los Angeles, CA)
- Escape Room Tips (San Francisco, CA)
Just reach out to us. Let’s talk about what you want to do. It’s probably going to be fine.