Announcing RECON Boston – Tickets On Sale Now

This is an event we’ve been dreaming of for more than 2 years.

We are excited to bring you RECON Boston this August. We have an incredible team behind it and we’re not taking the conventional convention path. We’re taking you on a journey. It’s going to be something special.

Everyone who attends will experience a blend of fantastic speakers, local escape games, games at the event itself… and we’re bussing everyone to Level99. Plans are in motion and we want you to be a part of them.

Adventure awaits. Get your ticket while you can.

Text: RECON Boston 22 banner, a Room Escape Artist production. Owners, Designers, Players. August 21-22, 2022, in person. RealityEscapeCon.com
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ICYMI: RECON 21 After Hours with Neil Patrick Harris & Escape This Podcast

As part of RECON After Hours, we hosted a live Escape This Podcast play along extravaganza.

The live event was a ton of fun with an energetic discord chat full of entertaining gifs and helpful suggestions.

If you weren’t able to attend live, you can still play along from home on the Room Escape Artist YouTube channel.

Hosts Bill Sunderland and Dani Siller of Escape This Podcast were joined by players Neil Patrick Harris, Emily Jillette, and Harrison Greenbaum.

This trio of talented puzzlers and entertainers was – you guessed it – great at solving and highly entertaining.

This is an audio escape room. You can view the accompanying images here and play along.

Enjoy!

And now… The RECON 21 Day 2 Featured Talks on YouTube

All of the featured talks from RECON ’21 are now available to view on the Room Escape Artist YouTube channel. The newly available day 2 talks first aired August 23, 2021.

Available RECON ’21 Featured Talks

Title: Playing with Game Structure: the Macro of Mechanics
Speakers: Aaron Hooper & Leanne Yong of Next Level Games

Title: Marketing: Building a Stronger Web Presence
Speaker: Maxime Filion of Immersia Escape Games

Title: Advanced Tech: Using Light & Sound to Build World-Class Experiences
Speakers: Chris Lattner & Malte Eiben of The Room

Title: Crafting an Experience for Your Players Through Gamemastering
Speakers: Jayson Mamaclay of Fuzzy Logic Escape Room, Saskia Arzheimer & Sarah Dillenberger of 66 Minuten Theater Adventures 

Title: Panel Discussion: Tabletop Escape Games
Hosts: Jared Dauenhauer & Zach Baughman of the Puzzling Company Podcast
Panelists: 

  • Nicholas Cravotta & Rebecca Bleau of BlueMatter Games
  • Angela Lawson-Scott of Crack-a-Nut Mysteries
  • Silvano Sorrentino of dV Giochi
  • Anna Lysova & Lisa Levina of Scarlet Envelope
  • Michelle Rundbaken & Yacine Merzouk of Society of Curiosities

Title: Fun Insurance: What Makes a Good Hint System
Speakers: Summer Herrick of Locurio & Rita Orlov of PostCurious

Title: Escape Rooms Taught Me How to Build a Booth That Got Me Kicked Out of Comic-Con
Speaker: Elan Lee of Exploding Kittens

You can also watch all the day 1 talks, plus the RECON ’21 Introduction by Neil Patrick Harris and the after-hours events with Escape this Podcast and The Two Bears.

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