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How often do we change our games?

We love chatting with guests in the lobby prior to their games and one question we often receive is – how frequently do we change our escape room themes? (Another is about the history of our 100yr+ old building, which will be the subject of a future blog post!).   The short answer is ‘not […]
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What kind of escape room player are you?

One of the most fun things about hosting escape room games is that we get to meet so many new people! Every team that comes through our doors has their own ideas and a unique approach to their game; no two groups are ever the same.    That being said, we do notice that there […]
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Top 5 Tips to Play (and Win!) an Escape Room

After hosting thousands of escape room players, we have learned a lot about what makes a great team – and we wanted to share! Here is our countdown of the top 5 tips to succeed in an escape room: #5 Notice the details Our escape rooms offer an immersive experience, from top to bottom (or […]
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Community Art Mural

Like many businesses, we boarded up the front of our building while we were closed due to pandemic restrictions. This created a large blank ‘canvas’ and we wanted to bring some colour & cheer to the streetscape.   During this time, many homes in London were decorated with messages of support and community spirit. We […]
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Hit Our Bricks!

Where is Dundas Place? What is a Flex Street? We have received a lot of questions about all the changes on our section of Dundas Street over the past couple years. Although the street continues to evolve we thought we would share a bit of our own experience so far: Some Background As far back […]
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COVID19 Safety Precautions

We made a number of changes related to COVID19 precautions before re-opening our business. Some of which will seem obvious to our guests and others are likely a little more subtle.   Safety has always been an important part of our customer experience. It is something we think about when we design our escape rooms […]
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The Trapdoor Trophy of Triumph!

We understand that some escape room enthusiasts enjoy attempting to beat a leaderboard time. We also know that new players can be intimidated by the game times that very experienced teams might be able to achieve.   Our own leaderboard philosophy has evolved. At first, we just maintained an ‘All Time Leaderboard’ but as more […]
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Escape Room Themed Boardgames

Did you know that we have a selection of escape room themed boardgames available for sale? We started with just a few titles a couple of years ago, and now have an expanded range with various difficulty levels and game types.   Some games – such as the EXIT the Game series – are one-time […]
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