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Social anxiety and escape rooms

Published on May 21st, 2017 | by Dean Love

Recently Escape Crusaders posted an interesting article on escape rooms from the perspective of someone with Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and why it is, perhaps counter-intuitively, beneficial in escape games. It made me realise that a major part ... Read More


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Don’t call it tha… oh look what you did

Published on April 7th, 2017 | by Dean Love

What’s an appropriate theme for an escape room? A Netherlands game themed around Anne Frank’s apartment received a lot of criticism recently for being a bit tactless. I’d reserve judgement until actually playing the game: games ... Read More


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An Escape Game Fan’s Guide to… Budapest

Published on September 14th, 2016 | by Dean Love

Note: there are over 100 escape games within in the city limits of Budapest. We played 13 of them, based on a mixture of recommendations from friends, the internet and Trip Advisor, along with taking a ... Read More


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Our ratings system and review guidelines

Published on July 11th, 2016 | by Dean Love

Having written a good deal of reviews over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed that my room ratings, on a five star scale, skew a fair bit lower than many of our contemporaries. There’s a reason ... Read More


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Fantasy Fridays: Water Park Escape

Published on May 27th, 2016 | by Dean Love

Welcome to the first in a weekly-until-I-run-out-of-ideas series alliteratively named “Fantasy Fridays”. In this series I’ll ramble about ideas for escape rooms that are utterly infeasible. The basic rule is they have to be something a ... Read More


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