Minneapolis, MN (Online): Trapped Puzzle Rooms – Herbert’s Laboratory

May 29, 2020 Brian Gondek 0

When I got an email from Trapped describing their new “audio escape room” adventure, my interest was immediately piqued. In 2019, Christina and I had previously had one big adventure involving Trapped, driving to Minneapolis during a blizzard to catch the final day of their Legend of Lyndale House game (a 90 minute escape room using a full multi-story house as the set). That game left a lasting memory for us, so the idea of playing one of Trapped’s games from home sounded almost too good to be true.

Jigsaw- Indoors, Dreaming of Outdoors

May 27, 2020 Brian Gondek 0

I’ve got a lot of meaty updates to share- my first trip since lockdowns began, a few more trips scheduled in the upcoming months, and a few new types of online and home experiences I’ve played. But I want to give those stories the well thought out updates they deserve, which means today is just a jigsaw update.

Home Game: Sherlock Holmes Escape Book

May 21, 2020 Brian Gondek 4

I’ve played a few dozen escape room home games and slowly been working through a stockpile I purchased before the lockdowns started. I’ve enjoyed many of them quite a bit, but the Sherlock Holmes Escape Book is the first one that blew my socks off.

Online (Japan): Scrap – Escape the Werewolf Village

May 15, 2020 Brian Gondek 0

My escape room solve tally has been stuck just shy of 400 since the lockdowns started.  Sure, I’ve played a few home games and online games, and most of them have been enjoyable, but it’s a little bit different of an experience.  So when I got an invitation from Cici and Brandon at EscapeTheRoomers to beta test a remotely guided escape room, I was immediately intrigued.

Site Upgrade!

May 6, 2020 Brian Gondek 0

Given that the world out there has changed dramatically, it’s about time I have my website follow suit.