September 1, 2021 – I had been avoiding Escape the Room Oak Brook. I had one prior experience in 2018 with Escape the Room, playing The Dig with a group of friends almost immediately after returning from a long road trip including Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and South Dakota. We felt The Dig was ok, and given that it’s quite pricy for smaller groups, I steered clear of another trip in this direction.
500 escape rooms- it’s sort of hard to believe. If each room averages one hour, that almost three weeks of my life spent playing escape rooms, 24×7. If I started solving escape rooms full time, nine to five, it would take me more than twelve weeks to hit this mark.
This weekend, I got my ducks in a row to prepare for my 500th escape room. Two rooms Wednesday, one Friday, one Saturday, and one Monday was all it took to line me up at 499 prior to Tuesday, September 7.