Though the Escape Room International Championship occurred after Red Bull Discovery Lab, I think it’s more fitting to talk about it first. There’s so much more to unpack about the Discovery Lab that I might have to break out a full series of writeups about.
I can’t believe we’re already on the latter half of our trip to Cancun! This trip has been a little different from any other I’ve ever done, but still very enjoyable.
For the first time in about four years, I’m going on a vacation in which it’s possible I might not complete an escape room. Horrifying, I know, but there’s a lot to look forward to.
This week was a little bit unusual. I took nearly a full week of paid time off from my job to focus on the Red Bull Discovery Lab, yet this is the first time I’ve had in a week to put together a post. How can that be?
It’s been too long since I wrote a new puzzle, but inspiration struck today with the two-punch speaker event I attended as part of Red Bull Mind Gamers covering puzzle design and long distance space travel.
Location-based encounters. A map of the city. Crimes to solve. At first blush, Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective and Gumshoe, The Hardboiled Detective in the Thirties have a lot in common, but the experience of playing them reveals two very different games.
I never really had an interest in making videos, but I was inspired, in large part thanks to Red Bull Mind Gamers.
Got my GoCube Edge yesterday- spent an hour in the tutorial, then about 30-45 minutes more playing around with it and practicing.
So… I can follow a tutorial! For the first time ever, I’ve completed a Rubik’s Cube!
My experience with the Kosmos “Exit the Game” series has been hit or miss… And I’m starting to wonder if the difference in experience isn’t the specifics of each game but rather the environment in which I’m attempting to play it.