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Tales from the Gamemaster

Watching people solve puzzles and fumbling around in the dark might sound like a fun job, but it’s not always sunshine and rainbows. While there are many laughable moments while game-mastering groups, there are also many frustrating moments that a game-master might...

Our Favorite Escape Room

OUR FAVORITE ESCAPE ROOM   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Eh2EF_h37E&feature=youtu.be   Once in a blue moon, you’ll find an escape room that just blows you out of the water; a game that has the perfect combination of story, puzzles and set design. For...

Out of The Box Things to Do in Charlotte, NC

WHAT TO DO IN CHARLOTTE, NC   1. Inner Peaks   With two different locations in Charlotte, Inner peaks is an indoor rock climbing place. Whether you’re a beginner or expert, anyone can always find the best place to start climbing. No better way to get up and...

3rd Room Teaser Talk

3RD ROOM TEASER TALK     After a couple months of hard work and restless nights, we are ecstatic to give you the latest news on our 3rd room. One of the things we pride ourselves most in is our attention to detail in every aspect of the room. From the story...

Bad Escape Rooms

If you’re an Escape Room enthusiast then I’m more than sure that you’ve come across them -- bad escape rooms. White walls, red herrings, puzzles that make no sense, we’ve all seen rooms like these. Nowadays with the dramatic rise in Escape Room venues, the bar for...

Escape Room Themes I’d Like To See

There’s only so many zombie viruses you can cure or prisons to break out from. Not that I don’t enjoy a good zombie run or even rummaging through the house of a serial killer, but sometimes it’s fun to do something outside of your regular organ collecting murder...

What Makes an Escape Room Great

Sometimes it’s difficult to say what separates a good escape room from a bad one. Sure there are some blatant things that can go wrong in an escape room--malfunctioning props, distracted game masters, etc… But how do you separate a great escape...

The Origin Story

Hello world my name is Andy, one of the creators here at The Box Escape Room. I get the question a lot, “How did you guys get the idea to start an Escape Room?” A whim. That was honestly how we got started. I remember it clearly; it was 11pm on a Friday night in July,...