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What kind of escape room player are you?

By | August 3rd, 2016|Game Play, General|

After running countless escape room games now, it's become obvious that there are several different types of players. Each has their own signature method of interacting with the games and each has a different effect on the outcome. Let's go through them and discuss their pros and cons.   The Lock Pickers As the name [...]

Teamwork!

By | July 20th, 2016|Game Play|

I get asked all the time, "how did you come up with all of the puzzles?" It's not the answer I give people normally when they're in our building. I'll save that for those I see in person so they'll know I'm joking! The real answer is "Teamwork." My partner and I have two completely [...]

Escape rooms were invented where exactly?

By | July 5th, 2016|History|

I've been asked this question countless times since the doors opened here at Try-N-Escape: Where did the idea for an "escape room" come from? Like the majority of owners out there, we didn't invent the concept either.  I wish we had.  I've played the online escape room games for years, but was I smart enough [...]

Something under, below, top, left, everywhere!

By | June 24th, 2016|Game Play|

You've just walked into your first escape room.  As you look around, you notice the large objects first.  Things you can grab with your hands, large pictures on the walls, puzzles surround you!  It's very overwhelming! Further inspection reveals another layer of detail - smaller clues abound! There's so much to see! But the truth [...]

We’re Open!

By | May 16th, 2016|General|

It's official!  Try-N-Escape in Boca Raton is open. Be sure to come check out our new room - Hang 'Em High