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March 20, 2019

Escape rooms usually keep the same general structure and theme during their life spans, but little changes and modifications often happen along the way. Puzzle order, answers to puzzles, locations of objects, and many other small changes can happen over a room’s lifesp...

January 23, 2019

When were the first escape rooms?

Escape rooms have gained a lot of traction in the last 3-5 years, and have started spreading out of major world cities and into the suburbs. More and more people are getting to experience escape rooms for themselves now, and knowledge o...

December 31, 2018

Why are escape rooms a perfect activity for seniors?  The first of many reasons is that doing an escape room is fun!  Being 65 or older does not mean you stop wanting to have fun.  Escape rooms allow people to get lost in the moment and enjoy themselves.  You get to le...

December 5, 2018

If you’ve never done an escape room before, the concept can be pretty daunting. Something that many who haven’t done a room for themselves often don’t know is that more people don’t escape than do. And that's ok! Everyone can still have a good time with escape rooms, e...

January 17, 2018

Want to do well in your next escape room experience? Here are 5 hints that can help you escape!

November 22, 2017

There are many ways to improve your memory, as well as many reasons you’d want to. Improving your memory can help with everyday tasks, at your job, and even with decreasing the risk of dementia and other memory-related illnesses. While doing escape rooms can’t do all t...

October 13, 2017

If you’re looking for something new and fun to do with friends, family, coworkers, or anyone else, a fun alternative to seeing a movie or going bowling is going to an escape room. Escape rooms are cooperative puzzle rooms, where you must work together with a small team...

May 2, 2017

Games are defined by the rules and limits placed on them and on those who play them. Chess wouldn’t be as strategically interesting if you could decide to play with all queens.  Poker wouldn’t be as competitive if everyone had an ace or two up their sleeve. These limit...

November 19, 2016

Go to Games Workshop at Deer Grove Center in Palatine for another puzzle from Escapeocity!   Solve this one for a coupon good for a discount on your next escape room experience!  While you're there, check out the super cool Warhammer and Warhammer 40k stuff.  Whether y...

September 30, 2016

Here's a great action shot from our ribbon cutting last night at our Grand Opening Party!

Thank you to all who attended! If you didn't get a chance to, you can still stop by this weekend (September 30, 2016 through October 2, 2016) to try out some prototype puzzles and...

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