July 29, 2018

Get The F Out: The Experiment (Los Angeles, CA)

Throw out everything you know about escape rooms...

In May 2018, "Get the F Out" opened their second room room called "The Experiment" and the buzz was that it was pretty different from their first room, "The Virus". We gave "The Virus" a 2017 Achievement Unlocked Medal for "Best Storytelling" and there was also a lot of effort put towards the storyline for "The Experiment" on social media via the fictional character, Dr. Jay Elias. Before going into this game, we really didn't know what to expect, given the brief description from their site:

"Looking for all ages, male & female to participate in a psychological study of escape rooms .  It will take 60 min of your time.  Juice will be served."

July 5, 2018

Room Escape Artist: Escape Immerse Explore (New Orleans, LA)




David and Lisa from Room Escape Artist (REA) offered an escape room tour for the second year in a row and for 2018 it was in New Orleans (NOLA). I heard a lot of buzz about rooms in that area but wasn't sure how they would hold up to the best rooms I've played prior to the tour.

I didn't think that I would have the chance in the near future to go to NOLA, let alone the nearby cities of Tickfaw and Baton Rouge (90 minutes away), so I decided to sign up. I bought a pre-sale ticket and by the time they opened up the tour to the public, only one of 24 tickets was left! David and Lisa were able to secure a second bus on the tour due to popular demand and the rest was history. From their site:

"Southern Louisiana is home to some of the best escape rooms in the United States. This June [2018], we invite you to travel to New Orleans with Room Escape Artist. Tickets are $599 per ticket.

About Escape, Immerse, Explore: New Orleans 2018 
Join us June 22 – 24, 2018 for a weekend of escape rooms in and around New Orleans, Louisiana. 
On this personally-tailored escape room tour, you will get a chance to play some of our favorite escape rooms with other like minded escape room fans. 

What’s Included in the Tour? 
Your ticket includes a customized itinerary of 9 escape rooms, distributed among the following companies: 
  • Escape My Room, New Orleans (2) 
  • Clue CarrĂ©, New Orleans (2) 
  • RISE Escape Rooms, Tickfaw (2) 
  • 13th Gate Escape, Baton Rouge (3)
There will be three 2017 Golden Lock-In Award-winning games on this tour (and many more that were in the running)

Your ticket also includes: 
  •  Bus transportation to escape rooms outside of New Orleans 
  • A weekend with Lisa and David as escape room tour guides 
  • Networking with other tour attendees 
  • A talk by Lisa and David 
  • One group meal 
  • Exclusive discount coupons to book additional escape rooms at these venues 
  • Event t-shirt 
  • Teammates who are as excited about this as you are!"

Left to right: David, Randy