Tonight I tried my first escape room. Myself and eight others were kidnapped, and then we woke up in a room where a girl on a TV said that we had one hour to figure out how to escape or the poison in our watches would kill us all. This particular escape room was in Los Angeles, and though they apparently do multiple kinds, this one was based off a game series I hadn’t heard of called Zero Escape, though now I kind of need to look it up.
I only just recently found out about the escape room thing. I’ve known about the games for ages; start in a room, click on everything, find keys, solve puzzles, figure out how to progress, that sort of thing. It turns out you can do it in real life, too, and I thought that was the coolest idea ever. It took nine of us, which was a lot more than I thought, but it was done really well. Continue reading