July 13

#REDivas EP66 – Musings on the Escape Room Industry

Manda summarizes her thoughts on the Up the Game conference, while Errol went to visit Calgary and did seven rooms over the long weekend. Listen in as they ruminate on narrative, puzzle difficulty, and Manda’s drinking habits. http://www.inversegenius.com/roomescapedivas/2018/5/25/66-musings-on-the-escape-room-industry Advertisements

July 06

#REDivas EP65 – Attending Up The Game

Manda Whitney attended one of the largest the escape room conferences in the world Up The Game! She got a chance to talk to a whole bunch of experts and new friends from all over the world. http://www.inversegenius.com/roomescapedivas/2018/5/11/65-attending-up-the-game

July 05

Looking Glass Adventures – Operation Flamingo

Looking Glass Adventures is located on the Danforth near Victoria Park.  Looking Glass has changed locations, and to our glee has new rooms and MORE SPACE!  We’ve been struggling to make time to visit them but finally saw them a few weeks ago.  This time around we went with Team KPop, who are powerhouse solvers […]

June 29

#REDivas EP64 – The Trust Spectrum and Escape Rooms (Playing with Strangers)

Manda and Errol discuss the Trust Spectrum and see how it applies to escape rooms! Scott Nicholson shared this wonderful post on the FB Enthusiast group called The Trust Spectrum by Raph Koster, game designer, and author of A Theory of Fun for Game Design. http://www.inversegenius.com/roomescapedivas/2018/4/27/64-the-trust-spectrum-and-escape-rooms-playing-with-strangers

June 29

Perplexity – The Gate

Perplexity Escape Games has a new Mississauga location located at near 407 and Bramalea Rd in a commercial complex.  It’s been a while since Perplexity had new rooms, so we were excited, even more so when we learned they had a NEW location.  We came along with our friends E4G and Team K-Pop for some […]

June 29

#REDivas EP63 – Are Escape Rooms Good for Team Building?

Are escape rooms good for team building? Surprisingly, not really. Professor Dr. Linda Carson of Fine Arts at the University of Waterloo. She has a Ph.D. in Psychology (Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience) and teaches teamwork, creativity, design thinking, and interdisciplinary collaboration. A special 2 hour episode ! http://www.inversegenius.com/roomescapedivas/2018/4/13/63-are-escape-rooms-good-for-team-building

June 05

Perplexity – Lost and Found

Perplexity Escape Games has a new Mississauga location located at near 407 and Bramalea Rd in a commercial complex.  We were excited to hear Perplexity had new rooms, even more so that they had a NEW location.  We came along with our friends E4G and Team K-Pop for some friendly competition.

June 04

#REDivas EP 62 – Hint Giving in Escape Rooms

All the Divas are back to talk about Hint Giving in Escape Rooms! http://www.inversegenius.com/roomescapedivas/2018/3/30/62-hint-giving-in-escape-rooms

June 04

#REDivas EP 60- Chatting with E4G’s Codegreen

Errol and Manda were busy, so we chat with their friend E4G’s CodeGreen (aka Leader) about life with escape rooms, travelling and how things have changed for them in Toronto. http://www.inversegenius.com/roomescapedivas/2018/3/2/60-chatting-with-e4gs-codegreen-aka-leader

May 29

Omescape – Defend the magic academy

Omescape Scarborough is located in Scarborough, just off the 401 and Kennedy.  This time we had the super team “Team Awesome” joining us.  This is the “final” (as far as we know) room at the Scarborough location, Long story short: You are academy students with the mission to reseal a portal in your school, before it unleashes […]