The Three Types of Fear

The Three Types of Fear

Escape room designers take a lot of factors into account when creating a scary escape game. This includes the three basic types of fear: primal, irrational, and rational. Knowing the differences between these main types of fear is what makes or breaks a scary escape...
Why Pop-Up Escape Rooms Aren’t Worth It

Why Pop-Up Escape Rooms Aren’t Worth It

As escape rooms boom across Toronto, the popularity of pop-up escape rooms also rises. They are especially popular since pop-ups will sometimes have enticing themes for marketing that you may know and love (like Legend of Zelda). However, there are several very good...
Why Private Escape Rooms are Better

Why Private Escape Rooms are Better

Escape rooms are an experience. It is an hour where you can let go of your reality, challenge yourself, have some fun with friends, test your teamwork and your communication. But what if people you don’t know are playing along with you? Here are a few reasons...
The Missing Will: Everything You Need to Know

The Missing Will: Everything You Need to Know

The Mansions of Madness real-life experience is now open at Escape Games Canada. It’s called The Missing Will and it will test your team’s ability to maintain their sanity in the face of terrifying mystery. Much like all our other new missions, The Missing Will is not...
Why You Shouldn’t Pay to Scavenger Hunt

Why You Shouldn’t Pay to Scavenger Hunt

If you’ve played escape games before, you’ve probably clued in that scavenging isn’t puzzle solving. Crawling under a bed to find a lockbox may test the strength of your knees, but not your mind. If what you need is hidden from you, it takes away from the enjoyment of...