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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 why...

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...

Importance of Immersion

Importance of Immersion

The human brain is so easily distracted; without even trying you start thinking about doing laundry when you're driving. Keeping your attention on the task at hand can be difficult and that is the importance of immersion. An immersive game will pull the player out of...

How to Maximize Your Time in an Escape Game

How to Maximize Your Time in an Escape Game

It can get tricky trying to figure out how to maximize your time in an escape game. We get it. Once you’re in there, the clock starts ticking down, and you panic. While escape games are normally a blast, sometimes the timer can be a bit stressful. Being stressed in an...

How to Prepare for your Escape Game Experience

How to Prepare for your Escape Game Experience

A lot of people wonder if there’s any way they can prepare for their escape room experience? Is there anything they can do to get ready in advance? The answer is yes, there are ways to prepare for your game and they are much more straightforward than you think. Here...

Logic vs. Task-Based Puzzles

Logic vs. Task-Based Puzzles

Logic-based and task-based puzzles are the two types of puzzles most commonly found in escape rooms. Almost all of Escape Games Canada's puzzles can also be broken into one of those two categories. While the difference between these two kinds of puzzles may seem...

Anatomy of an Escape Room

Anatomy of an Escape Room

It’s easy to play an escape room and walk away thinking it was a singular experience. In the hour you have, you’ll work to resolve a dynamic story by tackling challenging puzzles. The whole experience is designed using specific escape room elements to excite you. It’s...


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