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Puzzle Break #1: Escape from Studio D

I was pretty excited to hear that Seattle was getting its own live action escape-the-room game, called Puzzle Break, in November.  We decided to give them a few weeks to work the kinks out, and after hearing lots of rave reviews from fellow puzzlers, Nick and I bought our tickets for last Saturday.  We invited a friend whose puzzling experience was limited to one Puzzled Pint. We picked up our friend on Saturday and found street parking about a block away from the studio where the game was being held.  Our friend told us this was a pretty hip part…

Real Escape Game

Escape from the Werewolf Village

On Wednesday I posted about some Escape the Room Flash games.  How about something a little more tangible?  Real Escape Game is—you guessed it—a live and in-person version of the traditionally virtual Escape the Room game genre. Real Escape Game, or REG, was created by Takao Kato, the founder of SCRAP Co, a Japanese “free paper” magazine.  Kato says he came up with the idea while trying to think of a fun new event concept and talking with a girl who was hooked on online Escape the Room games.  The first REG event in 2007 was a huge success, and Kato…