Morty App has Released a Version for Web
Morty App is a hugely popular escape room directory available on iPhone. This month the team have made their database of 23,000+ games and 50,000+ ratings and reviews publicly available via a web-interface.
Escape Buzz has launched, a new industry website dedicated to news, directory content, and more.
Escape Buzz is a new platform dedicated to the escape room industry from the creators of Lock.me and ER Champ. It will be a service for folks who work in the industry and enthusiasts alike to help find specialist information about the market.
Room Escape Artist presents their 2022 US Escape Room Industry Report
Based on 8 years of data collected since 2014, REA has produced a report of the state of the escape room industry in 2022. This year they've identified that there are more than 1,900 escae room facilities in the US (an 8.5% decrease since last year). Read their in-depth analysis below.
🧾 In Other News
🔑 Recent Doors Unlocked
- 13th Hour Escape Rooms have opened a new room, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, in Wharton, NJ.
- 13th Gate Escape has opened a new room, The Disappearance of Flight 13, in St Baton Rouge, LA.
- Activate Games has announced they're opening a new site in East Rutherford, NJ.
- Arcade Arena, a new social gaming concept from the previous owners of Escape Inc. has announced plans to open this month in Roseville, MN USA
- Breakout Games have announced a new room, Wild West, in Lexington, KY.
- Captured LV Escape Room have opened a new room, The Casino Challenge, in Bethlehem, PA.
- Escape Ventures has announced a new room, Neighbourhood Watcher, coming late summer in Orlando, FL.
- Escapology has opened a new escape game, Mansion Murder, in Belmont Park, San Diego, CA.
- Exit 446 has opened their site in Pittsburg, PA.
- Immersive Gamebox (recently rebranded from Electric Gamebox) has opened in New York.
- Lara's Labyrinth have opened a new room, Bewitched, in Wethersfield, CT.
- Marriott Hotels x TED have opened an immersive experience, "The Curiosity Room" in San Francisco, CA.
- Off the Couch has reopened with two rooms in Fremont, CA.
- Oh Key Escape Games is opening in Blackfoot, ID.
- paradigmQ has re-opened it's Christmas themed room, Hour Before Christmas, as well as another recent room, Murder on the Express, in Vancouver, WA.
- RYCO’s Escape Room & Lounge is opening in Westbury, NY.
- The Carson City Library has opened a new room, The Submarine, in Carson City, NV.
- The Lost Escape Room have opened a new room, Into the Darkness, in Huntington, WV.
- The Show Must Go On is a pop-up escape game that's just launched in New Prague, MN.
- Waxhaw Escape has opened a new jumanji-themed room, Jungle Drums, in Waxhaw, NC.
And... Because we missed these ones from a few months back:
- Escape City YEG has opened a new room, Mastermind Industries, in Edmonton, Alberta.
- Lockdown Red Deer has opened a new room, The Cave of Five Elements, in Red Deer, Alberta.
- Aviemore Escape Rooms has opened a new room, The Secret Forest, in Aviemore.
- Escape Quest has opened a new room, Percy Pendleton's Peculiar Predicament, in Macclesfield.
- Escape Rooms Cheltenham have plans to open a new room, Cheese Robbers, in Cheltenham.
- Epsom Escape has opened a new room based on 'The Great Train Robbery' in Epsom, with a promo code TERRYB22 for 10% off.
- Gatwick Escape Rooms have opened a new room, Deep Trouble, in Gatwick.
- Mythologic has opened a new room, The Greatest Bank Heist, in Gillingham.
- National Museum of Flight have opened a new room, Operation Sabotage, in North Berwick.
- The Bank Job Broadstairs have opened a new room, The Heist, in Broadstairs.
- PerpleXed Escape Rooms have opened with a pirate themed adventure in Soham.
- Pier Pressure have opened a new family friendly escape room, The Smuggler's Secret, in Brighton.
- Prestige Escape Rooms now allows bookings for solo players
- Prodigy Escapes have opened a new room, Mission Impawsible, in Exeter.
- Random Rooms have opened a new room, Headteacher's Office on the Isle of Wight.
- Reynard's Adventures have opned with a new room in Taunton.
- Wine Escape have announced they'll be touring the UK.
- Witham Escape Rooms has opened a new room, The Big Hangover, in High Wycombe.
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🔎 August's Puzzle
For this month's puzzle I'll relay a funny little question a Games Master posed us at an escape room at last month:When is a door no longer a door?
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