Solve a Mystery Together Strengthen your teamwork and solve a mystery! At home mystery games give you everything you need to become the detectives, solve clues and crack the case! Examine the artifacts and get immersed in the story – all the while cheering each other on! Of course we recommend our game, Society of… Read more →
Let’s jump right in: The Hawthorne Effect causes people to behave differently when they know they’re being observed. A Little History The Hawthorne Effect was named after a study at an electric plant, Hawthorne Works, in the early 1920s. Researchers wanted to determine how lighting impacted productivity and found that all lighting changes increased productivity…. Read more →
There’s a certain amount of breath-holding when we submit a game for review. Although our team has designed over ten escape games and we’d consider ourselves seasoned escape game designers, a new game always holds the unknown when presented to escape game reviewers. We’re happy to announce two more rave reviews – whew!!!! A huge… Read more →
We had the pleasure of chatting with the ESCAPETHEROOMers. Hold onto your hats as we discuss our wild ride of launching the Society of Curiosities mystery game in the midst of a Pandemic! Fun Fact: We had been researching the game box subscription market for two years and began planning our game in November of… Read more →
We do a ton of research for every Society of Curiosities mystery game that we create. Often times that research is just for backstory, aesthetic and accuracy so we can make our game feel as immersive as possible. Most facts don’t make it into the game, but we’ve come across so many that we want… Read more →
Our first two official reviews of our game subscription box (ours is an envelope), Quest for Captain Madok’s Treasure are in and we are thrilled that both reviewers loved the game! It’s always nerve-racking and exciting to submit a game for review, and then wait to get feedback. As creators, we realize that we craft… Read more →
This quarters mystery in a box (letter this time!) is a hunt for pirate treasure! We’ve come up with drink, food and style suggestions for you to make and evening (or two) of your game. A Storm is Brewing! In honor of the storm that stranded Captain Madok and his treasure, we bring you a… Read more →
Our games are packed with puzzles and will take between two and five plus hours to play. You get to play at home, at your own pace. So how should you tackle it?
We got our start commercially as escape room game designers. It was more difficult than we thought to make the jump from escape room designers to creators of game subscription boxes. Here’s how we did it.
The hunt for artists for our mystery in a box is almost as involved as the hunt for buried treasure! This game features a map illustrator from Brazil, a calligrapher from Canada, a tattoo artist from the UK, and more!