In every Society of Curiosities game, we like to include a tangible item that is custom designed. For our first solve the mystery game, Madok’s Lost Treasure, players go on a quest for pirate treasure – and of course we wanted pirate gold! Mystery in a Box Design Challenges Our goal in creating a custom… Read more →
A behind the scenes look of the creation of our solve the mystery – escape room style game, The Memory Stone.
We created The Mysterious Map Heist so players could jump into a game right away without waiting for a package in the mail. Happily, like our mystery in a box games, it got rave reviews! Scroll down to read some of our favorite parts and click the links for the full reviews. The Mysterious Map… Read more →
Last week we took down our escape game to close our physical location. In a weeks time we demoted our magical land back to a plain, soulless office space. We like to think the memories of four years of magic and delight still hides in the walls. But the real takeaway is that with the… 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 →
The Society of Curiosities offers immersive play-at-home games. That can be difficult to achieve. After all, we’re not there, in person, to aid players and guide gameplay. So how do we ensure our mystery in a box experience is consistent and exceptional? Well, it’s a lot of work! We do a lot of design work… 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?