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Welcome To The First Room You’ll Actually Want To Be Locked Inside

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Photo by Jamie Hale, The Oregonian

You and eight friends walk into a dark room. The door slams shut behind you and you hear the click of the lock turning in the door. A countdown timer illuminates: 60 minutes remaining.

No, you’re not in gore-horror-hit Saw–you’re playing “Spark of Resistance“, a real-life escape the room game in Portland, Oregon, designed and built by W+K interactive strategist Laura E. Hall and her creative compatriots, 60 Minutes to Escape.

Escape room games are puzzle events played in real-life environments. Much like a strategic briefing meeting, participants are locked in a room together and must solve puzzles and use their skills to escape in the allotted time frame. Continue reading