5 Reasons Escape Room Design Is Like Making Art

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Escape Room Design taken seriously   At ConTRAPtions, we are passionate about creating one-of-a-kind, unconventional, fun and excellent escape rooms. There is real-life, applied science (aka, technology) behind every in-house puzzle we produce. But art makes a big appearance too, both in process and product. Here are 5 reasons escape room design is like making […]

Plight of the Margo Escape Room is Complete!

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Plight of the Margo Part 2 That’s right folks, after many more months of streamlining, we the ConTRAPtioneers are pleased to announce that Part 2: Libertatum is finally here! The riveting conclusion to Initio (part 1) has graduated from its soft open and is now on the regular roster. Players will be able to choose […]

ConTRAPtions New Escape Room: What’s Taking So Long?

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“A man can get lost out here…. not just between the stars, but in his heart” Dear readers, I’d like to introduce you to Lazare H. Descubrio, captain of the starship Margo. Our ConTRAPtions new escape room, The Plight of the Margo, is part of his story, a story that players can both share and shape. […]

New Escape Room Whispers

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“When are you opening a new escape room?”   New escape room in Fort Collins? We get this question a lot. Consider this post our whispers to you about what is coming up. Well, we’re still a few months out, but we thought we’d offer a sneak peak of some of our latest ConTRAPtion action. […]

Another Escape Room Proposal at ConTRAPtions!

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A second round of romance came our way last month with another escape room proposal at ConTRAPtions! We were honored to help Joel orchestrate a fantastic surprise for his bride-to-be, LeAnne. And what a job he did! He selected a custom riddle for the couple’s keepsake version of the Tiger’s Eye diamond, composed a touching note, […]

Don’t Escape Your Shirt!

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Business owners lose their shirt all the time. We try very hard to hang onto it! But shirts have now become optional on the streets of Fort Collins, for both men and women. Interesting times! Universal toplessness is the new thing on the local news front. Some folks say it’s crazy, some say it’s progressive. […]

One Couple’s Escape Room Proposal Story

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A dose of inescapable romance just in time for Valentine’s Day Most star-crossed lovers aren’t trying to escape Cupid’s arrow. Some star-crossed escape room aficionados, however, try very hard to escape the conventional when it comes to proposing marriage. For them, an escape room proposal story is the only way to do it! Meet Randy and […]

What’s An Escape Room?

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The short answer: an escape room is an awesome way to spend an evening with family, friends, or coworkers. A brief history about escape rooms Escape rooms, or ER’s as the aficionados call them, are a relatively new form of entertainment that started about 10 years ago. In 2007 the first room popped up in […]