• Why does it take so long to build a new escape room?April 2, 2023

    We've been working/designing the new Soul Survivor Escape Room for awhile. Its even changed names a couple of times. Mirror Mansion...Resident Evil...but now we've settled on Soul Survivor. The way we build escape rooms we can't go online to Amazon or Ebay and purchase puzzles. We make 90+% of everything! We buy raw materials and tec... Read More

  • Our new Infection Escape Room is coming to ConTRAPtions in Columbia! Can you survive a Zombie apocalypse?February 21, 2023

    [caption id="attachment_6225" align="alignleft" width="640"] Can you survive a Zombie apocalypse? Can you help the CDC stop the Mad Cow disease that turns everyone into Zombies? We're betting you can't! Pre-book now for a soft opening on March 1, 2023Can[/caption] ... Read More

  • Plight of the Margo is honored again!February 14, 2023

      Our Fort Collins ConTRAPtions location has an award winning escape room called Plight of the Margo. This 2 part, 3 hours of game play‚Ķ amazing escape room has been listed on the top 100 games internationally for the past 3 years. It is an honor to be a finalist again this year. We are so happy you love the Margo as much as we do!... Read More

  • “Soul Survivor” Opening Soon!February 11, 2023

    It's been a long time coming and we are almost finished with the new "Soul Survivor" escape game. You might be wondering why it takes so long to build and open a new escape game. Well...if building the new room was my only duty it would have been open months ago...so having time to dedicate to the design and construction of the n... Read More

  • Christmas Room Now Open! Book Now!December 7, 2022

    Santa's Naughty Elves are at it again! Presents are missing and they've teamed up with Jack Frost! We've heard they plan on taking Santa's sleigh out for a joy ride. We need you to help save Christmas this year! Book online now or call 636-229-9927 to book.... Read More

  • Party at Grandma’s House has been re-mixed at our St. Charles location! BOOK NOW!November 22, 2022

      The next generation of Grandma's Party House is ready! ConTRAPtions Escape Rooms has remodeled, re-mixed and re-mastered our multi-generational Party at Grandma's House escape game in St. Charles, Missouri! New automated props and game-flow. Whether you've partied with grandma before, or are new to the party, you haven't partied like ... Read More

  • What an Honor and Totally Awesome!!!March 20, 2020

    Our Fort Collins ConTRAPtions location has an award winning escape room called Plight of the Margo. This 2 part, 3 hours of game play... amazing escape room has been honored and voted as one of the top 100 escape games internationally. It is an honor to be on the list as well as to be considered again thi... Read More

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    5 Reasons Escape Room Design Is Like Making ArtOctober 8, 2019

    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 art: 1. Becau... Read More

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    Plight of the Margo Escape Room is Complete!September 11, 2019

    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 part 1 or part 2 when they select Plight of the Margo on our escape room booking p... Read More

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    ConTRAPtions Escape Room PromoApril 5, 2019

      Our escape room promo this summer is straight from the news!   As part of our escape room promo, share our news on your social media and receive10% off your booking! Check out our escape room promo, now through July 31st. Help us generate some buzz about our new 90 minute space room and get 10% off your booking when you share the news with your friends on social media! ... Read More