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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

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    Escape Room Clues: It’s An ArtApril 1, 2019

    Escape room clues... most of us need them! People ask about our escape room clues or game master hints all the time. Some are relieved when they hear we offer clues from the outside, as most escape rooms do. Some folks are even more relieved when we tell them there is no limit and no time penalty for clues at ConTRAPtions. Others say 'we don't want clues!' To them, it's more satisfying the fewer clues they need. A good escape room should always be solvable without external hints, even ... Read More

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    Escape Room Owner at ConTRAPtionsFebruary 14, 2019

    Our tech-savvy escape room owner  Meet our escape room owner, Noah Dalton. He is the mechanical guru who makes ConTRAPtions Escape Rooms, well, ConTRAPtions! Noah is our resident tech wizard, a local home-grown mechanical engineer with a degree from Colorado State University. In the years since graduation, he has been employing his engineering skills in very unconventional ways. He believes in using his God-given abilities to learn, build and innovate. The result is ... Read More

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    Escape Room Valentines PromoFebruary 8, 2019

    Our escape room Valentines promo this year has been inspired by space. The late great Carl Sagan said, "The earth is a small stage in a vast cosmic arena." He also said the vastness is bearable only through love. How right he was! On a Valentines Day 29 years ago The Voyager 1 space probe picked up an extraordinary image as it made its exit from our solar system into deep space. At the prompting of noted astrophysicist Carl Sagan, NASA turned the camera back... Read More

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    New Escape Room Mission BriefingJanuary 15, 2019

    New escape room mission briefing: The date is 05-29-2511, ED (earth date) Welcome back to the Evangeline, crew. Here is your mission briefing. This is Captain Wilhelm Auxilio of the Evangeline. I want to apprise you of some helpful information before you begin your deep-space journey to rescue the starship Margo.The Margo is piloted by none other ... Read More

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    ConTRAPtions New Escape Room: What’s Taking So Long?October 24, 2018

    "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. It is more than just an escape room. It is a journey to the stars, a journey of the heart, and a live adventure... Read More

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    Build Teamwork and Solve a Fully Automated Fort Collins Escape RoomOctober 2, 2018

    For two years now, ConTRAPtions has trapped Northern Colorado customers in a truly one-of-a-kind immersive escape. When you think about an escape room, what emotions come to mind? For some in the Denver and Fort Collins areas, it can be frustration and even disappointment. Sometimes those who try an escape room for the first time come away not wanting to play one again. More often than not, they have this outlook because of poor setup, lack of support or failing technology. If this is you, we wa... Read More

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    Can You Solve These Unique Fort Collins Puzzle Rooms?September 4, 2018

    We at ConTRAPtions create our Fort Collins puzzle rooms with a combination of technological mastery and immersion you won't find anywhere else. Our rooms put you in control, testing your strength against complicated situations that feel real. Each puzzle room creates a unique scenario that you need to conquer. If you can work together and solve each new challenge as it comes along, you will... Read More