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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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    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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    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

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    Puzzle Rooms in Fort Collins: What ConTRAPtions Has to Offer

    ConTRAPtions creates unique new puzzle rooms in Fort Collins to shake up your typical escape room experience. What's more, we believe that an escape room shouldn’t just offer a fun challenge for you and your friends to solve using your brains and your hands. It should also be an adventure, a storyline, like the plot of a movie.Our current escape rooms either put you in a mafia kill room you have to escape, or in the mind of a jewel thief, tasked with heisting a p... Read More

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    5 Reasons Our Escape Rooms in Fort Collins Are Perfect for Team BuildingJuly 13, 2018

    Our escape rooms in Fort Collins provide an incredible opportunity for your corporate team to get outside the normal and have fun. Not only is this a great activity that everyone can enjoy, but it’s also the perfect way to grow as a team. Your team will appreciate an escape puzzle much more than a typical, awkward team building game to break the ice. Not to mention that our escape rooms are puzzles at a whole new level, with high-tech features like moving au... Read More

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    Fort Collins Best Team Building Escape RoomOctober 8, 2017

    Teamwork is arguably the best indicator of productivity in the workplace. While quantifying it may be difficult, promoting it is super easy (and fun!) Escape rooms offer some of the best team building experiences out there. In short, all the elements of working together under pressure are there: deadlines (see that timer counting down?), mental exercise, different angles, effective communication, details vs. the big pict... Read More

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    Another Escape Room Proposal at ConTRAPtions!July 13, 2017

    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, ... Read More

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    Can You Escape The Drink?April 14, 2017

    People often wonder about escape rooms and alcoholic beverages. They wonder if we serve alcohol here at ConTRAPtions, or if they can bring it with them when they come. (The answer to both is no!) Sometimes people ask how the game play is after a few dinner drinks. (The answer to this one is usually fun, loose, and with varying degrees of success!)Some bars like the SafeHouse in Chicago ... Read More