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A Comprehensive Dictionary To The Escape Room Industry

Do you speak escape room? Over the past decade, the escape room industry has developed its own language. While some escape room vocabulary is company-specific, the best terms and definitions catch on quickly, and are adopted by different escape room companies all over the world. We’ve put together a comprehensive glossary of escape room words,…

The Best New Escape Room Puzzles Vol 2.0

Sure, we love escape rooms for their immersive settings and state-of-the-art props. But escape room puzzles are just as important as their awesome visuals. Above all else, people visit game rooms for the gameplay: the adrenaline, the teamwork, the feisty yet friendly (hopefully) discussions, the “a-ha!” moments in the face of a ticking clock. When…

Sweet James – Interview with Monster City’s “theming master” James A. Powell

From massive theme park props to immersive escape rooms – like PanIQ Room Las Vegas! – Monster City Studios crafts dreams into reality. (Quite a few nightmares, too.) We chatted with James A. Powell, Vice President of Design, about what it’s like to unleash his creativity on a truly epic scale. How did you get…

Escape Rooms: The Perfect Bachelor(ette) Party Destination

The bachelor(ette) party is the ultimate celebration of the soon-to-be wed and their closest friends and family members. These memorable parties are a final opportunity for a groom or bride to say goodbye to single life and prepare for a new chapter of their lives. Deciding what to do before the “last fling before the…

7 Reasons To Book Our New Escape Rooms in Chicago!

We’re excited to announce the opening of our newest escape rooms in Chicago’s Logan Square—offering a variety of experiences so realistic, you’ll forget you’re immersed in a game! Hit up our location in Logan Square and discover three brand-new, third generation rooms that push the boundaries of traditional gameplay. Seek redemption for past sins and…

Why Escape Rooms are Perfect for Date Night

Escape Rooms & Dates When it comes to dating, there are countless options for where to go and what to do. The usual choices include dinner and a movie, a late-night walk, or attending a concert or sporting event. If you’re looking to spice things up, escape rooms offer a unique opportunity for an unforgettable…

From Adventure Video Games to Escape Rooms

Escape rooms are one of the newest forms of entertainment for thrill seekers, but adventure games are nothing new. Before the emergence of escape rooms people were already immersing themselves in alternative realities and fantastical worlds based heavily on literature and film. They did what many of us were doing in our free time: played…

What We Are Doing Differently During CoVid-19

Escape Rooms During Coronavirus In the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak and preventive measures across the country right now, we’d like to take a moment to update our customers on the steps we’re taking to help. As you may or may not know, PanIQ Room has branches all over the world, but our roots are…

The Best Escape Rooms Around the World Part #1

Do You Think You Have What it Takes to Get Out? The concept of an escape room is simple enough. You and your friends get locked into a closed space and then have to look for clues, solve riddles, and crack puzzles within a certain period of time (usually an hour) in order to find…

DIY Escape Room Ideas

With the reputation and success of escape rooms spreading rapidly throughout the world, an increasing number of friends, families and couples are willing to travel miles and miles for the collaborative, “team-supergluing” gameplay. But why couldn’t we do all this at home?With these DIY escape room ideas, you can bring some fresh excitement to a…