News/Deals 2015-02-16


News
Adding Captive Rooms to the master list. It opened on Friday the 13th, and was apparently free over the long weekend. They have two rooms open currently: Dracula’s Library and Charlotte. They are 60 minute games with a cost of $27 (with a $5 discount for checking in on Facebook). They are located in downtown Toronto, at 43 Elm Street, Unit #200.

Live Escape has opened their fourth room, Study of Secrets.

The Hour in St. Catharines have announced that they are permanently reducing their price from $25/person to $20/person (before tax)

Escape Room Niagara Falls has announced that ‘The Bunker’ and ‘The Castle’ has no additional times, as they will be undergoing renovations for the next 2 weeks (approximately until the end of February).

Xspace has announced that they are replacing their ‘Forest Escape’ with a new theme.

Lost Canada has announced a soft opening date of the week of February 23rd. TPlaytime is 45 minutes, and the price appears to be $28/person.

iEscaped has closed down their ‘Superhero’ room and replaced it with a bomb defusal theme. The ‘Defuse’ room opened last Friday and some of the other reviewers visited! I’ll link to their review whenever it comes out.

Origin Room Break has announced that they are closing the Wonder Child room on February 21st. It’s to be replaced by a Detective Conan themed room, where there will be a dual objective of escaping the room and solving the crime committed. Each ‘case’ runs for 200 groups, with prizes given to the 1st, 100th, and 200th groups (if they complete both objectives).

Escape Games is continuing their contest to have a lucky group playtest their newest room, ‘The Unknown’. Link to details here: http://t.co/wphlj60B1j

Omescape is running a contest where a group of players are given the opportunity to play the final two rooms, ‘The Penitentiary’, and the ‘Mysterious Study, before they are released to the public. Link HERE

In much more important news, my birthday’s coming up! I think I’ve run out of close places to visit though. I should make a post with a list of places with a free birthday discount, and then map out an ESCAPE CRAWL. Great for the birthday boy/girl, really pricey for anyone going with them!

Deals
Added Xscaper Arts, Escape Key, and The Hour

Name: Xscaper Arts
Notes: Like/check-in their Facebook Page to get 15% off. Having a group of 4+ players gets you 15% off. It doesn’t say it explicitly, but I get the impression that the discounts can be combined. This seems like it’ll be running until the end of February.

Name: Escape Key
Code: FEBKEY
Notes: Use the code FEBKEY at Escape Key get a 10% discount.

Name: The Hour
Code: VALENTINES
Notes: Use the code VALENTINES at The Hour get a 13% discount.

Name: Exodus Escape Rooms
Link: http://www.groupon.com/deals/exodus-escape-rooms
Notes: $49 for four ($12.25/person), $75 for six ($12.50/person), $99 for eight ($12.38/person). That seems like a strange progression. Regular price is $25/Person (with a minimum charge of 3 people), making discounts range from 50% to 51%. Valid Wednesday to Sunday.

Name: Origin Room Break
Link: http://www.groupon.com/deals/origin-room-break
Notes:$23 for two ($11.50/person) and $45 for four ($11.25/person) redeemable from Monday to Friday.
$25 for two ($12.50/person) redeemable Saturday and Sunday , $49 for four ($12.25/person)redeemable from Saturday to Sunday. The regular pricing at Origin Room Break is $20/Person if you like them on facebook, ranging discounts from 37.50% to 43.75% off.

Name: NextRelic
Link: http://www.groupon.com/deals/next-relic
Notes:$24 for 2($12/Person), $47 for 4 ($11.75/Person) $69 for 6 ($11.50/Person), $88/8 ($11/Person). The regular pricing at NextRelic seems to be $28/person with a dollar discount for each additional person. This makes the end discount variable depending on your group size, but discounts should be around 55%.

Name: Great Escape
Link: http://www.wagjag.com/deal/toronto/great-escape-inc-1128282
Notes: $40 for 4 ($10.00/person). It’s normally $15/person with checking in on Facebook, making this deal a 33% disount.

Name: Mission 45
Link: http://www.groupon.com/deals/mission-45-room-escape
Notes: $25 for 2 ($12.50/person) and $45 for 4 ($11.25/person) for the small rooms. $80 for 6 ($13.33/Person) and$100/8 ($12.50/Person) for the two larger rooms. Perplexingly, if you check in on Facebook, small rooms are $12/person, meaning discounts might be 6.25% if you have 4 people. You shouldn’t get the groupon if you have two people unless you are going on a weekend. Large rooms are $15/person currently, and offer a 16.66% discount.

Name: Room Escape Adventures
Link: http://rush49.com/deals/room-escape-adventures-toronto
Notes: There is a processing fee of $2.53. **Note, I’ve been made aware that this site is actually dealing in USD.

Name: Xspace
Link: https://www.livingsocial.com/deals/1307674-tickets-for-the-room-escape-challenge
Notes: $48 for 4 ($12/person), $69 for 6 ($11.50/person) $88 for 8 ($11/person). Regular price is $22/person, so discounts range from 45% to 50%.

Name: Xtreme Escape Adventures
Link: http://www.groupon.com/deals/xtreme-escape-adventures
Notes: $36 for 2 ($18/person) $66 for 4 ($16.50/Person) $97 for 6 ($16.17/Person). The regular discount for liking and sharing on facebook is $22.50/person, so discounts range from 20% to 28%.

Name: Paniq
Link: http://www.ncrowd.ca/mississauga/404-paniq-room
Notes: $25 for 2 ($12.50/person). Regular 18.74/Person if you like, comment, and share on Facebook. This puts the discount at approximately 33.3%

Name: Live Escape
Link: http://www.ncrowd.ca/toronto/1410-live-escape-inc- and http://www.ncrowd.ca/toronto/1411-live-escape-inc-
Notes: $50.00 for 4 or $25.00 for 2 ($12.50/person in both cases). On weekdays, the regular price is $15.00/person on weekdays and $20.00/person weekends if you use cash and check in on Facebook. This places the discount at approximately 16.67% to 37.5% depending on whet

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