News/Deals 2015-02-23


Puzzled Pint is coming to Toronto March 10th, brought to you by Ryan of Lockquest. To explain, Puzzled Pint takes place on the second Tuesday of every month. It’s a casual free puzzle solving event that takes place in 16 cities in North America. On March 6th, a ‘location’ puzzle is posted. When you solve that puzzle, it’ll bring you to a URL which will reveal the address of the local bar/pub. On March 10th, you and your team will go to that bar/pub and solve a series of fun puzzles! Volunteers (Ryan and co.) will be on hand to give out hints if they are necessary. Times will be taken down, and standings will be uploaded HERE.

Decipher Rooms has closed! Their instagram reveals that they are taking a break and planning on moving elsewhere.

Lost Canada is starting their soft opening sometime this week. Playtime is 45 minutes, and the price appears to be $28/person. They are located at 685 Queen Street West.

Origin Room Break has closed the Wonder Child room It’s to be replaced by a Detective Conan/Case Closed themed room.

Escape Matrix‘s opening has been delayed to next week due to renovations.

Great Escape has closed their ‘The Dungeon’ room, and will be replacing it with ‘The Dollhouse. . Once ‘The Dungeon’ is replaced, Great Escape will have none of their original rooms! This marks the first escape facility that has actually made a whole ‘rotation’.

Ongoing News

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 week (approximately until the end of February).

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

Escape Games is continuing their contest to have a lucky group playtest their newest room, ‘The Unknown’. Link to details here: HERE

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

Removed expired Exoodus Escape rooms and Great Escape deals.

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

Name: The Hour
Notes: Use the code VALENTINES at The Hour get a 13% discount. As of today (2015/02/23), the code still seems to work.

Name: 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
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: Mission 45
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
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
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
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
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: and
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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