News/Deals 2015-09-15

News
Late post. Very sleepy.
Lockdown Ottawa opened.

Lockdown Ottawa
340 Parkdale Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2W5
Cross Street: Parkdale Ave. and OxfordSt.
Rooms: 2
Group Size: Area 51 (1-6), Toys (1-6)
Game Time: 45 minutes
Price: $25/person
Site: www.lockdownottawa.ca
Phone Number: 519-472-6668

Improbable Escapes in Kingston has announced a seasonal game open during the month of October at Fort Henry! The 45 minute game is called the Jury of Nightmares.

Exodus London Escape rooms is also opening a seasonal Halloween game from Oct. 14th to 31st. I have yet to play any games in London, but this one has piqued my interest. The theme is called Stranger Danger. I’ll keep my theories to myself, in case I’m right!
How well do you REALLY know someone? What are they thinking? Why is that person staring at me? Are they moving towards me? Dark Alleys. Creepy Vans. Elevators. Do you know who you’re with? We’re taking our escape games to the next level- will you avoid your kidnapping or die on the altar?

Escape in London has two announcements. They are closing down the Apocalypse room to open a room called Pandemic. The second announcement is that they are opening a room called Cabin in the Woods.
You are a scientist at the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) experiencing a real world disease pandemic. You have been hiding in a safe, underground shelter for the past few months, working on an antidote for the disease that has taken over the world, but you haven’t been able to make any serious progress and you are running dangerously low on food, water and oxygen. In exactly one hour, a facility wide full decontamination must occur in order to keep the viruses and diseases from spreading out. In other words… this place is going to blow, with you inside… unless you can find a solution, immediately!
On your way up to a friend’s cottage in isolated Northern Ontario, you find yourself with a flate tire, miles away from the nearest service station. Your group slits up into two, to try to find help. One of your group comes across a seemingly-friendly stranger who invites you to his cabin in the woods… but you soon learn that he’s not interested in helping you out… and you must get away from him, fast!

Ongoing News
Captive is opening a new facility in Mississauga come September 11th. It’s rumoured to be somewhere near Hurontario and Eglington Ave W., but time will tell.

Fant Escapes is tentatively opening in Guelph in the fall.

Escape The House is opening a facility in Mississauga mid September..

EscapeZone has made no announcement at all about anything, but I was informed that the entry for the Biohazard room has been replaced with a COMING SOON picture.

The other reviewers from Escape Room Addicts, Escape Games Review, and Escape Games Toronto have banded together to form Canadian Capers. On September 19th, they will be hosting ‘Night at the Speakeasy’ – “A One-Day-Only Theatrical Live Escape Experience”. You can find out more information HERE

Deals
Added Breakout Team Adventures. Added Escape From the Time Travel Lab. Removed Escape from the Cursed Forest. Removed Tick Tock Escape.

Name: Breakout Team Adventures
Notes: Breakout Team Adventures now has a group rate of $89.95/group. The regular price is $19.99, so discounts start when you’re at 5 people.

Name: REG 2. Escape from the Time Travel Lab
Link: https://www.groupon.com/deals/escape-from-the-mysterious-room-real-escape-game-to-1
Notes: $56 for admission for three ($18.67/person). The normal pre-tax price is $25/person, making the discount ~25%. Like the groupon for Volume 1, they list $84as the regular price for 3 which would be true after tax, but the information on the side suggests that tax is not included.

Name: Real Escape Game Volume 1: Escape From the Mysterious Room
Link: https://www.groupon.com/deals/escape-from-the-mysterious-room-real-escape-game-to
Notes: $56 for admission for three ($18.67/person). The normal pre-tax price is $25/person, making the discount ~25%. The groupon site lists $84 as the regular price for 3 (rather than $75), so they might be calculating it with tax, which would put the discount ~33%.

Breakout Team Adventures has a contest where you have a chance to win a raffle for a 50% off on their upcoming ‘zombie game room’. More details HERE

Name: Escape Mission
Notes: Escape Mission (formerly Triango, but was bought out by Mission45) have announced a new room, and a deal along side it. The deal can be found HERE

Name: Real Escape Game TO
Link: https://www.facebook.com/RealEscapeGameTO/photos/a.570360363078065.1073741828.531391413641627/804060593041373/?type=1
Notes: Review any of their games on Google+, Trip Advisor, Facebook or Yelp! and e-mail us at team@realescapegame.ca with a link to your review to get entered into a raffle for two tickets to Escape From the Cursed Forest.

Name: Lost Canada
Link: https://www.groupon.com/deals/lost-canada1
Notes: $29 for admission for two ($14.50/person), $58 for admission for four ($14.50/person), or $87 for admission for six ($14.50/person), or $116 for admission for eight ($14.50/person). All of them drop the price to $14.50/person. Regular prices are $28 if you book online, or a whopping $35 door price, making discounts range from 49% to 59% (if you want to consider the door price).

Name: Room Escape Adventures
Link: http://www.wagjag.com/deal/toronto/room-escape-adventures-1193582
Notes: $28 for admission for 2 ($14.00/person). Regular price is at $28.00/person, making the discount 50%.

Name: Mystery Room
Link: https://www.groupon.com/deals/mystery-room-ltd
Notes: $69 for admission for four ($17.25/person),or $90 for admission for six ($15/person), or $99 (for admission for eight $12.38/person). They have variable group rates. I’m too lazy to calculate the range!

Name: Escape Maze
Notes: They have introduced Wild West Wednesdays, where there is a $5 discount on Wednesdays.

Name: Breakout Team Adventures Inc.
Notes: Breakout has introduced BreakOut Mondays for a month, where player can play for $14.99 (after tax).

Name: Lost City Escape Room
Notes: To celebrate the summer, they have dropped their admission price by $5 per person to $20 + tax.

Name: Xscaper Arts (both locations)
Notes: In preparation for new rooms, all the current rooms are $15.

Name: De Code Canada
Link: Sunday Family Special
Notes: $79.99 + tax for admission for 4 players, with 4 drinks, 1 fondue, 1 picture frame, and unlimited board game time. I’m too lazy to figure out what the discount is for this. Expires Aug 30th.

Name: The Great Escape
Notes: With a minimum of 4 players, you can play tax free (13% off) if you like and share THIS Facebook post.

Name: iEscaped
Link: http://www.groupon.com/deals/iescaped
Notes: For weekdays, $12 for one ($12.00/person), or $40 for four ($10.00/person). For weekends, $15 for one ($15.00/person) or $50 for 4 ($12.50/person). The regular pricing at iEscaped is $15/person on weekdays and $20/person on weekends if you like and check-in on Facebook, ranging the discount from 20% off to 37.5% off ‘regular’ discounted pricing.

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: 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: 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%

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