Study on costing for various fire retardants and treatments

Apr 22, 2019 by Brian Test Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

Back in 2010, when we were planning a haunted attraction that never came to be, The Nightmare Express, I did some costing on various options of fire retardants and treatments. Below is my data and my conclusion on what ended up being the most cost effective options. Update 2019, we have switched to using Master […]

Fabrication clamps and welding

Apr 20, 2019 by Brian Test Category: Uncategorized 0 comments Tags: fabrication, welding

For some reason, I tend to weld a lot of rectangles, and cubes, out of steel tubing. 99% of the time, it’s 1″ x 1″ x 1/8″ wall. For along time, I have been using these Wilton 90 degree corner clamps that I bought at Lowe’s, for something like $30 a piece. They are light […]

Music and Audio in Escape Rooms

Aug 22, 2018 by Brian Warner Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

I have 4 audio players I have used in Escape Room. The one I most commonly use is the Sparkfun Wavtrigger. As for speakers and amplifiers, I have used the MPA-60 most of the time. These come from Newark. I have been buying these alot from Amazon https://amzn.to/2XMbSvn

Lighting

Aug 22, 2018 by Brian Warner Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

I am a big fan of lighting. I like it alot. It can make or break the feeling of a room.    

Keypads

Aug 22, 2018 by Brian Warner Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

Keypads, there are alot out there, and I have used them all. Here is what I like and don’t like about them, and when I like to use each one.

Maglocks

Aug 22, 2018 by Brian Warner Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

Let’s talk about maglocks, what ones I like to use (and belive me we use alot), and when to use each one.  

Tech in Escape Rooms Recap

Oct 30, 2017 by Brian Test Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

I am linking here a copy of the presentation I did at the Room Escape Conference in Chicago, 2016. It was a first level overview of the type of tech used in escape rooms. I am also putting here a copy of the 2nd presentation I did, covering a bit more advanced hardware. We are […]

Escape Game Generations

Sep 27, 2017 by James Blask Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

In the article  “Room Escape Artist: What are the definitions of each of the four generations of escape rooms?” which can be found here Shawn Fischtein of Escape Games Canada was quoted on what the 4 basic “generations” of escape games in the world right now were. Alot of people seem to have a problem with these […]