Category Archives: News

Private Rooms for March 2020

In response to concerns about COVID 19, we have made all rooms private for March 2020. Because the safety and security of our guests has always been the highest priority for EscapeWorks and continues to guide our policies, we’ve taken several steps to to make our experiences as safe as possible for our guests and […]

Precautions for Avoiding COVID 19

EscapeWorks is making changes to keep our customers and staff safe amid concerns about COVID 19. On March 10, Colorado Governor Jared Polis declared a state of emergency in order to enable the state government to take steps necessary to minimize the impact of the Coronavirus. Because the governor has recommended avoiding “unnecessary large group […]

Coming This Holiday Season to Denver: A Christmas Story Escape

You can tell Christmas is on its way by the onslaught of holiday season Hallmark movies on TV. But one Christmas movie rises to the top of the list: The 1983 film, A Christmas Story, tells the story of a young boy named Ralphie Parker who is willing to do everything in his power to […]

How to Reconnect with Your Teenager this Fall

Listen, the teen years are a weird stage for both the teenagers themselves and the parents who have to try to understand what’s going on. Because of this, parents and teens often don’t get along, and they retreat into their own corners of the home. This is especially the case once school rolls around and […]

How Puzzles and Brain Teasers Affect the Mind

There’s a lot of speculation regarding whether or not puzzles and “brain training” can actually sharpen your cognitive abilities. Many people believe it’s all just a hoax or a placebo effect capitalized on by marketing schemes from companies trying to sell an overpriced product, and that you can’t improve brain and mental skills you already […]

5 Benefits of Practicing Critical Thinking

Many people reference the idea that critical thinking is an important skill to develop, but it’s not too often you hear exactly how it affects your life and relationships. Critical thinking isn’t some vague, far-off, unattainable talent some people are simply born with. It’s a skill you can hone through practice and mindfulness, and it […]

What a Puzzle Escape Room Taught Me About Stress

Sometimes, instead of getting away from and forgetting your stresses altogether, it’s good to step into a “practice arena” so you can figure out how to handle the situation causing the tension. One place you can go to get a fresh perspective is a puzzle room, also known as an escape room. These rooms are […]

Top 5 Reasons People Won’t Try an Escape Room

Even though everyone’s favorite celebrities and influencers have praised escape rooms for being a fun and exciting way to spend time with friends, some people are still skeptical. There are five main reasons why people won’t try an escape room, but we’re here to debunk them so you can finally pay one a visit. People […]

Best Number of People to Bring into an Escape Room

First, let’s start off by saying yes, you can bring however many people you want into an escape room within the rules of the facility you go to. Usually, the limit per group is 12, and the minimum amount is 2, so you have some flexibility with your groupings. But if you’re going into an […]

How to Get Your Mind Off Work

Whether it’s due to work, school, or parenthood, when the stresses of the week become too much to handle, people need a place to relax and work off the tension. Instead of turning to an unhealthy coping method for that stress, there’s a way for you to completely escape the anxiety you’re facing. An escape […]