Children of Maesaris - Chapter 6 - Stranger Things Season 3 ft. Katie Aldworth

April 18, 2018

The town of Peters Point is teeming with cultists, sacrifices, and a population ensorcelled into inaction. Bill tracks down the next victim of the Children of Maesaris, but will he be able to save them, solve the puzzles, and escape? This episode features movie magic, boar skulls, green screens, and a battering ram.

 

Our guest this episode is Katie Aldworth, a story-board animator for Cartoon Network. She is currently working on Craig of the Creek which is out now in the USA, and is absolutely brilliant. You can also check out a blog about the DnD campaign she is running, and if you want to see her artwork, you can also follow her on twitter

 

Make sure to check out Kid Tested Mother Approved, and tell them we sent you!

 

We'll be performing a live show at the Up the Game conference in the Netherlands. If you are attending the conference, make sure to check it out, and say hi afterwards. The episode will also be recorded and uploaded.... at some time in the future.

 

If you want to play the room yourself, or see the supplementary puzzles as you listen, the links are below:
Full room write-up and GM notes
Peters Point town map

 

If you want to keep up to date, contact us or just be part of our escaping podcast community, check out our Facebook, our Twitter, or send us an email at escapethispod@gmail.com

 

Our spooky theme song for this arc is courtesy of Purple Planet. Check them out for all your fun music needs.

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Children of Maesaris - Chapter 5 - Trouble Brewing ft. Nelson Allingham

April 4, 2018

The town of Peters Point is teeming with cultists, sacrifices, and a population ensorcelled into inaction. Bill tracks down the next victim of the Children of Maesaris, but will he be able to save them, solve the puzzles, and escape? This episode features paintings, blocks, a tea set, and a very negligent baby-sitter.

 

Our guest this episode is Nelson Allingham, co-host of the podcast Read It On Reddit. Make sure you check out their latest episode, which features our very own Bill as guest

 

We'll be performing a live show at the Up the Game conference in the Netherlands. If you are attending the conference, make sure to check it out, and say hi afterwards. The episode will also be recorded and uploaded.... at some time in the future.

 

If you want to play the room yourself, or see the supplementary puzzles as you listen, the links are below:
Full room write-up and GM notes
Peters Point town map

 

If you want to keep up to date, contact us or just be part of our escaping podcast community, check out our Facebook, our Twitter, or send us an email at escapethispod@gmail.com

 

Our spooky theme song for this arc is courtesy of Purple Planet. Check them out for all your fun music needs.

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Children of Maesaris - Chapter 4 - Despite All My Rage I’m Still Just a Matt in a Cage ft. Matt Lee

March 21, 2018

Three sacrifices have been saved, but who is next? Bill follows the clues, and the trail leads him to the local Zoo. Will he be able to escape the room and save another victim of the Children of Maesaris, or will he fall short and become a victim himself? This episode features birds, lizards, gloves, keys, and one bad mamba.

 

Our guest this episode is Matt Lee, co-owner of the Enigma Room in Sydney. Make sure you check out his rooms next time you're in Sydney, and if you need an escape game for your next conference or group event, be sure to check out their large events options!
www.enigmaroom.com.au
www.enigmaroom.com.au/large-events

 

Make sure you vote for us in the Australian Podcast Awards!

 

If you want to play the room yourself, or see the supplementary puzzles as you listen, the links are below:

Full room write-up and GM notes
Peters Point town map

 

If you want to keep up to date, contact us or just be part of our escaping podcast community, check out our Facebook, our Twitter, or send us an email at escapethispod@gmail.com

 

Our spooky theme song for this arc is courtesy of Purple Planet. Check them out for all your fun music needs.
The plastic thumping sounds for this episode were from Betchkal on Freesound
The bird sounds were a mixture of recordings from Kyster, LG, and Blouhond on Freesound.

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Children of Maesaris - Chapter 3 - Small Medium at Large ft Lucy O’Brien

March 7, 2018

The Captain has been saved, but there are others on the Children of Maesaris's list of sacrifices, and the whole town is trapped in a mysterious bubble. Bill follows the only lead he has, but finds himself in trouble again as he tries to rescue Jamie Wilson, a self-proclaimed mystic and the next victim on the Children's list.

 

Make sure you check out Unplaced for your dark, interesting audio-drama needs!

 

If you want to play the room yourself, or see the supplementary puzzles as you listen, the links are below:

Full room write-up and GM notes

 

Peters Point town map

 

If you want to keep up to date, contact us or just be part of our escaping podcast community, check out our Facebook, our Twitter, or send us an email at escapethispod@gmail.com

 

Our spooky theme song for this arc is courtesy of Purple Planet. Check them out for all your fun music needs.

 

We also sampled some sounds from Freesound including a wind-effect by Inspector J

 

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Children of Maesaris - Chapter 2 - Dead Man’s Chest ft. Rob Ferrante

February 21, 2018

As our new arc "The Children of Maesaris" continues, Bill must do what he can to save the people of Peters Point and find out more about this strange cult. His only clue are the notes left by the previous mayor, which warn of imminent danger for one of the townsfolk, Captain Green. Will he find him before it's too late? And once he does, will he be able to save himself?

 

Our guest this episode is Rob Ferrante. If you want to hear more of his wonderful voice, you may be out of luck. But you can hear his hands as they hold sticks and drum on drums. His band The Blindfolds have released a new album called Smoke and Mirrors, check it out!

 

Also, make sure you check out Advanced Sagebrush and Shootouts for your comedy/roleplaying fix!

 

If you want to play the room yourself, or see the supplementary puzzles as you listen, the links are below:

Full room write-up and GM notes

The key in the bottle

The docked boats puzzle

The strange shapes in the window

Peters Point town map

 

If you want to keep up to date, contact us or just be part of our escaping podcast community, check out our Facebook, our Twitter, or send us an email at escapethispod@gmail.com

 

Our spooky theme song for this arc is courtesy of Purple Planet. Check them out for all your fun music needs.

 

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Children of Maesaris - Chapter 1 - Security Sacrificed ft. Derek Glascock

February 7, 2018

Escape this podcast returns with a new series of rooms. This is the first chapter of a 10 episode arc called "The Children of Maesaris". Each episode, Bill and a hapless guest will try to escape from a room created by Dani, as they delve further into the mysteries of Peters Point and the terrifying cult that lurks within.

 

Our guest this episode is Derek Glascock. If you want to hear more of his wonderful voice, check out his podcast The Wild Pitch. You can also find him on twitter.

 

If you want to play the room yourself, or see the supplementary puzzles as you listen, the links are below:

Full room write-up and GM notes

Chapel seating arrangement

Peters Point town map

 

If you want to keep up to date, contact us or just be part of our escaping podcast community, check out our Facebook, our Twitter, or send us an email at escapethispod@gmail.com

 

Our spooky theme song for this arc is courtesy of Purple Planet. Check them out for all your fun music needs.

 

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Bonus Episode: Making a Puzzle

January 13, 2018

In our second bonus episode, Dani and Bill keep talking about how to make a room, but now they're talking about puzzles! Dani walks us all through making a "puzzle puzzle" and making an "environmental puzzle"

 

If you want any extra tips, or feedback on puzzles you've made, send us an email at escapethispod@gmail.com or tweet us @escthispodcast.

 

You can also join us on Facebook to keep up to date, meet other Escape This Podcastrians, or get in touch.

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Bonus Episode: Making a Room

January 4, 2018

We're between seasons at the moment, so we have a bonus episode for you. In this episode, Dani explains how to make a pen-and-paper escape room of your own. Follow along as Bill starts to make the room of his dreams, a beautiful Pirate Ship!

Bill's Room can be seen here:
Image - The Pirate Ship

 

If you make a room of your own, or just want to get in touch, send us an email at escapethispod@gmail.com

 

Follow us and join our escaping community! For updates, discussions, and extra puzzles, check out our Facebook, or our Twitter.

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Episode 15: 20,000 Puzzles Under The Sea ft. Dave Anspach

December 6, 2017

In our final escape room for the year, all protocol is turned on its head, and your regular Puzzlemaster is now a contestant? How will Dani fare in this sub-nautical room designed by our guest PM Dave Anspach? Follow her and Bill into the dark depths of the ocean floor and find out!

 

For the full room write-up by Dave, follow the link below:
Episode 15: Of Megolodon and Men

 

Dave is a fantastic puzzle designer and public speaker. For more on his Bible themed escape rooms, contact dave at escape@dcagames.com

 

If you have any questions or suggestions for content between seasons, or just want to get in touch, check out our Facebook Page, our Twitter, or email us at escapethispod@gmail.com 

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Episode 14: Total Escape From The Heart ft. Zoe and Ben

November 22, 2017

In this episode, our guests embark on a Fantastic Voyage into the heart, mind, and other organs of a government research scientist. Will they be able to solve the puzzle that is the internal anatomy of their friend and colleague? Will they be able to destroy the deadly nanobot that threatens both their life, and their secrets? Will they be able to escape with everyone still alive? Listen in and find out!

 

Morse Code Puzzle (for reference while listening)

 

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As always, if you want to play the room yourself, or follow along as you listen, the full room write-up is available below:

Episode 14: Full Write Up

Episode 14: Maze

 

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Check out Bill as he does a guest spot on the Wild Pitch Podcast

 

To keep updated, make sure to check out our Facebook, and our Twitter. If you want to get in touch, send us an email at escapethispod@gmail.com

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