Escape This Podcast

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October 9, 2019  

Podcast This Escape: Double Double Toad and Puzzle ft. Curly Bros Games

After saving the prince and defeating the evil witch, we sit down to talk to Jonah and Julian about puzzle design, board game design, playtesting, and pacing

Our guests this episode are Julian and Jonah from Curly Bros Games. They've just opened a kickstarter for their game "Tremor" that you should check out immediately! 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/curlybrosgames/tremor
Curly Bros on:
Board Game Geek
Facebook
Instagram

 

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Supplemental: Cauldron Puzzle
Supplemental: Cauldron Solution
Supplemental: Cupboard

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms, like this episode's patrons: James Spaid and Shoshana!

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

October 2, 2019  

Season 5 - Episode 7: Double Double Toad and Puzzle ft. Curly Bros. Games

The life of an adventuring Knight is hard, and being kidnapped by an evil witch doesn't make it any easier! In this episode our brave guests need to find an antidote, and escape a strange hut full of spells, swords, and... saliva.

Our guests this episode are Julian and Jonah from Curly Bros Games. They've just opened a kickstarter for their game "Tremor" that you should check out immediately!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/curlybrosgames/tremor


Curly Bros on:
Board Game Geek
Facebook
Instagram

 

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Supplemental: Cauldron Puzzle
Supplemental: Cauldron Solution
Supplemental: Cupboard

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms, like this episode's patrons: James Spaid and Shoshana!

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

September 25, 2019  

Podcast This Escape: The Lab ft. Collin Lewis

After hosting a really cool room, we talk with Collin about how this room came to be, other at home escape games, troubleshoot a possible sequence break, and talk about the chemistry puzzle's full solutions (pun intended).

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms!

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

September 18, 2019  

Season 5 - Episode 6: The Lab ft. Collin Lewis

In this episode Collin joins us as guest GM and puzzle designer, bringing us an escape room with vents, chemistry, danger, and two bomb-defusal specialists with something to prove!

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms!

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

September 11, 2019  

Podcast This Escape: Stay Golden, Puzzle Boys ft. NOCKAT

We talk with Jeff and Ryan about the room they played in the last episode of Escape This Podcast, the changes from the playtest, and how to create immersion through physical interaction.

Our guests this episode are Ryan and Jeff from No One Can No About This. This is the second time that they have been on the show, and they are just as quick  and funny as their first episode. Go check them out if you like Final Fantasy, or just good podcasting in general!

NOCKAT on:
Twitter
Facebook
The Web

 

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Supplemental: Judges Table
Supplemental: Photo Finish
Supplemental: View from Above

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms, like this episode's patrons: Ruslana and Devin

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

September 4, 2019  

Season 5 - Episode 5: Stay Golden, Puzzle Boys ft. NOCKAT Podcast

In the third of Dani's rooms for season 5, our guests have had a great time watching the recent athletics championship, only to find that their friend has had her gold medal stolen! Can they solve the thief's clues and reclaim the lost prize?

Our guests this episode are Ryan and Jeff from No One Can No About This. This is the second time that they have been on the show, and they are just as quick  and funny as their first episode. Go check them out if you like Final Fantasy, or just good podcasting in general!

NOCKAT on:
Twitter
Facebook
The Web

 

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Supplemental: Judges Table
Supplemental: Photo Finish
Supplemental: View from Above

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms, like this episode's patrons: Ruslana and Devin

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

August 28, 2019  

Podcast This Escape: Communing With Nature (ft. Scott and Molly Weiss)

We talk with Scott and Molly about their experience designing the Communing With Nature escape room, differences between the playtest and our version of the game, puzzle design principles, and why we were too dumb to finish that book puzzle!

If you want to see more of Scott's stuff, including more virtual escape rooms head to Squonkland

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Supplemental: Combo Hint
Supplemental: Count the Animals
Supplemental: Door Paper
Supplemental: Turner Desk
Supplemental: Turtle Facts

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms!

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

August 21, 2019  

Season 5 - Episode 4: Communing with Nature ft. Scott and Molly Weiss

For the second time in season 5, we have a room designed and run by a guest game-master. Scott and his daughter Molly have brought a room full of animals, puzzles, stern bosses, and books. Bill and Dani find themselves as volunteers in a local nature centre, and have one seemingly simple, but endlessly complex job: feed the snake...

If you want to see more of Scott's stuff, including more virtual escape rooms head to Squonkland

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Supplemental: Combo Hint
Supplemental: Count the Animals
Supplemental: Door Paper
Supplemental: Turner Desk
Supplemental: Turtle Facts

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms!

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

August 14, 2019  

Podcast This Escape: You’ve Lost That Oven Feelin’ ft. Gemma Marsh

Following on from our latest episode, we talk with Gemma about the escape room we played through last episode. The focus of this discussion centres around goals and objectives in puzzle solving, and how this room changed the way the players need to approach puzzles in an escape room.

Check out GM the GM: facebook || stitcher || Apple Podcasts 

  

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Supplemental: Sweet Menu
Supplemental: Savoury Menu
Supplemental: Slicer

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms, just like this room's featured patrons: David C and Ace.

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

August 7, 2019  

Season 5 - Episode 3: You’ve Lost That Oven Feelin’ ft. Gemma Marsh

For the first time since episode 1 we have a solo player. We are joined by Gemma Marsh, creator and host of "GM the GM", a podcast about escape rooms from the perspective of a game master. But today she has a different career. Today she is a baker. And someone's baked a bunch of puzzles, crime, and confusion into the bread.

Check out GM the GM: facebook || stitcher || Apple Podcasts 

  

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Supplemental: Sweet Menu
Supplemental: Savoury Menu
Supplemental: Slicer

We have bonus episodes and playtests up on our Patreon! So if you have the ability to support the show, we would love to see you there. And in return we have blog posts, bonus audio, badges, and more! Plus all our patrons have the chance to appear in our rooms, just like this episode's featured patrons: David C and Ace.

Check out James Spaid's fantastic text-based adventure versions of our rooms!

Have questions, comments, puzzles, or anything else? Send us an email, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.