Escape This Podcast

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December 11, 2019  

Bonus Episode: Room Design 2 - Electric Boogaloo

After two more years of room design, we revisit our first bonus episodes and talk about changes in room design, puzzle design, and connected story design

Check out our second podcast, Solve This Murder!
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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 as NPC's

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.

December 4, 2019  

Podcast This Escape: Goblins and Bandits and Dragons, Oh My! ft. Dungeons and Daddies

After completing a series of DnD quests and escape room puzzles, we talk with the Dads about the room, and escape room design.

Our guests this episode are Freddie Wong, Beth May, and Will Campos from the fantastic podcast Dungeons and Daddies. Their show is a brilliant actual play podcast, so go listen to it now!
 

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

Check out our second podcast, Solve This Murder!
Website || iTunes || Twitter || Instagram || Facebook || RSS

Follow us on Twitch!

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 as NPC's, including this room's patron: Chester!

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.

November 27, 2019  

Season 5 - Episode 11: Goblins and Bandits and Dragons, Oh My! ft. Dungeons and Daddies

Dungeons and Dragons can be a very difficult game, especially when you're trapped in the fantasy world of an angry DM! Can our guests solve puzzles, complete quests, and return to the real world?

Our guests this episode are Freddie Wong, Beth May, and Will Campos from the fantastic podcast Dungeons and Daddies. Their show is a brilliant actual play podcast, so go listen to it now!
 

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

Check out our second podcast, Solve This Murder!
Website || iTunes || Twitter || Instagram || Facebook || RSS

Follow us on Twitch!

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 as NPC's, including this room's patron: Chester!

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.

November 20, 2019  

Podcast This Escape: The Eldritch Garden ft. Jen McTeague

We chat with Jen about her escape room design, the fluidity of game-mastering time travel, and modular arithmetic

Our guest GM this episode is Jen McTeague.

Follow us on twitch

Check out our episode of Triviality

 

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

Check out Solve This Murder!
Website || iTunes || Twitter || Instagram || Facebook || RSS

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 as NPC's, including this room's patrons: Manda and Eunice!

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.

November 13, 2019  

Season 5 - Episode 10: The Eldritch Garden ft. Jen McTeague

Another guest game designer has brought us a room to play. Dani and Bill take on a creepy, lovecraftian garden in this interesting and complex escape room.

Our guest GM this episode is Jen McTeague.
 

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

Check out Solve This Murder!
Website || iTunes || Twitter || Instagram || Facebook || RSS

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 as NPC's, including this room's patrons: Manda and Eunice!

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.

November 6, 2019  

Podcast This Escape: Best Fraudster in a Supporting Role ft. The Wild Optimists

We follow up on the last episode's escape room, talk about game design, and workshop puzzle solutions.

 

Mentioned on the show: 3D Escape Room: Frequency

 

Our guests this episode are Ariel and Juliana of the Wild Optimists. Aside from being spectacular puzzle and board game designers, they are also previous guests, and supporters of the show!

Go and buy Flashback!

 

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

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 as NPC's, including this room's patrons: Manda and Eunice!

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 30, 2019  

Season 5 - Episode 9: Best Fraudster in a Supporting Role ft. The Wild Optimists

Movie awards are serious business, so when our guests discover that the true winners' envelopes have been switched out it's up to them to set things right!

Our guests this episode are Ariel and Juliana of the Wild Optimists. Aside from being spectacular puzzle and board game designers, they are also previous guests, and supporters of the show!

Go and buy Flashback!

 

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

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 as NPC's, including this room's patrons: Manda and Eunice!

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 23, 2019  

Podcast This Escape: Literal Fanfiction ft. Jim Fishwick

We are joined this episode by another fantastic guest game-master and puzzle designer, Jim Fishwick. Jim has designed a fun, meta take on the Escape This Podcast format, featuring a recording booth, riddles, and a ghostly conundrum.

Jim Fishwick is the general manager of Jetpack Theatre, and director of the recent "Art Heist" escape-room-esque event in Sydney. It's easy to find out more about Jim, just check out http://jimfishwick.com/

 

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Clip 1 - Jules
Clip 2 - Vanessa Von Trapp
Clip 3 - Timber
Clip 4 - Engineer
Clip 5 - New Project
Clip 6 - Keith's Cousin
Clip 7 - Summer Breeze
Clip 8 - Town Historian

3D Escape Room: Frequency

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 as  NPC's

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 16, 2019  

Season 5 - Episode 8: Literal Fanfiction ft. Jim Fishwick

We are joined this episode by another fantastic guest game-master and puzzle designer, Jim Fishwick. Jim has designed a fun, meta take on the Escape This Podcast format, featuring a recording booth, riddles, and a ghostly conundrum.

Jim Fishwick is the general manager of Jetpack Theatre, and director of the recent "Art Heist" escape-room-esque event in Sydney. It's easy to find out more about Jim, just check out http://jimfishwick.com/

 

You can download the full notes for this Escape Room below to play along, or run a game yourself!
Full Room Write Up
Clip 1 - Jules

Clip 2 - Vanessa Von Trapp
Clip 3 - Timber
Clip 4 - Engineer
Clip 5 - New Project
Clip 6 - Keith's Cousin
Clip 7 - Summer Breeze
Clip 8 - Town Historian

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 as  NPC's

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 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.