Pop-up Escape Room: Steampunk Train

Let me introduce you to the wildest train ride you’ll ever have the pleasure of hitching onto, partner. First thing’s first: this here is no ordinary train. And it ain’t no ordinary situation neither. Normally, out-of-towners are welcome…
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Funny Quotes from Inside our Escape Rooms – July 2018

Have you ever wondered if your Game Masters are actually paying attention to you? Well, either way, the answer is: yes - yes we are. And if you are part of the wonderful group that has made us laugh over the last few weeks in one of our escape…
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Crush Depth: Our Newest Game

Are you ready for our newest challenge? Here at Trapology our most recent room, Crush Depth, opened a few months ago and is now known as one of our hardest rooms. This room is coming in at a 13% success rate and has challenged both new and…
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6 Tips to Success at Trapology

Escape rooms are difficult. That’s the point, most of the time. Trapology Boston's games are designed to be the most challenging rooms in town. But there are some simple things you can do to make it easier and more enjoyable for you and your…

THINGS GAME MASTERS SAY: Quotes From The Control Room

The Trapology control room--a nexus of camera monitors, complicated equipment, and highly-trained game masters. Every moment of your top-of-the-line escape at Trapology is made possible by the combined intellect and puzzle-smarts of our expert…
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Trapology Boston speaks at WGBH’s BostonTalks Happy Hour: Escape

On Thursday, June 14th, at WGBH’s Brighton Studios, about 100 lucky guests were able to hear Jason Loeb, Owner and Founder of Trapology Boston, speak on the ideas of “escape” as a part of the BostonTalks Happy Hour. Listeners were also…
Trapology Boston, Boston Escape Room, at Club Drosselmeyer - Photos by Nicole Chan Studios

Trapology Boston <3s Club Drosselmeyer

We had heard a lot about Club Drosselmeyer, but even with all of the information, we weren't exactly sure what to expect. Like with all new experiences, Jason, Tina, and I shrugged our shoulders, said yes, and jumped head first. Knowing that…
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Escape Room Chronicles: How not to be “That Guy”

So,  who is “that guy?" He or she is the person on your team that totally ruins your experience in an escape room. They’re the person you wish you had just left at home. You might not think so, but “that guy” could be you! We have put…
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How to Pick a Winning Escape Team

When playing an escape game, you want to put your best foot forward. It goes without saying that you would also want your teammates to put their best feet forward as well. You are going to want to assemble a team of comrades, pals, associates…
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How to Not Feel Defeated After Failing to Escape a Room

You tried your hardest. You were so close. 10 more minutes and you would have had it. But, alas, you did not escape. You and your team are probably feeling a little upset, possibly even angry. Maybe you might take it out on each other. You might…
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Mental Games to Play Before an Escape Room

In order to be successful in an escape room, you need to stretch your mind, expand your reality, roll up your sleeves and do some problem solving. Just like preparing for a race, you need to stretch your mind as you would your hammies. Mental…
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Trapology Boston Presents: The Retreat

Well guys, it's finally here. The moment we’ve all been waiting for. Our third game, The Retreat, is open for business, and it is going to rock your socks off. It is hard to imagine anyone reading this might not know about our latest feat…

Trapology Turns 2!

Break out the birthday cake and the party hats - it’s Trapology Boston’s second birthday! What a wild two years it’s been. It’s been a rollercoaster of fun for the Trapology family, and for our celebratory blog post, we are going to…

Staff Retreat: Our team Eating, Laughing, and being Merry

On May 15th, 2017, the staff of Trapology Boston set off on a journey with absolutely no idea where they were going. Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? It did to us, as well. Nicole and Jason, our fearless leaders, planned a mysterious three-day long…

Special Events in the City that are Perfect for an Escape Game

Escape Rooms are designed for the purpose of teamwork, excitement, and imagination. Playing an escape room is a great activity for a rainy day… but it doesn’t stop there! We at Trapology Boston can tell you a number of awesome occasions…
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8 Reasons Why Trapology Boston is the Best Escape Game

Trapology Boston is the city’s most challenging and immersive live escape game. Across multiple personal review platforms, we are recognized for our engaged customer service, our original gameplay, and our beautiful, central location. On Yelp…
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9 Things Escape Game Players do that Game Masters Can’t Stand

  I’m surprised that it has taken us this long to compile this list. Lord knows we’ve been dealing with these things for as long as we have been open. Give this a quick read and learn from our Game Masters' escape game pet peeves. …

The Wonderful Transformation of Trapology Boston’s Lobby

If you played an escape game back when Trapology Boston first opened in July 2015, you probably wouldn’t recognize our lobby if you walked in today. We put a lot of tender love and care into transforming our lobby from the white-walled, stained-carpet-sh**-hole…

Bars Within a 15 Minute Walk from Trapology Boston

We see it all too often: disappointment, rage, sadness. Our players’ experience a range of emotions when realizing that Trapology Boston does not actually provide the drinks leading them to their Drunk Tank lockup. However, after the game…

Restaurants within a 15-minute walk From Trapology Boston

Did you work up an appetite spending an hour in one of our amazingly well designed, original games? Yeah, that’s what we were expecting. We find that all we can think about throughout the course of the day is food…and we’re just watching…
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Boston board game night @ Trapology Boston

The team at Trapology Boston hosted an awesome Boston board game night this week. It was a night filled with laughter, goofy antics, and of course, inevitable blaming. I took a second to step back and look back at the people that sat in front…
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Trapology presents Game design @ Milton Academy

This week, I stood in front of 120 students at Milton Academy, a co-ed boarding and day prep school, and talked to them about escape room game design and creative fields that have spawned from my passions in theater, math, and art. With the…

The Adventurous Couple’s Perfect Valentine’s Day at Trapology Boston

Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Activity? If you’re like me, you want your significant other to surprise you, take you out on the town, challenge you, connect with you, and most importantly want to have fun with you. There is no…
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Five Concerns players have about Escape Games

Many players come to us here at Trapology Boston with concerns and worries regarding their experience looked in a room for an extended period of time. Whether they are stressed about actually being locked in a room or uneasy about the idea of…

Behind the scenes of the Chris Evans escape game

    Authored by: Tina, Director of Fun   If you told me a year ago when I started this job at Trapology Boston that I would be in a basement with Chris Evans pranking people, I’d tell you that you were crazy.…
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Ten funny things heard in The Drunk Tank – A Boston Escape Game.

Trapology Boston's first escape game, The Drunk Tank has had over 1,000 teams come through since we first opened. Our game masters have seen and heard some pretty wacky things! We've made a list of ten funny things heard in The Drunk Tank, that…
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I wish…A tale of escape game players’ regrets

  As we move into a new year, we all strive to establish a list of resolutions and goals and truly live up to the popular phrase, “New Year, New Me!” Here at Trapology Boston, the city’s best escape room, we like to keep in…
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Ten funny things heard in The Hustler – A Boston Escape Game

A lot of our players ask our staff after their escape game, "wait....you heard everything we were saying?".  The answer is yes, yes we heard everything during your escape game. While we're watching your games intently, sometimes we just have…
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6 Tips for first time Boston escape room players

  Is it your first time playing a Boston escape game? Don’t worry. We have six tips for Boston escape game players!  Our team here at Trapology Boston has encountered every type of player you can think of! We’ve seen teams who have…