A delicious cake for Trapology as it turns 3!

Trapology Turns 3!

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It's party time people! Drop what you're doing, leave work, and call your grandmother. That’s right, this year Trapology turns 3 baby! Of course, on a monumental occasion such as this, it’s only right to celebrate -- and celebrate we did. I’m…

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…

Game Master Bio: Leanne

Game Master: Leanne Pet Peeve: Other people's silverware (You should ask her about it.) Guilty Pleasure: Raisin Bread Leanne joined Trapology earlier this year as a new Game Master and has quickly become a cherished member of our team! Whether…
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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Why Our Brains Betray Us

The Puzzling Psychology of Solving Escape Games The best escape game is the one that you lose yourself in. You become fully enthralled in the world built around you. Continuously suspending your disbelief for the sake of mystery and fun. Stop…

Game Master Bio: Nick

Game Master: Nick Pet Peeve: When people are passive aggressive Favorite Candy: Wild Berry Skittles Nick is probably our friendliest Game Master. He is a laid back, easy to talk to kind of guy. We’ve never seen him without a smile on his…

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…

Game Master Bio: Sam

Game Master: Sam Celebrity Crush: Ewan McGregor Pet Peeve: Leaving food out overnight Game Master Sam is one of the newest members of the team here at Trapology Boston, and we are having so much fun getting to know her. She is originally…

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…

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…

Game Master Bio: Hayley

Game Master: Hayley Likes: Dying her hair Dislikes: Mushy foods Game Master Hayley is the newest member of the Trapology family, so in some respects, she is still a mystery to us. Here in this blog, we will reveal what little we know about…

Game Master Bio: Amelia

Game Master: Amelia Favorite Movie: No Country for Old Men Catch Phrase: “Bite me” Next in the series of bios, is everyone’s best friend, Game Master Amelia. Meelz (Amelia’s nickname) is always at Trapology. It’s almost like…

Game Master Bio: Micha

Game Master: Micha Catch Phrase: “Sorry!” Celebrity Crush: Eddie Redmayne Micha, a quiet and reserved game master, is our resident Midwesterner. She grew up in Colorado but unfortunately doesn’t have any kind of an accent. At most,…

Game Master Bio: Pam

Game Master: Pam Pet Peeve: Nate Catch Phrase: “Grow Up” Ohhhhh Pam! Where to begin on this Game Master. She is as enigmatic as she is lovely. Her laughter is elusive, yet infectious. She is mischievous, though you wouldn’t be able…

Game Master Bio: Nate

Game Master: Nathaniel (Nate) Height: 6’5 Catch Phrase: “Get over yourself” Here are some things that you might not be able to guess about our Game Master, Nate; First, he hates being called Nate. I don’t know who started it,…

Game Master Bio: Carolina

Game master: Carolina Pet Peeve: Un-pushed in chairs Catch Phrase: “Up your butt!” Carolina is a huge asset as a Game Master here at Trapology Boston. She is the powerhouse of the cell that is our business. She’s whip smart, has a silly…

The Thoughts and Cares of our Friend, Sledder

Maybe you have seen her, if you’re lucky. Sometimes Sledder graces you with her wondrous and fleeting company out in the lobby of Trapology Boston. Her name is Sledder. She is mysterious, beautiful, and wise beyond her years. She is a…

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. …