Great escape room design is centered around challenging and inspiring players. But, with a no spoilers policy afterwards it’s no wonder some myths have emerged! If you're not sure if escape room games are for you, read on and find out why they might just surprise you,...read more
In 2016 we saw the emergence of Pokémon Go and since then, countless Pokémon have been spotted around the world! Since only certain types of Pokémon can be caught at certain locations, tourist spots like the CN Tower have become hotbeds for Pokémon trainers. In fact...read more
Is this you? “That new game at Black Creek Pioneer Village sounds promising, but I fear the theme might be too much for me. Is it really that scary?” Well to answer your potential question... that depends! The theme about a cursed village might seem scary, but what...read more
Here at Secret City Adventures, we’re lucky enough to run our escape games at some of Toronto’s most important and beautiful heritage sites. But these buildings have more than just a pretty exterior, so we thought we’d share some of the lesser known facts about their...read more
Next month, the 13th falls on a Friday! Often thought to be unlucky, we thought we’d have a look at some of the other most pervasive superstitions… and a couple you might not have heard of before! Opening an umbrella indoors Although we all get out our...read more
Here at Secret City Adventures we’re lucky enough to run some great escape room games in Toronto’s iconic castle Casa Loma. Seen here while still under construction in 1913 complete with horse and (sort of) carriage, it’s a classic “fairy tale castle”… but where did...read more
Puzzle and game enthusiasts young and old have been enjoying our Real Escape Game experiences in Toronto since 2015. But did you know, these Japanese games are widely considered to be the progenitors to the Escape Room puzzle genre dating back over a decade! Inspired...read more
Escape rooms or immersive games sometimes use different types of puzzles to tie other puzzles together. At Secret City Adventures, we call this type of puzzle a metapuzzle. A metapuzzle is a puzzle whose components are determined by the solutions to other puzzles....read more
Our latest escape game Where Dark Things Dwell at Black Creek Pioneer Village is played in an imagined world of the occult with actors… But did you know that until last month there was a law prohibiting pretend witchcraft and fortune-telling still on the statute books...read more
According to a recent review by Inside Toronto, our latest escape game Where Dark Things Dwell has “anagrams that would have stumped Alan Turing” so let’s have a look at what you’re up against… Can you remember what he invented? If the ‘enigma machine’ immediately...read more
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