The Evolution of Escape Rooms: A Look into the Past

June 1, 2023

Written by David Watermeier


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The allure of escape rooms has fascinated eager adventurers for years, but this form of interactive entertainment had humble beginnings. The first escape room concept was developed in Japan in the early 2000s, where it quickly gained popularity. Since then, escape rooms have undergone significant development, both in their complexity and creative themes, providing a unique experience for players. Escape Room Era, situated in Anaheim, California, is a prime example of the evolution of escape rooms.

Escape Room Era offers a memorable and immersive experience, with a variety of game rooms designed to cater to different tastes. There is something for everyone, with varying themes from horror to post-apocalyptic and even a holiday-themed room. Priced differently, games range from $42 to $52 per person, with the complexity of the room determining the cost.

One of the most popular game rooms in Escape Room Era is The Hide, a murder-mystery designed to test your investigative skills. As a private investigator, your job is to gather evidence against a notorious serial killer. While escape rooms are not everyone's cup of tea, this room, in particular, provides a thrilling and chilling experience.

Escape Room Era's partnership with Escapade Games, a premier escape room provider, has seen them expand their operations to a second location in Fullerton. The partner company's expertise has contributed significantly to the premium quality of the rooms on offer. Zoe, a horror escape room developed by Escapade Games, stands out as one of their most popular games.

Escape Room Era's website provides detailed information about each game room, and booking is easy. Before booking, players can browse through the various themes and difficulty levels to find their preferred choice. The gaming experience is designed to be one hour long, making it ideal for a quick yet immersive adventure.

Escape Room Era is an excellent choice for thrill-seekers, puzzle enthusiasts, and anyone looking for an escape from everyday routines. The variety of game rooms on offer, combined with the immersive and interactive gaming style, ensures an unforgettable experience for players. The company continues to expand and innovate to provide new and exciting escapes to their loyal customers.



Escape Room Era has been providing premier family-friendly immersive and challenging escape room experiences for the novice or enthusiast since February 2017.

In these completely private live games, participants use their team building, deductive reasoning, and problem-solving skills to beat the clock.

Players must quickly work together to find clues, solve a series of puzzles and riddles, and crack codes to ultimately accomplish their assigned mission within one hour.

Whether players consist of co-workers, family, friends, or schoolmates, they’ll be bonded by their memorable experience at Escape Room Era.

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