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What is the difficulty of an escape room?

This question recently became a frequently asked one. It is actually a complicated question to answer. Some people are asking this question because they want the highest challenge possible. Others are asking this because they want to be reassured that we will “let them out” if they are not successful. Spoiler alert – yes, we […]

New Pricing Model

As we get ready to open up our next escape room, we will be transitioning to a new pricing model. Rather than charging the same price per person in all group sizes, we will have a tiered system where smaller groups will be a little bit more and larger groups will be a little bit […]

Amazing Race

Last Monday, we ran an Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt around downtown Farmington and the UMF campus. There were 10 teams that received their own team bandanas and participated in the race. The race was part of the University of Maine at Farmington Orientation and each team was made up of first-year college students.  The Amazing […]

Using Cell Phones in Escape Rooms

“Are we allowed to bring our cell phones in?” I get asked this question relatively often so thought it might be a good idea to clear up any misconceptions. Of course, if you are going into your first ever escape room, it is hard to know what to expect!  First off, at Farmington Underground we […]