UPDATE: The giveaway has ended and this escape room is no longer free. You can purchase it here.
Wow, what a crazy time in the world! The COVID-19 virus has affected all of us, sometimes in drastic ways. As far as me and our family, my kids are out of school and we’ll be spending a lot of time at home together, as I’m sure many families will.
I hope this website can be a good resource to anyone stuck at home looking for a way to entertain or pass the time. Being intentional about the time we spend together as families may even turn a life-changing experience like this into something positive: we can create fun memories and laughter together as we play and spend quality time.
One of my favorite game types is an escape room, a kind of immersive puzzle where players are locked in a room and have to work together to escape. There are all different types of escape rooms; you can go places and pay to play, you can download kits, you can buy boxed games. As I was thinking about COVID-19, I realized that a DIY escape room at home might be just the thing to do if you’re stuck at home. Escape rooms are fun, they use teamwork, and they’re out of the ordinary.
I write and sell DIY escape room kits. They take some reading and prep work, but the goal is that for the players, the escape room feels like a commercial escape room does. During this crazy time when games might save our sanity and even bring us closer together, I want to give away my escape room kits for free.
Over the next four weeks, I’ll be offering a coupon code to get each of my escape rooms free of charge. Today I’m starting with Color Crisis, an escape room written specifically for children ages 8 to 12 (but it can be fun for even adults, too!) If you visit the page and click the Buy Now link, use the discount code ESCAPECOVID to download the kit for free. It will be on sale for the next week, and then I’ll switch to another kit.
|Kit Offered for Free||Dates|
|Color Crisis||March 17 to 23|
|Space Pirate Attack||March 24 to 30|
|Seafloor Escape||March 31 to April 6|
|Science Lab Breakout||April 7 to 13|
Follow me on Instagram, Pinterest, or Facebook to stay updated on when I offer the next discount code. You can also sign up for my email list (look in the sidebar). And I hope you all stay safe (and sane) during this crazy time!