Targeting International Optimists
It’s been almost a year since games were delivered and we hope you’ve all had a chance to enjoy your experience and host it for others! We wanted to... Read more
Disregard Last Update
So sorry - Amazon has glitched out on us once again and is back to only accepting verified reviews so disregard the last update. So sorry for all the emails. ... Read more
Once more with feeling!
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who tried to write a review on Amazon. Sorry you couldn’t but we have now fixed the glitch and it is accepting reviews!... Read more
WE’RE ON AMAZON!!!
Guess what?!? The game is finally up for order on Amazon. It even has a cool Alexa integration that plays the sound track and gives you hints, it isn’t necessary... Read more
Escaped into the World!
By now all games should have been delivered to their proper homes - yay! We hope you are enjoying working your way through Doc Gnaw's tangled web of puzzles... Read more
Tips & Tricks and Shipping Update
Thanks for all the congratulations on Mattel AND the social media love of the game (#escaperoominabox). You are truly the best backers ever, we can't wait until you all... Read more
A while ago we made a game that we loved. We put it on Kickstarter and hoped to sell a few hundred to friends and family.
And then you happened.... Read more
Games are on their way!
Quick update with one and a half exciting announcements:
The games are going to start arriving in some backer's homes next week! Here's where we currently stand:
America... Read more
Exciting Trips & a Scoreboard!
We've got a bunch of updates here including:
3. How to Change your Address
4. An Amazing Trip
The games are on the move!... Read more
Full Steam Ahead!
We passed inspections!!!
More fantastic news! We received our inspection report and the boxes passed with flying colors!!! We apologize for all the exclamation marks, but this is truly a... Read more
Final Sample and Survey Lockdown
Greetings you wonderfully patient human being!
We finally get to write to you with exactly the news we want: we received our final sample today and it is PERFECT. It... Read more
Black Locks To The Rescue!
The new black lock samples we received are tough as nails. They are the Wonder Woman of locks (side note - everyone should go see that movie so... Read more
The Lock Situation
Trust us when we say this is REALLY not the update we wanted to be sending out to you at this point:
The games are still not ready to... Read more
Golden Samples & Celebrity VO
Two big updates for you:
We have received our golden samples (aka production samples). That means the factory has finished printing everything. Then they put together the... Read more
Production Schedule and Party Planner
We finally have some updated information to share, plus a fantastic preview of what will be in the party planner!
The good news is that the games... Read more
We have been holding off on writing this update because our manufacturer kept saying they were going to get us a full updated timeline, but it's been over a... Read more
Anniversary, Sample, & A New Puzzle
One year ago today we clicked "launch project." The night before it had been hard to sleep, wondering what would happen and fearing our hard work would result... Read more
Good things come to those who wait...
Well, we promised to keep you updated, even when it's news we were hoping we would never have to deliver: our manufacturer has informed us that they will not be... Read more
We've Got Game!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
We hope you thoroughly enjoyed the holidays and got in lots of solid gaming/escaping. While we received many wonderful presents, the best one arrived in a box... Read more
Happy December! We have a lot to be happy about here at Escape Room In A Box: like the fact that it's time to get your surveys filled out... Read more
Production, Festival, and Artwork
In this update we're excited to share with you news on production, a festival honor, and some more gorgeous artwork:
We know it's been a little quiet... Read more
As promised, here it is, our major production update!
DUMMY SAMPLES ARE IN
If you (like us when we started) have no idea what a dummy sample is, prepare... Read more
Fun Summer Escapes!
We hope to have a juicy production update for you next week (spoiler alert - we're still totally on schedule), but in the meantime we thought we'd let you... Read more
Come play with us at E3!!
Hello to our favorite backers!
Just a quick update to let you know that:
We will be at the Indiecade Showcase @ E3 all week!
We are beyond thrilled that... Read more
Manufacturing, Conventions, Candles, and a Tiny Bit of Art
Can we just say that a side effect of becoming a game designer is you get invited to a lot more game nights? Makes us pretty darn happy:) Okay,... Read more
Hello Lovely Backers!
Are you excited for the big game?
INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY
Well, really, lots of games of all shapes and sizes because this Saturday, April 30th, is International... Read more
Surveys, News, and a Werewolf Cat
While manufacturing the game is a really complex process that will take many months, Lauren of Boonzy Arts is an old pro at hand pouring candles and will... Read more
Art & Final Playtests
Have you missed us? We've missed you. Running a Kickstarter was exhausting but utterly thrilling. We miss seeing the numbers leaping forward each day. But we are accepting pre-orders... Read more
To See Info on the Game
Please go to the navigation bar right above this update and click "Campaign" on the far left.
There you will be able to see what's in the box, reviews, and... Read more
Our Dearest Darlingest Backers!!
We did it!!! Thanks to all 2,352 of you we have raised $135,429!!
We created this game because we wanted to bring together... Read more
LAST TWENTY FOUR HOURS!
Hello to over TWO THOUSAND backers!
We are SO excited to have you all on board! A lot of you have just joined us in the past few days (welcome!),... Read more
ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS!!!
WOW!!! We have hit $100,000!!!
You all are so wonderful and we are so grateful for your support.
Stretch goal unlocked, so take a minute to peer into your crystal... Read more
Milestones & New Art!
Greetings bestest backers who ever did back!
MILESTONES & THE FINAL PUSH
We've passed some major milestones in the last few days. We are now over 400% funded with almost... Read more
Buying Multiple Copies and International Retail Reward
Greetings amazing backers!
Two pieces of information for you:
1. HOW TO BUY MULTIPLE COPIES
Some of you have been asking about how to purchase multiple copies of the game.... Read more
New Reward: SCENT OF A WOLF
Want to make your Escape Room Party even more immersive and atmospheric?
Lauren Rock of Boonzy Arts Candles specializes in hand crafting candles to enhance the gaming experience. She played... Read more
We LIKE like you! (A contest)
We like you so much we want to give away a signed copy of the game on our Facebook page - just for liking us back!
Here's how to enter... Read more
EU Friendly Clarification
Sorry if the last message was confusing. Hope this helps:
EU Backers - Don't change your reward selection. The original option is cheaper for you. Your package will still be... Read more
Good News For International Backers!
Our fellow Americans, we love you, but this update is not for you. Unless you have international friends who love escape rooms and want to spread the good news for... Read more
Do you hear that?
That is the orchestral sound of another stretch goal being unlocked and our creepy yet beautiful soundtrack being born! We are so thrilled to have reached this stretch goal -... Read more
Link to Wallpapers
Apparently we haven't been feeding Doc Gnaw enough so she decided to eat the link in the last update. Werewolves can be pesky that way.
Here is the link to... Read more
Nothing says "Happy Valentine's Day!"
Like a hulking lady werewolf standing in her laboratory of doom. She is wearing a pink shirt after all. So, in the spirit of the day we have a little gift... Read more
You all are awesome! Thank you so much for tweeting, face booking, spreading the word, we now have over 1000 backers!!! We love each and every one of you.
Support... Read more
MIX TAPE STRETCH GOAL!
Wow. You guys. It hasn't even been a week and more than 850 of you have already DOUBLED our funding goal and SMASHED open two stretch goals! Simply amazing. We... Read more
First Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!
Wow! Funded in a day and first stretch goal unlocked in a day! You guys rock!!
Some exciting announcements in this update: 1. Next stretch goal 2. New retailer reward... Read more
FUNDED!!! You All ROCK!!!
We are so thrilled to have you on board from day one for this exciting journey! Because of your amazing support we managed to fund in just 14... Read more