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Check out this free, online escape room. Do you have what it takes?

Check out this free, online escape room. Do you have what it takes?

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Escape rooms are popping up all over the country as Americans like to test their skills as detectives, solving clues and deciphering puzzles. A Utah company, Finders Seekers launched their own version of an escape room that allows sleuths to join in the fun from the comfort of their own home and at the fraction of the cost. Finders Seekers ships a new escape room adventure box each month that provides hours of fun for thousands of friends and families across the country.

Try the free online escape room adventure

Finders Seekers just launched a free online version of their game that allows detectives to solve a series of puzzles and see if they can finish within 15 minutes. Get started on the free mission here.

A new twist for game night and parties

With Halloween celebrations in full swing and the holidays just around the corner, impress your friends and family with something different to do as a group. Rather than sitting at the kitchen table playing the same old board games, add a little mystery to the night. Give yourselves a challenge to solve where everyone works together and wins. Spice up your gathering with mystery, clues and the thrill of solving a Finders Seekers puzzle.

The Utah company began when three friends who share a love of mystery and puzzles wanted to combine their passions and create an experience that can be enjoyed at home and costs a lot less than going to an escape room. “We want to bring friends and family together for collaboration and mystery while also learning about world cultures,” said co-founder Cody Dingus.

Now shipping for Halloween – for only $20

Adventure boxes are shipped on the 23rd each month, so order now and you’ll receive in plenty of time for Halloween. Then you can turn off the lights, ignore the trick-or-treaters and spend a mysterious night experiencing something new. Use the coupon code KSL5 for $10 off and free shipping. Visit Finders Seekers.com to order.

Courtesy of Finders Seekers
Courtesy of Finders Seekers

The mystery

Finders Seekers brings the escape room experience to your home, with monthly boxes that contain lots of cryptic clues and puzzles that you use to make your way through the “find” and reach the end of the game.

It’s convenient and ready to play at home on a cold night or when your friends and family are gathered for a party. Each game experience is set in a different city around the globe, making it feel like you're anywhere but the living room. Each box contains clues, like a napkin, a torn sheet of paper, maps, ciphers and more. You use these pieces of evidence to solve the puzzle of each box. With 3-4 people, it can take 1 to 2 hours to complete.

Culture and travel

Each month is a different city or country, making the adventure different every time. The Finders Seekers team does extensive research in person to be sure each adventure feels real and fresh. Past boxes include Paris, Beijing, San Francisco, Boston and London. October's box will take sleuths to Mexico City, where they have to uncover the secrets of a newly discovered Aztec calendar.

“When we started, we thought it would be challenging to come up with new clues every month,” Dingus says. “But two years later we’ve done over 150 puzzles and clues, and it hasn’t been difficult at all. We get immersed in the research and traveling, and then we let the place dictate the feel and the puzzles themselves.” It's almost like traveling to a different place with each box, minus the crowded airports and expensive travel fees.

Educational

You can also rest easy knowing that these games will be a good fit for your family, with no objectionable content. “We really want to provide an uplifting option,” Dingus says. “You’re able to solve fun, challenging mysteries and puzzles, but the educational, historical aspect means there’s also learning involved.”

Game nights with Finders Seekers is a win-win situation. Your group gets to spend time together pooling ideas and insights, having fun and even learning a bit. It's also worth mentioning, that for every box you successfully complete, you'll be entered to win prizes! Order yours on the Finders Seekers website to get started.

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