Puzzle Break’s newest escape room uses Microsoft HoloLens in challenge set around Seattle history

Puzzle Break’s newest escape room uses Microsoft HoloLens in challenge set around Seattle history

In 1962, the Seattle World’s Truthful (or Century 21 Exposition) ushered in a futuristic imaginative and prescient for its host metropolis, bringing with it the development of the Area Needle, amongst different issues. In 2018, the occasion — and expertise — come into play once more in “Escape from Seattle: The World’s Truthful Affair,” a brand new escape room from Puzzle Break.

Puzzle Break, leaders in the immersive, in-person leisure in which teams clear up puzzles and use teamwork to seek out their means out of a locked room, is providing a brand new tech twist with its newest room. In partnership with Microsoft, the expertise incorporates HoloLens, the tech big’s combined actuality headset.

“This room options bleeding-edge expertise,” Puzzle Break co-founder and CEO Nate Martin mentioned in a information launch. “It exists nowhere else in the world. Microsoft approached Puzzle Break to create it only for us.”

The information launch calls the room the costliest one ever constructed by the 5-year-old firm.

“The World’s Truthful Affair” is a Seattle-themed journey ideally suited for 4 to eight gamers, with what the corporate calls a “distinctive have a look at Seattle’s historic background” in which each locals and guests can “seek for clues, delve into thriller and race in opposition to time to save lots of Seattle.”

Tickets can be found now and often scheduled video games will run WednesdayThursday and Friday evenings, in addition to all day Saturday and Sunday. Non-public company workforce constructing and morale video games can be found throughout the day Monday by means of Friday.

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