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Enigma Escape Rooms: Outstanding New Business of 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015


Published by Biz X Magazine | November 2015
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How does being locked in a room with some friends sound, and the only way out is your combined ingenuity and brainpower? Fun? Intriguing? Interesting? Adventurous? Well, it’s all of the above and more. Enigma Escape Rooms is part of a them to actually think–and as a team, not just growing trend in the world of entertainment.

“Escape rooms are a type of adventure game in which people are locked in a room with other participants and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, find clues and escape the room within an hour time limit,” explains President Alexander Miller.

For example, you may find a magnet that could help you drag or pull a metal object, like a key, which could set you on the next phase on your adventure in escaping. “They are designed to be interesting, challenging and fun,” he says.

“And the entire time, the front desk is available to give hints over a walkie-talkie and observing from a camera to guide you if necessary.”
While escape rooms have been trending in big cities, the concept is new to Windsor Essex, making Enigma Escape Rooms a different and unique business. And in the few months they’ve been open, time slots have sold out – a marked sign of success and staying power. So Miller is expanding his business and adding two new escape rooms – one slated to open by December 2015 and the other by February.

According to the BizX Award judges, this new biz has huge potential and staying power.
“I’ve heard from several who have participated, and the feedback has been excellent,” comments Judge Lefebvre. Judge Barker adds: it’s a great business that gets people out of the computer-generated way of thinking and gets them to actually think – and as a team, not just as an individual, which is outstanding.”