The mad composer's voice cuts in over the intercom, taunting us. He's placed a time bomb somewhere backstage at the performing arts center, and I and two other detectives have just an hour to find and disarm it. A clock in the corner of the room ticks down the time as we scour the room for clues, anything that might help us survive.
Adam Roy Derek Anderson and Sarah Cai hope Puzzah will make a dent in Denver.
It sounds like a scene from a video game, but we're nowhere near a TV. Instead, the mystery is unfolding at Puzzah, a new business in LoDo offering an unusual twist on the live escape-the-room games just beginning to establish themselves on America's shores.
As the name suggests, live escape-the-room games are a type of problem-solving challenge in which players attempt to piece together a way out of a locked chamber. The games originated in Asia and Europe, and are increasing in number and popularity in the United States; Puzzah, which opens on Halloween with its first room, "Tick Tock," is the second venue in metro Denver, after Centennial's Clue Room. A third business, Trapped in a Room With a Zombie, is scheduled to open its doors in November.More »