The Infinite Escape Room

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Escape the Desert

This week Aled, Jon, and Mike find themselves stuck in the middle of a desert with little more than a book, a space helmet atop a cactus, and a phonebox to help them escape.

Join them on a prickly quest involving numbers, screw drivers, and frustration.

Will they escape the desert?  Would you escape the desert?  Let us know if you play along at home!

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Glassless Chaps Ep2 - Asahi

In another Glassless Chaps mini, Mike shares his not-quite-love of his not-quite-favourite beer that he still drinks-not-quite-not-infrequently, Asahi.

As always, these aren't sponsored - but Mike's integrity is on the market, and at a very reasonable price.

If you like these cheeky minis, let us know on the Twitters, or at Facebook.

Escape The Lizard in the Locker Room

It's a super special mega episode! Longest episode everish! Most solvers everish! Mike, Ben, Aled, Bailey, Alan and Laura are escaping from a guest room - kindly supplied by Walter Miska, from his fabulous book Escape Passages Volume 1!

Listen as we don our American Jock personas to retrieve our faithful mascot, Kong, from those horrid Hordenwood Hornets and their locker room of hormones and LIES!

This episode is genuinely a window in to what it's like to solve a real life escape room with us. It's our usual hit squad, and hoo boy do we have to stack up the brains before we can solve a puzzle.

Walter was kind enough to give his blessing for us to record us solving this first room. If you'd like to GM this room yourself, or any of the other two excellent scenario's he's put together, you can find his book here at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Escape-Passages-Mr-Walter-Miska/dp/1087426871

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As always, this isn't sponsored content - it's just one of those lovely weird things that happens if you're a member of the Escape Room community. If you've got your own special project you'd like to share, feel free to hit us up on the Twitters, or at Facebook.

Escape the Bowling Alley!

This week, Ben, Dom and Jamie find themselves trapped in Mike's under-laned bowling alley!

Balls!

Ponder the fuel efficiency of chip fat!

Question Spongebob's sexuality!

Laugh at how small some people's  shoes are!

Also bowling. 

If you like the episode, the podcast in general, and supporting indie podcasts, we're now on Patreon! Why not check out our different TIER Tier rewards, and chuck us a squid?. You can also let us know what you think of the podcast, and where you'd like us to escape next via the Twitters, or at Facebook.

Glassless Chaps Ep1 - Golden Glory

Here at The Infinite Escape Room we love a snifter, and this series of irregular, bonus, mini episodes, we'll take a break from puzzling to wax lyrical about the drinks we love.

In this first, pilot episode - I'll be getting misty eyed over Golden Glory. My favorite beer ever.

Just to reassure you, this is not sponsored content, but brown envelopes full of cash are still welcome.

The Mix Up podcast, whose No Country for Old Albums format influenced this show, can be found here. Shout out to Kyle - love the show!

Let us know what you think of this type of bonus content via the Twitters, or at Facebook. I'd love to hear from you.

Mike 

 

Escape the Mortuary

Aled, Chris, and Tony follow a robot called Merv to Ben's puzzle.

Who's shooting at them?

Why is there a space suite in a body fridge?

Any why on earth is the robot panting!?

Tune in and find out on the ever evolving The Infinite Escape Room!

P.s. Next episode we're joined by the folks who run Deadlocked Escape Rooms. Listen to the end of this episode for more info!

Escape the chamber of Horrifying Geometry

Tremble in fear as Mike, Ben and Jon are confronted with Danny's horrifying chamber of Geometry!

Shiver at the angles!

Shudder at the vertices!

Get a bit worried about adults who can't do 3d shapes...

Miss the obvious clues in this cheeky little image:
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If you like the episode, the podcast in general, and supporting indie podcastgs, we're now on Patreon! Why not check out our different TIER Tier rewards, and chuck us a squid?. You can also let us know what you think of the podcast, and where you'd like us to escape next via the Twitters, or at Facebook.

Whoah escape the hippie van maaaan

Far out maaan, this week Mike, Alan and Bailey find themselves trapped in Dom's totally whacked out Hippie Van.

Will Alan forage some groovy threads?

Will Bailey get stumped by Dom's gnarly puzzule?

Will Mike run out of hippie related phrases to put in episode shownotes? And then spend a little while having fun making psychedelic soundscapes to accompany Dom's story bookends?

Tune in, and give those government agencies something really good to stick in their bong pipe things and smoke. Presumably.

Oh yeah, if you like the episode, we're now on Patreon! Why not check out our different TIER Tier rewards, and chuck us a squid if you like the podcast. You can also let us know what you think of the podcast, and where you'd like us to escape next via the Twitters, or at Facebook.

 

 

 

Escape the 100th Episode

To celebrate our 100th episode, Aled, Ben, Chris, Jon, and Mike take up the original format to bring you five celebratory puzzles.

How many of our gang copied puzzle from the back catalogue?

Who will turn a childhood game into a nightmare?

Why was there almost no cake?

Tune into to find out!

 

P.S. If you want to hear Ben's alternative puzzle for the episode, subscribe to our Cheeky Philanthropist tier or higher on Patreon.

Escape the Clock

This week Aled, Ben, and Tony find themselves in Chris' puzzling clockwork room.

Will our puzzlers get lost in time forever?  Or will they make time stand still?

Tune in to find out in the episode dubbed "The one that almost got canned"!  *

* Why?  Because:

  • Aled was asleep and we had to call him to get him on the recording
  • Tony's internet failed half an hour before recording, so we communicated with him over the phone
  • Chris has a new microphone setup which generated some buzzing (but he managed to solve it)
  • And lastly, when Aled hit record there was nothing showing on his recorder - then there was!  But in post we found that there was a terrible hiss on his track - Mike and I have cleaned it up as best we could.

Billy Bonus! Reviewing The Escape Game Unlocked - Volume 1: Chasing Hahn

Cheeky bonus episode! Boom! We got sent a digital escape game to review - so we did! We recorded this right after we'd finished the room, and rather enjoyed our first ever lockdown digital escape room. There's also a giveaway at the end for a lucky listener to have a bash themselves, courtesy of https://store.theescapegame.com/

NB: No brown paper envelope full of money changed hands, just Val being sweet enough to send us the codes.

NBB: Cherry bakewells are delicious but probably not the ideal metric for scoring escape rooms...because Ben and I don't want to share them.

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Escape the archaeology dig!

This week, Mike, Katie and Danny escape from Jamie's fiendishly well informed archaeology dig!

Will they uncover lost roman treasures, or spend an alarming amount of the episode talking about poo?

Tune in to find out! In the meantime, here's some cheeky clues to get your whistles wet...

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 By the way, we're now on Patreon! Why not check out our different TIER Tier rewards, and chuck us a squid if you like the podcast. You can also let us know what you think of the podcast, and where you'd like us to escape next via the Twitters, or at Facebook.

The Lighthouse

This week Mike, Ben, Alan and special guest Errol find themselves trapped in a lonely lighthouse, with nothing but wine and wits to save them from a spooksome demise.

Will they figure out the ballad of Sharon the Shmuggler?

Will they break the curse of the Fresnel lens?

Will we discover how to make a shadow puppet narwhal?

Will they forget to solve the mystery of what happened to the lighthouse keeper?

Tune in! Find out!

If you'd like to hear more of Errol's dulcet tones, you can find him over at the Room Escape Divas podcast, and for pudding baffle yourself with the excellent Cryptex hunt.

By the way, we're now on Patreon! Why not check out our different TIER Tier rewards, and chuck us a squid if you like the podcast. You can also let us know what you think of the podcast, and where you'd like us to escape next via the Twitters, or at Facebook.

Ecape the Infinite Wine Cellar

This week Tony takes Danny, Sam, and Ben into one of The Infinite Escape rooms many wine cellars!

What carnage will they make of wine names?

Will we find a more exotic phrase for the common "ingénue"?

And what do you call a microwave that doesn't heat things!?

As ever, Tune In to Find Out!

 

P.S. You may find the following wine list of use if you're playing along at home!

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Escape the Infinite Lobbies

This week, Alan, Aled, and Bailey try to solve Ben's puzzles in a never ending chain of lobbies!  Well, it does end, that's how we've brought the episode to you!

Does Bailey work out how to pull a fisherman's finger?

Will Aled work out how to use the key?

And what will Alan's rummaging find?

Tune In and Find Out in this weeks episode of The Infinite Escape Room!

P.S. We're on Patreon! If you'd like to support us with a bit of money each month, we'd love to give you a little something too!

P.P.S. You might like to take a look at they key Aled and the gang puzzled over: alphakey_b.jpg

The Gavin Saga Finale - Like a Bun out of Hell

Bam! It's the last episode of the Gavin Saga! And boy oh boy is it a cracker! It's also an accidental Easter - yippee!

Tune in to find out how the gang handles big organs, divine the future, and foil the machinations of Rabbit Satan!

It's also the end of our new format pilot! We've had a blast with it, so we'll be sticking with it for the forseeable! We'll do a little retrospective on it soon so stay tuned for that.

Let us know what you've thought of the Gavin Saga, and our new format, on Facebook or Twitter (@TIER_podcast) :)

Also here's the picture we mention in the episode, it's really handy if you need to know the anatomy of a demonic bunny:
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The Gavin Saga Episode 5 - The Wishing Well

This week Mike, Bailey, Alan find themselves stuck down Dom's broken wishing well!

Will Bailey solve a hard puzzle really quickly?

Will Mike then convince her she's wrong because of patriarchy?

Will Alan wish he'd got his wish in earlier?

Will everyone be shaking tiny bones out of their clothes for weeks?

Tune in! Find out! Also play along at home with this nifty mosaic:

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The Gavin Saga Episode 4 - The Trenches of WW1

This week Mike, Sam, and Ben are escaping Jon's puzzle based in the trenches of WW1 - don't worry, they're on the "good" side!

What becomes of their commanding officer?

How will they get their orders?

Who is Mustapha Kunt!?

To listen to our brave escapologists on their fourth instalment, Tune in to The Infinite Escape Room!

 

You'll be wanting this letter to help you follow along!

My Dear Reggie...

 

The Gavin Saga Episode 3 - Survival Town

This week Aled, Bailey, and Chris are escaping Ben's puzzle based in a house in Survival Town during the 1955 "Operation Teapot".

What crazy transition will be concocted from the last puzzle?

Will our intrepid escapees figure out where they are?

And Gavin!?  What about Gavin!?

Tune In!  Find Out!

Come interact with us on Facebook or Twitter (@TIER_podcast)!  Or help out on the Wiki!

The Gavin Saga Episode 2 - Dino Safari

This week, Mike, Sam and Aled are escaping from Tony's fiendishly well researched and non-copyright infringing dino safari park!

Will coleslaw appease the three-horned-good-boys?

Will maths fox three 'adults'

Are spinosaurus horrifying?

Tune in! Find out!

Also we talk about fundraising for NKH in this episode through the medium of chicken nuggets and ultramarathons. If you'd like to put some dolla towards the cause (and by golly you'd be one cool cat if you did) then head on over to the JustGiving page for Team Mikaere / Joseph's Goal.

Oh yeah and last but not least, hit us up via the twitters @TIER_Podcast. if you'd like to tell Tony what a mad sexy voice he has.

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