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Message From Our Owners

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As one of the industry’s earliest movers (opening in 2014) we are often watched, and even contacted, by fans, those in the industry, other owners, etc.  Since so many have reached out to us in one capacity or another, we thought we would take a moment to address you all.  First and foremost, to our clients that keep us employed and help us feed our families:  From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for choosing Exodus. It is no longer 2014 with the nearest competitor an hour away.  We know you have choices and we are so very appreciative that you chose us!  You are who we come to work for, day after day, year after year.  You and your family, coworkers, and friends, are who we love to serve.   Some of you families, since you are already together daily, have come to support us and booked an

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Our 5 Year Anniversary!

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Exodus just celebrated it’s 5 Year Anniversary and we couldn’t be more proud or excited!  The last five years have been full of amazing adventures and we look forward to seeing what the next five years will bring!  I’m going to take you back through the past 5 years of escape rooms and Exodus! Brief history of the industry: When we first opened in 2014, we were one of the few escape rooms in the country and the first escape room in Orange County.  At that point, very few people had heard of, let alone played, an escape room.  They were barely entering the public view and many people weren’t sure they wanted to experience one.  Fast forward five years and escape rooms can be found all around the world, as well as in popular media.  They have quickly become a popular experience and Exodus has been around since the

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How Escape Games Help With Team Building

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Photo credit: wavebreakmedia / shutterstock.com Escape rooms are among top games which have been used by many corporations to foster team development. Employees will easily develop team work skills after they have been subjected to conditions such as escape rooms. The rooms will require the employees to develop corporation where each individual will be required to contribute towards the success of the team in escaping from the room. It is among the best places where you can go with your colleges so that you will interact and know each other more. Many companies which have taken their employees to escape rooms have achieved great. This is due to the interaction which the teams develop. Escape games develop respect for contribution Each player will be required to bring skills which will be applied to solve the problem. This makes each member of the company which will be involved in the game

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Ways to Think Outside the Box

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Photo credit: Sergey Nivens / shutterstock.com Whether you’re an avid gamer and love puzzles or not, there’s always room for self-improvement and expanding the mind. Sometimes we need to ditch our standard way of thinking to solve a riddle or to just finish some project at work or to just go about our everyday lives. Here are some unique tips on how to get better with thinking outside the box: – Dig into another field This may seem crazy, but getting to understand other fields greatly helps you develop your thinking. There are very high chances that by checking into other fields you will find problems and solutions that may be helpful in your situation.   – Interact with other religions Religion is the most organized human form of living. There is a religion everywhere in the world. Understanding these religions will greatly expand your scope of thinking.   –

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How to Perform Under Pressure

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Photo credit: sergign / shutterstock.com Nobody performs better when under pressure. In fact, research shows that pressure only makes you worse in what you do. Fortunately, this isn’t the final sealed deal. There are things you can do to diminish this. If you are looking for a few pointers on how to perform better under pressure, check out these tips. What is escape game? This is a real life adventure game where you are located in a room. The game’s goal is simple: you need to work with your teammates to crack codes and puzzles, and solve several ciphers and find clues in a certain amount of time to escape from the room. Some of the nuggets you can adopt to perform under pressure include: 1. Focus on the task at hand, but not the outcome. This is the easiest tactic of all. Instead of worrying too much about the outcome,

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Awesome Things That Will Happen After You Play an Escape Game

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Do you know the awesome things that will happen after you play an escape game? You might have been asking yourself this question many times before playing the game. When you have information, you will understand the benefits that you would enjoy when you play it. Here are the five awesome things that will happen after you play an escape game: Fat burning Playing escape games can make you lose some fats on the body. When playing it, you will increase the metabolism of the body and give you adrenaline rushes thus enabling to burn excess fats that may lead to weight gain. By burning fat, you will prevent muscle loss easily without having to fast. You will have more energy Imagine you feeling like getting better after drinking a hot cup of coffee then you multiply it by twenty-five. You will increase your energy levels remarkably especially when looking

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10 Effective Ways to Improve Your Memory and Boost Brainpower

10 Effective Ways to Improve Your Memory and Boost Brainpower

No matter where you are, whether it is your exam hall, a board meeting or perhaps a family outing at Exodus escape room, when the adrenaline kicks in everything goes haywire. It doesn’t matter as to what the extreme scenario is, memory and brain power are two crucial aspects that can help you survive the situation. A lot of times you might have come across people who are extremely good at recollecting things and solving very difficult tasks instantaneously and you wonder how they did that. Well, it’s just that these people have a much more trained memory than you and I and perhaps a greater brain power than us. I’m sure you’re wondering as to how you too could increase your memory and improve your brain power. If there’s a will, there’s most certainly a way. Improving memory and boosting brain power is something you can have to, all

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The Benefits of Puzzles in Early Childhood Development

The Benefits of Puzzles in Early Childhood Development

From early childhood to adult, we love to play puzzles because of the many benefits that we can derive from them. Puzzles not only exercise our minds but also challenge our way of thinking. As children develop, puzzles present many benefits to them. Simply put, puzzles can play an important role in the development of your child. Here are some of the important benefits of puzzles Problem-solving skills Even completing the simplest puzzle is critical in achieving a set goal. Children and toddlers must use their imagination and develop strategies on how to achieve this goal. This involves developing solutions, reasoning skills, and solving skills which they can later use in their adult future lives. Cognitive skills Puzzles can also assist your the child to understand how following step by step directions can help them achieve goals in life. Color, letter and spatial awareness skills achieved while playing puzzles are

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10 Things You Can Do Everyday To Benefit Your Brain

10 Things You Can Do Everyday To Benefit Your Brain

We all aim to be in perfect health. One of the most important body parts is the brain. The brain serves most of our body functions. It even controls our moods and feelings. Taking care of this valued asset should be of primary concern to everyone. Here are 10 things you can do every day to benefit your brain: 1. Basking in the morning sun. It is no secret that sunlight is vital for our health. But I’m pretty sure you had no idea how essential it is for our brain health. Sun enables our brains to defeat Seasonal Affective Disorder; which is a deep sense sadness. More sun translates to us being happier. 2. Exercise. Doing about 30 minutes of exercise daily works wonders to your brain. The cardio energizes your brain making it more active and alert. 3. Have a few cups of tea/coffee. These beverages contain caffeine

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Get Rid Of Those Nerves By Chewing Gum

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Chewing gum can have a calming effect. People that are nervous are looking for something to do. Chewing gum gives them a task to complete as they often try to ignore some of the stressful aspects of a given task. Can you continually chew gum for an extended period of time? Does it show a certain amount of intelligence in order to be able to chew gum for that long haul? Chewing gum is much healthier than most people previously thought. There are a number of different stimulating exercises that can be performed in the Exodus Room. You will find that chewing gum can help you relax as you try to crack different codes. Researchers say that the cracking of the codes can take time and that the process of chewing gum can clear your mind as you are trying to get this done. Are your anxiety levels too high

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