EP 1: ESCAPE TALES

July 12, 2020 - 1pm EDT

Welcome to the premiere of our new series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit.  

EP 2: ARGYX GAMES

July 12, 2020 - 2pm EDT

Welcome to the 2nd episode of our new series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit.

EP 3: THAMES & KOSMOS

July 18, 2020 - 1pm EDT

Welcome to the 3rd episode of our new series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we will be interviewing Thomas, Marketing Coordinator - Games for "Thames & Kosmos". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit.

EP 4: SOCIETY OF CURIOSITIES

July 18, 2020 - 3pm EDT

Welcome to the 4th episode of our new series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we will be interviewing Michelle & Yacine, Co-Founders of "Society of Curiosities" AND "Kauai Escape Room". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. We had to pleasure of meeting them last year in Kauai while playing their escape room - "Quest for the Lost Continent".

EP 5: CLUEQUEST

July 23, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 5 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we will be interviewing Gergely (Gigi), Co-Founder of "clueQuest". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. We first met the founders of clueQuest last year (2019) in London, UK at the 3rd Annual UK Escape Room Industry Conference (ERIC)!

EP 6: DEADLOCKED ESCAPE ROOMS

July 26, 2020 - 2pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 6 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we will be interviewing James & Charlie, Co-Founders of "Deadlocked Escape Rooms". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. We first met the founders of Deadlocked Escape Rooms last year (2019) in London, UK at the 3rd Annual UK Escape Room Industry Conference (ERIC)!

EP 7: POSTCURIOUS

August 13, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 7 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we will be interviewing Rita, Founder of "PostCurious". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. PostCurious, the company behind the puzzle adventure - "The Tale of Ord", presents "The Emerald Flame"!

EP 8: SLEUTH KINGS

August 19, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 8 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we will be interviewing Brandon, Founder of "Sleuth Kings". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. So far, Sleuth Kings has produced 43 Master detective & 12 Rookie detective cases with over 200+ subscribed members!

EP 9: BLUEFISH GAMES

August 22, 2020 - 3pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 9 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we will be interviewing Ace & Anna Ellett, Founders of "Bluefish Games". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. Married couple Ace & Anna AKA Team Bluefish started out as game enthusiasts and has now quickly evolved into game developers better known to this industry as Bluefish Games! With a successful Kickstarter for their first project - "The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks" under their belt, they have now followed up w/ their prequel game - "The Curious Stairs of Mr. Hincks"!!

EP 10: CRACK-A-NUT MYSTERIES

August 28, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 10 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! We can't believe how fortunate we've been to have 10 amazing guests on our show so far!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we will be interviewing the dynamic duo, mother/ daughter team - Peggy & Angela, Founders of "Crack-A-Nut Mysteries". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. They currently have 3 games available to the public and each one has a completely different genre from the other! We've had the pleasure of playing all 3 games - "Double Major", "Root Of All Evil", and "S.O.U.P."!

EP 11: WILD OPTIMISTS

September 5, 2020 - 3pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 11 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! We are super excited to be interviewing Ariel & Juliana, Founders of "Wild Optimists".  Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. They are the creators of "Escape Room In A Box: Werewolf Experiment and Flashback", "Hello Neighbor", and "Vampire.Pizza".  They've also collaborated with a couple of film & tv shows - "Nancy Drew", "Escape Room", "The Invisible Man", etc.  We've had the pleasure of playing quite a few of their games and can't wait to learn more about them!

EP 12: MOBILE ESCAPE

September 10, 2020 - 3pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 12 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! We are super excited to be interviewing Eric, Co-founder of "Mobile Escape". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. In addition to mobile escape games, tabletop games, custom designed room & puzzle challenges, Mobile Escape has created Escape Mail! The fun of an escape room delivered to your door! We've had the pleasure of playing quite a few of their games and can't wait to learn more about them!

EP 13: SCARLET ENVELOPE

September 18, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 13 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Toronto-based couple & founders - Anna & Liza of "Scarlet Envelope". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. Scarlet Envelope has been 3,000% funded on KickStarter and already released their 1st game of their 13 Chapter series. We've had the pleasure of playing both their "Game 0" and "Chapter 1.1 - Newspaper: Introduction to Mysteries"!

EP 14: THE CONUNDRUM BOX

September 25, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 14 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Dan & Meredith, lead designers, founders, & owners of "The Conundrum Box". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. They have been in the escape room industry since 2015 and actually owned & operated 2 brick & mortar locations in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas for 2 years. We've had the pleasure of (2) of their games - "The Orient Express" and "Sleight of Hand"!

EP 15: BLUEMATTER GAMES

October 2, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 15 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Nick & Rebecca, partners in design & life, founders, & owners of "BlueMatter Games". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. They design games which they then license to manufacturers. They have over 70 games and puzzles to market including... "The Escape Room" series, "MacGyver", "Break In Alcatraz", "Mapigami", "Amnesia", "Yottsugo", "PicWits", and so on.... We've had the pleasure of playing (3) of their games - "Mystery at the Stargazer's Manor", "Secret of Dr. Gravely's Retreat", and their newest one "The Cursed Dollhouse"!

EP 16: THE ESCAPE GAME

October 9, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 16 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Theo, Game Designer for "The Escape Game". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. Theo has participated in the design of "Escape From Iron Gate" (board game), "Ruins" (escape room), "Hanna Unlocked", all 3 TEG Unlocked games (digital games) and weekly puzzle subscriptions!

EP 17: CONSTRUCTED ADVENTURES

October 11, 2020 - 3pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 17 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Chris A/K/A "The Architect", founder of "The Constructed Adventures". Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. Chris gets hired to build out bespoke seemingly serendipitous perfect days for special occasions (think wildly elaborate scavenger hunts). He travels the world working with people/ companies to build amazing events like marriage proposals, anniversaries, big birthdays, viral marketing campaigns, and team building. Each adventure is completely customized for that specific special someone!

EP 18: PUZZLING PACKAGE INDUSTRIES

October 15, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 18 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Daniel, creator of "Puzzling Package Industries" and design contributor at "Labyrinth Escape Games"! Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. Daniel is also releasing his D&D adventure - "The House of Cade Songweaver"! Puzzling Package Industries has produced (3) games so far - "Nature Camp", "Sins of the Father", and "The Runes of Odin"!

EP 19: HATCH ESCAPES

October 16, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 19 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Tommy & Terry, founders of "Hatch Escapes"! Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. Tommy & Terry are the creators of the legendary "Lab Rat" escape room at Hatch Escapes. Tommy is a New York Times bestselling author of novels - "We All Looked Up" and "Thanks for the Trouble" as well as a screenwriter and musician. Terry has owned and ran numerous successful businesses and written a couple of musicals as well! "Mother of Frankenstein" is their first tabletop game that has been fully funded on Kickstarter and is heading towards their stretch goal #5 ($175k)!!

EP 20: STREAMLINE DESIGN + BLUEMATTER GAMES

October 23, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 20 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing David, founder of "Streamline Design LLC" & Nick & Rebecca, founders of "BlueMatter Games"! Each episode we will be raffling off one of their games to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. David is an inventor, designer, artist, and engineer. As Co-Owner of Salient Technologies, he has been credited on dozens on patents and designed hundreds of products from "Prototype-of-the-Year" by Popular Science to cryogenic control valves for NASA's spacecraft! We had Nick & Rebecca as guests for our Episode 15 to discuss their latest game - "The Cursed Dollhouse". They are back w/ us to discuss their collaboration w/ Streamline Design on their other game - "Break In Alcatraz" (produced by PlayMonster)!

EP 21: CHORUS PRODUCTIONS

October 25, 2020 - 3pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 21 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Tessa , Artistic Director of "Chorus Productions" and Co-Creator & Writer of "Eschaton" and Jae, Producer & Lead Game Designer of "Eschaton"! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. Their upcoming game/ show "END TIMES" is available only on October 30, 31, 2020!

EP 22: GRUZZLE

October 30, 2020 - 4pm EDT

Welcome to Episode 22 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing another Mother-Daughter dynamic duo - Vicki and Carolyn, Co-Founders of Gruzzle! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. Vicki is a teacher and an author who loves solving puzzles and is very organized and detail-oriented. Carolyn is a software engineer, computer scientist and mathematician who also loves solving and making puzzles and is very creative and innovative in many ways. Although Carolyn has been creating puzzles for many years, Gruzzle is their first public venture into puzzle creation. During this interview, we will be announcing the winner of "Break In Alcatraz" by Streamline Design & BlueMatter Games (Manufactured by PlayMonster) and a chance to enter our raffle to win Gruzzle's game - "The Will"!!!

EP 23: THE FANTASTIC FACTORY

November 6, 2020 - 4pm EST

Welcome to Episode 23 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing David, Co-Founder of The Fantastic Factory! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. The Fantastic Factory has developed hundreds of games ranging from kids games to adult/ party games. In previous jobs and through the Fantastic Factory, they have created around 35 games in over 30 countries now and generally launch around 5 per year! In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle to win The Fantastic Factory's game - "Trapped Escape Room Games: The Art Heist" (Distributed by Golden Bear Toys)!! Also, CONGRATULATIONS to our winners for the raffle tickets to "Eschaton: END TIMES" by Chorus Productions!!!

EP 24: PROFESSOR PUZZLE

November 13, 2020 - 4pm EST

Welcome to Episode 24 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Elliot (Senior Graphic Designer) & James (Gameplay Developer) of Professor Puzzle! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle to win all 3 of the Quick-Fire escape room games - "Escape from the Mall", "Escape from Dead Town", "Escape from the Casino of Chaos" by Professor Puzzle!! Also, we will be announcing the raffle winner of "The Will" by Gruzzle!!

EP 25: spectre & vox

Pre-Recorded

Welcome to Episode 25 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Spectre & Vox Ltd which is made up of Nick, Creative Director of Time Run, a live gaming experience company based in London and Glen, Founder of Tandem Set and Design. Combined they have spent decades working across experiential and escape rooms, and entertained hundreds of thousands of customers with the games and activations that they've built! Time Run, a live gaming company based in London, was voted in 2018 as the 5th "Best Escape Room Company" in the world! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. During this interview, we will be announcing the winner of "Trapped Escape Room Games: The Art Heist" (Distributed by Golden Bear Toys)" by The Fantastic Factory and a chance to enter our raffle to win free "Spectre & Vox - Fancy Clipboard"!!!

EP 26: the detective society

November 15, 2020 - 3pm EST

Welcome to Episode 26 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences!  Today, we are interviewing Joe (Head of Puzzles) & Tristan (Head of Narrative) of The Detective Society!   Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit.  In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle to win “S01E01:  The Disappearance of Claire Makova” by The Detective Society!!  Also, we will be announcing the raffle winner of ALL 3 games from the Quick-Fire Pack: "Escape from Dead Town", "Escape from the Mall", and "Escape from the Casino of Chaos" by Professor Puzzle!!

EP 27: DARKPARK GAMES

November 18, 2020 - 4pm EST

Welcome to Episode 27 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Gigs, CEO of DarkPark! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle to win ALL 3 Home Adventure games: “Conspiracy-19", "Witchery Spell", and their newest game (releasing Dec. 1st) - "Dear Santa" by DarkPark Games!! Also, we will be announcing the raffle winner of the “S&V Fancy Clipboard" by Spectre & Vox!!

EP 28: LITTLE CINEMA

November 20 2020 - 4pm EST

Welcome to Episode 28 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Jay, Founder/ CEO of Little Cinema! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle to win 2 tickets to Little Cinema's next exclusive premier for a major film/TV show!! Also, we will be announcing the raffle winner of “S01E01: The Disappearance of Claire Makova" by The Detective Society!!

EP 29: green door labs

December 4 2020 - 4pm EST

Welcome to Episode 29 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are interviewing Kellian (Producer & Creative Director) & Brian (Puzzlemaster, Co-Producer, and Technical Director) of Green Door Labs! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle to win a digital copy of their interactive radio adventure game - "Club Drosselmeyer 1943"!! Also, we will be announcing the raffle winner of ALL THREE games by DarkPark Games - "Conspiracy-19", "Witchery Spell", and "Dear Santa"!!

EP 30: ESCAPE THE CRATE

December 11 2020 - 4pm EST

Welcome to Episode 30 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are meeting with Chris, the original creator and lead designer of Escape The Crate! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle to win a copy of their newest game - "Escape on the High Seas"!! Also, we will be announcing the raffle winner of 2 tickets to Little Cinema's next exclusive premier for a major film/TV show"!!

EP 31: ENIGMA FELLOWSHIP

December 18 2020 - 4pm EST

Welcome to Episode 31 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are meeting with Anuj & Orsi, the founders & creators of Enigma Fellowship! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle for 3 winners to win one of Enigma Fellowship's games - "The Lost Knowledge", "The Scattered Cards", or "The Submerged Sentinel"!! Also, we will be announcing the raffle winner of Green Door Labs' digital game - "Club Drosselmeyer 1943"!!

EP 32: shine on collective

January 8 2020 - 4pm EST

Welcome to Episode 32 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are meeting with Marlee, co-creator of Shine On Collective! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle to win Shine On Collective's game - "Welcome Home"!! Also, we will be announcing the raffle winner of Escape The Crate's game - "Escape on the High Seas"!!

EP 33: CRYPTOGRAM PUZZLE POST

January 15 2020 - 4pm EST

Welcome to Episode 33 of our series - "Behind The MasterMinds"!! Every episode we will be interviewing the creators and developers of some of the most popular puzzles, games, and immersive experiences! Today, we are meeting with JACK, creator of Cryptogram Puzzle Post! Each episode we will be raffling prizes to our viewers. Watch the video for instructions on how to submit. In this video, we will be offering a chance to enter our raffle to win a "Mystery Goodie Box" from Cryptogram Puzzle Post!! Also, we will be announcing (3) raffle winners of Enigma Fellowship's game - "The Lost Knowledge", "The Scattered Cards", and "The Submerged Sentinel"!!

EP 34: BLUEPRINT GAMING CONCEPTS [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 1/22/21 @ 4pm EST

EP 35: Patrones y Escondites [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 1/29/21 @ 4pm EST

EP 36: modern treasure hunt [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 2/5/21 @ 4pm EST

EP 37: letterjoy [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 2/12/21 @ 4pm EST

EP 38: the enigma emporium [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 2/19/21 @ 4pm EST

EP 39: trapped puzzle rooms [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 2/26/21 @ 4pm EST

EP 40: ESCAPE NOTICE GAMES [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 3/5/21 @ 4pm EST

EP 41: unit9 [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 3/12/21 @ 4pm EST

EP 42: cu adventures [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 3/19/21 @ 4pm EST

Escape team [ coming soon ]

Live Streaming on Friday, 4/9/21 @ 4pm EST