THE QUICK AND DIRTY
Play if… you like solving mysteries.
Avoid if… you don’t like dark, dank, dusty attics (in theory).
Enter the Enigma:
Address: 3540 N Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80917 (click address for Google Map)
Contact and Website: 719-309-6862
Description (from the company website): Iris Trenton, a famed thief and escape artist, has eluded capture for over six years. Known for her trademark puzzles left at each scene, many failed attempts have been made in cracking these clues. The latest puzzle has finally slid across your desk and as a young detective you are eager to prove yourself. Burning both ends of the candle you are about to call it for the night when you spill your coffee on the puzzle. Words begin to appear. It’s an address! Wasting no time you jump up and assemble a small police force to accompany you wherever this address may lead.
Arriving at a large mansion your team moves swiftly through the residence when a bang sounds from above. Racing into the attic the lights dim and door slams shut behind you. Surveying the room you see a letter
Difficulty (1-10): Hard
Time Limit: 60 minutes
Party Size: 2-6
Staging Area: Small front room before the hallway where the rooms are.
Metro Access/Parking: This is in Colorado Springs, CO, so either drive or get a Lyft/Uber.
This is the video we took before we entered the room:
This is the video we took just after we completed the room:
Description of the room: The room was sparsely decorated, but what was there felt like it would be in a weird attic.
Understanding of the Mission: Iris has been a step ahead of the police forever and you randomly stumble upon a lead. You follow it and come to a mansion. Upon entering, you hear a noise from the attic, which you investigate. After the door slams, you turn around and see a note from Iris.
Did We Escape: Yes
Time Remaining: ~15:30 (Leaderboard, bitches!) (Though we’ve been replaced already I think.)
Our Suggested Party Size: 2-4
Did the room challenge the entire team? Yes
Members of our team (other than the ERG): Steph
Worth the time and money? Yes