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Tinker, tailor, soldier, and spy

Tinker, tailor, soldier, and spy

There is a fox, right in the middle of Orange County. To escape his rooms, you have these 4 ways. Or so it seems. It’s the late ‘70s - early ‘80s. The Cold War is at its peak. The United States and the USSR are locked in a worldwide confrontation. Any misstep, by...

What are the secrets to escaping the room within 60 minutes?

What are the secrets to escaping the room within 60 minutes?

Are you sure you know all the secrets? Even number four? As someone who, presumably, has done a few escape rooms, you know some of the secrets to a successful escape. Well, here’s your chance to compare notes with a veteran of more than a hundred and twenty five...

The Top 5 Things To Do In Orange County In New Year 2020

The Top 5 Things To Do In Orange County In New Year 2020

Here’s the official Fox in a Box Orange County guide to welcoming in New Year 2020! Happy New Year 2020…? Yeah, 2020 is for sure the new year that’s approaching, but, isn’t it a lot more than that? It is. It’s the start of a whole new decade, the third decade of the...

This new escape game is not something you’ll expect

This new escape game is not something you’ll expect

You’ll need all your escape room skills...and more...to be able to find your way out of this one   You are led into 2020; the door to 2019 shut firmly behind you. You have one year. Can you follow your New Year resolutions, make your way past the obstacles, and...

Interview: Talking franchising escape rooms with Vincent Rubino

Interview: Talking franchising escape rooms with Vincent Rubino

Vincent Rubino talks about how he went from software development to running an escape room franchise. Hi guys While many of you know me as the brains behind Fox in a Box here in Orange County, I also have an escape room channel on YouTube called Find Your Escape....

5 Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas That Stand Out In 2019

5 Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas That Stand Out In 2019

Whether it’s buying Christmas presents, or it’s figuring your way out of an Escape Room thinking outside the box always works.   You’re at the store, finishing your Christmas shopping. You’ve gone to great lengths to dig out great gifts for your friends and...

The Place To Be This Halloween In Orange County

The Place To Be This Halloween In Orange County

What makes this Fullerton escape room the best place to be on Halloween? Something so exhilarating, you’ll be talking about it till Christmas. Something that isn’t a pain to organize. Something that children as young as 4 have taken part in and enjoyed. If that’s the...

Things to do when planning your Fox in a Box Orange County escapade

Things to do when planning your Fox in a Box Orange County escapade

Here’s our guide to avoiding last minute panics on your Fox in a Box Orange County date. ‘Have you seen the car keys?’ ‘I thought you had them.’ ‘I thought YOU have them!’ Sounds familiar? Unfortunately, that seems to be just how things go. A seemingly well-planned...

The Who’s Who Of An Escape Team

The Who’s Who Of An Escape Team

We at Fox in a Box Orange County feel that the quintessential escape room team has some pretty cool stock characters. Don’t you want to know which one you are? Teamwork. That’s what Fox in a Box Orange County (and indeed, almost every other escape room) is all about....

Escape the stress and dread of planning a birthday party

Escape the stress and dread of planning a birthday party

A thrilling experience that encourages bonding and communication between peers is a sure bet for any birthday party. Happy birthday, dear Donald! Happy birthday to you! Melodious lyrics, creating an atmosphere of joy. Unfortunately, sometimes, you may have felt a bit...

The Top 5 O.C.D.’s

The Top 5 O.C.D.’s

Get all the deets right here from Fox in a Box O.C. O.C.D.  Make no mistake, as a proud Orange County business, we know it is our responsibility to spread word of every top O.C.D as much as possible. We certainly hope that this makes your Orange County Day Out just...

Top 7 things to do for couples in the O.C.

Top 7 things to do for couples in the O.C.

Welcome to Orange County, bitch! Orange County. Yeah, that Orange County. The O.C. The settings for so many romances. Seth and Summer. Ryan and Marissa (they were cute together, even if it wasn’t a picture-perfect relationship). Sandy and Kirsten. No wonder that...

Are you going to up the game?

Are you going to up the game?

UpTheGame is the largest international Real Life Gaming and Escape Room conference in the world, and this year's edition is held in an impressive dome in Breda, the Netherlands on May 8th and 9th. This year the theme and the focus is on the future of gaming...

Room design

Room design

Fox in a Box Room Escape is one of the leading brands in real-life room escape games. Our first branch opened in December 2013, and with 28 locations at the start of 2017 we are one of the fastest-growing companies in the business. We take our room design process very...

How to choose the best escape room

How to choose the best escape room

Escape Rooms are themed rooms where you and your team have to find clues and solve puzzles to either escape the room or complete a goal within the allotted time (usually 60 minutes). Choosing an Escape Room If you’re lucky, there are a few options already available to...

How to prepare for escape room game?

How to prepare for escape room game?

When playing an escape room, it is likely that you will need to crouch and look under things, and possibly even crawl on the floor at times. On the Day When playing an escape room, it is likely that you will need to crouch and look under things, and possibly even...

Let the games begin!

Let the games begin!

The competitive side of us may wish to take no hints and attempt to beat the fastest time, but really the point of an escape room is to have fun and enjoy yourself. When the timer starts, split up and search the room thoroughly. Say out loud what you see when...