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From Our Editors
From alien-inhabited apocalypses to the dark underbellies of mafia kingpins, the rooms at The Escape - Des Moines are each rich worlds of their own. However, they're missing just one thing: you. In each room, you and your team are the main characters of the story, and you have one task: escape the room. Everything you need to complete your mission is in the room around you, but it's up to you to use your wits to unpuzzle the clues and find your way to freedom. Here's a look at some of the worlds you can inhabit:
- The Phantom: The world's most notorious hacker, The Phantom, has finally been caught and convicted for his crimes. But in his wake, he's left one final ticking time bomb: a virus that can destroy the entire Internet. If placed in the wrong hands, the virus could send the modern world into turmoil, so it's up to you and your team to find the anti-code before it's too late.
- The Psych Ward: Driven mad by the loss of his brother, Dr. Shaston Gunter seeks revenge on the people he blames for his brother's death—the city environmental health officials. His plot is to release toxic chemicals into the city, harming millions. But the authorities believe that the doctor has left clues as to where the toxin is hidden and, with only an hour to spare, you and your team will have to beat the clock to find it.
- The Informant: Informant Brock Lassiter has been working undercover to take down notorious mafia boss Antonio Vitelli for years, but now that he's finally gathered the evidence he needs, he's been found out. While he's on the run, it's up to you and your team to find the evidence he's collected in a secret safe house before the mob does.