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Lenzie Winton

Manager of Sales and Promotions, Escape Room BCS in College Station

Escape Rooms

PRESENTED ON NOV 29, 2016
IN BRYAN @ VOL 9

Jeff Keys speaks on behalf of Lenzie Winton to explain what escape rooms are, their history, and the success rates of different types of people who participate in them. He says that players who communicate, and work as a team, are most successful in escaping.

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Houdini's Charmed Life

BY CHARLES GREENE III
@ VOL 19 ON AUG 15, 2013

Self-proclaimed "Presentation Magician" Charles Greene III speaks on the most famous magician of all time: Harry Houdini. He goes into depth on Houdini's life, illusions, accomplishments, and the escape art that catipulted him to worldwide fame. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 11, 2014.

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The Last Cappuccino in Juba

BY CHRIS MACDONALD
@ VOL 11 ON APR 30, 2014

Chris Macdonald talks about his stay in South Sudan when the conflict was going on. He exposes the story how he managed to save his life and got out of the country.  

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The Joys of Camping

BY MASAKI GOTO
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 19, 2014

Masaki Goto talks about his interest in camping and how to escape the stresses of modern society. Camping allows us to get a better understand of ourself and other through the silent and isolation of nature.

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A Grave Story

BY BOB CLAYTON
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 04, 2015

In this presentation  'A Grave Story', Bob Clayton will tell us how a chance encounter at Goold Island led to rediscovery of a little history.

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Datsuzoku – An escape from everyday routine

BY DENNY LEE
@ VOL 4 ON APR 15, 2017

As a full time student that attended lots of tuition back in 2011, the only hobby that Denny Lee had was playing with polymer clay. Started from scratch to something that can be sold, Denny was extremely happy to know that more and more people appreciate his hardwork. Hobby that becomes a business and then back into a hobby again, was a long and tough experience. Nevertheless, Denny believes that you should just believe in yourself, as anything is possible.

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Yann Seznec

BY YANN SEZNEC
@ VOL 33 ON NOV 02, 2017

Yann Seznec is an artist and musician whose work focuses on sound, music, physical interaction, games, and building new instruments.

Recent projects include residencies at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, the Floating Cinema in London, Playable City Lagos, and Timespan in the Scottish Highlands. He has performed at The Roundhouse London, Mutek Montreal, Melbourne Recital Hall, Liquid Rooms Tokyo, Köln Philharmonie, Fak’ugesi Johannesburg, and more.

Much of his work involves building custom instruments such as musical pigsties, slinky instruments, candle-based sound installations, electromechanical mushroom spore reactors, and more. He is founder of BAFTA-winning creative studio Lucky Frame and is a lecturer at Abertay University. In December 2015 he received the British Composer Award for Sonic Art for his 2014 Edinburgh Art Festival work “Currents”. 

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Longing For Escape

BY JOSH MINGS
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Architect Josh Mings uses his trip to Norway, Iceland to escape mental exhaustion.

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How to Design an Escape Room...and All Sorts of Fun Things That You Learn About People When You Lock Them in a Room

BY MIKE RINGROSE
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2017

Escape City's Mike Ringrose dives into the details of what goes into creating some of Edmonton's most popular escape rooom, detailing how game theories and mechanics evolve into fascinating storylines and a whole lot of fun between groups of locked-in guests.

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The Happy Place of Music

BY SARAH WILLIAMS
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 02, 2018

Sarah Williams spent the bulk of her life as an athlete, either in or on top of the water. Athletics was a source of joy and strength, as well as an escape. However, as she transitioned into adulthood, she lost connection to this valuable resource until she discovered a new one. One that would prove to be available not only 24/7, but valuable in more ways than she could have imagined.