Why are we called Next-Gen Escape? | What's In a Fresno Escape Room Name?
When we first started it was a straightforward concept to communicate to escape enthusiasts what we offered: The latest generation of escape rooms. Which is a roundabout way of saying...Read more
10 things I wish I knew before I played my first escape room
I remember being apprehensive about going to an escape room. I even said, "Who wants to be locked in a room anyway?" (BTW most rooms don't lock you in!) There is...Read more
The Game Design of Cerebral
I’m going to make this quick, otherwise I would make this unquick. Editor’s note: This write-up has no spoilers for the game, and is not about puzzle design. That will...Read more
The Set Design of Cerebral | Part 2
Last week we talked about the top three rules we place when we build an escape room set, and it offers some critical context for why we make the...Read more
The Set Design of Cerebral | The Three Rules of our Sets
We are making great progress on Cerebral, Next-Gen Escape’s upcoming new horror escape room in Fresno! Our team thought it would be a good idea to share some info on...Read more
New Horror Escape Room Dev Blog!
It’s that time again where Next-Gen is getting ready to launch a new escape room in Fresno! We’ve been thinking over this new project for nearly 18 months (thanks Covid)...Read more
Introducing the Next Escape Podcast!
We are proud to announce a brand new podcast hosted by co-owners of Next-Gen Escape! Next Escape with Calvin and Kiara is a podcast with a focus on the people behind...Read more