There’s no other way to start this post than to say a huge thank you to Chris for all the work he put into Exit Games over the past couple of years, not to mention outside of the site through things like the Unconferences. When I first got into escape games, this blog was my font of knowledge and in taking it on, I want to make sure that the people who are just starting out on that crazy road have the same opportunities I did. Of course, Chris hasn’t gone away entirely! He’s still around on the scene and, if you haven’t already, you can continue following him via his new blog, Ex Exit Games, or on Twitter.
So who am I? Well, my name’s Ken and I’m an escape enthusiast who’s been following the blog for the last year and a bit. You may have seen my name crop up as someone who regularly contributed information about new venues or have met me at the London unconference. You may also be aware that I run a review site, but I intend to keep the two entirely separate and this will likely be the last time I refer to that dual role here. To the best of my abilities, Exit Games will continue with its impartial reporting – announcing new games from across the British Isles and maintaining an up-to-date listing and map.
If you’ve been paying careful attention, you may have noticed that the site is a little out of date at the moment. I’ll be working over the coming days to fix that, specifically aiming to get the map and escape venue list fully accurate again (or as accurate as it can ever get in this fast-changing industry!) as well as listing all the escape rooms that I’m aware of that are under construction. Alongside that, my intention is to continue publishing news that I think is of interest to the enthusiasts in the UK and Ireland.
This is a learning curve for me, and I’m trusting you, the readers, to keep me moving in the right direction. If you have any comments, questions or concerns, please reach out to me, either through the comment space below, on Twitter or via email.