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Lichtenberger Engineering Library

Engineering Library Escape Room Puzzle Form

Seeking individuals or groups to submit ideas of puzzles, cipher codes, hidden messages, or other games and puzzles to put into the rooms. If your puzzle is selected, it will be put together with 5-10 other puzzles to create the full escape room.

    • The parameters:
        • Clues must be able to be solved in under 10 minutes by the average student. (The whole room should take about 45 minutes to solve.)
        • The cost to building the puzzle components must be under $10 for each puzzle.  (We want 5-10 puzzles with varying difficulty to be in each room.)
          • We already have some tools you can use like a black-light with black-light pen, red lens viewer to find hidden messages in books or art, a variety of locks with both letter and numeric codes on them.
          • You can also use any tools and resources already in the library, as long as it can be turned back to their original state after the event.
          • The puzzle must be reusable.  This means it can be reset-up so the next group coming in can still play the game.
          • Nothing can be placed behind the outlets or near the lights.
        • You can submit more than one puzzle. Submit as many as you like!
        • Submit puzzles that fit with one of the following themes.  The Escape Room organizers will decide which theme will ultimately end up in the space depending on how many puzzles are submitted. If we’re lucky, we may have more than one Escape Room!
          • Theme Ideas:
              • You are locked in a game that uses a variety of board games.
              • A gremlin has stolen a key to unlock the door to escape so you will need to find the gremlin to get out.
              • You are locked in a movie theater.
    • Design your puzzle and submit it using the following form by 8 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13th!


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