Frequently Asked Questions for Cincinnati

Escape games are real life adventures where you and your fellow players have an hour to break out of a room by cracking codes, solving riddles, piecing together puzzles and finding clues. The game originated in Japan and is based off escape the room video games created by Toshimitsu Takagi in 2005.

Anyone can play! However, if you are under 14 years of age, you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If you are under 18 and coming without a parent or guardian, please fill out a waiver from one of the following locations prior to arriving: Hyde Park, West Chester.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booking. We do have to keep a strict schedule, so if you arrive late you may not receive the full 60 minutes in your room.

Just your friends and a winning spirit! You will only need the clues within the rooms to escape. Before your game, we’ll ask you to fill out a quick waiver. To save time, please fill out a waiver from one of the following locations prior to arriving: Hyde Park, West Chester.

No! Your safety is our top priority, so we don’t really lock you in. You have the option to leave the escape room at any time if necessary.

Yes. Cameras are used to monitor your live experience.

We will be monitoring your progress throughout the escape game. Our game masters will provide clues if you get stuck — after all, we want you to have fun! Remember, it’s not only about trying to escape the room, it’s about the full experience.

Now all of our rooms are private when you book a game at Breakout. Don’t worry about playing with strangers, it’s just you and your team. Plus, the larger your team the more you save; so invite your friends!

Yes. You can see escape game times and book reservations on our online booking page for Hyde Park or our online booking page for West Chester. We can’t guarantee a spot unless you’ve booked ahead of time.

No cancellations are allowed, but we will work with you to reschedule a game if an emergency arises.

Yes. You can give/sell your tickets to another person. Just give us a call and we can take care of that for you. You can reach our Hyde Park location at 513-612-9975 or our West Chester location at 513-285-9470.

We take every major credit card. If using a prepaid debit card, it must be registered online with an address and zip code. You can see escape game times and book reservations on our online booking page for Hyde Park or our online booking page for West Chester.

All of our escape games have a minimum of 2 players and a maximum of 7-8 players (depending on the theme).

Sorry, but we ask that you refrain from taking photos or videos in the escape rooms.