Fast forward a bit to 2015 and escape rooms starting to trickle out from the big cities and into haunt trade shows and conventions. Matt, ever the visionary, was interested from the moment he heard about it. After completing an escape room, Matt and Sara left exhilarated. They loved the challenge but were extremely disappointed in the realism of the set design. We knew we could bring Peoria an immersive and therefore amazing, fun new form of entertainment.
In March of 2017 (with a bit of luck, good friends, and good timing) opening Gone In 60 Escape Games was made possible. Gone In 60 opened three short months later on June 30, 2017 with two rooms, The Coven and The Contagion. In the beginning of 2018, we set out to build the 3rd room, The Morgue. Matt and Sara wanted it to be a room that wow’d and excited even the most experienced players. Building a realistic escape room from concept to creation proved to be quite the challenge, especially since Matt and Sara were still working their full-time jobs. So, in the summer of 2018, they decided to take the <gulp> risk and work solely for the business. This helped them (keep their sanity and) get The Morgue finished and (finally) open in mid-September 2018. A 4th room is already in the works.