Let me tell you a little about 193mysteries...
193mysteries was a COVID baby.
That sounds weird!
It was spring 2020 and all our travel plans were cancelled, as a family of adventurers we were gutted. We had the Golden Week holidays coming up and so I decided we would still go adventuring but from the comfort (and safety from the pandemic) of our living room.
One of the things my son has always loved are puzzles, code breaking and escape rooms. So I put on my teacher hat, brushed off my tech pants and got to work. What I created were location specific virtual escape rooms. Lots of puzzles, research, investigating, googling and fun!
What happened next was the surprising part.
As I shared on social media what we had been up to, I had friends and strangers alike asking if they could play too.
And before I knew it, a new project was born!
What followed next was a lot of research, feedback, testing and generally head scratching (of the problem solving variety, not nits!) Until we had come up with something that ticked all the boxes...