Trapped: Escape Fort Nisqually is a high-energy suspense game torn from the pages of history that challenges you and your friends to explore a trapper's hidden secrets while you uncover clues, solve puzzles, and attempt to escape capture. Team members sift through documents and artifacts in one of the Fort’s historic buildings and race against the clock to piece together the information they’ll need to unlock the door and re-emerge into the 21st century. Trapped, a collaboration between Metro Parks Tacoma and Labyrinth Escape Games Portland, is the first interactive experience of its kind on the West Coast. It came about through Andrew Lind’s connection with Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, where Lind volunteered for several years while he was a student. After founding Labyrinth, Lind reconnected with the Fort when he learned that the museum’s event coordinator, Allison Campbell, wanted to bring a unique offering to visitors. “Both organizations have a passion for innovating ways of teaching history, and it was a natural fit,” Lind said. Trapped: Escape Fort Nisqually boasts no modern technology and no behind-the-scenes tricks. The game design is unique because it is 100 percent time-period-appropriate. It offers a true challenge and a wonderful experience for both veterans and newcomers to the genre. Point Defiance Park has long been an event destination and Metro Parks is proud to add another offering for its guests. Trapped will be a limited engagement and tickets are now on sale. The game can accommodate eight people per game and lasts approximately one hour. Tickets can be purchased at http://fortnisqually.org
Feb. .23, 24 and 25
March 23, 24 and 25
Times: Games begin at 6:30, 8 and 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 per person.
Age: Participants must be 21 or older.