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News: Not the promise of Zelda: talking to an expert about The Legend of Zelda escape the room game


A little while ago it was announced that an escape the room game based on The Legend of Zelda, licensed by Ninty and everything, was touring North America and, eventually, Europe. People were excited. But previews and reviews are now coming in, and Defenders of the Triforce doesn’t seem to be quite the experience people were expecting. 

To talk about the game, as well as how video games can transfer to escape games, and what escape games can learn from Zelda, I sat down with Dean Rodgers. Dean is a writer, producer and a director who works in immersive entertainment. He creates a lot of escape the room games, including the Crystal Maze live experience and working on that Resident Evil VII haunted house: