Escape Room: The “Triple Threat” begins! Art Deco

Apr/4 By

The Gratuitous Sets team is on a new build for a “Houdini” themed escape game which will live at Fifth Wall Escape Rooms in Detroit. This video will focus on

Design Ideas From History

Nov/26 By

Mark took a vacation to Germany recently, and decided to take you on the road with him as he explored some museums in Berlin to find some interesting ideas for

Escape Room: Steampunk ‘Octagon’

Oct/27 By

We introduced you to the Fossiform Ambigulator, now Matt and Mark are building a similar console to be the centerpiece of the Steampunk Escape Game for Alternate Reality Escape Rooms.

How To: Stain Pine to Look Like Oak

Oct/2 By

As part of the steampunk game, we need to build a lot of dark wood furnishings. Today Mark is going to show you how to make pine look like oak,

Steampunk: Pipe Puzzle Build

Sep/23 By

As part of the steampunk escape room, Matt and Preston begin building a puzzle using massive copper pipes.

Meet the Ambigulator

Sep/10 By

As part of the steampunk escape game, The guys are going to re-visit a piece they built in the early days of Gratuitous Sets. So this week, you get to

National Video Game Museum: “Respect” Rubix Mural

Aug/30 By

Just sharing a cool event where our friends at the National Video Game Museum create the new “Respect” exhibit honoring the memory of Keith “Mr. Intellivision” Robinson. Featuring 660 Rubik’s

Escape Room: Steampunk Game Machine

Aug/29 By

Matt and Mark are starting out building their game for Alternate Reality Escape Rooms by building a piece that was provided to them – a treadle sewing machine table –

Escape Room: Welcome to Steampunk

Aug/27 By

Matt and Mark have started a new game, and this one is steampunk themed. This is just a short introduction to some of the principals that GS will be using

How To: Arches and Curved Surfaces

Aug/13 By

Matt explains techniques for making arches and curved surfaces. Kerfcore and bend board.