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I’m Christine, a gal obsessed with haunts, escape rooms and other oddities.

This blog is a passion project of mine. The fact that I personally do all of the reviews here and on my YouTube channel is what really makes TheHauntGirl.com stand out from other review sites. There is no team, just me. Most of my entries are about the west coast since that is where I live, however I also love to travel. In 2018 I was approached by USA Today to be one of their Ten Best List experts for haunted attractions & escape rooms. Please subscribe to my YouTube channel for updates.

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Note: My husband & I are now the proud owners of Exit Game OC in Anaheim CA

ESCAPE GAME – Road to Innsmouth – HOME


Announcing The Road to Innsmouth Deluxe Edition, an immersive, multi media puzzle-solving experience with interactive collectible artifacts from Hourglass Escapes. Based in the Arkham Horror Files universe, players use digital gameplay to follow the story of Stella Clark’s journey into the heart of Innsmouth. This exceptional adventure releases Tuesday, January 31st and is
available for pre-order now at your local board game retailer for $39.99 or purchase the Digital Only version on release from http://www.hourglassescapes.com

The Road to Innsmouth Deluxe Edition is an Arkham Horror–branded digital experience with interactive collectible artifacts. Players will help guide Stella through multiple perils in the hopes of getting her to a mysterious meeting. Featuring the voice talents of Persephone Valentine, (Fast Times at DnD High) and Yuri Lowenthal (Naruto and Marvel’s Spider-Man) this classic
online puzzle adventure will take Arkham Horror fans through the eerie streets of Innsmouth and into the Gilman House Hotel. The Deluxe Edition, containing interactive collectible items players can use to help solve the puzzles and get Stella to the hotel safely, such as:

  • Gilman House Hotel Key – Curious Postcard – Mysterious Map
  • Strange Membership Card – Full-Color Poster – Worn Ticket
  • Metal Coin – Aged Bookmark – Ancient Totem (12cm)
    Arkham Horror Files: The Road to Innsmouth Deluxe Edition will retail for $39.99.


About Hourglass Escapes
Hourglass Escapes has been bringing top-quality games to Seattle–and, thanks to its innovative virtual avatar adaptations,everywhere else–since 2016. Led by TV/film industry veteran Seth Wolfson, Hourglass has received awards from Escape Authority, Escape the ROOMers, and other popular review sites. It has created over a dozen in-person, virtual, and online games. For more information visit http://www.hourglassescapes.com

Asmodee Entertainment is the outbound licensing and book publishing platform of Asmodee,
the global games publisher and distributor. Its mission is to extend Asmodee’s intellectual
properties into TV/film, novels and comics, location-based entertainment, and consumer products, working closely with Asmodee Boardgames and Asmodee Interactive. Through best-in-class partnerships across the full spectrum of opportunities, Asmodee Entertainment will create truly global intellectual properties and brands.

For more information visit asmodeeentertainment.biz.

About Fantasy Flight Games
Fantasy Flight Games (FFG) is a pioneering publisher of hobby board and card games, including
trademarked Living Card Games®. Established in 1995, FFG has earned a reputation for its epic themes, immersive gameplay, and top-level components. Many of FFG’s most popular titles are based on beloved licenses such as Star WarsTM, Marvel, J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, and George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. In addition, FFG has its own iconic universes such as Arkham Horror Files, Terrinoth Legends, and Twilight Imperium. Throughout the course of the studio’s rich history, FFG has published games in over thirty languages and distributed to more than fiy territories. Fantasy Flight Games is a subsidiary of Paris-based Asmodee Group, a leading global publisher of tabletop games. For more information, visit FantasyFlightGames.com.



Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group proudly presents an all-new incarnation of their cult-comedy-theatre-hit CHURCH DISCIPLINE.

CHURCH DISCIPLINE: REDEEMED follows the tribulations of a small doomsday church, as they attempt to reckon with the fallout from the evils and kindnesses that emerge when a parish believes that the apocalypse is happening.

What joy and trauma is found the day after the world doesn’t end? 

Directed by Brandon Slezak & Produced by Zombie Joe.  

For Ages 16+.  Wheelchair accessible.

DETAILS:  CHURCH DISCIPLINE: REDEEMED.  For Ages 16+.  Wheelchair accessible.

WHEN:  SUNDAYS at 8:30pm, March 5 thru April 2, 2023

WHERE:  ZJU Theatre Group – 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601

TIX:  $20 in Advance ($25 at the door); Advance TIX at:  ZombieJoes.Tix.com

WEBSITE:  www.ZombieJoes.com
FACEBOOK:  https://www.facebook.com/ZJUTheater/

ANNOUNCEMENT – Six Flags Scream Break & Taco/Beer Fest – CA




Six Flags Magic Mountain, known as the Thrill Capital of the World, boasts 20 world-class roller coasters—more than any other theme park on the planet—and is home to more than 100 rides, games, and attractions, including roller coaster icons like Twisted Colossus, Tatsu, Full Throttle, and X2. For more information, visit sixflags.com/magicmountain.
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PHONE PLAY – Baby Jessica’s Well-Made Play – PHONE


BABY JESSICA’S WELL-MADE PLAY is a five-act phone adventure to the bottom of a well and back again. Loosely inspired by the 1987 true story of Baby Jessica, this highly interactive, intimate performance-for-one ushers audience members into conversations about fear, hope, self-care, imagination, culture, and memory. Over the course of two nights, audience members will discover what pulls them up and out of the dark.

Length: 120 minutes

Tickets: $30

February 28 – March 30



As of January 1st, 2023—the 4 F0UND3RS will be taking a step back from BL4KM4SS.
Going out the way they came in: at the stroke of midnight at New Years, this time to a broader audience and out of the shadows.
This is not the end of immersive theater for any of them. Each F0UND3R has other passions they are exploring, ventures they are building, and other projects they are working on. While continuing to have each other’s back and best interests at heart, the 4 F0UND3RS thought it would be best to shift focus… at least for now.
Alex C. James has created several musical immersive experiences recently, working with artist like Cancer Christ, Fusion Babies, Sleeperz, Bushfire, and Jomo in conjunction with CoCo Beach Presents in Long Beach. Alex continues to push artistic boundaries and play with conventions by combining socially conscious music arts with live performance theater. Follow Alex at @safekidzab for future show information, the continuation of the M-series, and remote shows in 2023. To keep up with Alex, follow his Instagram at @andbenderran.
Amori “Kitty” Stewart continues to perform with fire at various shows. Recently, Kitty was brought on as a character performer for Knotts Berry Farm. You can spot her ice dancing as Peppermint Patty or doing Meet and Greets as Snoopy during Knotts Merry Farm! During the 2023 Peanuts Celebration, Kitty will be performing in the Music Goes Round Show in Camp Snoopy! To keep with what she’s up to follow Amori at @lovebug615 on Instagram.
Paul Stephen Edwards continues his artistic ventures through film and photography, recently winning Best Sci-Fi Film for shooting 16-Bits (From the Director of Ugly Sweater Party, Aaron Mento) and filming 2 segments for the anthology Body Count (Written by Jenn Nangle) this winter. You can find Paul at @xigarun on Instagram.
Reyna “Chainsaw Queen” Velarde continues to torment people, instead you can find her in the wrestling ring as Chainsaw @wow_chainsaw at WOW (Women of Wrestling @wowsuperhereos ) on KCAL 9 on Saturday nights at 11pm (check your local listings). Follow her Chainsaw account for live show information and air dates! The Chainsaw Queen will continue P41N 4C4D3MY, for more information, follow p41n_4c4d3my and keep up with Reyna @chainsawqueen13 on Instagram.
Of course, you can also catch the 4 F0UND3RS at the 17th Door (at least most of us, we were all there this last season!) And we will all be featured in the up coming film, No Way to Die, currently being edited by the one and only Kris Smith! Follow the film’s progress, BTS, and announcements at @noway2die
The 4 F0UND3RS have encouraged their cast and crew to create their own content. During lock down, they presented a contest for cast members to create their own show. Tim Elrod and Linnea Swanson presented two winning ideas which are currently in development.
Coming Soon- Tattered & Frayed Productions by Tim Elrod, follow @tattered_and_frayed We look forward to the future.

ESCAPE ROOMS – Escape games PDX – OR


*Christine Barger (aka The Haunt Girl) became an escape room creator & owner in 2021 at Exit Game OC in Anaheim CA. Opinions given by thehauntgirl are uniquely those of Christine & do not reflect the opinions of the escape game company. https://www.theexitgame.com


hey everybody it’s Christine the haunt girl and today I am talking about film Noir The Case of the dark Rose an escape game at escape games PDX in Portland Oregon

if you’re new to my Channel please take a moment to hit subscribe to Notifications alright thank you all that already subscribe and check out my blog yay okay so my friends and I were at Rose City Comic Con and we were like we need an escape room play and we found this one and so we like took an Uber over so this is kind of dodgy looking area in the middle of nowhere Portland and it was awesome okay so the game is set in the 1950s it’s a two to six player game it’s very traditional and gameplay as far as puzzle style and structure um we had a blast uh my friends also love escape rooms and so we kind of blew through some of the puzzles we definitely had some struggles on our binding searching moments although one of my friends thankfully is much better at searching and finding than I am uh and uh we had a really good time the theme is a really fun 1950s like you’re a gum shoe you’re there trying to solve a murder what happened who done it uh it’s really fun in the way that they’ve Incorporated the theme into the puzzles there were some really fun things that I hadn’t seen quite like they did it before um I really really loved the use of lighting in one of the puzzles and how they did that and I also loved just how well they had decorated the room and Incorporated all of the set pieces and the props and stuff into the game in a very organic way overall really really fun um well thought out fun enough story you discover and unravel the story as you go and just a really good time so I hope you’ll go check them out I’ll put the link down in the description below thanks for watching you can see more at my blog thehauntgirl.com and uh also you can find me on all the social medias @thehauntgirl thanks for watching