Heather and Rafael Chandler are the brains behind Whole Brain Escape a locally owned and operated company in Apex, North Carolina. With a combined experience of more than 40 years in the industry and video game business, the dynamic team has dedicated their careers to developing interactive entertainment. Their love of games and riddles has translated into Whole Brain Escape, an immersive and engaging experience.
Heather Chandler (Left Brain) is an experienced video game developer with over 25 years of expertise. Epic Games, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and Activision have all had lead teams. Heather was most recently a senior producer on the massively successful Fortnite game. Her credits are: Trover Saves the Universe, Robots Need Love Too, Never Alone, Star Trek Rivals, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, and many Ghost Recon games.
Rafael Chandler created and developed the escape rooms (Right Brain). As a video game writer and narrative designer, he has worked with Sony, Sega, Ubisoft, Kabam, and Gameloft. Rafael has spoken on interactive storytelling at the Game Writers Conference, the Montreal International Game Summit, and the Russian Game Developers Conference in Moscow. He’s also the developer of ViewScream, a live-action internet game. Rafael also writes books such as Mask Beneath Her Face, The Astounding Antagonists, Dracula: The Modern Prometheus, and Hexcommunicated in his free time.
Heather and Rafael are passionate about bringing real-world gaming to Apex. They’ve been residents of the town they adore for over a decade and are eager to contribute to the community.
The Escape Rooms are ideal for a one-of-a-kind, private, small-group activity that is thrilling and entertaining!
Bustin’ Out of the Eighties- You want to witness the 1980s, complete with huge hair, parachute trousers, and vinyl albums. However, you made the wrong turn in the time vortex and are now trapped. You have one hour to locate the time machine and return home. Are you going to be able to make it out in time?
Escape from the Supervillain’s Lair! Supervillains have taken over the city! The villainous Quizzler has kidnapped you and your fellow superheroes. She’s taken away your superpowers, so you’ll have to rely on your wits to get away. You have 60 minutes. Will you be able to save the day?
Seekers of the Mystic Orb- Archaeologists have uncovered a long-forgotten cave on the Isle of Dread. You have one hour to locate the Mystic Orb, a relic. Will you be able to defeat a curse from the past, or will you be enslaved by it?
- The Curious Case of Cary
- The Secret of Salem Street
- Mysterious Monsters
They work hard to create fresh and shared experiences for families, friends, coworkers, and anyone searching for a unique way to connect.
Visit their website or contact them via phone at (919) 355-2714 for additional information.