How to make an Escape Room Puzzle

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I Like To Make Stuff : Yes, I said "LCD" instead of "LED". My bad. Any of the pieces would work in any of the locations (but the players don't know that). Regardless, all 4 locations have to be found to win.

Bob de Bouwer : That’s amazing dude! Keep it up!👍🏻

tim sway : Super cool, Bob!

mine slime : You should add more metal on the inside, so the player can't figure it out that simple by sliding the magnet above the surface of the globe.

Marcus McFadden : I came over here from Grant Thompson. Lol you posted at the same time! 😂

mrman991 : This is how sponsorship should be done, awesome job :)

famitory : concept: a maker-centric escape room. the puzzles are all incomplete mechanisms and to solve the room, you have to build the rest of the mechanism using the parts and tools in the room

Александр ForestLamp : hat’s amazing dude! Keep it up!

Frank22 : *clever bob*

Crazilajimpers : Blessed like my nut!

Rowdy Penguin : Bob. Dude. You just earned MAJOR cool points with this one. [like you needed more!] Very cool stuff. <(")

John Made it : for Christmas i don't like to give my kids all their presents all at once (they don't appreciate them) so i was thinking to make some puzzles/maps/clues where they would find the answer to open a box and get their present.. this video has given me some ideas how to do it. Thanks

JD Armory : Hey bob, do you remember me from the maker fair? I also have a cool DIY Channel

sean liang : You and Grant posted video at the same time

Yuki Ross : That's cool but wouldn't the different objects work in the wrong location? Since at the end of the day you're just putting magnets on washers. Is there a way you could make the triggers object specific?

akshat garg : Wife: Hey bob, do you remember when I sacrificed my favourite globe to help you with your lifelong dream of making YouTube videos? Bob: Yes honey, it was 4 hours ago. And I thought it was spare. Wife: No it was my favourite. Irreparable and irreplaceable. Bob: What can I do to make it up? Wife: Globe sized diamond. As a start. Next video : Hi I'm bob. And I like to mine.

Serrasongs76 : I really do enjoy your videos I just think you speak too fast. I know that you want to make them a certain length but sometimes it's overwhelming to listen to, maybe just slow down a bit

Celeste Orchid : I just found you through Grant's and Lowe's videos. I'm totes now a subscriber! <3 Much love to a fellow DIYer <3

ClexxxOfficial : I am be the asshole who'd ruin the game by simply placing the magnets all over the globe until it attaches somewhere.

ivraalia : This is awesome! The circuit board stuff blew my mind. Would it be a bad idea to add more washers and/or magnets inside to not only balance the globe, but also allow there to be more locations on the globe which could be incorrect to the puzzle. Just a thought.

Bruno Guedes : What happened to your spray-paint booth? Have you yet to unpack it? If memory serves, it's the second video in your new home in which you've spray-painted something out in the "open". Regardless, cool project!

Adam Byers : As always, cool project. Tip: When using switches or buttons with the Arduino if you enable the internal pull-up resistor with: digitalWrite(ButtonPIN, HIGH); In the setup portion of your sketch, and wire your switch from the input PIN to ground (without a resistor). It will save you from having to use external resistors on your switches/buttons. The only thing you have to remember is that when reading the state of the switch/button where you'd typically look for a HIGH signal, ex: if (digitalRead(ButtonPIN) == HIGH ) { // Do something here } To indicate that the button/switch is pressed/closed, you'd for a LOW signal, ex: if (digitalRead(ButtonPIN) == LOW) { // Do something here } Not a huge savings in terms of cost (resistors are cheap), but it makes it easier to wire and makes things cleaner.

Gustav & Hilda Holmström : To be honest, we're only here for the wobbly eyed soldering station.

Cas_ TV : Really usefull!👍

Oskar F. Mcfab : Are you going to make more puzles?

Kostis Sotiriou : Hey Bob! This project was very good! Can you make more projects like this and cooperate with "Grant Thomson - The King of Random " to make more a super cool escape room? Please like if you agree with this fantastic idea.!

Dale Hawkins : Consider adding felt to the pieces so they don't rub on the globe and give away the locations over time.

Hirschl Hirschl : Really cool idea! It always puts a smile on my face when you upload a new video :)

martin van Wezel : Realy cool. It makes for a great surprise gift packaging too...

drippingwax : Now you can make a horse! :)

Jelle Swaanen : It is a LED display, not a LCD display.

theMoporter : King of Random? No thanks, he's creepy

aaron c : Bob - what would stop people from just finding the places where the magnets would stick?  Would it be a good idea to put false locations in the globe?

XANDER MIGHT : Soooooooo.....your the new jigsaw?

oliver gilmartin : Excellent. Really creative. I now subscribe.

phish1391 : can you make a DIY rowing machine? :)

Peter Alvarado : This was really interesting & fun to watch! :D you should make a DIY camera cage for DSLRs, that would be a cool idea! Loving your work Bob!

ChaosScooters : who from lowes escape room?

Peter Miller : So cool! I am so inspired now. I've been trying to come up with a cool way to create interactive puzzles like this for years. You've just blown my mind. I've now had several sleepless nights after seeing this trying to think of cool ways to interpret your brilliant idea into something a idiot like me could achieve. Awesome job Bob. As always.

Jahidul Shuvo : Hey Bob I've made a ladder and I want to paint it. How to do a long lasting paint on it?

Thor300565 : is there a place where i can suggest stuff for you to make? i came from the diy escape room video btw, im new to your channel.

Jacob Beaton : Building things like you do on your channel is something I have really wanted to pick up for a while now but I don’t have many of the necessary tools to do so. What are some of the more important/less household tools that you think would beneficial for me to purchase?

Nick J : Really cool, have no idea how you did it ! 😃

Antoliv Diaz : Who watched the actual escape video from lowes

theemojoshow : Leaked 2017 jigsaw footage

Aaron T : Hey bob since winter is coming you should try to make a snow skate

Talal Ahmed : Hi i saw you on DIY eacape house so i subbed😃

Christian Ramsvik : I would suggest adding one or more reed switches that will cut the power when putting the magnets on them. It would give you a place to store the pieces as well as not having to have a switch down in Antarctica. :-) It would give the player a way to (accidentally) reset it, but they can do it on purpose with the current switch also (no pun intended).

O'DrippyK : I came from the Lowe's video

BearGamer102 : Bob The Builder