Does this website accept questions about "real-life" role-playing games?

In my case, I have questions about "escape games", where you are usually trapped in a room and you have one hour to solve a number of puzzles and escape the room.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Depending on the type of question, you may be able to ask over at puzzling as long as it fits their guidelines \$\endgroup\$ – Joel Harmon Jul 5 '16 at 2:04

We accept questions about LARPs (live action roleplaying games), as discussed in Are questions about LARPs on topic?.

Escape puzzles would be off topic here, however. Most escape games do not have any roleplaying component (besides a very bare premise of "you must be a patient in this mental hospital" or "you must be a spy trying to ransack this room") - or really rules other than "solve puzzles and get out" - and therefore fall outside the fairly generous bounds of what an RPG is (like board games, computer RPGs, movie-marketing ARGs, etc.).

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    \$\begingroup\$ If an escape game does have a more developed roleplaying component and/or rules other than "solve puzzles and get out", does that make it a LARP? If not, then would a question about that game be on topic anyway? (Note: I am not aware of any such escape game's existence, but I'm curious where you would stand on that corner case.) \$\endgroup\$ – Dan Henderson Jul 13 '16 at 19:04

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