About Us

Hatch Escapes


Hatch Escapes is an escape room and gaming company based in LA. Hatch is the home of Lab Rat, currently ranked the 12th best escape room in the world, and the forthcoming The Ladder, which had the most successful escape room Kickstarter campaign of all time.



Prodigal, the company behind Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency and Broadway's Jagged Little Pill, is an entertainment company based in Los Angeles, California that tells stories across television, film, comics, audioplays, and theatre. Prodigal is also helping to produce Hatch’s The Ladder.


Tommy Wallach

(Hatch Escapes) Tommy is the author of five novels, includingWe All Looked Up, which spent over 25 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, and Thanks for the Trouble, which he adapted for film and is currently attached to direct in collaboration with Confluential Films and UnbeliEVAble Entertainment. The final book of his trilogy,The Anchor and Sophia, was released this past August. Tommy was also signed to Decca Records as a singer/songwriter.


Terry Rolapp

(Hatch Escapes) Terry spent the aughts in New York City racking up degrees and passing time as a composer, playwright, graphic artist, computer programmer, and a professor of art and public policy at NYU. Then he picked up an MBA at UCLA and ran a few awesome companies before founding Hatch Escapes. In designing and building escape rooms and tabletop games, Terry has finally found the perfect vehicle for his unique assortment of skills and interests.



Arvind Ethan David

(Prodigal) Arvind is a lead producer on Jagged Little Pill on Broadway and producer of David Baddiel and Erran Baron Cohen’s The Infidel. He is a writer on Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys for Amazon, co-creator and showrunner of Knights of the Borrowed Dark, and was executive producer of the BBC America/Netflix series Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, starring Elijah Wood. David has produced eight feature films and is currently writing Gray, a graphic novel for Ted Adams’ Clover Press that is a modern, feminist take on Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray.


Pledge Management


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Mering Global helps manufacture beautiful, custom products for global brands. Utilizing their extensive factory network around the world, they provide a bespoke service from factory sourcing and overseeing productions through to shipping. In addition to assisting us, Mering Global has experience helping brands like Modern Sprout, Walmart, Lyca, Target, and many more. Mering Global will help us navigate, coordinate, and consolidate the manufacturing that will happen across dozens of factories across China.



Quartermaster Logistics is a premiere fulfillment company with fulfillment, shipping, and warehousing services across the globe. As they cater to crowdfunded products and services, including discounts, they area frequently used and trusted partner on Kickstarter campaigns. They have locations that service the following regions, allowing for the best shipping rates worldwide, USA, EU, Norway, Switzerland, Canada,Australia, New Zealand, and China.

Copyright © by Tommy Wallach and Terry Pettigrew-Rolapp
Written by Tommy Wallach and Terry Pettigrew-Rolapp of Hatch Escapes
Produced by Arvind Ethan David of Prodigal
Brittany Chapman, Development Coordinator;  Will Kommor, Graphics Associate;  Sean Anthony Chia, Creative Executive