Escape games are still very popular, even though it’s been a long time we could actually escape from a real room. The enthusiasm of the players is not surprising: teamwork, shivering, adrenaline splattering, a sense of success - in the imaginary worlds, everything is given that is we miss from our everyday life, especially nowadays. But we asked ourselves, Is there still room for improvement? How can the escape room experience be better? Is it really an indefatigable genre? Most probably the future will be all about virtual escape rooms. Let’s see why!
It is not surprising that parents, whether they are escape room enthusiasts or not, ask themselves if it is okay to involve their children in an escape room experience, or if there are escape rooms for kids. A lot of escape rooms are set in the middle of a crime scene or built around a horror story. Also, some tasks are really challenging and parents may fear the negative feedback of an unsuccessful escape their children may encounter. But there is no need to worry, there are escape rooms that are child-friendly or they are specially made for them!
It seems that filmmakers keep on trying to create a good cinematic representation of escape rooms despite their lack of success. For example, Escape room from 2019 received 6,4 stars on IMDb, other related films performed even worse. So we asked ourselves, what are the key issues with escape room films, and how could they be better?
It has been almost a year since the WHO declared Covid-19 as a pandemic. Surely it has been a rough year for everyone, many businesses shut down, and a lot of them changed their business plan entirely. As the most enthusiastic escape roomers have witnessed, the industry has also completely shifted to online business. But what makes online escape rooms so entertaining?
If you haven’t been to an escape room before, entering might give you an overwhelming feeling. Since it is a new environment, it is hard to know what to do and especially how to do certain things. In our previous blogs, we talked about tips and tricks that can help you to escape from a room, but this time we are going to focus on the clues you need to search for once you got locked. Dr. Scott Nicholson, professor, designer, and architect of the Red Bull Escape Room World Championship. As an expert, he has shared a couple of advice regarding the things you need to find in basically any escape room. Let’s see what he suggests, shall we?
This year has been rough, challenging, terrible, productive, devastating… everyone has their own adjective to describe 2020. And 2020 started even worse for escape rooms, and all actors in tourism and hospitality. The pandemic almost overturned the traffic overnight. It was also an event that no one could prepare for. And these two force majeures have thoroughly rearranged the market. The pandemic made many businesses shut their doors but also gave chance to some to survive and come up with new solutions. Before we get into that, let’s see the current trends when it comes to escape rooms, and also what can we expect from the upcoming year.
Having fun remotely is definitely different than in person, accomplishing something over Zoom can be challenging as well. Today we are sharing our tips for a successful online escape room experience with friends, family, or colleagues using our new print-at-home escape game, Print & Cut & Play at home!