What is an escape room?

What is an escape room?

After this year nobody has to imagine what it is like to be locked up in a room anymore. But what you can do is to get rid of the bad memories of quarantine and give a new meaning to the word: excitement! Try out an escape room, and you will see what we are talking about!

What are the origins?

The history of escape games point back to similar stories in different countries. USA, Japan and Hungary - all three have been pioneers of the escape games industry inspired by video games and trainer theories.

Even though in each country a different concept was used, and the escape room concept has developed a lot since, some elements were and remained the same: find clues, solve puzzles, think logically and benefit from teamwork in order to get out of a room you have been locked into.

What is an escape room?

Escape games, also known as escape rooms, are community entertainment opportunities in which a group of players are physically locked in a room built around a particular theme, from which they must then get out within a given time by solving logical puzzles.

Topics include often escaping a place (like a prison cell), solving a crime or mystery, fighting some supernatural force, investigating a murder, or just deactivating a bomb.

Depending on the theme of the game, most escape games are designed in homes, basements, industrial areas, that is, in the vast majority of cases, indoors. Players usually have 60 minutes to find their way out. However, the duration of the game can vary depending on the topic, the facility and game mode

How to get out of escape rooms?

There is no guarantee that you can escape these games. You don’t need any special tools to get out, each room is designed to have everything you need to escape. Of course, only if you’re looking for the right place. Inside, your mind is the only weapon you have to use.

However, the most important rule regarding escaping rooms is that it is a game. It was created to enjoy and have fun with your friends and family. Another great advantage is that escape rooms are a perfect place for bonding. Team building activities tend to be boring, but we guarantee that you and your colleagues will love it!

Do you think you could get out? It is highly recommended to give it a try and have a go at probably the best escape room Manchester ever had!


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