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24th March 2020

The 1960s: Civil Rights, Antiwar, Hippie Counterculture and…an Escape Room Challenge?

Escape rooms and entertainment are essential in a world of stress and uncertainty. Fun competition, engagement of the brain, and momentary escapism is a welcome break from the real world of bills and responsibilities. It is crucial that we set aside time to break away for a moment and transport…

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16th March 2020

1950s Escape Room Challenge – How the Cold War Began

Exciting Escapes has modelled a series of escape rooms that take place in various decades with individualised-era themes. These games are designed to call to mind an array of your skills, knowledge, and personal experiences. One such escape challenge is set in the 1950s. It is an era of uncertainty…

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10th March 2020

What NOTs and To DOs: Your Escape Room Game Plan

What is your understanding of an escape room game scenario? Have you thought about it before you jump straight into a game? Do you know what you are getting yourself in for? Generally, anyone these days can explain, if not in detail then vaguely, what an escape room is. But…

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4th March 2020

The 1920s: Fact and Fiction

The 1920s were a time of optimism in a world that had buried its dead with the end of WWI. Women, no longer just running the home, proved themselves capable of running the factories, taking care of the young ones while having a head for politics and social issues, won…

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25th February 2020

How to Maximise Your Hourglass of Time in an Escape Room…

Whether you are new to the escape room game or an old hat, time is always a factor, because the clock is always ticking. The proverbial sands are running through the bottleneck of time, and your chances to succeed are dwindling and your senses feeble. Maximising your opportunities is of…

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17th February 2020

How to Choose the Right Theme for Your Escape Room Game

You have been curious about escape rooms and what all the buzz is about, and you are pretty certain you want to play. But you need to know more before you dive into the deep end because that is who you are, then you have come to the right place. Perhaps…

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10th February 2020

Why Escape Rooms Need to Be at the Top of Your ‘Gift List’ for Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine’s Day. Its history is difficult to determine with any true resolution, or so say the history books. It also depends on your source of History. Is it ‘pagan’; is it ‘Christian’? What does Valentine’s Day mean to you? Although, these are generally not the most important questions to…

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5th February 2020

Answering the FAQs of Escape Rooms: Confidence Boost

While escape rooms are fun and exciting, the idea of tackling them can be daunting for those who may not have the personal confidence in their own abilities to participate easily. This article attempts to alleviate your fears and give you that confidence boost you need to conquer any anxieties…

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24th January 2020

Which is Better: Escape Rooms ‘In a Box’ or the Real Thing?

This can be a difficult question to answer. After all, people have different reasons for attending a live escape room or taking part in a similar experience at home. If it’s the end of the month, and you’re waiting to get paid, you may opt for an escape room in…

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20th January 2020

Cluedo, Big Brother & Escape Rooms. What Do They Have in Common?

Cluedo is a famous murder mystery game which started off in the UK in 1949. The primary objective of the game is that a group of between three and six players have to work out who carried out a murder, where it took place and the weapon that was used….

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11th January 2020

Fan of The Crystal Maze? You’re Sure to Love Escape Rooms!

If you watch The Crystal Maze, you’ll know just how familiar the format is to a live escape room. Both types of experiences share the fact that a team of people are briefed on their mission. They then have to work together to solve the puzzles and problems within. The…

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3rd January 2020

5 Reasons Why Escape Rooms Are Great For Kids

It’s a well-known fact that escape rooms provide the perfect activity for family outings or for groups of friends to get together. Did you know they are also ideal for kids activities such as school trips? As well as being a fun and unique activity for your students, escape rooms…