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26th May 2020

Escape Room Fails – How to Avoid These Common Mistakes

Finally, caught on to the Escape Room hype?  With Escape Rooms popping up in most major cities around the world, they are undeniably one of the coolest global crazes.  Launched out of Kyoto in 2007, the phenomenon and lure of the Escape Room have captured millions of minds and hearts. …

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15th May 2020

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Escape Rooms

Did you know that not all Escape Rooms are based in one room? That although they seem impossible, you can actually win? With the Escape Room industry booming, few of us know what they are. We may be familiar with the concept, but what makes them so thrilling? What happens…

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6th May 2020

Escape Room Designers Reveal Their Secrets

Mysterious, intriguing and thrilling are words often associated with Escape Rooms.  But, what is it that makes them so appealing? Why do we want to be locked in a room for 60 minutes?  With a high chance of losing an Escape Room, what is it that makes us want to…

1st May 2020

Escape Room Warmup – How Many of These Riddles Can You Solve?

Riddles are often the key to unlocking the Escape Room’s secrets. With sixty minutes on the clock and a determination to beat the room, solving a riddle, or a puzzle might be your best way out.  From the Egyptian tombs, you may come across a sphinx with a twist in…

23rd April 2020

Escape Rooms – The Perfect Family Activity

Unique, fresh and unusual, Escape Rooms have become a global phenomenon. People the world over are finding themselves thrown, head-first into mystery plots worthy of Hollywood and individual family members get to play leading roles. Pulling together to figure out the puzzle, building on your relationships and having heaps of…

14th April 2020

12 Escape Room Archetypes — Which Player Are You?

When it comes to picking a team for an escape room game, you might be tempted to stack the side with the best and the brightest and sidelining the problem-child. But no matter what type of players you have, finding the right task for each is the winning formula. Let’s…

6th April 2020

First Date? 5 Reasons an Escape Room will Leave the Right Impression

How many times have you come away from a first date thinking you’ve hit the mark?  For most of us, instead of being romantic, the first date is just, well, awkward. Chugging back a coffee and trying not to mince your words, whilst still trying to be yourself?  It’s a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…