Have you dreamt of receiving a letter telling you you’re really a witch or wizard and you’ve just been admitted to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? As Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the primary setting for the first six books in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, is a fictional British school of magic this remains a dream. Or does … More The School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
What’s an Escape Room? Escape rooms are immersive, live games where groups of players are locked in a room and must solve clues and puzzles to escape. Think Da Vinci code meets Crystal Maze. Popular themes include exploring Egyptian tombs, defusing cold war bombs, escaping mad scientists and searching for pirate treasure. Why do this? Recently Natalie … More Mindfulness and Escape rooms
Playing games is fun and playing clue solving games can be even more fun, as you work with your friends rather than against them. Escape Rooms Popular with all ages, the team are trapped within a room and have a set time limit to escape. To get out, they need to work together to solve … More Solving clues and puzzles to escape
Research was conducted into the Escape Room Industry in 2015/2016. The themes Historical themes are popular for escape rooms, especially in Europe. Escape from prison is another popular theme. In the North America movie based themes are popular. Other popular themes for Escape rooms are: Time Travel, Medical, Bank robbery, Horror, Spying, Mining, Paranormal, Fantasy, Living room, Stop bomb to … More Who plays Escape Rooms?
The best escape rooms create an immersive environment. They keep you constantly engaged as you race against the clock to escape. They also require a variety of skills to escape. That’s what makes them good for groups with varying skill sets. And they help team-bonding as the group must work together to solve the clues. There is still … More Skills needed for an Escape Room?
Escape Reality opened in Cardiff this summer. It offers 6 different themed rooms where teams of 2-6 players have 60 minutes to escape. They must work together to solve various puzzles and challenges, which the venue rates in difficulty between 3★ and 5★. All escape rooms have their own unique touches. One thing Escape Reality has that … More “The dice have been rolled”
Escape games are great for a night out with friends. One such game is Major Plott’s Revenge. The story goes that Major Plott used to run the world’s best spy-ring. However, it was infiltrated and smashed by the Scottish Secret Service at their Edinburgh HQ. Demoted and jailed in Siberia, Major Plott has since escaped and is seeking … More ESCAPE HOUR EDINBURGH
Two teams were deployed at Sherlock Unlock with 60 minutes to complete their missions. One team had to stop a devastating biological attack. Professor Nemrov had created a virus so contagious that a single infected victim could easily start a global pandemic and a Zombie apocalypse. While they were working on that, my team had to discover where the time … More Saving the world at Sherlock Unlock
It appears you have committed a heinous crime and your punishment is life imprisonment without parole. Consequently, you have been transferred to Standfast Jail, Margate….. With no chance of parole, your only hope for freedom is escape…….and it just so happens that 30 years ago, another prisoner also attempted to escape. Terrance Swift was held in the prison for five … More You have until 4th September to escape from Standfast Prison!
Owners and game masters want their customers to have a great time. But what does it take to make the experience great? The best rooms have a variety of different types of puzzles. People have different skills and enjoy being able to bring them into play. Escape rooms can encourage teamwork. Getting players to find parts of puzzles is the first … More What makes a good escape room?