Exit Strategy's Deals and Discounts: The Complete Guide

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Apr 18, 2017 9:56:00 AM

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Topics: Discounts, Charlotte Escape Room

3 Things You’ll Learn About Your Colleagues During an Escape Game

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Apr 12, 2017 10:26:00 AM

Escape games can be a great teambuilding activity. You get to spend time with your colleagues and work as a team to put together clues and open locks to get out of the room within the allotted hour. During these situations, you get to learn more about your colleagues and how they handle stressful moments which can, ultimately, help or hurt you in the game due to everyone having different problem-solving styles. Who is going to listen or who is going to try to control the situation? Here are some things you could perceive in the room: 

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Topics: Teambuilding

How to Prepare for Your Exit Strategy Team Building Event

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Apr 6, 2017 9:25:00 AM

So, your office is planning a teambuilding event at one of Exit Strategy’s custom-designed escape rooms...get ready for some fun! We specialize in creating memorable team building experiences in Charlotte and we’re working on new rooms all the time.

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Topics: Teambuilding, Escape Room FAQs

3 Ways to Solve Escape Game Puzzles Faster

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Mar 28, 2017 9:29:00 AM

Escape games are designed to make you think critically and work as a team. If you don’t do those two important things while in the room, you won’t be able to accomplish your mission—escaping. Whether it’s your first game or your 100th, it’s always great to know tips of the trade when it comes to escaping, especially when players are known for making common errors while inside rooms. And (let’s be honest) most people want to know how they can escape the room quickly and more efficiently - because mistakes are commonly made.

 

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Teambuilding, Insider, Charlotte Escape Room

Here’s What it Takes to Design an Escape Game

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Mar 21, 2017 10:07:00 AM

Escape rooms – the good ones – are more than just a bunch of puzzles strewn about a spare closet. They’re multi-faceted and intentionally-designed; great escape games must challenge experienced players while not being too difficult for first-timers!

What does it take to design an escape room? Exit Strategy has a lot of experience putting together interactive, exciting escape puzzles. Here’s what we’ve learned.

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Topics: Escape Rooms

Didn’t Escape? 3 Reasons Not to Worry

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Mar 14, 2017 10:22:00 AM

Escape rooms can be a fun, interactive way to bring coworkers or a group of friends together. You get to search for clues and work as a team to put them together to beat the escape room challenge. But, what if your hour ends and you still haven’t escaped? Don’t worry, it happens to the best teams!

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Topics: Escape Room FAQs

Here’s Why You Should Play an Escape Game with Strangers

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Mar 7, 2017 9:35:00 AM

So you want to try an escape game, but you’re just not sure you want to run the risk of playing with strangers? (*Awkward shudder*)

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Topics: Escape Room FAQs

3 Things to Wear to Play an Exit Room

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Feb 28, 2017 10:13:00 AM

The demands of an escape room vary from game to game, but what you wear to participate is pretty consistent. When you’re preparing for an escape room game, you want to make sure what you’re wearing won’t disrupt your mission to escape and find clues. You definitely don’t want to slow yourself or your team down at crunch time, so here are our suggestions on what to wear!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks

4 Common Mistakes When Playing an Exit Room

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Feb 21, 2017 10:39:00 AM

Escape rooms can be a fun way to bond with friends and practice team building among colleagues. However, when playing, some players get distracted, overexcited, or over-analytical while trying to escape. Exit Strategy knows escape rooms, and we want you to succeed while playing the game. Take some time to read through these four common mistakes players make as they try to complete a room, so you don’t make the same errors!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Escape Rooms

5 Kinds of Problem Solvers You Need to Beat an Escape Game

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Feb 14, 2017 10:20:00 AM

Planning on rising to the challenge of an escape room? You’re in for a treat! Escape rooms are a great way to test your skills and hone your teamwork abilities, but choose your team wisely. To have the best chance of beating an exit room, you need very specific kinds of problem solvers. Here are five people you definitely want to invite…

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Teambuilding, Family