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

“Can I Bring My Kids to an Exit Room?” Here’s What to Know.

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Feb 7, 2017 9:55:00 AM

Exit room games can be a lot of fun, but are they family friendly? Here at Exit Strategy, we get questions all the time from parents about what’s available, what’s appropriate, and what age levels our multi-player strategy rooms are suitable for.

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Topics: Kids, Family

3 Reasons Escape Games Are the Perfect Team-Building Exercise

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Jan 24, 2017 10:18:00 AM

Escape rooms are one of the fastest-growing segments of the booming teambuilding industry. What gives? What makes escape room games so popular among professional teambuilding activities, and why is an exit room the perfect choice for your team?

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Topics: Teambuilding

5 Sneaky Strategy Tricks to Solve an Escape Game

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Jan 17, 2017 10:21:00 AM

Escape rooms are all the rage. People all over the country are signing up to test their puzzle-solving abilities in themed rooms ranging from space adventures to bank heists! Have you participated in an escape room, or are you thinking about signing up?

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Escape Room FAQs

“Are Exit Rooms Scary?” Here’s What to Know

Posted by Mylene Labrie on Jan 10, 2017 9:21:00 AM

We hear it all the time…

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Topics: Escape Room FAQs