Journalist and indologist by profession. Writer, marketer, tarantulas keeper and urbex explorer by heart.
In the meantime I’m playing escape rooms and board games, and I wonder how I find time to sleep (still dunno). I was born to write - my favorite forms of expression are extensive articles preceded by a long research, and horror stories (for some it’s the same).
The New Year brings us an amazing new project, created for fans of puzzles and horror. The Key Of Dreams is an extraordinary experience whose main theme is the work of H.P. Lovecraft as well as the other weird fiction horror authors from a bygone era.
The finals of the Escape Room World Championships took place on Saturday, October 7. The competition of the 10 final teams could be observed in Hydropolis in Wrocław, where the competition was held, as well as online. Who received the title of Champions?
At last, something we have been waiting for months - the next season of TERPECA is starting. For the sixth time, the best escape rooms in the world will be selected. This year TERPECA has also announced changes that may affect room qualification. What are these changes?
Last Saturday - June 24, ER Champ 2023 eliminations took place. They selected 10 teams that qualified for the finals. So time to sum up this year’s eliminations and reveal the best 10 teams in the world.
Increasing popularity of escape rooms is a commonly known fact. This brain training entertainment is not as often chosen as cinema, however, escape rooms are familiar for many people around the world. Sometimes there is no possibility to book some room and play - there could be a lot of reasons, like pandemic, no escape room nearby, friends having no time to go with you, many more. And what now?
Promotion using an escape room is nothing new. Many big companies have already decided on this kind of promotion before. Noteworthy among them is Marvel Studio, which promoted the Avengers movie in this way. This time the puzzles were used to promote a music album. Can you Escape The Ministry?
A new cooperative game from Eleven Puzzles was released a few days ago. The next part of the adventures of the Cryptic Killer is another dose of puzzles created for detectives Old Dog and Ally by a serial manipulator. How does the new Steam escape room game perform and is it worth spending 8 euros? Here's a review of Unboxing the Cryptic Killer!
Most often, people go to escape rooms in a group of 3-4 people, sometimes more, sometimes less, however, anyone who enjoys going to an escape room knows how difficult it is to gather a larger team of players at a convenient time for everyone. Would you believe if I told you that there are escape rooms for 100, 200 and more people?
Do you like the world of Harry Potter? In all likelihood, yes. Given the theme of Escape Buzz, you're also a fan of escape rooms, and you're well aware that rooms with the theme of the young Hogwarts adept are plentiful. And what about a free online escape room? Let me tell you about The Hogwarts Escape.
Have you ever wondered what working in an escape room looks like? Probably a lot of people think - owners build the room, and then sell tickets, let groups in and give hints if necessary. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Running an escape room involves many other aspects that players often don't know about.
Certain names are so important to the escape room industry and its development that they should be known and mentioned at every appropriate opportunity. That is why today I would like to introduce you to a person that some of you probably know and thus start a series of articles 'Names you should know'.
Modern audience is not interested in ordinariness. Ordinariness for some means boredom today. Being constantly attacked with content from all sides - Internet, traditional media, on the street, in the store - people need to be shocked. They want uncommon content that will stay in memory. They also often want something that will, at least for a moment, add variety to their daily routine.
In recent years, people have increasingly opted for conventional ways of spending Valentine's Day. Dinner by candlelight, cinema and theater are replaced with more modern entertainment - going to a concert, gym, trampoline park or go-karts. And also in the escape room style. Check out the escape room games ideas for this day!
Immersion is not only present in theater - this trend has also moved into other entertainment, including the world of escape rooms. Today there are said to be 3 generations of escape rooms. What are the differences between those generations and what is the future of escape rooms? This is the history of escape rooms.
For the past few years there has been a clearly noticeable trend of moving humans' life to the Internet. Without leaving the house, you can shop, meet with friends, study, meet new people and future partners. You can also create escape rooms and play in them. And streams of going through such escape rooms are eagerly watched! This is how escape rooms entered the metaverse.
At the beginning of the year there were published news about events - we just wrote about this year's RECON, and already we have news for you about upcoming TransWorld's Room Escape Conference & Tour. When will this American event take place? What do we already know about this year's attractions? How much do tickets cost? Check it out!
The well-known escape room industry-wide website Room Escape Artist, created by David Spira and his wife Lisa, and other co-founders, is the organizer of the annual escape room event - the RECON international conference. We already know when and in which form RECON 2023 will be held.
2022 has just ended! For many people in the industry, it was a return to normality in the post-pandemic world and an opportunity to bounce back from the bottom and financial problems. What events did we record in 2022? What happened and what should be remembered? Here is the Escape Buzz summary of the year!
How was your holidays? Were you polite enough for Santa to bring you presents? If you like books (like me) and think they are a good gift for any occasion, I have a suggestion for you - we will combine escape rooms with books. Yes, it's possible - check it out for yourself!
Many parents wonder if escape rooms are appropriate for children. Especially that the Christmas are coming - a family time for many people. Can a family trip to an escape room be successful? Today, we shall provide an answer to this questions and offer some pointers.
Immersive experiences are becoming increasingly popular. People are still fond of classic escape rooms, but they are looking for other, related entertainment, more immersive storylines, engaging actions reminiscent of theater or RPG games. As a result, there are such events echoing around the world.
Going to escape rooms is becoming an increasingly popular form of entertainment. This includes celebrities, who are willingly boasting about their love of solving puzzles. Which celebrities like to spend their time escaping from rooms full of brain teasers?
A new escape room is always a joy for lovers of this type of entertainment. Especially if the company responsible for the premiere already has two highly valued escape rooms. Today ariticle about the Dutch company Sherlocked, its new project, the amazing contest and its prizes!
Some time ago we wrote an article about escape room competitions as a sport for geeks, in which Jakub asked the creators of the REPOD escape room podcast - David Spira and Peih-Gee Law, about their point of views on the subject. Today, let's take a look not at the issue itself, but at the specific championships taking place around the world - both online, offline or mixed formula.
Halloween is already on Monday, but many companies have decided to prepare special events earlier. Therefore, in many escape rooms you can experience moments full of suspense and horror throughout the weekend. Here are the most interesting alternatives to Halloween movie shows and costume parties we found.
I notice many bizarre sports competitions and amazing tournaments held around the world while surfing the internet. Most peculiar competitions I've heard about are the World Sleep Championships or The World Worm Charming Championships. No, you don't need glasses - I wrote worm charming. So it should not be surprising that the World Escape Room Championships are also organized.
Escape rooms are a pastime so young that if it were human, it wouldn't be able to have a beer in an American bar. Despite this, it is an increasingly popular entertainment that hardly anyone has heard of yet.
Escape room is a fantastic game and incredible adventure for most players. But for some, like Game Masters it’s a job and these people look on Clients’ behavior in totally different ways. This time, as a former escape room worker, I would like to present some stories from the Game Masters points of view from all over the world.
What is the craziest ideas to place escape rooms you can imagine? If you thing about escape rooms and have in your mind just a regular room with some props and riddles, you have no idea how cool and climatic this kind of entertainment could be!
Doomensions: Pop-Up Mystery Manor is Mysterious Package Co’s 4th Kickstarter campaign. The game was designed in collaboration with Curious Correspondence’s in-house team of game designers, responsible for their award-winning monthly adventure game, The Curious Correspondence Club.
Tickets sales for an unusual event - Saw: The Experience began last week. The event is shrouded in a mystery, which is extremely tempting and encourages people to buy tickets. Addicted to adrenaline? It's for you!
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