The community of escape room enthusiasts is constantly growing. No wonder - every day more people around the globe discover the world of escape rooms and get interested. Thanks to this, there are also more and more sites available that bring together fans of this form of entertainment and make their exploration of this world easier.
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'.
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.
The ceremony of Bullseye Awards 2022 will start on January 28 (that's tomorrow!) at 5 PM (EST). The gala will be held for the fourth time this year. The organizers are Cici Cao and Brandon Chow, who run together the ESCAPETHEROOMers blog.
There are things that each of us once did and there are sentences that each of us once said. Just as we used to build a hidden base out of blankets and pillows when we were kids, during our school days we used to go with a friend to the teachers' room and say "I knock, you ask." This is a common denominator that can also be seen among such a narrow social group as escape room enthusiasts.
This year's ER Champ 2022 has made history. On November 26, the grand finale of the competition took place, with more than 100 teams from around the world participating. As usual, the participants could count on great excitement, a large portion of thinking and, above all, puzzles, including challenging ones.
There's no need to prove to anybody that escape rooms are a kind of entertainment, in which, along with its development, all boundaries are being crossed - it mainly concerns such aspects as technologies used, attitude to the interior design or ingenuity in puzzle logic. But what does it look like when it comes to crossing the age limits of the users?
ER Champ is an international escape room competition which consists of two stages: online eliminations and the final. There is also a less official and optional stage: tutorial that serves as a stress test, which will take place tomorrow, i.e. 08.10.2022. What is it about?
The trade fair Internationale Spieltage SPIEL in Essen is the largest board game fair in Europe and one of the largest in the world (according to some sources - the largest). It's quite a treat not only for board game freaks, but also for escape room enthusiast. Every fan of board games has been waiting longingly for this day.
TERPECA (Top Escape Rooms Project Enthusiasts' Choice Award) is an event that has been selecting the best escape rooms from around the world since 2018 in the form of a ranking. The best escape rooms in the world are also about to show up - because the nominations phase has been opened! What do we know about it already?
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.
Thanks to the annual voting and nominations, we will soon find out which rooms will be awarded the title of best in the world. It's a special season of the year for escape room fans - rankings, awards and, above all, escape rooms.... All these associations come together in one term - our dear escape community, TERPECA 2022 is approaching fast!
Keeping the world informed about events is our responsibility. It's also an opportunity to encourage new puzzle fans to take part in exciting activities. That is why we are doubly happy, as a patron, to inform you that this year's ER Champ event has been set! What else do we know about the sixth edition? Let’s check it!
The event took place on August 21-22 in Boston, Massachusetts USA. The main venue was the Marriott Cambridge hotel. Already a few days earlier, it was possible to bump into escape room enthusiasts there and socialize while playing games in the rooms or chatting in the hotel lobby. The conference was organized by a team assembled by David and Lisa Spira - creators of https://roomescapeartist.com/
The long-awaited conference for escape room enthusiasts will start this Sunday in Boston: it's RECON 2022. This is a significant industry event that is created for both creators and enthusiasts of escape rooms as players. Simply put - it's for everyone.
This article is based mainly on the statements of two groups: company owners and enthusiasts visiting rooms as part of escape room tourism. Thanks to this, it was possible to reach many real perspectives, and the article took the form of a collection of conversations.