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 current Guinness record for the number of escape rooms visited in 24 hours is 32 rooms and was set by Japanese group in 2020. However, this is not the only such impressive number - less than a month earlier the record was 25 rooms in a day, and in 2018 - 22 rooms in 24 hours.
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!
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.
December is a month of great excitement every year. We have just learned about the best escape rooms in the world according to TERPECA's ranking. Learn about the history of this ranking and where is the best place to go for an escape room trip next year.
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.
The global boom in escape rooms caused the industry to go from underground to mainstream in just a decade, and once small, innocent entertainments became real investments. However, the race in the area of novelties, advanced technologies, special effects, and movie sets has not changed one thing - the heart, the core of an attractive puzzle room is still engaging puzzles.
Christmas is coming. When it comes to ideas for gifts for our loved ones, a lot depends on us, including our ability to organize time and actions and our creativity. One thing is sure - due to the huge number of orders from couriers, it's worth ordering gifts right now. And if you have no idea - we invite you to familiarize yourself with our proposals for fans of thinking.
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?
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.
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?
A visit to an escape room usually means excitement, discovering new worlds and interesting puzzles to solve. But what happens when a person who has already visited hundreds or thousands of escape rooms comes to them? Is it still possible to have a lot of fun with so much experience?
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.
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 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.
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!
Despite the fact that the escape room market is not yet of full age, it can be said that it has already passed the phase of growing up. One of the elements of its development were various attempts at "cataloging". After a few years, we live in a world of a few successful projects and many "zombie" sites, which are scary in their appearance and database.
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!
During our visits to various escape room businesses, we have observed how they promote themselves and how they use the potential of escape rooms for customer acquisition. Here, we have collected good practices for the promotion of escape rooms in one place.
Escape rooms are on a roll. In cities such as Los Angeles or Budapest they are one of the most popular forms of local entertainment according to TripAdvisor. This trend also reaches Poland and is more and more actively used in tourism.
You went with your team to the room and despite best intentions you left unsatisfied? Evening with friends didn't go well? And you do not know what went wrong. Read this article to find out the answer!
Many of us associate going to escape rooms with entertaining time spent with friends or - on the other extreme - integration events at work, being a little break from reality. There are many reasons to choose escape rooms and one of them is certainly meetings in a strictly female group.
The 2019 campaign against the Polish escape room industry has created many untrue, even hurtful myths about it. Nowadays, this entertainment is successfully resurging and coming back on track. It may also be a response to the need for entertainment in an epidemic reality - we go to escape rooms in our own, several-person circle of friends or family - so the risk of infection is low.