This is the second part of the article about escape room introductions - after its types it's time to place their role in the context of the entire experience. In this part, we will focus on the seven biggest mistakes made by creators. You will also learn what are the three pillars of a good escape room introduction.
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?
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.
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.
Escape rooms are often the highest rated local tourist attractions. According to TripAdvisor, in cities such as Los Angeles or Budapest they belong to the most popular forms of entertainment. Nowadays, thanks to the Live Cam solution, you can visit escape rooms located in different countries without leaving your home.
Is it possible to combine learning with a fun, engaging storyline and a series of logical riddles, puzzles and manual tasks? Absolutely! Escape rooms are becoming a more and more popular form of education in the USA or Scandinavian countries, but this trend can be already noticed in most of the developed countries.
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!