Real life Escape Game is a kind of an offline adventure team game which takes place in a room specially arranged for that purpose (the so called puzzle room) in which the participants are required to:
- Solve several logic riddles
- Open secret hiding places,
- Discover hidden rooms,
- Turning on different equipment,
- And cooperate as a team.
All those activities are related to each other and lead to the finalization of the game which is the escape from a locked room. The game takes place in the real world under a time pressure, and it usually takes 60 minutes. The Escape Room game takes place under a watchful eye of the cameras. When the participants have a problem or they don’t know how to solve a riddle, an operator displays some suggestions. It is a completely new type of entertainment for both the adults and kids.
The origins of the “Escape Room” game:
The Escape the Room type of games have originated in the virtual world. The participants of the computer games had to escape a room by solving a series of puzzles and riddles, click on different objects, and open secret passage ways. In the era when we spend a lot of time in front of a computer, the games which allow us to get away from the monitor become more and more popular. In fact, the first real life escape game was created by computer programmers. It was created in Silicon Valley in 2006, and the script of the game was inspired by the works of Agatha Christie.
With time, the Escape Room became an important tourism attraction and began to gain an astounding popularity. It underwent a real evolution in Asia where the 35 year old Takao Kato created and developed the idea for the game in a scrap room in Kyoto (Japan) in 2008. This kind of entertainment attracted many fans in China and Singapore quite fast. A few years back, the game came to Europe and won the hearts of the Hungarians, and with time it appeared in other countries of the Old Continent.
The Escape Room in Warsaw
The real life games in Poland can be played since 2013. New puzzle rooms are constantly being created. Warsaw already has close to 90 escape rooms of which the largest scenarios offer is available in the Escape Room Warszawa® – the number one in an independent ranking, Trip Advisor, the winner of “The Good Design” competition organized by the Industrial Design Institute.
Who can play in the Escape Room?
The desire to experience such an unforgettable adventure is universal, and so it is difficult to say who would be the typical Escape Room game player. Everybody plays – college or high school students, corporate workers, independent professionals, families with children, etc. Many companies decide to organize their integrative meetings in the Escape Room Warszawa®. Courageous people choose this place to propose marriage here, as well as have their bachelor and bridal parties. Who wouldn’t want to feel like a fearless Indiana Jones or medieval knight exploring dark secrets, even for a little while?