Tips and Tricks When Playing Escape Room Games
by Natasha Koh
Tip #1 : Search the room thoroughly
Look at every nook and cranny of the room to be sure that you don’t miss anything.
Tip #2 : Ask for clues
Do not be afraid to ask for clues from the game masters.
Tip #3 : Listen to the clues given by the game masters carefully
Let your team members know what clue was given to you by the game master as they might understand it if you don’t.
Tip #4 : Choose a strong team
If you are picking your own team, pick team members who can work well together and communicate without reservation. Different people are be able to think differently. Your team will have to solve different kinds of problems and puzzles so if you have someone who is great at maths, try find someone who is best is rhymes . To succeed, your team should have people who have different set of skills.
Tip #5 : Don’t use brute force , follow the rules and respect the items in the rooms.
Breaking things is both bad for the escape games and the players -for everything including how the game functions,the safety of the players and even the sequence of the game. Avoid using force to open any doors or removing anything from the walls that don’t come off . As if it is meant to open it will open with ease. Avoid stepping on any furniture such as a chair or table or reach for the ceiling to look for clues. If there is something high up to be reached for, the game masters will brief you beforehand on what you could do. Following the rules ensures that you have a fun and safe escape game experience.
Tip #6 : Look at the bigger picture.
Do not overthink any puzzles, escape room Singapore love using props as a distraction from the real puzzle.
Escape games are meant to be fun for a large group of audience which means that the puzzles do not do not require skills,previous experience, or complex explanation for anything. Go for the easiet solution.
Tip #7 : Think both in and outside of the box
Puzzles in escape rooms are often logical and creative at the same time. Try to think creatively but think simple as well.
Tip #8 : Don’t be afraid to lose.
Some of our most rewarding escape rooms are ones where you don’t escape. The game would be a lot more enjoyable when you solve the puzzles by yourself and don’t rush to finish the game. You may request to the game master not to provide any clues as you rather solve the puzzles yourself even if you might lose.
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