Escape Rooms…Have they reach the next level?

Nowadays we have seen Escape Rooms in Malaga and other European cities creating a new trend, but what is it really about?

A group of people enter in the escape rooms, activate the clock and start the game.

One hour, 60 minutes, to overcome all the challenges that will appear in the game and get out of the room before time runs out.

What exactly needs to be done in a Escape Room?

Logic and ingenuity are important within the Escape Room.

Inside the enclosed space there are Find keys, perform puzzles, investigate, think, to reach the final goal.

Generally, Escape Room games are linked to a history, which can be detective games, heroes, science fiction, horror, mathematicians, between others.

What happens if you don’t finish the game or if my team gets stuck?

Do not lose your calm, you will not be locked, since the game is supervised by different cameras that are placed around the room.

Also, if the group gets stuck at some stage of the game, the team of monitors can communicate with players to provide help and give them Clues to continue.

How were the Escape Rooms born?

Escape Rooms were born in 2006 in California, when a group of programmers created a team game in which you had to solve a puzzle in a certain time.

The version we know in Europe, the one that we have to solve a series of riddles to get out of a room has its origin in Budapest, in the Flow theory, or flow theory, created by a Hungarian psychologist in 1975.

This theory is chained with learning through games and enjoyment, then, he points out that if someone finds himself in an activity for his own enjoyment, when there is a balance between his abilities and the challenges posed, he enters a mental state, Where everything flows At that moment, time flies and ideas arise freely (brainstorming).

Where to play?

There is a wide variety of Escape Room available in numerous cities in Europe, including Malaga, where for a few weeks, we can enjoy the modality of Escape Room outdoors, where we use elements and places of the city to progress in the game, Operation Mindfall and Magic Portal are based on this mode of outdoor play and also include elements of Augmented Reality! What are you waiting for to play?

 

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