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How to Prepare for Your Next Escape Room Adventure

Escape Room scenarios are always unique, which means you can never prepare for them. If you think that’s true, then you’re bound to lose the game. Regardless of the efforts of escape room designers, they will always repeat certain elements which, if you are keen enough, will help you move to the next step.

Of course, the key is to remain observant and in touch with your team even in the face of tension. But on top of that, there are things you can keep in mind as you make sure that next time around, your Escape Room encounter will be yours to conquer.

Don’t obsess.

One usual issue is groups fixating on one tiny detail when they should be scouring the place around for more hints. Multitasking is the most effective solution. Have some members of your group dwell on the hardest parts of the puzzle while the rest look for additional clues. In general, whenever you feel like you’ve reached a dead end, and disconnect yourself from the frustrating element so you can restore some clarity that you will need to figure out a solution.

Communication is one of the secrets to a successful Escape Room adventure. If you find something that looks like a clue, whether you’re sure or not, announce it! If you feel you’ve discovered the solution but need some input, ask your group mates for their thoughts. Otherwise, you will failure upon your group, while engaging with one another can make you all so much smarter than before.

Maintain patience and optimism.

Now keep in mind that you have but a limited stretch of time to solve the puzzle. Just one second wasted on negative thoughts can hurt your chances big time. The reality is, enthusiasm goes so much farther than intelligence when you talk this beating Escape Rooms.

Most games are designed without requiring you to learn any type of knowledge beforehand, so your world-class chess skills or degree in Applied Mathematics will only make you overthink the puzzles without getting anywhere. What does boost your chances of conquering the game is having a happy and enthusiastic attitude. So enjoy each step, maximize every second you have, and support your team members when they seem like they’re on a roll. These are some of the most important ways to boost your chances of a victory.

Some people have this mentality that equates asking for help with defeat. But defeat is only when time has actually run out. So, kick that pride in the butt and get the hint you need.

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