Getting started Escape room  


Useful tips, reviews, interviews, market analysis.

The experience of dozens of people, collected by me for 5 years of are escape rooms building, 

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Best wishes, Vladimir Kalugin

Survival tips for those wishing to start an escape room business

That you don't commit blunders and can create a successful escape game, I have prepared for you a collection of useful articles:

How to open an escape room business

Want to open an escape room business? This article is what you need! You will get a complete picture of the first steps in the ER industry.

Key tips on designing an escape room

Brief information on how competently to design an escape room, which will serve you for a long time and will like to players.

Portable (pop up) escape rooms in the box

Do you want to open an escape room business, but don't have enough money for expensive repairs and rent? Learn more about the new format - portable (pop up) escape games!

Escape room puzzles and props

Everything about what makes the game interesting and exciting - props, puzzles, and riddles for an escape room!

Escape cubes - new word in escape games industry

Learn all about games in folding cubes - a great escape room option in malls and major fairs.

11 life hacking how to make a great escape room and get maximum profit

You think about how to create a cool game and not to spend an insane amount of money? Then this article is for you!

How gamification can help your business

Gamification is a great marketing tool, much effective than traditional advertising. Using a few examples, I explain how to enter gamification into a business by increasing sales.

Best booking systems for escape rooms

Overview of the most popular booking systems that are suitable for escape rooms.

7 trends in the escape room industry in 2019

I collected the most unusual formats of escape games as of 2019 in this article.

Escape room scenario - necessity or whim?

What are the advantages of the escape game scenario? Buy an escape room scenario or write by yourself? Read this article and you will find out the answers to these questions.

10 best themes for escape rooms

A review of the most common and successful themes for escape rooms.

8 services to create an escape room website

Now it's difficult to imagine a world without a web, and any a company without a website. Escape room business is no exception. Choose the best site builder will help this small review.

8 types of players, knowledge of which will help make your escape room better

To make an escape room as profitable as possible, you need to know your customers. Here I collected the most common types of players in escape rooms.

9 unusual formats of an escape rooms

And a little more about the possible formats for escape games.

8 of the best books for those who build their own escape room

Review of the best books for those who want to start an escape room business.

City escape game or a new look at city sights

Some information about the city escape games - a great alternative to the usual excursions to city attractions.

Honest interviews with escape room owners

Interviews with my clients about how their business is upcoming.

Tips from experienced sharks of an escape game industry:

Escape rooms owner from Israel reveals the secrets of his success

Interview with the owner of two escape rooms in the Ashdod, Israel.

Rendered service: built of 2 escape rooms.

Owner of the escape rooms from the US tells about her business

Interview with the escape room owner from the United States, the city of Whiting, Indiana.

Rendered service: the creation of 2 scenarios.

Escape rooms owner from Alicante talks about how he managed to win the love of local players

Interview with the escape room owner from the Spain, Alicante.

Rendered service: built of 1 escape room.

City assessment: looking for a theme for an escape game that will blow up the market

Reviews with an express assessment of cities for those who want to open the ER.

You will learn the factors necessary for the survival of the escape game business, which games are popular, which escape room will capture the market:


Brisbane - which game storyline to choose to become the escape rooms king

Perth - (The article is being prepared for publication and will be released in the coming days)

Melbourne - (The article is being prepared for publication and will be released in the coming days)

Adelaide - (The article is being prepared for publication and will be released in the coming days)

New Zealand

Auckland - (The article is being prepared for publication and will be released in the coming days)

Christchurch - (The article is being prepared for publication and will be released in the coming days)

Wellington - (The article is being prepared for publication and will be released in the coming days)


Click on the picture and go to the page with a detailed story about the escape room creation:

The story of the creation of the escape room “Apocalypse”. Alicante, Spain.

The story about the creation of a high-tech escape game "Apocalypse"

Creepy "Mad Vet" escape room.

 Nice, France

A story from which you will learn how to save 10,000 euros on decorations.
And how to build the most atmospheric escape room in Nice.

Mystic escape game
"Room 1408".
Nice, France

An exciting story from the escape room construction about the hotel in which strange things happen. 

Creation of "Edison - The Machine of Spirits" escape room.

Ashdod, Israel

An epic story with photos about how the real escape game is built.
With the sending of scenery and electronics from the RF.

Creation of the "Matrix" escape room. Dusseldorf, Germany

The biggest escape room that I built. Read the construction report at the link below.

Escape room: “There is someone In this house…” construction story — from an empty room to the first game.

The story of creation of the creepy performance escape room about an abandoned house.

How to make a fearful and interesting horror.

Photo report about escape room for children.

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Photo from the process of building a children's escape room "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." WITHOUT sending decorations and electronics from the RF.

How the Mossad escape room was built. Ashdod, Izrael

Detailed photo report about the creation process of the escape room "Mossad - Shadow Wars" in Israel.

Portable escape game "Hackers Attack"

Montreal, Canada

The story of the creation of a portable game that fits in several boxes. It is created for carrying out games at the office or at the customer's house.

Escape rooms creation services in the USA, Canada, Asia, Australia, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, England, India, Sweden, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Portugal, New Zeland, Japan, Israel.
Escape room design and scenario game, escape room electronic and decoration, blueprint escape room, escape room puzzle.