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What is an escape room? This is an interactive game that has become very popular in recent years. Players are locked in room, then following the story, they have to get out of there, or perform a certain task, solving puzzles.
Exactly interesting puzzles that help to fully reveal the story, makes game truly stunning and profitable from a financial point of view.
You can create some puzzles by yourself. Their implementation does not require specific knowledge or equipment. Below are some ideas that can be made inexpensively:
Encryption of messages, codes, hints;
Invisible ink on paper. The message will become visible when heated;
The inscriptions are UV marker. Impressive idea for game, but needs to buy UV l
Using mirror reflection. Very simple, puzzle idea for escape room;
Physical dexterity. For example, to get the desired object from above, using a pole, stick.
Such puzzles are simple and inexpensive. Riddles must be made not very easy and not too complicated. Then people spend some time on the decision, and, having solved, will feel success.
But for a commercial escape room this isn't enough. People come play to forget about everyday problems, immerse themselves in another reality, and get sensations that are not available to them in real life. The best source of impressions in escape room, except thematic props and design, is electronics. Electronics will help realize original solutions, create great puzzles. In addition, electronics removes some potential problems:
Escape room automation can stop the game or will allow interfere in case of force majeure;
The installation of special equipment will allow you communicate with players, if necessary, adjusting their actions;
In case of puzzles failure, administrator can it manually turn on.
Electronic props is an integral part in any escape game. Nevertheless, important not overload an escape room with technically complex mechanisms - maintenance
of these riddles can be quite expensive. Balance is important. In order to give visitors the most vivid impressions, it is best to have 50% of non-technical riddles, 30% of electronic puzzles, 20% of special effects and unexpected events reasonably distributed throughout whole action.
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