Portable (pop up) escape rooms in the box

Small, inexpensive, easy to assemble and disassemble portable escape games, no less interesting than the classic escape rooms

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Imagine a perfect escape room: inexpensive, easy to assemble, covers a wide audience of customers. Too good to be true? But such games really exist. This is a portable (or also its called pop up) escape games.


Popup escape games are a relatively new phenomenon in the escape room industry. However, they are quickly gaining popularity.


The secret of their success is that portable games are not inferior in fascination to classic escape rooms, but at the same time they have several advantages:


  • Such an escape game can be taken anywhere, anywhere in your city, country and even the planet. The entire props are folded into several boxes that easily fit in the backseat of any car.


A prop of this sizes I used for creation a popup escape game “Hacker Attack”


Look at the pictures below. The dimensions of the props are small, the puzzles can be are literally placed on the palm of your hand. But this did not prevent me from creating a beautiful game with an interesting gameplay.



  • To assemble or disassemble the portable escape room need only one person. You do not need to hire movers, electronics engineers to move or connect something. The whole game is thought out in such a way that anyone with any skills can easily assemble, disassemble and conduct the game.


  • The pop up escape room is devoid of such shortcomings of the classic escape rooms, such as costly repairs, rental of premises, the need for initial large investments. You haven't headache with a control of fire inspectorates, sanitary station and other inspection organizations. You will not be tormented by the question of where to get new customers, because at any time you can simply move the game to where the new audience is waiting for you.


At the same time, the possibilities of choosing a theme and plot for a portable game in a box are the same as in classic escape rooms. You can see this by looking at my catalog page of pop up escape games.



As you can see, the themes can be very different. From the hacker attack to the horror in the monastery, from the children's escape room about the evil witch to the lab of the future.


In addition, I can develop for you a popup escape room on an individual project - with such a plot, tasks and puzzles that will be relevant for you.


  • Speaking about the merits of the portable games in the box, can't not say that they can be used for different purposes.

    Popup escape rooms can be your main business. You become a provider of a outing escape rooms that can be conduct on a children's birthday party or on a corporate party of IT company.

    But pop up escape games in a box also can be used as an advertising campaign for your main business, which attracts much more attention to your product than boring distribution of leaflets.

    In addition, such games can be easily brought to any educational institution for the purpose of conducting an interactive lesson.


  • A wide audience. Your customers will not be tormented by the question of where and how to go, how to organize a trip for a group of people, isn’t it all too far, will it be convenient. They will not hesitate, will not to postpone the venture with the pop up escape game, simply because they do not have to deal with boring organizational moments or go somewhere. Portable game itself will come to visit them. And your customers will only have a great time playing an exciting game and strengthening the team spirit.


If you need the services of a professional escape room designer of any format, including such a cool direction as a popup escape game in a box, please contact me through the site.

I create escape games for more than 4 years. In my work, I put in focus the wishes and capabilities of the customer. I do not neglect the quality, you can sure that the project is convenient, inexpensive, and long serves the owner. At the same time, I try to make your escape room was interesting to visitors, and therefore commercially successful.


With respect, Vladimir Kalugin.

Portfolio

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 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.

https://medium.com/@verybigflyfrog/creation-of-the-matrix-escape-room-germany-dusseldorf-10f578a0a390

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 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 photoreport about 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 office or at the customer's house.

Escape room creation services

Experience in the escape games industry since 2014.

Scenario for an escape room

The scenario, which describes the puzzles and the plot, is the main document for the escape room construction.
If you intend to make the escape room by yourself, you need this document. For many years I have been writing scenarios for a escape game of various formats:

- Classic escape rooms

- Outdoor escape games

- Mobile escape rooms

- Portable escape rooms

- Tourist escape games

- Gamification of excursions and museums

- Escape room for advertising a main business

Portative escape room

Portable quest games that fit in multiple boxes. Easily fit in the back seat of a car. Props and riddles are made using unique gameplay models so that the impressions of the players are as positive as possible.


The quest contains more props and is a complete replacement for the classic quest room in the new version.

Escape room construction services

Construction of escape rooms anywhere in the world. You get a unique product created by all the rules of game design. The construction process is as open and understandable as possible. Creating an escape room for any task and any format including the most non-standard solutions:


- Escape games with actors

- Real-life escape rooms

- Escape games in a bus or container

- Portable escape rooms

- Outdoor escape games

Making props for an escape rooms

Production of photorealistic body parts and corpses entirely in full size silicone. Human-made corpses for an escape room, arms, legs, fingers, organs.

If you make a horror game, silicone premium props will be a great decoration for your escape room.


- Whole body

- Legs, feet

- Hands, wrists, fingers

- Heads, eyes and organs

Thank you for visiting my site

Ordering a script or building a escape room from me you get:
Builder with 3 years of experience building a escape games;
Engineer with an experience of working with electronics for more than 8 years;
Designer and decorator who will perform the creation of all the necessary objects of entourage for your escape room;
The scriptwriter who writes not only an interesting script with unusual puzzles, but also thinks how to save you money.


Sincerely, Vladimir Kalugin