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Preparing for Your Next Escape Room Escapade
The scenarios you encounter in an Escape Room are a unique experience, meaning you can’t possibly be ready for them. If you believe in that, then you’re doomed to fail from the beginning. No matter the efforts of escape room creators, they will always end up repeating some elements which, if you’re observant enough, will help you advance to the succeeding step.
Of course, the key is to remain observant and in touch with your team even in the face of tension. But besides that, there are pointers you can remember to make sure that your upcoming Escape Room encounters will be easier than ever.
One usual issue is groups fixating on one tiny detail when they should be scouring the place around for more hints. Multitasking is a good solution. Assign some members of your group to linger on an extremely difficult puzzle while others work hunt for more 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’re almost there with a solution but you need your group mates’ thoughts or opinions, do not hesitate to ask them. Otherwise, you will almost surely fail; on the other hand, engaging with one another can only make all of you smarter than ever.
Stay patient and positive.
Now keep in mind that you have but a limited stretch of time to solve the puzzle. Wasting one second of that time in a negative mindset only harms your chances further. Truth is, enthusiasm beats brain power when you talk this Escape Rooms.
Games are often created not needing participants to learn any type of knowledge prior, so that degree in Mechanics and Special Relativity can only have you overthinking the puzzle and wasting time. 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 tested ways of achieving the victory you want.
For some people, this request for help is synonymous with defeat. However, it can’t be defeat unless the clock has hit zero. So, kick that pride in the butt and get the hint you need.