Preparing for an Escape Room Adventure
Escape Room scenarios are always unique, which means you can never prepare for them. If you just agreed to that, then you’re setting yourself up for failure. 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 main idea is to maintain good observation and communication skills even when tensions run high. But besides that, there are pointers you can remember to make sure that your upcoming Escape Room encounters will be easier than ever.
One common problem is when groups are too obsessed with a certain detail when they’re supposed to be searching for other leads. Multitasking is a good solution. Let some members of your group focus on the toughest parts of the challenge while the others go finding more clues. In general, every time you feel you’ve approached a dead end, let it go and give your mind time to relax and regain the clarity it will need to finally discern a solution.
Communication plays a huge part in the success of any 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.
Be patient and optimistic.
Now take note, you have but a tiny amount of time to accomplish the goal. 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 improve your chances of success is a fun and enthusiastic approach. So enjoy every second of the mystery, make the most of the clues you’ve deciphered, and be supportive to team members who may be on a roll. These are tested ways of achieving the victory you want.
Don’t hesitate to ask for hints.
Some people think asking this request for a hint is like accepting 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.