The Ultimate Guide to Beating an Escape Room

In this blog, we’re going to look at how you can beat an Escape Room and win before the hour is up. We want all our visitors to win, and that’s why we like to give everyone a fighting chance. With our guide on beating the Room, we think you’ll have a more than even chance of getting out, so gather round and read up on our top five clues on how to beat an Escape Room.

Play with your friends or workmates

Commonality between all teammates is helpful when you’re playing a game of Escape. If you’ve a room with a large array of different personalities and people who’ve never met before or, by contrast, know each other particularly well, then there’s room for personality clashes. Make sure you all have something in common, hand pick who you bring beforehand, and you’ll have a better chance of winning, this is because you’ll already have bonded and get on really well.

Listen to each other

Listening is a highly underrated skill and it works in a game like this in the same way it does during your working day. Don’t underestimate the importance of listening to what other people say. No shutting people down, no dominating the entire project, make sure everyone’s views and ideas are listened to.

Make sure you communicate

Make sure that once you’ve found something, you let everyone know about it, whether it be something of interest or what you think could be an actual clue. It’s important because you don’t want to be constantly looking for something once it’s already been found. You’ll need to tick it off your list.

Don’t spend too much time on the same puzzle/clue

Don’t sit staring at the same puzzle or clue over and over again expecting it to speak to you. Let one or two people spend time on that one clue, while the rest of you continue your search of the room. A whole bunch of people stuck around one puzzle isn’t helping the team win, it’s just wasting time, so spread out a bit.

Search the room carefully and thoughtfully

Make sure you search the room from top to bottom without leaving anything out. That’s from the door frames down to the carpets. Clues could be just about anywhere. On top of bookshelves, in an actual book, underneath the floorboards, stuck to a ceiling, beneath a pillar even, or on a ledge high up. Keep your eyes peeled.

Escape London – for the ultimate in escapism

We hope we’ve armed you with enough clues and hints to get out of the Escape Room London within the hour. More importantly we want you to enjoy your time in there while you’re here. It’s a game of fun and intrigue, and if you don’t get out you can always visit us again. Book your room online or over the phone and we’ll see you soon.