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Fort Boyard: 20 Years later again on Slovak screens
At the time when Markíza TV was fresh news in Slovakia, its directors bought the right to entertain – Fort Boyard. Would you believe that it has been nearly 20 years? And this month, the session returns again. Once again, it will be full of action and adrenaline.   Actually, it is the largest escape room in the world - the fortress is 60 meters long and it had to serve 250 men. However, the old Napoleonic fortress was a military mistake. By the time they had finished it in extremely harsh conditions (on the seabed), the works had improved so much in the meantime that…
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Why did Mayan civilization disappear?
National Geographic published an article titled: "Maya - a civilization that was Aten". The reason why this civilization collapsed is still unknown. The Mayans in Central America ruled 1200 years.   During their greatest glory, the territory had a population density of about the size of today's Los Angeles and a population much higher than any other European country at that time. And then the puff - they slowly disappeared from history. White explorers and conquerors have found only wreckage of the ancient civilization. Here are the reasons for its…
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How to get to the board of the fastest teams? Listen and shout
Do you want to subscribe to the history of our escape room? Here are some ideas of how to do it:   Set up a real team. This means - this time no festive players or those of lesser interest, those who panic, or who do not think logically. In short - the native racers. You should all know each other, have experience with escape rooms, but also experience with puzzles and similar games. Democracy or autocracy? It does not matter in the game. Both systems can be effective, that is, one where everyone is equal and contributing to the work. Or there is one player leader -…
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Seven reasons why Tesla was a genius scientist
Have you ever wondered why were old TVs called Tesla, or why so many people put their hopes on Tesla electric cars? 1. Nikola Tesla started the century of electricity. The nineteenth century belonged to steam, but for the most of the world, the horse carriage was still a luxury technology. At the beginning of the 20th century, only a few weirdos in laboratories were interested in electricity...and at its end, people couldn't survive without it. And at the beginning stood who else, than Nikola Tesla. 2. As a humanist, he refused war. Tesla saw the science as something nobler,…
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We love a live game, not really because of the environment, but because of our own interaction with
What to players love the most in escape rooms? Surprisingly, it's not the puzzles or tasks, even though the game is all about them. Most of the players in the polls say they like a "balanced" puzzle and only a small percentage of them are looking for a challenge (high difficulty). Things that people love are often psychological in nature: 1."Eureka" moment. When you ask the players, what was the best part of the adventure, lots of them immediately say, that it was the moment, in which they managed to get through a tricky problem. The moment, in which the team got…
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10 types of escape room players
Well, what type are you?   The Analyst. Lover of puzzles and riddles, mathematician, analytical type. Exactly the type of player, that fits in every escape room game... well, if time wouldn’t be counted and their Sherlock deduction skills weren’t slowed down by the team.   Strongman. Sometimes , a player who has only one Genghis Khan solution comes to the room- the solution of raw power. Of course, the organisers always warn the players, that no unnatural power is required. Pointless, the strongman pulls, pushes and tries to break or bend…
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Escape the hot weather by going to Questum
When the temperature on the thermometer isn’t stopping at 30 degrees Celsius and you don’t know which shade with a ventilator you should hide in, we have a great idea for a trip: escape game in Questum.   Our fun centre is the biggest of its kind in Bratislava and it’s hiding in a spacious underground in Ružinov. Even in the summer it’s comfortably cool in our cellar and you can concentrate entirely on the game and puzzles.   The summer is definitely not the time to be lazy at home and our escape room games are not like theatre holidays- we are…
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Gift card for Questum: Give somebody an experience
Are experiences better presents then material gifts? Undoubtedly yes. A material gift wears out, becomes boring, the person puts it away. But a memory of an adventure will last for a whole lifetime.   Money can buy electronics, clothes and many other things. But we can’t buy happiness. It’s said, that money is best invested in something that we can keep forever. And we remember experiences and not material things. Do you remember the things you got three years ago? But you'll surely remember an extraordinary holiday and a lot of adventures from it.   In…
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