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Tip for a woman stag party: a game in Questum
Are you having a stag party? How do you plan to celebrate it? Typical sitting in a bar is past it! Sign the girls to a quest! Stag party is the last „party with no limit“ in woman’s life. A free person has a right to be irresponsible and to enjoy their life. After the wedding, they grow up and rank among the others. That means that this last night has to be really rememberably funny... men and women compete in an incomparable last “free” party, collect memorial items and invent activities We have prepared a game in an escape room for you: for an hour, we…
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What does a good operator of an escape room must have
He must have an appealing story available. It doesn´t matter if it is inspired by adventures from books, movies, TV shows or games. An appealing story is interesting for players and has its logic. At the same time, it should relate to requisites and the room itself. A story with capital “S” salutes some popular character, book and so on.    Suitable location. The place itself contributes to the atmosphere of the game. Interestingly, any old buildings, damaged or stained walls do not reduce the quality of the location this time. However, this doesn´t…
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Five situations when bosses order teambuilding
Teamwork does not have to be improved only at the workplace. Teambuilding is less formal than a work, as well as more relaxed and sporty. The differences between bosses and the staff are blurred, which makes it an ideal tool for getting to know everyone better. Here are the five situations mentioned:   You have recruited new staff or you are forming a new team. You divide tasks, assign responsibilities or rules… Shortly said, you create the work environment from the beginning. People, who socialize – they know each other better, they talk more together –…
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How to recognize a quality escape room
At the beginning, there always must be a promising idea. Later, it´s just not enough. There is a lot of escape rooms. Really good ones do stand out. A glance at the website or Facebook can tell you a little about the technical organization of the room, but you can check the quality of the room only with your own eyes.   Players must feel like a part of the story. If you, as a player, forget that it´s just a game and you furiously try to solve the story, you discover the charm of this phenomenon. The atmosphere is a fundamental building block.   You talk…
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Why do we play escape games? Because an experience is an investment
Digital generation, “the millennials” differ from their parents or grandparents. Three out of four would rather spend their money on experience then on material things.   Most of new generation lived through the period of economic growth and relative abundance, so their behaviour isn´t related to individual wealth. Simply said, we learned that the time spend with friends, bonds and relationship are worth our money. The experience will remain for whole your life, so it is a good investment.   Therefore, our new escape rooms are popular and trendy.…
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A Brief History of Escape Rooms
Escapes from locked cells have been present in literature and films as long as we can remember. But a real escape game has only been known for barely ten years.   Escape rooms are so young that it’s a mystery why someone hasn’t thought of them before. The history of this entertainment trend begun “only” in 2006. A few internet sources contribute the first place to people from the Silicon Valley who were inspired by videogames and Agatha Christie novels.   “Solid” escape rooms were however created in Asia. Apparently…
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Teambuilding brings people together. If it’s voluntary and fun
The right mix of a teambuilding programme can be a great experience for company employees. And you guessed right-it only works if you don’t force people into it. Only voluntary fun is fun.   As an employer you tried to provide your employees with a developmental activity and at the same time you want to thank them for the work. Teambuilding in an escape room is an ideal firm activity-it doesn’t require a lot of time or travelling, there’s no threat of injuries or physical exercise. Solving problems and riddles has a positive effect on the…
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Nine interesting facts about the ancient Mayans
No culture in America developed in such a way as the mysterious Mayans. After three thousand years their states, in a similarly mysterious way, fell apart.   Unlike the Aztecs or Incas, the end of the Mayan civilisation wasn’t completely caused by the Spanish conquerors. When they arrived, the majority of the Mayan cities already lay in ruins. Whether it was due to wars, sickness, the weather or something else-no one knows. The Mayans were excellent mathematicians and maybe as the first on the world they knew the number zero. Their calendars were…
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March Raffle
We run a raffle! Every visitor in Questum gets the opportunity to give their best in our March raffle. Winners will be chosen by lot by 1 April 2017. Our games are made not only for entertain, but also to learn and discover new things. We are the largest escape room in Slovakia and still growing. Watch our website, we have always some new…
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Nine things that you may not have known about Nikola Tesla
One escape room in Questum is dedicated to one of the biggest technical visionaries in history, who believed that science must always be in service of mankind. Nikola Tesla.   After his death he became a legendary and literary figure. He’s described as a contradictory, charismatic but also solitary scientist, who behaved cold towards people but was dedicated to research. The true aristocrat of spirit who caused the second industrial revolution.   Nikola Tesla discovered a lot of things. Some of them he improved, some never worked at all, some…
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