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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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Five skills we exercise when playing escape games
One hour in an unusual environment, teambuilding and solving puzzles. Experienced players admit that playing the game Escape Room enhances their skills, apart from fun itself and the unique experience.   Brain training. Readiness, logic. The main point of an escape game is to exercise the brain cells- of course, in a comfortable way. We’ll see how we manage stress under time pressure and how we are able to solve puzzles in a live setting. Ability to concentrate. Nobody will finish the game if they're not fully concentrated. It requires practise. Most of the…
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Seven reasons to visit Bratislava
Every European city has its atmosphere and Bratislava is not an exception. Central European history is in contrast with a country of the former communist bloc and a modern city. So why plan a visit to the Slovakian capital? We have seven reasons for you:   1. Low prices and affordable accommodation. Bratislava is quickly developing and is currently very well equipped and tourist friendly. You can find both expensive and luxury hotels and lots of cheap hostels. Food, beer or wine are uncommonly cheap for western tourists. 2. Common currency. Compared to the past, there are no…
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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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