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Top Tips & Tricks for Solving Escape Room Puzzles

4 min read · by Unity Escape Rooms · on October 5, 2022
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Escape rooms are a popular form of entertainment where players are locked in a themed room and must solve a series of puzzles in order to escape within a set time limit. These puzzles can range from simple to complex, and sometimes it can feel like you're stuck with no way out. However, with a little bit of strategy and these helpful tips, you can increase your chances of escaping the room successfully. Here are our top tips and tricks for solving escape room puzzles:

1. Communicate with your team

Escape rooms are designed to be a team activity, so it's important to communicate with your teammates and share ideas. Don't be afraid to speak up if you have a hunch about something – it could be the key to solving the puzzle. Even if it's not right, it could be an important observation for another puzzle to come.

2. Look for patterns

Many escape room puzzles are based on patterns or sequences, so keep an eye out for any repeating symbols or numbers. It may also be helpful to create a chart or diagram to visually represent the information you've gathered.

3. Don't be afraid to ask for a hint

If you're really stuck on a puzzle, don't be afraid to ask for a hint. Most escape rooms will offer hints to help players move forward, but they may come with a time penalty.

4. Use all of your senses

Escape rooms often involve more than just looking for clues – you may need to listen, touch, or even smell in order to find the solution. Be sure to pay attention to your surroundings and use all of your senses to your advantage.

5. Get a fresh perspective

Escape rooms can be mentally and physically draining, so it's important to look at the challenge from different perspectives. If you're feeling stuck, step away from the puzzle for a few minutes to clear your mind and come back with a fresh perspective.

Bonus - Have Fun!

The true key to winning an escape room is understanding that the fun doesn't have to come from the actual "escape." So whether you unlock the door and escape or not, you're sure to have a great time at Unity Escape Rooms.

With these tips in mind, you'll be well on your way to solving escape room puzzles and making a successful escape. Just remember to stay focused, communicate with your team, and don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it.

Happy escaping!

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