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Escape Games Strategy Tips

3 Ways Escape Rooms Can Improve Yourself

There’s one thought that sits in the back everyone’s mind at some point in time: “How can I improve myself?”. If you have looked at different ways you could do that, you might find that it’s sometimes…boring. For example, you may find an article about using a day-planner to plan everything, or even making personal deadlines for small tasks, but the problem with this is there’s nothing that enforces it. We are constantly looking for ways to become more efficient and better ourselves day to day, what better way to do that than to have fun? Here are 3 ways escape rooms can lead to a better you.

Time Management

Have you ever been given an assignment due 3 weeks from the day and thought: “I’ll start next week” and the next thing you know it’s due tomorrow? Time Escape games allow you 45 minutes to solve strange and complex puzzles, find hidden objects and doors and sometimes breaking free from a straitjacket. An escape room will show you how quickly that 45 minutes can fly by. You must be on your toes, always working on something, there’s no time distractions. If you are looking to escape you must manage your time, allowing room for error and keeping your momentum and energy.

Critical Thinking

You may find these words often in class or even when applying jobs, but what exactly is critical thinking? Definition: the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment. An escape room definitely puts you in unique and challenging situations in a safe environment. You must take in account what you’ve found, there is no memorization, there is no need to over-analyze and become sitting ducks. You must come to decision with only what’s in the room with you, whether the room is filled with seemingly random objects or just 3 posters, they are all connected in one way or another and it’s up to you to find out how. It’s a fun and safe way to put yourself under pressure without any real-life consequences.


Teamwork is a skill desired by many, if not all, companies. It breeds togetherness and cooperation. In an escape room working as a team is essential to your victory. With more teammates, your given many different views and outlooks on different puzzles. It opens your minds to the many different possibilities that alone, you could not have found.

With constant repetition, any skill can be improved. These 3 skills can help you in future jobs or even everyday situations. You can look at problems and come up with many ways to solve it. Improving yourself is something we have all thought about, so why not have some fun doing it?

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