Why Play a Remote Escape Room with Your Mates?

Why Play a Remote Escape Room with Your Mates?

Posted 04 August, 2020 at 15:00

Author Roy Castleman on behalf of Twinwoods Adventure


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Spending Time Together – Locked in!

There is nothing as great as getting together with your mates and spending some quality time together. But with the current climate and state of affairs and of course restrictions, this has become quite difficult to do in a safe manner. However, there is a solution where you can spend time with your buddies without the need of worrying about social distancing and that is to get together and play a remote escape room challenge.

There’s no need to leave your house, through the power of digital media you connect with video and microphone to participate in an action-packed adventure. No taxis needed, you don’t even need to don a mask and if you want to share a beer or two, that’s fine, grab them from the fridge when you want one.

Banter with your Mates.

You can still have the same banter as you would meeting up elsewhere, but no queueing, waiting or any of the other newfound challenges that going out entails. With full video and voice communication you work your way through a series of brain teasers and challenges to ultimately escape and beat the game. Typically, games last for around an hour, but can be completed quicker if you ensure that one of your mates is super clever. Either way, regardless of the time it takes you to escape, you can have fun with your mates, enjoy a beer or two and still remain safe from the comfort of your own home. And there is no fear of missing that last bus home. And if you still want a kebab at the end of the night, you can always hit that speed dial to the local takeaway for a delivery direct to your door.

For more information on Twinwoods Adventure or to book an escape room for yourself please click HERE

See what our customers thought of it!

A brilliant way to spend lockdown with mates. I've always been a fan of escape rooms, so this was a very novel way to experience one. Good clues, a fun theme and a humorous "trooper' made this really enjoyable. The future of entertainment? - Zak

 

We had our own voice-controlled soldier! What a way to spend some time with friends during lockdown - it was fun directing our "trooper" remotely, and as a team.

Probably at least as fun as getting to the venue and taking the challenge in person. It even ended in a live jump off the building via video. Thanks to the team for setting up this innovation! - Julian

 

What a great Escape! Our team had a mix of first timers and more experienced players from the UK and Ireland. The playing instructions were easy for everyone to follow and it didn’t take long before we were in full flow on the mission at hand. Our designated Avatar facilitated and supported endless demands, moments of confusion, triumph, and dead ends; They became an extended part of our team, willing us on and celebrating our escape within the allotted 60 minutes! The absolute cherry on the cake was the unexpected virtual jump from the top of Twinwoods Adventure - Incredible! Buzzing and high, the laptop lid closed, and it was back to the reality of our front rooms but wearing a grin from ear to ear - The escape was real. - Libby

 

I was a bit sceptical about doing this as I thought it could get confusing, but once we were set up on Zoom, the host made everything clear and it turned out to be a breeze and a good laugh. Good escape from the daily boredom at the moment and would be fun to do anyway! - Tobias 

 

I was incredibly surprised at exactly how involving it was. It did draw you into an experience in a way other forms of entertainment are unable to. The reference materials and the fact clues came up in your inventory immediately worked very well too. - Rob

The Morse Code online escape room was incredibly good fun. Working over Zoom with your in-person 'avatar,' who was easy to direct, allowed you to view the room like you were there. Clues appeared immediately in the Google Drive for you to inspect closely and they presented us with a stiff challenge. There were a number of red herrings that kept us guessing! This experience could be done with a family around one monitor or hooked up to the TV, or with lockdown meaning relatives are distant, a fun way to catch up with them. - Adam

For more information on Twinwoods Adventure or to book an escape room for yourself please click HERE

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