Something many players are curious about is what it’s like to be a games master. What happens behind that mysterious desk, and how does it all work? Are we sitting there with a bag of popcorn and watching in amusement as hapless players bumble through the puzzles? We thought we’d give you a glimpse ofRead more about A session in the life of a games master[…]
We’ve been doing a lot of work in the past few months, and a major component is now complete! We’re incredibly excited about this room, and trying to do something different to other escape rooms you’ve seen around Sydney so far. Also, our nerd flag is flying high! Have a teaser below, and let usRead more about We’re hard at work on our latest room, The Artefact![…]
We love our puzzles at Next Level Escape, and there was something that caught our attention in the final episode of Sherlock Season 4. If you haven’t watched it yet, TURN BACK NOW. THERE ARE SPOILERS AHEAD – YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILERRead more about Off-topic: Sherlock Season 4, Episode 3 – The Final Problem [SPOILERS][…]
You’ve probably been told that cognitive biases are bad. In real life, they are. But how about in escape rooms? Our handy-dandy infographic explains all!
Escape rooms found their beginnings in puzzle games, where the player is tasked with using or connecting items in certain ways to open a locked room or access the next area. Needless to say, all of us here at Next Level Escape are huge puzzle fans, and this feeds in to our room designs.
To get your little grey cells going (as Hercule Poirot would say), here are some of our favourite puzzle games and mechanics – and why we loved them so much! If you’re an escape room lover, you have to play these if you haven’t already!