A emerging form of entertainment these days it’s widely popular in many parts of the world, now what exactly is it : escape room is a realistic and physical type of adventurous game in this game players are locked down in a room and what you have to do is that you need to use elements and things in the room to solve some puzzles and find clues to escape the room but remember that should be within a specified a set of time. You can take these games as the physical versions of the video games which were known as “escape the room”. These games offer you a plot to solve in various fictional locations like prison cells, caves & dungeons, space stations and many more are popular.
The earliest of the rooms was made in mid 2006, and these escape rooms became quite popular in regions of Canada, UK, United States, China, Japan, Israel and Taiwan since then. Permanent escape rooms were opened in fixed locations of Asia and later also in North America, South America, Australia, and Europe. Namely the organizing houses included The Escape Hunt Experience, Puzzle Break, AdventureRooms, ClueJob, and ClueQuest captured people’s imagination to a great extent.
History of these Rooms :
The earliest of the escape rooms, named “Origin”, was created in the famous Silicon Valley by a bunch of folks working in system programming in mid 2006. The puzzles and challenges in the room were inspired from the works of the famous crime novelist Agatha Christie and became a much celebrated tourist attraction in no time.
Real Escape Game (REG) was developed in Japan by 35 year old person named “Takao Kato”, of Kyoto publishing company, SCRAP Corporation, somewhere in late 2008. It was created in Kyoto, Japan and produced a free magazine/booklet with same name. Other than Japan, these escape rooms appeared in Singapore also in the year 2011. Although Escape rooms and games expanded rapidly in Singapore with more than 50 games in the region by 2015.
As for the data available in 2015, there were more than 2,800 escape room and playing venues present across the world. These were particularly profitable for the operators, as the upfront investment may be as little $7000 USD, whereas the group of 4-8 customers will pay around $20 – 30 USD per head for one hour or so to solve an escape room puzzle, thereby enabling you to generate huge money in terms of profit and annual revenue.
Even an American Science Channel TV game-show in 2015 named “Race to Escape” is based on the theme of escape games.
Its acceptance in the world :
In the Southern China escape rooms were a huge hit among highly stressed / depressed students or adults and overworked young office workers. Sometimes the thrill became a bit much, though, after which the players get so involved that they tear down the equipments or fake decorations inside their prisons, or dungeons or other fictional rooms.
In Hong Kong room escapes have been quoted, by one of the journalists, as an attempt to escape from the exertions one has to face in the city and daily life.
Escape room Singapore :
Located near the tourist attraction center of Singapore is the famous, The Trapped escape room singapore . It is located near many popular Singapore tourist spots like the Heritage Center, Kampong Glam, The Children Little museum, and one of Singapore’s most famous and National Monuments – “The Sultan’s Mosque”.
Imagine this, that you’re kidnapped and trapped in a room at some mysterious location with your group, and there is no way out that you can see. Now there are some clues to your escape that you will find only after you solve puzzles and uncover the mysteries surrounding you.
Trust us you won’t get enough of playing with this escape room thing in Singapore.
Besides that you may take it to a new next level and experience these escape games in 5D, sounds exciting, doesn’t it? The Trapped Escape Room offers you the chance test your detective skills and IQ level to the test and that too in 5D mode.
Situated at the heart of Singapore with the nightlife destinations and cafes in close proximity to it, you can make a booking for you & your peer at the escape room and thereafter chill out and relax at the cafes present next door before or maybe after you’ve escaped the intriguing escape rooms waiting to test your wits and brains.
They are open on all the days of a week and cater to the early bird reservation, starting as early as 11 am and for the night crawlers closing as late as 2 am. Just make sure that you have left no stone unturned in the attempt to escape the “escape rooms!”.
Well lets give you an overview of the topic :
An escape room in Singapore in short basically is a new form of experiential form of entertainment where players need to work collectively in a team to solve and uncover the mysteries present in the room, finding clues and finally getting their way out of the room is their path to victory. Players usually get to select from 5 unique and exciting themes of the rooms for their challenge of escaping from the room.
Now we know that you must be overflowing with doubts and things well it’s natural to be so, go on and you will surely get all your answers :
I’m still confused on what an escape room is?
Well no worry just imagine this, that you are trapped in a room along with your friends, and there seems no way out that you can see of. Now your only hope is solving the puzzles, identifying the hidden clues, untangling the mysteries and getting a way to escape the well designed and thought rooms.
You really need to search the room for any kind of hidden gateways, or maybe a small tunnel may get you out and you may perhaps even encounter a zombie or something as scary as that you need to be up for anything, while you’re at it! Guaranteed laughter, fun, screaming and frightening for some.
This does sounds thrilling but is it safe? (even if their are kids with me and are they permitted to go in with us?)
It’s a common and a good question also a valid one to have indeed! “Trapped Escape Room in Singapore” is one of the safest escape room in all of Asia as there are neither much physical activities required nor there are any dangerous items or stunts that you need to tackle or perform. Kids as small as 7 years and adults as old as your granny are seen having great enjoyment in the rooms and there were to be specific number of casualties / injuries is totally null.
After hearing this I really can’t wait to try it out. How much will it cost and how much time duration do players have? And if we are somewhat helpless inside, will we get any clues or hints from your side?
As far as “Trapped Escape Room in Singapore” is concerned they provide the longest time span to play the game and it’s up to 60 minutes unlike other places where you might come out in void of enjoyment due such a short duration. And trust us if they say 60 minutes, then not a min. less and not a min. more.
And as far as clues are concerned, they will not give you any hint in the starting, but rather you have 3 life lines to ask for help / hints / clues just to make sure that you always have a fair fighting chance and you could enjoy with your peer members no matter what result does the game have. But when you are in group, all of you will think in different way and directions thereby making the game more interesting and people these days are smart enough like to figure out what to do next, it may be possible that you might not even need any lifeline but let us tell you that so far there has not been a Sherlock till now who was smart enough to escape the room without using any of the lifelines. Or perhaps you might be that Holmes, who knows?
What are booking procedures and formalities, or even Is their a need to make a booking? Can’t I just walk in?
Although we would recommend you to book before you come down to place so as avoid any last minute hasselness if you have a slot reserved with them it would be better as they are generally fully booked. You can also pay after you reach the place but once you need to conform you booking beforehand.
You can pay either online by using a credit card or pay once you reach on site. Only cash is accepted at the outlets.