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Top Scary Books to Read

Top Scary Books to Read

There are some stories that managed to haunt the dreams and imagination of generations. Escape gaming has borrowed elements from several horror classics and it was greatly influenced by the genre itself. If you feel up to it, read one of the following books!

Scariest Motel Stories and Urban Legends

Scariest Motel Stories and Urban Legends

Fan of the horror genre? I guess you pretty well know some creepy stories that involve a motel in the middle of nowhere, with a psycho lurking in the dark. Motel stories have inspired the dark fantasy of writers, but there are some real stories behind fiction that helped to create our escape rooms. Let’s see some of the weirdest ones!

Gadgets That Could Change the Future of Escape Gaming

Gadgets That Could Change the Future of Escape Gaming

Escape gaming in Budapest is in constant development, new ideas are coming to town to give you more excitement and thrills. The use of groundbreaking inventions and the development of classical gadgets bring new life to the game. Here’s a list of a few exciting gadgets that will shape the future of the game!

Top Budapest Murder Mysteries

Top Budapest Murder Mysteries

Ever wondered about the dark past of Budapest? The city witnessed several unspeakable murders that gave rise to some of the greatest escape rooms in the city. A brief overview will give you some insight into the violent history of Budapest.

Rubik's Cube, a Puzzle with Hungarian Roots

Rubik's Cube, a Puzzle with Hungarian Roots

We Hungarians are tricky ones. We have a unique language with no close relative in Europe, only cousins at best. We have our own way of thinking. Many great minds were born in the Carpathian basin, for example, did you know that ball point pen was originally called “biro” after it’s inventor, László Bíró?

Best Los Angeles Escape Rooms

Best Los Angeles Escape Rooms

Imagine being trapped in a room with friends and not knowing how to get out.

Signs that you will Love Escape Rooms!

Signs that you will Love Escape Rooms!

Never tried an escape game? Here’s our list of signs that you will definitely love escape rooms.

What makes a great escape room?

What makes a great escape room?

Escape rooms offer a sense of mystery, adventure and irresistible challenge. Getting that perfect mix of theme and enjoyable puzzle mechanics requires a great amount of attention to detail. Any out of place element or overly perplexing clue can ruin the fun. So let’s see what makes a great escape room.

Why Spend the New Year’s Eve in Budapest?

Why Spend the New Year’s Eve in Budapest?

New Year’s Eve is fast approaching and you will want to find the perfect place to share this special time with your loved ones. There are so many fantastic places in the world to visit for this celebration but here is why you should spend New Year’s Eve 2016 in Budapest.

Why choose escape room Budapest?

Why choose escape room Budapest?

At Escape Room Budapest, you are in for a thrilling and unique experience. Test your intelligence, creativity and resourcefulness by trying to escape from a locked room together with your friends, colleagues and classmates. All the rooms offer exciting scenarios, such as escaping from a bank heist gone wrong or from a serial killer.

Unknown secrets of Budapest

Unknown secrets of Budapest

Budapest has a rich cultural and historic background, meaning wherever you go in the city, you will sooner or later bump into history. Bullet hole in buildings from the revolution of 1956, old army barracks, or museums, historic squares, and so on. The list is quite impressive, every building, bridge and street has a story to tell. Here at Escape Room Budapest we do have a few favorite places of interests!

The Future of Escape Games

The Future of Escape Games

Escape rooms are all the buzz currently not jut in Budapest, but worldwide. The best evidence of this phenomena is the fact that every major city in the world has now several escape games, giving a welcome change of answer to the age old question of “what are we doing this weekend?”

An Escape From Winter - Upcoming Events in Budapest

An Escape From Winter - Upcoming Events in Budapest

After a long a gruesome winter spring has finally set in Budapest, meaning that outdoor activities are once again back on the menu! Escape games are a great way to explore the emerging entertainment oriented face of Budapest, but there are much much more to see and experience in the party capital of Eastern Europe! Here’s Escape Room Budapest’s favorites for the upcoming spring months!

Classic Point and Click Games

Classic Point and Click Games

Escape games share a common history with video games, surprisingly enough. Supposedly, the original idea for escape rooms came from early point and click games. A point and click (or adventure) game has the rough goal of getting out of a room by combining items and wit. Usually, hilarity ensues! This is Escape Room Budapest and our list of awesome all time classic point and clicks!

Murder Mystery Boardgames

Murder Mystery Boardgames

Solving riddles and challenges is an ideal way to spend a day with friends and family, may it be in one of the escape room Budapest rooms, or in the comfort of your home! As enthusiasts of puzzles, we have a selection of board games that we hold close to our hearts - this is our subjective list, check it out!

Things to do after your Escape Room

Things to do after your Escape Room

Escape rooms are the next big thing in Budapest and Europe as well. While there are numerous gaming rooms in the city, even we can acknowledge the fact that there is indeed such thing as ‘too much escape room games’ for a day. So, when you reach your limit, what can one do in Budapest! This the definite Escape Room Budapest top list of activities, are you ready?

Escape Rooms around the world, part 3

Escape Rooms around the world, part 3

In the last leg of our three part series on escape games around the world we take yet another look on how escape rooms conquered the world within months! Escape games, or often mentioned as ‘takagism’, derived from the popular Japanese game shows, are easy to set up, great fun for coworkers, friends and families, and most importantly, a great challenge for the mind! Let’s see how people around the world like to enjoy their escape games!

Escape Rooms around the world, part 2

Escape Rooms around the world, part 2

In the second article of our three part series on escape games around the world we take one last good look on the emerging global phenomena of takagism! Our stops this time include the chilly Canada, Lincoln Nebraska, and the always charming city of Tel Aviv! Buckle up, and follow the expert guidance of Escape Room Budapest!

Escape Rooms Around the World

Escape Rooms Around the World

Escape rooms are on the rise not just in Budapest, but worldwide. With its captivating game mechanisms, intriguing riddles and the need for teamwork, it is easy to understand the rise of this popularity. One could even question where have these great escape games been? In this blog article we take a quick tour around the world and list a few of our favorites!

Why we love escape games

Why we love escape games

Escape rooms in Budapest have become one of the main attractions. Thousands of visitors and locals alike try their luck each week in the several dozen escape games of Budapest. The hype is real, but how could such a bafflingly simple concept grow into an exponentially growing business?

Four Unsolved Mysteries of the World

Four Unsolved Mysteries of the World

The success of escape room games is just another example of how much we love mysteries. But before there were professional escape rooms and point and click games people still got anxious to solve mysteries - and most of the time they succeeded. However, there are a couple of cases when even the best escape room Budapest teams would sweat bullets coming up with an answer! Here’s our favorite list of great unsolved mysteries!

The origin of escape rooms

The origin of escape rooms

One would be hard pressed to argue that the need to solve mysteries and riddles is as old as human civilization. Our minds have always been intrigued by challenges and obstacles to overcome, but the origin of modern escape rooms do not lie in the tombs of romantic adventure movies. No Indy, you have to look further than that! Luckily, escape room Budapest is here to help out!

Escape rooms to escape the cold!

Escape rooms to escape the cold!

Winter is coming to Budapest, and while the warm summer party nights of the city are one of the greatest things ever, it is important to remember that life does not stop once at end of September. In this week’s blog article we take a look at what to expect from the city in October!


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