Time is relative, said one scruffy looking old scientist. That scientist? Albert Einstein. We feel the elusive yet eroding nature of time in our bones, we can smell it in the air, and it is a companion of every moment of our existence. In escape rooms, you feel the pressure of time, and it is unlike any other!
If you haven’t ever experienced the ultimate challenge of an escape room, then… why not? These days we don’t need to simply watch contestants on TV struggle through cryptic and physical tasks, we can take them on ourselves!
The great art of problem solving is one that most of us should realise to be absolutely crucial in a great many endeavours of everyday life, from software coding to planning the best route to your place of work. If that journey is by public transport then you’re more than likely to notice commuters hard at work on a crossword or a Sudoku, so it seems that overcoming mental challenges is business as well as pleasure.
We all love a good villain – or a bad villain even, and they are perhaps all the more entertaining than the virtuous heros that we know will always overcome the odds to make a happy ending. Villains appeal to our wickedness, and that’s something we can all enjoy. So who are some of our all-time favourite paragons of evil?
There’s something about a good game show that draws the viewer and keeps them involved in a way other TV options can’t.
The frightening stories of serial killers always leave mixed feelings in most of the people: although the mere facts are horrible, we’re somehow interested in the mysterious world of these beasts. Of course, it’s the thrill of the cases and the myth of these unpredictable humans which attracts us. Luckily in a serial killer-themed escape room you’re not in real danger, but you can still have the excitement of solving a case!
As Einstein said, ‘Adversity introduces a man to himself’, and sometimes we need to expose ourselves to adversity and challenge in order to know ourselves and enable the development of our minds. We also need to be put through regular challenges to keep our lives healthy and enjoyable.
If you like ancient mysteries, than our Maya adventure is just for you to try! Immerse yourself in the secrets and riddles of the Mayans with the help of our escape room in Budapest. Before you enter the room, listen to some amazing facts about the Mayans!
The next generation of gaming is better than ever, because it is real! Join and discover the Budapest escape gaming scene to take part in the madness. Ever wondered why people love it? Spend a day from your summer vacation in one of our rooms to understand why.
You’ve just gained an awesome experience, you managed to escape and you’re starting to plan things to do afterwards. Let us give you some useful advice here.
The Ancient Egypt is definitely an inexhaustible source when it comes to filmmaking: you only have to think of the legends about their rulers, all the mythological creatures and mysteries of the Egyptian heritage, such as hieroglyphs, mummies, or the pyramids built thousands of years ago. Of course, the movie industry is not the only one who can make a profit from the Land of the Pharaohs, there are many games built on Egyptian legends – for example, Locked in the Pyramid, which is one of our escape rooms at Escape Room Budapest!
Since humanity exists, we tend to get bored. And since we tend to get bored, we like to entertain ourselves with imaginary stories, made-up mythology, fairy tales, pranks and jokes. But some people in history liked to go a bit too far with these tales and pranks, and they like to take advantage of other people’s gullibility in so many ways and forms. We at Escape Room Budapest collected our favourites from these attempts, which eventually became famous worldwide!
Are you in love with ancient civilizations? We certainly are! Our team created the ancient Maya mystery room for you to try. Jump into our time machine and venture back to the long lost Mayan city! This is our latest escape room adventure, so come and see it for yourself! Let us give you a short presentation of the room.
Do you want to spend an ideal day in Budapest? If the answer is yes, than match the escape room adventure and a stag do party to have a very special day! When you have an important day in your life, you have to give it a proper celebration. We will tell you why choose these two to have a memorable day!
Our escape rooms in Budapest often got inspiration from some thought-provoking movies, which feature some unique mysteries. These movies are great not just because they have mysteries and adventures in them, but also for great acting and directing. Take a look at our top picks!
Have your ever seen the great pyramids of Giza? Most people who have done so still cannot comprehend their vastness and amazing design. They also inspired our escape rooms. People are fascinated by these structures and donated their lives for the search of mysteries and secrets surrounding the pyramids. Listen to the greatest and yet unsolved mysteries of Ancient Egypt!
Marty, you have to come with me! The escape room in Budapest has a secret time machine that awaits you! Jump an adventure through time and space and discover the mystery of temporal paradoxes. Fans of the Back to the future franchise surely know that you need a DeLorean to travel through time. Do you agree?
It is probably the largest of human dilemmas to figure out how we perform best in our everyday life. Though we are different in some many possible ways, a decent number of people perform well under stress. What’s the secret and what does it have to do with escape rooms?
An exciting escape room is centered around a scary yet mysterious story, as our Motel escape room. When designing a new room escape room, we do some research into the subject to make the most of the game as we did with the motel story line. So, to look behind the curtains, here’s a list of motel stories that will convince you to try our motel based adventure!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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?
Imagine being trapped in a room with friends and not knowing how to get out.
Never tried an escape game? Here’s our list of signs that you will definitely love escape rooms.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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?”
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!
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!
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!
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?
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!
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 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!
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?
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!
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!
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!