An escape room is a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles using clues, hints and strategy to complete the objectives at hand. Players are given a set time limit to unveil the secret plot which is hidden within the rooms. Escape rooms are inspired by “escape-the-room”–style video games.

How does the escape room work?
That you paid for. The name of the game is “Escape Room” — a literal description for a complicated endeavor. A team of people signs up to be locked in a room, and must find clues and solve puzzles to complete a given mission and find the key to escape.

What is an escape room experience?
The experience is part of a fully-immersive real-life game called, appropriately enough, an “escape room,” in which small groups of participants are given a series of riddles, puzzles and clues in order to find a way out of an actual chamber, usually within an hour.
How do you play escape the room?
If you’re not familiar with these escape the room escape games, here’s the gist: you’re locked in a room with one of more people, and you’ve got an hour to find the key to escape the room using clues scattered about. Use the clues to solve the puzzles. Solve the puzzles to find the key. Find the key to escape the room.