How do I make a homemade escape room?
- CREATE YOUR SETTING AND THEME. Don’t just put players into a game—draw them into a new world.
- DETERMINE HOW PLAYERS DISCOVER CLUES. Once you’ve landed on a theme, you can choose props and clues that fit into the scenario you’ve created.
- DESIGN YOUR PUZZLES AND GAMEFLOW.
What should I put in my escape room?
- Numbers and Texts.
- Physical Puzzles.
- Light and Sound.
- Hidden Objects.
- Visual Design.
- Logic Puzzles.
- Combination Puzzles.
Can you create your own escape room? Setting up your own Escape Room is an exciting project, especially if you’ve never done it before. But it’s a mission you can succeed in if you follow a few rules. Let’s start by not being too ambitious and limit our first game to 30 minutes instead of an hour.
How much does it cost to make your own escape room? The cost to start an escape room will depend on many factors, but traditional escape rooms cost a minimum of $10,000 to start. Portable escape rooms cost closer to a minimum of $4,000 or $5,000, plus transportation.