The Ultimate Guide to Winning Escape Rooms

March 23, 2023

Written by David Watermeier

Escape rooms have become increasingly popular in recent years, offering players the opportunity to put their problem-solving skills to the test in a fun and challenging environment. At Escape Room Era, we are dedicated to providing premier family-friendly immersive and challenging escape room experiences that will leave players feeling exhilarated and fulfilled. In this ultimate guide, we will share some tips and tricks for winning at escape rooms, using our popular room, The Overgrown - Zombie Edition, as an example.

  1. Communication is Key One of the most important factors in winning at an escape room is effective communication among team members. It is essential that everyone is on the same page and working towards the same goal. At Escape Room Era, our rooms are designed to encourage teamwork and cooperation, so be sure to take advantage of this by sharing ideas and communicating clearly with your team.
  2. Don't Overthink While it may be tempting to overanalyze every clue and puzzle, sometimes the simplest solution is the correct one. an open mind and don't be afraid to try out different solutions until you find one that works. In The Overgrown - Zombie Edition, for example, players may be tempted to search for a complicated cure for zombification, but the answer may be right in front of them all along.
  3. Use Your Senses In an escape room, clues can come in many forms, including visual, auditory, and tactile. Pay close attention to your surroundings and use all of your senses to gather information. In The Overgrown - Zombie Edition, players may need to listen for sounds or feel for hidden objects in order to progress.
  4. Stay Organized Escape rooms can be overwhelming, with multiple puzzles and clues to solve simultaneously. It's important to stay organized and keep track of what you've solved and what you still need to work on. At Escape Room Era, our rooms are designed to provide a clear flow of clues and puzzles, but it's up to the players to keep track of their progress.
  5. Don't Give Up Above all, don't give up! Even if time is running out, keep working until the very end. At Escape Room Era, we believe that every player has what it takes to win, and we design our rooms to challenge and inspire. In The Overgrown - Zombie Edition, players may face setbacks and challenges, but with determination and teamwork, they can emerge victorious.

In conclusion, winning at an escape room requires teamwork, communication, and a willingness to think outside the box. At Escape Room Era, we offer a range of immersive and challenging rooms, including The Overgrown - Zombie Edition, that will put players' problem-solving skills to the test. By following these tips and staying focused, you can achieve victory and create unforgettable memories with your team.



Escape Room Era has been providing premier family-friendly immersive and challenging escape room experiences for the novice or enthusiast since February 2017.

In these completely private live games, participants use their team building, deductive reasoning, and problem-solving skills to beat the clock.

Players must quickly work together to find clues, solve a series of puzzles and riddles, and crack codes to ultimately accomplish their assigned mission within one hour.

Whether players consist of co-workers, family, friends, or schoolmates, they’ll be bonded by their memorable experience at Escape Room Era.

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