They are literally in a basement, a few floors down in Aviation House, right in the halloween props for sale on 12 Johnston Street. Your sets have to be extremely detailed and you have to go with elegant costuming, and then somehow cover all of that in blood. It's featuring spectacular game designs, nonlinear game structures, and next level electronics, including physical sensors, light sensors, interactive props; - all triggered by player interaction.
I blame horror movies over the past 15 years for that. That year has come to surface and now Wellington can claim their very own fully mechanical escape room. The unnoticed world that lies beneath are floors and floors of businesses or work places, this is where the true magic of Escape mate happens.
The first session will be Halloween themed and full of spooky surprises to catch you out, with only 60mins to complete the task. And let's be honest, building coffins can be a lot of work. Vampires: "They're among the coolest, but when you decide to do something that's vampire-themed, you've got a lot of work ahead of you.
Eight stories below the hustle and bustle of the city life, also lies a workshop filled with random objects – some that make no sense, but once pieced together with engineer support and researched professionals, a master piece emerges and becomes the tardis of the Spaceship, the centre piece of a new themed escape game. We discussed activities that we could all do together.
Since opening in June 2016, Mr Mannix said up to 2000 teams of two to five people had escaped or attempted to escape from his fiendishly themed rooms. An escape room is an adventure game in which you’re locked in a room and you use clues to solve puzzles to unlock the door so you can escape. The Gedding room is based on a 1960s local property dealer, who was found guilty of swindling insurance companies for more than £300,000 after multiple fires at his properties.
The 'Geddings room' is based on local figure Geoffrey Allen from the 60s. I’m absolutely buzzing - it’s such an adrenaline rush being able to watch people on the CCTV and seeing them jump up and down,” said Mr Cunningham, who has watched the craze of haunted house props rise over the last few years.