We recently had the pleasure of meeting Will, the owner of Brighton’s very own first-of-its-kind Escape game. These types of games are gaining popularity fast in the UK, providing fun and unique ways to spend time with friends, bond as a family, or complete some team-building with colleagues. We were lucky enough to secure an interview with Will who owns Brighton’s first escape game! Here’s how it went:
Hi Will, Great to meet you!
So tell us, what first inspired you to set up your own escape game experience here in Brighton?
I have been in the Escape Game industry for two years working in Berlin, Germany. I always wanted to have one in my home country and thought Brighton would be the ideal location as we would be the first and only game in that location.
It’s very exciting that you were the first person to open an escape game in Brighton! The experience sounds really interesting, what does completing the task involve?
You have to work as a team. The game requires detective work, intuition, brain power and a little luck to solve the mission.
It sound’s challenging! Do many people manage to solve the mystery within the time limit?
Yes we have about a 70% success rate from teams
Are the murder mysteries based on true stories?
Yes, they are based around ‘The Brighton Trunk Murders’ from 1934
Ooh spooky! Would you say your experience is catered for a particular audience?
Anybody really. The game is ideal for players aged 10 – 70. It’s a fun game for families, friends, students and business team building events.
Are you hoping to continue to grow your company? Where would you like to expand to?
Yes we will be opening a second game at the beginning of 2016 in Brighton.
What do people enjoy most about your experience?
Most teams leave feeling very excited because they have never had an experience like this before. There is a ‘rush’ teams feel as they solve puzzles and different clues come together to reveal a solution. It’s a very unique experience and every team will experience a different game depending on the personalities of the group.
Finally do you have anything you would like to add? Tell new/potential customers?
Just that if you are looking for something different or looking for something unique to do in Brighton, then come check us out. You can read on Facebook and TripAdvisor that every group is giving us 5 star reviews and want to come back to play another game. We promise you won’t be disappointed.
Do you think you’ve got what it takes to solve the murder at Brighton Pier?
Purchase your voucher here and find out!