Add incredible tech puzzles to your game
This is a seminar designed for technically minded individuals that want to learn more about the options available with tech and how to create a tech based room:
• Writing tech into your game
• Using off-the-shelf puzzles - where to get them.
• Central command systems
• Tech tricks (wiring) / building
• Taking non-tech devices and making them tech
• Finding people to build your custom tech
• 15 minutes for Q&A
Writing/Selling & Franchising your Escape Game
A seminar that presents various options in expanding your game, partnering with other groups, and selling game plans.
The Future of the Escape Game Industry
Is the industry a flash in the pan? Is it here to stay? This seminar will review both positions on the escape game industry and provide strategies to keep up with an influx of new games.
Write an escape game - In-House Group Activity! (2 hours)
Create powerful advertising for your Escape Game that works. (2-hour hands on workshop)
A hands on seminar where we'll learn about advertising and create and share ads, on-site. During the seminar, attendees will actually write their own benefit-driven ads they'll share with the class. Where should you invest money into advertising? This 60 minute seminar will cover all your advertising options with a focus on the power of viral marketing and social media. Includes an advertising checklist and ways to generate a direct (and trackable) ROI for your games.
• Viral (Third Party) Marketing
• Guerilla Advertising
• Traditional Media
• Social Media
• Google AdWords
• Print Collateral
What makes a good escape game?
A seminar by Escape Game Reviewers
• What makes a good escape game
• Top experiences - and why
• Big mistakes escape game owners make
Are other Escape Games really competitors?
Working with the competition, rather than against. Joining forces can increase your revenue.
Game Master Training
This is on-site training for Game Masters. Participants will learn the art of the game master and will “try out” their intro in small groups. The class will focus on user experience and the role of the game master pre-game, in-game, and post game.
• The art of the clue
Groupon / Living Social - Is it worth it? How to set up a deal that works.
Booking Systems - Q&A Panel
Find the exact booking company you’re looking for! A moderated panel where booking companies answer questions from the attendees. Compare and choose your booking company while you’re sitting in the audience!
ESCAPE GAME FINANCIALS & PROFIT MARGINS
Business industry vets take a look at the financials of escape games and offer tips on increasing profit margins and anticipating the future
Mobile Escape Games - Drive to corporate locations!
Take your escape game on the road and drive to corporate client locations, schools, summer camps and festivals! Learn how to create mobile room escape games, who to contact for set design, and the ins and outs of this lucrative industry.
Escape Games for kids — Get into this huge, untapped market
There's a huge market out there that's being overlooked by escape game owners: Kids under the age of 16. Add games specifically designed for kids and open your market to summer camps, schools, families — and more. Learn how to create games designed for kids aged 8-12
• How to create a kids game
- Learn how to create a kids game that feels fulfilling
and offers rewards
- Appeal to summer camps, schools, families and more
- Provide a fulfilling experience where kids feel like
they achieved something
- Basic tips on game writing
• Write Educational Games - Learning-based escape games
- Attract area schools and field trips for games that
involve a learning component
- Open your market to exhibit installations at local
museums and galleries
How to add Team Building to your escape game. Attract more corporate groups
How do you provide corporate groups with what they need to feel they got a solid team-building experience for their staff? This seminar delivers five sure-fire methods to add a team building value to your escape games including entry, in-game, and debriefing tips.
• Advertising (how to reach them)
• Entrance Delivery (how to add team-building into the intro)
• In Game Tips (team-building analysis in game)
• Exit photo (Important tips)
• Debriefing (This is vital in teambuilding)
• Follow Up Communications (Providing value to the HR)
Impact players with a powerful "debrief"
What to say. When to say it. How to track players activity in-game. Debriefing is a vital part of any experience, but overlooked by many game owners. In this dense, 60-minute seminar, we'll examine the art of the debrief, player awards, and take away collateral, content of debrief, and how to end every game with a positive player experience. We'll also take a look at the difference between debriefing for a friends group and a corporate team.
Escape Games — Lose the word "Escape" and be ahead of the curve
A seminar on other ways to approach games in this market. (i.e. Save The Princess). Takes a look at Boda Borg, Axe Hole, GPS Games and the other types of games that share this space in the industry. Create games that aren't escape based but have another goal. A seminar thatlooks at the possibility of audience tire with the word "escape", but not the experience.
Build your own tech puzzle - 2 hour intro to Raspberry Pi technology
An advanced workshop designed specifically for tech pros. This seminar will teach attendees how to create a rasberry pi puzzle prop. In the end, successful attendees will walk away with a push button panel that can activate a magnetic lock or light switch.
- Tech background
- Additional $75 for supplies
Build a Website Splash Page Workshop - An intro-level workshop where participants will build an interium website page during the seminar. Computer required. A 2-hour workshop where attendees will use a free Weebly platform and actually build their own website splash page during the session. It's a course that's ideal for individuals that do not have escape game room websites — but need to get something up fast. It's designed for individuals that know nothing about website building.
Attendee's sites will be live by the time the workshop is over. The template and online publishing is free.
• Setting up a free Weebly account
• Step-by-step splash page building
• Forwarding your domain to this page (if you have one)
• Setting it up with SEO
ESCAPE GAME 101 CLASSES
Opening an escape game, business tactics, do’s and don’ts. These are 101 tips and advisement classes designed for new and existing escape game owners.