• Cryptology Barcelona Escape Room Tour


    The second leg of our European tour, we chose Barcelona. The post of the first leg in Budapest can be found here. This blog post is to talk about the trip, logistics, Mark’s opinion of the games – hopefully spoiler-free, but some nuances of the game which may be better left as a surprise if…

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  • European Escape Room Trip


    Why? To celebrate the completion of the latest Nottingham room, Daylight Robbery. Cryptology decided to go do an Escape Room trip to some venues that had been recommended in Barcelona and Budapest. As one-third of the escape team was from Yorkshire we decided to choose our next destination from Budapest based on nothing more than…

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  • Stuff that, Christmas is Coming!


    With Black Friday on the horizon and Cyber Monday swiftly calculating your bank accounts demise. There is something else that gets my festive juices bubbling, Christmas dinner. Turkey, roast potatoes, sprouts, stuffing, pigs in blankets, a glass bottle of wine and pulling crackers. The fact you get out your best cutlery, fancy table cloth that…

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  • Getting Critical of ‘The Crypt’ (Part 1)


    We relocated a year and a half ago allowing us to make new games and more escape rooms. However due to this we closed one of our favourite games, The Crypt. We learnt a lot from designing and running this game for two years so keep reading to take away our most valuable lessons. Sudden…

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  • Building a Team at Cryptology


    What is Team Building? Team Building, as the name would imply,  is an activity where colleagues work together to build workplace unity. Companies all over the world use a variety of techniques and strategies to help employees to get to know each other and advance their problem-solving skills, boost creative thinking and unify as a team towards…

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