HintHunt, “Live Escape Game” in Paris

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Do you know the “Live Escape Game”? Of Asian origin, this game makes a team face a conundrum to solve, a sine qua non condition to escape the room in which participants are locked.

This concept is a real phenomenon in Hungary, where more than 40 centers and as many puzzles have already been created.  The first French center arrived in Paris a few weeks ago thanks to the HintHunt Paris team. Located in an old leather shop near the Pompidou Center, HintHunt Paris is currently offering one puzzle in 3 different rooms.

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Claustrophobics take note: Don’t worry this is not a remake of “The Cube,” the setting is well-ventilated and reassuring. The scheme even seems at first quite simple: “John Monroe, a private detective has been murdered in his office while investigating a murder,” you have 1 hour to solve the case. Easy! … On paper.

You’re off to an intense search for clues and especially an exhilarating intellectual gymnastics. You are master of your own time management and therefore your stress … And it is not so simple, 50% of teams who played failed to solve the puzzle in 60 minutes.

So are you ready to discover the murderer of John Monroe?

That little extra: the HintHunt Paris offers a bottle of champagne to each team who beats the record (currently at 54 minutes). The SoFrenchy team succeeded in 59m29s, pffff, that was close!
HintHunt Paris ( information and address) :
62 rue Beaubourg, 75003 Paris (metro Rambuteau, Arts et Metiers, Reaumur Sebastopol)
From 3 to 5 players, duation 1h30 (briefing: 15mn /game: 60mn / debriefing: 15mn)
Sessions are held every 2hours, from 10am to 10pm, 7j/7
HintHunt Paris can be done in french or english
Rate from 19  to 30 €, depending of number of players
Online booking: hinthunt.fr
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Mathieu BOULAY

Créateur SoFrenchy
Parisien de naissance, parisien de cœur, parisien dans l'âme, Mathieu traîne ses Nike sur les trottoirs de la capitale depuis sa plus tendre enfance. Plus encore que son style ou son accent, la Ville Lumière a éclairé sa curiosité : économie, société, techno, sport, people, toutes les rubriques de Google Actu l'intéresse. Faut dire qu'il y passe du temps sur la toile ! Un geek reclus devant son PC ? Non, plutôt un spécimen voyageur et festif, ouvert aux autres et au monde.

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