The first escape room is said to have opened in 2007 in Kyoto, Japan. Within ten years, the industry grew to over 8,000 escape room companies worldwide, including 1,000 rooms available in the United Kingdom alone. With sudden growth, escape rooms have advanced and developed in new ways. From multi-room games, to immersive actors and more. Escape room designers are bringing in new elements to make the game more exciting for players. One of the growing trends in escape rooms is the level of difficulty for players. Harder clues, more evolved puzzles and higher stakes are becoming more popular, adding to the overall experience. But why are games with a low escape rate in such demand?