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QUESTIONS

How does a virtual escape room work?

  • Play with your team together at home or virtually via video conferencing
  • If playing virtually, you should elect one member of the team to access the game and share their screen with the rest of the group

How do we get started?

  • Donate using the link provided on our website to receive an access code
  • Click the START GAME button on our homepage or on the donation website
  • You must use a desktop/laptop computer in order to start the game
  • Enter your access code 
  • The game will begin once the access code is entered 

Where does my donation go?

  • Escape From Quarantine is a volunteer effort and does not take any profit from your donations
  • Donations should be made using the link on our website and 100% of your donation will go to support Canada's Children's Hospital Foundations
  • You will receive a tax receipt for the full amount of your donation 

What are the system requirements?

  • The game must be accessed from a desktop/laptop computer; it is not suitable for phone or tablet devices
  • You will need internet access

  • In order to access all clues, you will need access to an Instagram account (one per group) and a music identification app such as Shazam

  • Ensure the computer audio is turned ON

How long is the game?

  • The game typically takes 90 minutes 
  • There is no time limit
  • Feel free to challenge your friends for the quickest time! 

Who can play?

  • We recommend playing in groups of 1-6
  • If playing virtually, we recommend using Zoom, Teams, Meet, or any other video conferencing  application with screen sharing capabilities
  • One member of the team should be designated to access the game and share their screen with the rest of the group

Can we play with a larger group?

  • Of course!
  • If playing with a large group, we recommend dividing into smaller teams of approximately 6 players
  • The breakout room feature can be helpful if you have a videoconferencing application with this option
  • We recommend that you assign one person per team as the lead and have them share their screen with the group

Is this a good team building activity?

  • Yes! Our games have been used by many groups as an innovative team building/corporate event
  • With so many people working from home, it is especially important to maintain morale and connectivity 
  • Please see above for tips on playing with larger groups 
  • You have the option to make a single donation on behalf of the group or individual donations 

Other questions?

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