If you never used to be a fan of the escape room, but you are today, then it is because you have gained some skills. However this is the opposite of what used to happen some decades ago. If you have come to like the escape room, then it is due to uncovering some secrets. Now that you all have the essentials this is why the game is so fun. You should use the essentials all the time even though the escape room keeps changing. If you land with the best essentials like listed below, you will become a pro you always wished to be.
You might have missed the win when you enter the room because you failed somewhere. Having a group of persons who are not ready for the task means you will not get to any of the first levels. It is essential that you be careful when choosing who should be in the room because everyone will define whether the escape is going to be a success or failure. If you know the strong points of your members, then give them the right responsibilities. You can have a representative with better language skills to do the talking.
If any of your members are overdressed, then this could be a red flag because it is a sign of failure. Flexibility is one of the qualities you all need to have for the escape room activities. Being overdressed could prevent you to crawl in thin spaces, climbing ladders or be in some passageways squeezing your body to fit. You cannot dress in so many clothes while you will need to do such activities. Do not think about being in uncomfortable shoes or some buggy attires.
If you are sure about the puzzled, you do not need to act anything like a monster in the game. Take things to step by step and put together the clues objects with the rest of your team. Being a monster will mess you up because everyone will waste time waiting for you to find clues while you have no idea what you are doing. If you do this, then you will get it all wrong and spend more time than you expected. Updating each of your group members is essential, and this is the work of the spokesman in the game. Wasting time begins when you do not speak to each other in the escape room.