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Build a Virtual Escape Room
Have you been yearning to create an Escape Room for your friends to try out? Are you desperate to boggle your friends’ brains with the fiendish puzzles you’ve devised? Then why not learn how to build your own Virtual Escape Room in the form of a website. We’ll use simple online tools to plan and create diabolical puzzles that will leave your friends scratching their heads.
Build a Virtual Escape Room
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Learn about Virtual Escape Rooms
Learn how you can use a website builder to build your own Escape Room
Learn how to plan your Escape Room
We'll talk about ways to plan out your Virtual Escape Room including how to come up with puzzles
Look at sources for images, video and sound
We'll talk about sites where you can legally get high quality images and other media to use in your projects
What is a Fire Tech Experience?
Fire Tech Experiences are regular, super short, high-interest sessions about the very latest developments in technology on topics you will love. Designed and led by inspiring, enthusiastic experts, …
Fire Tech Experiences are regular, super short, high-interest sessions about the very latest developments in technology on topics you will love. Designed and led by inspiring, enthusiastic experts, Fire Tech Experiences introduce you to new worlds and ideas from the comfort of home.
With the outbreak of the Pandemic, lots of things that we might have done to pass the time have become unavailable. One thing that lots of people enjoy is trying to solve Escape Rooms. Escape Rooms involve your team solving different puzzles and finds hidden clues to “escape the room.” Virtual escape rooms create a mysterious and dynamic storyline through a remote setting.
In this session, we show you how to use a website building tool to create an awesome Virtual Escape Room of your own!
From planning out the theme, to finding places that can provide high-quality, graphics and video, we’ll take you through the steps needed to get you started in making your own Escape Room Experience.
FireTech Experiences are a new series of short, high interest, fun and engaging tech demonstrations and talks. These are delivered in webinar style, using Zoom, with the main expert tutor showcasing a new interesting aspect of technology and learning. Apart from Zoom, no other downloads are required.
What your child will learn
- How a Virtual Escape Room can be implemented as a website
- How to use a website builder to create your Escape Room
- How to plan out a theme for your Escape Room
- How to come up with puzzles that can used in various ways
- Where to find high quality images and other media that can be legally used on your site
- How to add an extra layer of polish to the final product to make it even better