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The space invaders

The story behind space invaders

The fourth edition of the Wacky Mystery Games subscription takes us to outer space. We’re leaving the planet, try to enter a spaceship and destroy it in order to save the planet. Yes, it sounds epic, but

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Three people dancing

Why do we dance?

Have you ever wondered why we dance? Or how it is that we dance at al and where dance comes from? First traces of dancing can be found on cave paintings in India dating to about 8000

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Dragon Trail 2022 ready to start

After 2 years of waiting we are thrilled to announce that The UK Wacky Wheels road trip is finally taking place! We couldn’t be more excited! If you are now wondering, what road trip we are talking

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2021 review

Look back at 2021

Year ends call for reviews and summaries. When we started back in 2019 with the mystery road trip we did not intend to create more escape games. Fast forward 3 years ahead and we have 6 mystery

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Amsterdam canals

Lockdown activiteiten in Amsterdam

Helaas zitten we weer in een nieuwe lockdown. Daardoor wordt het aantal leuke activiteiten dat je kunt doen in de kerstvakantie behoorlijk beperkt. Maar niet getreurd! We hebben een aantal van onze favoriete lockdown activiteiten in Amsterdam

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Game gifts under the Christmas tree

Christmas gifts and ideas

Ideal gifts for escape room fans, puzzle and mystery lovers With Christmas getting closer and closer it’s time to think about gift ideas. We know that some of you are already done with their shopping lists, but

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9 things to do while at home

Spending time at home doesn’t have to be boring! Here a proposal of 9 things you can do while at home: Play board games Playing board games is always a fun way to spend time with friends

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A mainland perspective on driving in the UK

  In order to find interesting locations and roads and to get inspiration for location-specific puzzles for the next Wacky Wheels event (‘The Dragon Trail’), I went on my own little road trip through the UK. Of

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The 1907 race – from Peking to Paris

  In this blogpost, I will tell you the interesting story about a road trip that took place more than 100 years before the first Wackywheels event. I do think that Wackywheels is a challenging, adventurous and

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The answer to the green-eyed dragon puzzle

Remember the post we made about the most difficult logic puzzle in the world about the green-eyed dragons? (if not, you should definitely read this first). Brace yourself, because here comes to answer! On the 100th midnight, every

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Driving around Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands! Not everyone recalls the name, but when you show them a picture of houses with a rooftop fully covered in grass, they’ll know which place you mean.   All the breathtaking views definitely make

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Europe connected by strings

Wacky Wheels goes UK

You haven’t heard from us for a while. But it had a reason. We were full-on preparing for the very first Wacky Wheels edition and we actually just got home after some really great days with 19

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VR room: Safe Night

Preparations for day 1? Check!   Preparations for day 2? Check!   Preparations for day 3? Check!     Still lots to do before the start of “The Lost Cure” but we felt we deserved a break!

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Escape Room tips and tricks

Breaking out from an escape room is an exciting and fun experience! However, sometimes it can be hard to find and connect the right clues together. To prevent you from ever getting stuck again, Wacky Wheels has

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Hidden room

The name of the game

From now on, the September edition will be called ‘The Lost Cure’. Days before the actual event, all teams receive a message which reveals more about the story of The Lost Cure and the quest you will

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What is Wacky Wheels

What is Wacky Wheels?

‘So…what is Wacky Wheels?’   We hear this question sometimes… Of course for the four of us the answer is obvious, since we are the masterminds behind it. However, sometimes it’s easy to forget, that it’s not

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Escape Room Steampunk

Escape room: Steampunk

The closer the first WackyWheels edition gets, the more there is to do. Administration, buying goodies for during the event, defining fair points per puzzle, adjusting the puzzles based on test findings and even already thinking ahead

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Every week a new puzzle

As we do need your brains in perfect shape for next Wacky Wheels edition, we create a new puzzle every week. Can you solve them all? Finding a specific puzzle to hard, ask for a hint in

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Road trips: Furka Pass, Switzerland

Located in the snowy Alps at the elevation of 2 431m, The Furka Pass is one of the world’s most iconic and exciting drives you should definitely drive at least once in your lifetime! The road encompasses

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Escape room: The Curse Amsterdam

In our preparations to create the puzzles for Wacky Wheels, we get inspiration by doing escape rooms now and then. This also is a great excuse to just do them since, apart from getting inspiration, we just

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Next level driving: the Nurburgring

The four people behind Wacky Wheels all share some common interests: escape rooms and road trips. The road trip part is enjoyed for a diversity of things such as beautiful sceneries, historical sights, lively cities or that

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Escape room: Locked Amsterdam

Locked Amsterdam, located near Sloterdijk, was founded by Maurits Woudenberg – a jazz musician by trade with a passion for tinkering.   You can choose to escape in two rooms: The Liberman Conspiracy or The Submarine, with

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Wacky Wheels, a classic arcade game

“Why is your event called Wacky Wheels?” is a question we regularly hear. There seems to be a clear distinction between the generation that remembers playing this very old PC game and the generation that doesn’t. For

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Best road trips in Europe

Road trips: Trollstigen, Norway

Also known as the Troll’s Path, Trollstigen, the road 63, is a part of the Norwegian Scenic Route: Geiranger – Trollstigen. According to the Norwegian folk legend the trolls come out every night and roam through the

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rock paper scissors

Road trip car games

No matter if you’re going on an awesome road trip or there is just a long car drive ahead of you, we’ve got you covered with some entertainment! Here’s our pick for the best car games to

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The Lost Cure

A mysterious letter

Your doorbell rings. You open the door and see a mysterious figure with deep, dark eyes staring at you. The figure reaches deep inside his pockets and for a heartbeat you fear a knife to appear. However,

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19 September

19-21 September

YES! The dates have been chosen. At September 19 the 2019 edition of Wacky Wheels is bound to start. Don’t forget to subscribe your team as there is only place for 50 teams!

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