Shaping a Theme

Escape room’s in-room screen is fully customizable through the settings menu. Select and customize one of the 30+ available preset themes or design your own. Always keep in mind that customization procedure requires minimal training and support. Use your imagination and make your in-room screen part of the atmosphere. This tutorial aims to help new users to get […]

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Using Room Editor

This tutorial briefly describes you in single steps how to store the room parameters. Step 0: Open room editor and click on the “Select and existing or create a new one” combo box. Step 1: Select <Create Room> Step 2: Select a name to describe your room (“Title“) and the duration of the game (“Time in minutes“). The “Number […]

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Audio output

Houdini MC can (simultaneously or not) manage the following audio output categories: Main theme (This sound starts automatically and continues in loop while the game is active) Additional Sounds (The game master can send these sounds during the game using the <Sounds> tab) Alert Tones (These  short in time tones are accessible through the <Shortcuts> tab […]

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Score Board

Game master can use the embedded scoreboard to retrieve information about the played games, the success rate, the average required time and so on. Additionally, the game master can display in the in-room screen the best team together with the best remaining time for each room. Moreover, game-masters and owners can automatically upload to their website the game statistics. Additionally, […]

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Scheduled Events

Houdini MC supports 2 different types of  “Scheduled Events”: Timed-Events and “Incoming Events from Smart Mechanisms” Click on ” Scheduled Events” menu and then select “Add Event“. To add a Timed-Event, simply select the “Timed-Event” option from the event type menu. Next select the time you want the event to be executed. Houdini MC provides the ability to […]

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How to connect Control and Escape room

This tutorial briefly describes how Houdini MC can connect the Game Master Room with the In-Room Monitor. Please note that all the following solutions support more than one in-room screens. HDMI Connection: (Recommended) Also read this tutorial Server: A Windows computer In-room Screen: TV monitor with HDMI input. HDMI Cable Benefits: Transmit Screen, Soundtrack and Voice […]

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Mobile Smart Menu (MSM)

Houdini MC gives you the ability to remotely monitor and interact with your rooms, using any mobile phone or tablet. To enable this feature go on <Settings->Connections> and enable the  “Mobile Smart-Menu”. After activating the “Mobile Smart-Menu“, Houdini MC automatically activates and locks the “Remote Access” and “Incoming HTTP Get Requests” options. If you want to […]

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