Frequently Asked Questions

What is Crime Runners?

Crime Runners is an advancement of the classic Escape the Room-Games. You and your friends enter a room full of riddles and have one hour to finish a mission. You have to solve different logical riddles in order to achieve your aim.

How do I pay?

You can pay cash before you start your mission, via PayPal or via electronic transfer.

How many people can play at the same time?

The riddle rooms are suitable for 2 to 6 people. If you want to play with more than 6 players, we advise to split in different groups and book more than one room.

What language do I have to speak?

You can play our games in German and English. German players should also have basic knowledge of English.

How old should I be to play?

For the understanding of the course of events we recommend a minimal age of 14 years. If there is a group of younger Crime Runners, at least one adult should be taking part.

Where do I find you?

Crime Runners is located in Maria-Theresien-Str 3/1a in the 9th district of Vienna. It is 3 minutes by foot from the main University building and the Underground station U2 Schottentor. We are looking forward to your visit!

Is Crime Runners suitable as a Teambuilding measure?

Definitely YES! The riddle rooms stimulate the cooperation of a team and allow you to get to know your colleages from a new point of view. They show how a team manages time pressure and solves problems. And most importantly it is fun. Just call +43 1 997 2939 or write to We then discuss your individual wishes and find a date.

...or as a gift for family and friends?

Another clear YES! You can easily order your voucher on our website. Crime Runners is also suitable for birthday and wedding-eve parties as well as other special occasions.

What is the procedure on the day of our game?

Please, try always to be here at least 10 minutes before your game starts to ensure that your game can start on time. You don’t have to bring any special tools, clothes or other things. The riddles are just based on logic and do not require any muscular strength.

What happens when you’re stuck with a riddle?

There are always hints integrated in the course of events during the game. If these are not enough, there is always the possibility to contact us via walkie-talkie during the game – for instance if you’re stuck with a task or if you want to stop the game.

Any other questions?

If you have any other question that is not listed here, you can send us a message via the Contact page.