A double tour: Au pays des merveilles

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    A fantastic recreation of the Wonderland atmosphere. A nice variety of puzzles, some of which very innovative. A couple of puzzles are a bit classical. Book here ‘A double tour’ is very centrally located in Quebec city, in the heart of the pleasant St-Roch area. I was there for work and as I passed by … Continue reading A double tour: Au pays des merveilles

Room Escape: Serial killer charade

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    A fantastic, oppressive atmosphere. The gamemaster entering the room spoiled the immersion. Book here Roomescape is a big game complex in the suburbs of Ottawa: it features a few large multi-room escape games next to an archery tag game – think laser tag with bows. I tried the two escape games available at the … Continue reading Room Escape: Serial killer charade

Lucardo: Espionage

Game experience: AVERAGE Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting     A largely nonlinear puzzle structure, adequate for a group of beginners. Minimal immersion. Very classical puzzles. Book here I was passing by Manchester for work and had time to cram one escape game in my busy schedule. Lucardo seemed to have quite good reviews. I didn’t know anyone in Manchester to play with, but the owners … Continue reading Lucardo: Espionage

La pièce: Once upon a room

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    A good escape game on all respects, particularly suited for beginners. The Wonderland dimension was barely present. A useless red herring. Book here. ‘La pièce’ is a historical escape game venue in Paris – the fifth one to open in the capital city, in September 2014, if I believe this very informative chronology by Polygamer. … Continue reading La pièce: Once upon a room

Majestic Escape Game: Atlantide

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    Beautiful decors. Fun manipulations. The watch giving time and hints. A couple more puzzles would be welcome. Book here Majestic escape game appeared to me to be the perfect escape game for a first review on this blog. It has been created by Rémi and Benjamin, creators of the excellent French-speaking blog escapegame.paris (you can read … Continue reading Majestic Escape Game: Atlantide