Escape Osaka: Dark Zen

Game experience: EXCELLENT    Immersion    Puzzles     Hosting The original scenario The full-fledged dynamic of the game The Japaneseness Nothing significant Book here The escape room connoisseurs know that the first room ever opened in 2007 in Japan, hosted by SCRAP Entertainment Inc. The concept has since transcended borders and gained the success it has today, SCRAP itself having expanded to more than 50 rooms … Continue reading Escape Osaka: Dark Zen

LOST Taiwan: Stolen

Game experience: GOOD    Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting The difficulty The variety of puzzles The last puzzle Noises from outside the room Book here On March 18, 1990, 13 works of art valued at 500 million of dollars were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Earlier, the guards had admitted two men posing as police officers responding to a disturbance call. … Continue reading LOST Taiwan: Stolen

LOST Taiwan: The Walled City

Game experience: ENTERTAINING    Immersion     Puzzles       Hosting The variety of puzzles The educative approach regarding the history of Hong-Kong The anachronistic elements The communication through an intercom The gamemaster entering the room Some misleading mechanisms Book here It is said that the ancestors of the “King of Kowloon” Tsang Tsou Choi received from the hands of the emperor Qing the property deeds of … Continue reading LOST Taiwan: The Walled City

Escape City Buffalo: The Hangover

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The great decor The well-thought puzzle structure The mature humor A super immersive device Nothing Book here “After a wild night out in Las Vegas, you and your friends wake up in a hotel suite with no clue where you are or what happened. All you know is that you stole a lot of money from the Russian Mafia … Continue reading Escape City Buffalo: The Hangover

Limitless: Prison Break

Game experience: VERY GOOD    Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting The difficulty of the puzzles The interactivity The cooperation Lots of code locks Book here The Limitless agency, situated near the National Taiwan University, has just sent you on your latest mission: recover decisive military intel from North Korea! You will be passing as a prisoner in Kim Jong-un’s jails, where one of Limitless’s best—agent … Continue reading Limitless: Prison Break

Limitless: The Warrant

  Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles     Hosting The difficulty of the puzzles The anxiety The story The cooperation Lots of code locks Book here Situated a few steps away from the National Taiwan University, Limitless is an English-friendly venue hosting two rooms (with a third one coming up soon!). We had the chance to test each of them (see the review of the … Continue reading Limitless: The Warrant