Funhaven: Rainforest Renegades

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles    Hosting A nice variety of puzzles for a family Many rooms to discover One slightly ambiguous puzzle The noise from the park during the day Book here Funhaven is a theme park located just outside Ottawa, with various attractions for kids. They have been hosting several escape games for a few years, whose most famous is probably … Continue reading Funhaven: Rainforest Renegades

Jigsaw Escape Rooms: The Castle

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles    Hosting A prop that looked magical A large space and parallel puzzle structure adequate for big groups Somewhat empty setting The gamemaster entering into the room before the game Book here Jigsaw Escape Rooms is a large escape game venue in Ottawa very conveniently located in Byward market, just next to many restaurants and bars. They feature five … Continue reading Jigsaw Escape Rooms: The Castle

La Pièce: La Pièce Odyssey

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting Very beautiful decors Many references to science-fiction movies A lot of reading material Book here Every seven years, an interstellar portal opens towards a planet far away. Fourteen years ago, humans sent a rover to collect some data. Seven years ago, an explorer named “Darius Clark” was sent there in a spaceship, but has not given any news … Continue reading La Pièce: La Pièce Odyssey

Immersia: Evolvis

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting  A fantastic gamemaster animation Some original puzzles Somewhat simple decors Book here (as of February 2019, the website is in French only, but you can play the game in English – just contact the team to tell them you’d like to play it in English!) “In a close future, the overpopulation and intensive industry have critically diminished … Continue reading Immersia: Evolvis

Lock Academy: L’examen

As this room can only be played in French, this article is written in French. Expérience de jeu: EXCELLENTE Immersion   Gameplay    Déroulement Gameplay très fluide Scénario solide Décors variés et sophistiqués Grande variété de mécanismes Rien Réservez ici “Vous pensez être les meilleurs détectives ? Prouvez-le ! La prestigieuse Lock Academy lance son concours afin de sélectionner les plus doués d’entre vous ! L’examen que … Continue reading Lock Academy: L’examen

Mayze: The Truth of Osaka High

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting  A very well-made creepy atmosphere Some puzzles maladjusted Not enough time planned between two groups Book here Express review After playing the light and fun “Escape with Usavich“, it was now time for us to move to a much darker atmosphere. “Your friend Aya was found dead hanging in the school’s washroom, however the body went missing before … Continue reading Mayze: The Truth of Osaka High

Mayze: Escape with Usavich

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting   The humor and twisted logic Somewhat simple decors at place A gamemaster lacking enthusiasm Book here Express review “You and your friends are watching cartoons at home when it finally happens, you guys get sucked into the television. You appear before a warden who immediately throws you in jail. You look around the cell and you find yourself … Continue reading Mayze: Escape with Usavich