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 in Japan and … 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. Once inside, these men … 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 the Kowloon Walled City, in … Continue reading LOST Taiwan: The Walled City

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 Z—has left behind indications … 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 other room … Continue reading Limitless: The Warrant

Escape Room 071: Einstein’s Madness

Game experience: GOOD Immersion Puzzles Hosting The difficulty of the puzzles The uneven immersion Book here Enter the magical world of the biggest genius that has ever lived: Albert Einstein. You step into his office and suddenly you don’t feel well. What is your intuition telling you? Does everything seem normal or is everything suddenly feeling strange? Can you keep your head cool and escape this … Continue reading Escape Room 071: Einstein’s Madness

Questomatica: Wake Up!

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion Puzzles Hosting The atmosphere backed by light and sound effects The puzzles all being congruent with the setting Nothing Book here Matilda’s dreams are always happy and cheerful, but this time something went wrong. Thousands of fantasies, riddles and illusions got mixed up in a mysterious and unpredictable knot, and you are trapped right in the middle of it! Become a part … Continue reading Questomatica: Wake Up!

Quest Factor: Mad Scientist

Game experience: GOOD Immersion Puzzles Hosting Impressive machinery, setting and special effects Adapted to beginners, as advertised A small dysfunction during our game Book here Mad Professor Manifesto is furious at the world as his latest invention gets him ridiculed within the science community and fired from the greatest lab in the world. He sets off the same advanced nuclear reactor that was supposed to rid … Continue reading Quest Factor: Mad Scientist