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

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

Freeing Canada Station: Pirate’s Prize

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles     Hosting   Nice wooden decorsA good puzzle structure The limited number of puzzles The gamemaster entering the room Book here Express review “A friend aboard the Red Pearl has tipped you off that its captain, Silverstone, has acquired an artifact worth a hundred times its weight in gold. To gain entry to the ship, you hatch a plan to track … Continue reading Freeing Canada Station: Pirate’s Prize

Freeing Canada Station: Unforeseeable Pyramide

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles    Hosting   The scenario The variety of mechanisms One malfunctioning puzzle The gamemaster entering the room Book here Express review Freeing Canada Station is located in Toronto’s boonies, so we played two games in a row when going there. The first one was Unforeseeable pyramid. “You were asked to clean out the office of an archeology professor, Dr. Johnathan Bancroft, … Continue reading Freeing Canada Station: Unforeseeable Pyramide

Codex: Spaceship Graveyard

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The excellent immersion The well-thought puzzle structure A very friendly and passionate team A moral dilemma to solve Nothing significant Book here Codex is an escape venue that recently opened in Laval, conveniently located just in front of the subway Cartier station. The local is really huge, and they are planning to open many rooms; as a start, … Continue reading Codex: Spaceship Graveyard