Freeing Canada Station: Pirate’s Prize

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles     Hosting   Nice wooden decors A 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 … 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

X-Cape: Tomb of Anubis

Game experience: ENTERTAINING Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The very sophisticated decors. The Indiana-Jones-like mechanisms. The abysmal hosting. Many dysfunctioning elements. The uncalibrated difficulty. Book here “When you booked your vacation to see the great pyramids, you thought it would be more interesting. But as your tour guide drones on and on about different types of ancient pottery and myths, you decide you could have much … Continue reading X-Cape: Tomb of Anubis

Immersia: The Picadilly Cabaret

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting Sophisticated immersion enhanced by lights, sounds and videos. Some puzzles are a bit classical. Book here Just after exiting the creepy cabin of Weekend at the Shack, we started with Alexandra and Virginie from OWAG a new adventure at Immersia Laval. “You’re in a 1930’s London abandoned cabaret, the one where the famous diva Emma Albani would perform … Continue reading Immersia: The Picadilly Cabaret

Immersia: Week-end at the Shack

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting A real scenario that unfolds during the adventure. The feeling of entrapment and vulnerability. Some puzzles are a bit classical. Book here Immersia was to my knowledge the first escape company to open in Laval, Montreal’s largest suburb. When they started, they had two games, Week-end at the Shack and Picadilly Cabaret (they opened a few more … Continue reading Immersia: Week-end at the Shack

Find the Key: Cabin in the Woods

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting High quality decors, both inside and outside the cabin. Smart puzzles with few padlocks. The TV screen in the woods. Only 45 minutes playing time. Book here A spooky cabin in the woods is definitely one of the horror movie archetype – and therefore, a very fitting theme for an escape game. I went to play … Continue reading Find the Key: Cabin in the Woods