Escape City: The Hangover

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The great decors The well-thought puzzle structure The mature humor A super immersive event towards the end 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 … Continue reading Escape City: The Hangover

Esc4pe: The Investigator

Game experience: ENTERTAINING Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The musical and light immersion. Some original puzzles with cool manipulations. Some simple decors. A couple of ambiguous puzzles. Book here Esc4pe is an independent escape game company whose games are all unified by a “spy” theme. The Gauntlet is your recruitment test, The Minimalist will be your first assignment, and finally their most recent scenario, The Investigator, … Continue reading Esc4pe: The Investigator

Quest Factor: The Castle

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting  The scenarized puzzle structure. A convincing medieval atmosphere. The multiple ways to get hints. The walkie-talkie and the tablet do not fit in this environment. Book here The Seattle venue of Quest Factor is conveniently located near university of Washington (whose campus is really worth a visit if you’re around Seattle – don’t miss their Harry Potter-style … Continue reading Quest Factor: The Castle

Hourglass Escapes: Rise of the Mad Pharaoh

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting  The fantastic sarcophagus! Lots of puzzles The roles and their personalized hints The simple decors around the sarcophagus Book here “YOU HAVE 60 MINUTES TO SAVE DR. CARTER! HURRY, TIME IS RUNNING OUT! With just your wits, clues from crates of artifacts, and notes from the trapped archaeologist, you must solve puzzles, discover mysteries, and help … Continue reading Hourglass Escapes: Rise of the Mad Pharaoh

Hour to Midnight: Assassin’s Deadly Game

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting  A great gameplay, well-adapted to big groups Puzzles everywhere! Somewhat simple decors  Book here After playing The Secrets of Nibiru at Hour to Midnight, I got the opportunity to join another group to play Assassin’s Deadly Game – with just a bit of time in between to chat with the two passionate owners, and to discover the … Continue reading Hour to Midnight: Assassin’s Deadly Game

Locurio: The Storykeeper

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting A fantastic actor play The device accompanying you during your adventure Beautiful decors A well-thought gameplay Nothing Book here There must be something magical in the air of the Fremont area in Seattle: a troll coming out of the ground, a park where strange factory-shaped constructions seem to grow out of nowhere… and Locurio, one of the … Continue reading Locurio: The Storykeeper

The Escape Artist: 13th Floor

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting A full-motion room The immersive introduction The gamemaster entering the room Book here The Escape Artist is a recently opened venue in Seattle that boasts on having America’s “first full motion escape room”. Needless to say, I was very intrigued by this description, so I went to try this room during my Seattle trip. “You and your … Continue reading The Escape Artist: 13th Floor