Reykjavik Escape: The Mafia

Game experience: AVERAGE Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting  The musical immersion. The only escape venue in Reykjavik. Reykjavik’s weather is a good incentive for playing escape games. Simple decors. Classical puzzles with lots of padlocks. Book here Playing an escape game may not be on top of your list of the to-do things if you are visiting Iceland, but think about it: Iceland weather’s is not … Continue reading Reykjavik Escape: The Mafia

Escape Agency: The apartment of Dr. Kang

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The hints given by the mobile phone. A non-sequential structure. The customizable difficulty levels.  A very classical theme. Book here Camouflaged as a clock company, the ‘Escape Agency’ is actually a secret service operation that sends agents to solve difficult missions. Your mission today is particularly tricky: a mad scientist has created a new product that could decimate … Continue reading Escape Agency: The apartment of Dr. Kang

Happy Hour: Escape café ‘Bledard-sur-Seine’

Game experience: GOOD Immersion (Not applicable)    Puzzles    Hosting  A nice variety of puzzles The two game modes (collaborative or competitive)  No immersion in the classical sense Book here The escape café “Bledard-sur-Seine” is a recent creation by “Happy hour escape game”. It has a very unique format in the world of escape games, with puzzles arranged across six large boxes, that you have 90 … Continue reading Happy Hour: Escape café ‘Bledard-sur-Seine’

Escape Masters: Zombie Apocalypse

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles     Hosting    The hint QR system A fairly convincing immersion Lots of padlocks Book here Escape Masters is this venue in Griffintown, located in an impressive industrial building, where we had been playing already ‘Italian mafia restaurant’ and ‘De-composed’ (as well as ‘The spy’, which I have yet to review). As usual, your first challenge will be to find … Continue reading Escape Masters: Zombie Apocalypse

Happy Hour: Police Academy of Palamento City

Game experience: ENTERTAINING Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting Some fun and clever manipulations The variety of puzzles Too many red herrings A relatively simple immersion Book here Before playing Professor Zoltan’s virus adventure at Happy hour escape game, we played their other scenario ‘Police academy of Palamento city’. You are applying to be part of the police force in Palamento city, and as a … Continue reading Happy Hour: Police Academy of Palamento City

Happy hour: Professor Zoltan’s virus

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting  A room decorated by artists that fits well the theme. A few fun, science-inspired puzzles. A couple of pen-and-paper riddles. Book here ‘Happy hour escape game’ is one of the historical venue in Paris – the 6th one to open, in October 2014. They feature three rooms: one for beginners (‘Le cachot du chevalier noir’), and … Continue reading Happy hour: Professor Zoltan’s virus