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

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 … Continue reading Limitless: The Warrant

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

PanIQ Escape Room: Insane Asylum 2

Game experience: ENTERTAINING Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting    The oppressive atmosphere. The gamemastering process. Book here PanIQ Escape Room is one of the two Georgetown escape venues in DC, the other being Escape Room Live. Contrarily to the latter, you won’t be grouped with strangers in this franchised escape venue. You can find in the small reception hall a nice selection of jigsaws to warm … Continue reading PanIQ Escape Room: Insane Asylum 2

The Great Escape Room: Moriarty’s Gameroom

Game experience: AVERAGE Immersion    Puzzles     Hosting    A paradise for scavengers. Well-adapted to big groups. Some puzzles requiring US-centered general knowledge. The artificial theme. Book here The Great Escape Room is an escape game chain across the US that features many venues, from Florida to Michigan, Ohio or Illinois. Their website describes them as “a unique blend of traditional escape room and a challenging … Continue reading The Great Escape Room: Moriarty’s Gameroom

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

Find the Key: Insomnium

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting A second generation room with no padlocks. High quality red herrings. The symmetric structure of the game. One or two small dysfunctions during our game. Book here If you’re a fan of Stranger Things, you must certainly have wondered what it would feel to be trapped in the Upside Down. That’s the experience Find the Key proposes to … Continue reading Find the Key: Insomnium