Sauve Qui Peut: Dendera’s secret

Game experience: VERY GOOD
IMMERSION: 4.5 / PUZZLES: 4.5 / HOSTING: 4
Your team of adventurers is now in front of the Dendera temple. The stars are aligned, the door is unlocked for one complete hour. Inspired by Indiana Jones’ spirit, you will enter the old sanctuary to fetch the heavily secured sacred Light. Will you be able to steal it under the watch of Anubis? Continue reading Sauve Qui Peut: Dendera’s secret

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 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, who has been mysteriously … Continue reading Freeing Canada Station: Unforeseeable Pyramide

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 more fun … Continue reading X-Cape: Tomb of Anubis

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 free Dr. … Continue reading Hourglass Escapes: Rise of the Mad Pharaoh

Mystery room: Pharaoh’s treasure

Game experience: TERRIBLE Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    Nothing Everything Despite occasional shortcomings, nearly all escape games I had played so far had been a fun experience, with dedicated owners, designers and gamemasters who work hard to provide a good experience. It was therefore an interesting experience to play at Mystery Room, as I could hardly imagine that the quality of an escape game … Continue reading Mystery room: Pharaoh’s treasure