Sauve Qui Peut: Dendera’s secret

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting Very nice Egyptian decors Sophisticated mechanisms A team of passionate gamemasters The gamemaster entering into the room before the game starts Book here Dendera’s Secret is a direct portal from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, located 50 kms away from Montreal, to the Egyptian Dendera Temple. This sacred edifice encloses the mysteries of the death and resurrection of Osiris, deity … 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 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

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 … 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 … 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

Live Escape: Pharaoh’s tomb

  Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    A very immersive game. Creative puzzles, with no padlocks. One puzzle was a bit unclear. Book here A pharaoh’s tomb might seem like a natural setting for an escape game, but to my knowledge, there are not many escape game venues in France using such a theme. Admittedly, it might be difficult to build … Continue reading Live Escape: Pharaoh’s tomb