Jigsaw Escape Rooms: The Castle

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles    Hosting A prop that looked magical A large space and parallel puzzle structure adequate for big groups Somewhat empty setting The gamemaster entering into the room before the game Book here Jigsaw Escape Rooms is a large escape game venue in Ottawa very conveniently located in Byward market, just next to many restaurants and bars. They feature five … Continue reading Jigsaw Escape Rooms: The Castle

Mayze: Escape with Usavich

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting   The humor and twisted logic Somewhat simple decors at place A gamemaster lacking enthusiasm Book here Express review “You and your friends are watching cartoons at home when it finally happens, you guys get sucked into the television. You appear before a warden who immediately throws you in jail. You look around the cell and you find yourself … Continue reading Mayze: Escape with Usavich

Questomatica: Wake Up!

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion Puzzles Hosting The atmosphere backed by light and sound effects The puzzles all being congruent with the setting Nothing Book here Matilda’s dreams are always happy and cheerful, but this time something went wrong. Thousands of fantasies, riddles and illusions got mixed up in a mysterious and unpredictable knot, and you are trapped right in the middle of it! Become a part … Continue reading Questomatica: Wake Up!

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

A double tour: Au pays des merveilles

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    A fantastic recreation of the Wonderland atmosphere. A nice variety of puzzles, some of which very innovative. A couple of puzzles are a bit classical. Book here ‘A double tour’ is very centrally located in Quebec city, in the heart of the pleasant St-Roch area. I was there for work and as I passed by … Continue reading A double tour: Au pays des merveilles

La pièce: Once upon a room

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    A good escape game on all respects, particularly suited for beginners. The Wonderland dimension was barely present. A useless red herring. Book here. ‘La pièce’ is a historical escape game venue in Paris – the fifth one to open in the capital city, in September 2014, if I believe this very informative chronology by Polygamer. … Continue reading La pièce: Once upon a room