Funhaven: Crystal Cave

Game experience: GOOD
IMMERSION: 4 / PUZZLES: 4 / HOSTING: 4.5
This game is an introduction to escape rooms for kids: 5$ per person, and you have to escape in 10 minutes. I can imagine how thrilled I would have been if I had been 6 or 7 years old! Continue reading Funhaven: Crystal Cave

Jigsaw Escape Rooms: The Castle

Game experience: ENTERTAINING
IMMERSION: 3.5 / PUZZLES: 4 / HOSTING: 4
Despite some classical features, The Castle should have enough novelties in terms of puzzles to keep escape enthusiasts interested. It would also be a fitting introduction to escape games for a large group of beginners. 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 “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 inside a cartoon world. … Continue reading Mayze: Escape with Usavich

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 most fantastic … 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