Funhaven: Crystal Cave

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting A perfect introduction to escape rooms for kids A fully automated room Nothing, as long as you scale your expectations to the duration (10 minutes) and price (5$) of the room Book here This room in amusement park Funhaven is not your regular escape game experience, but rather an introduction to escape rooms for kids. You do not … Continue reading Funhaven: Crystal Cave

Jigsaw Escape Rooms: The Castle

Game experience: ENTERTAINING 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

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 … 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