Funhaven: Rainforest Renegades

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles    Hosting A nice variety of puzzles for a family Many rooms to discover One slightly ambiguous puzzle The noise from the park during the day Book here Funhaven is a theme park located just outside Ottawa, with various attractions for kids. They have been hosting several escape games for a few years, whose most famous is probably … Continue reading Funhaven: Rainforest Renegades

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

La Pièce: La Pièce Odyssey

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting Very beautiful decors Many references to science-fiction movies A lot of reading material Book here Every seven years, an interstellar portal opens towards a planet far away. Fourteen years ago, humans sent a rover to collect some data. Seven years ago, an explorer named “Darius Clark” was sent there in a spaceship, but has not given any news … Continue reading La Pièce: La Pièce Odyssey

Immersia: Evolvis

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting  A fantastic gamemaster animation Some original puzzles Somewhat simple decors Book here (as of February 2019, the website is in French only, but you can play the game in English – just contact the team to tell them you’d like to play it in English!) “In a close future, the overpopulation and intensive industry have critically diminished … Continue reading Immersia: Evolvis

Lock Academy: L’examen

As this room can only be played in French, this article is written in French. Expérience de jeu: EXCELLENTE Immersion   Gameplay    Déroulement Gameplay très fluide Scénario solide Décors variés et sophistiqués Grande variété de mécanismes Rien Réservez ici “Vous pensez être les meilleurs détectives ? Prouvez-le ! La prestigieuse Lock Academy lance son concours afin de sélectionner les plus doués d’entre vous ! L’examen que … Continue reading Lock Academy: L’examen

Escape Osaka: Dark Zen

Game experience: EXCELLENT    Immersion    Puzzles     Hosting The original scenario The full-fledged dynamic of the game The Japaneseness Nothing significant Book here The escape room connoisseurs know that the first room ever opened in 2007 in Japan, hosted by SCRAP Entertainment Inc. The concept has since transcended borders and gained the success it has today, SCRAP itself having expanded to more than 50 rooms … Continue reading Escape Osaka: Dark Zen

LOST Taiwan: Stolen

Game experience: GOOD    Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting The difficultyThe variety of puzzles The last puzzleNoises from outside the room Book here On March 18, 1990, 13 works of art valued at 500 million of dollars were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Earlier, the guards had admitted two men posing as police officers responding to a disturbance call. Once inside, … Continue reading LOST Taiwan: Stolen