Boxaroo: Conundrum Museum

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles    Hosting A super smooth game experience A puzzle-oriented room that complement well their other room The stat sheet given at the end Nothing significant Book here We enjoyed the Mystery of the Magician’s Study at Boxaroo so much that we came back in the afternoon to play their other room, Conundrum Museum. “You and your friends take … Continue reading Boxaroo: Conundrum Museum

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

Hour to Midnight: Assassin’s Deadly Game

Game experience: VERY GOOD   Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting  A great gameplay, well-adapted to big groups Puzzles everywhere! Somewhat simple decors  Book here After playing The Secrets of Nibiru at Hour to Midnight, I got the opportunity to join another group to play Assassin’s Deadly Game – with just a bit of time in between to chat with the two passionate owners, and to discover … Continue reading Hour to Midnight: Assassin’s Deadly Game

Quest Factor: National Treasure

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting  The mystical atmosphere Some  impressive animations One less interesting pen-and-paper riddle Book here Quest Factor is becoming one of the largest escape game company in the Seattle area, with three venues at different places: Seattle, Shoreline, and Redmond. We had the opportunity to test three of their games – National Treasure and Mad Scientist at Shoreline, as … Continue reading Quest Factor: National Treasure

Mad Genius Escape Rooms: The Cat’s Lady

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting    The great humor The roleplaying welcome and voice gamemastering A very sequential puzzle structure Book here As escape games become more mainstream, it is harder and harder for companies to stay competitive. Some large franchised venues are following the Hollywoodian road, investing a lot of money in their room to enhance the immersion thanks to a … Continue reading Mad Genius Escape Rooms: The Cat’s Lady

Reykjavik Escape: The Mafia

Game experience: AVERAGE Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting  The musical immersion. The only escape venue in Reykjavik. Reykjavik’s weather is a good incentive for playing escape games. Simple decors. Classical puzzles with lots of padlocks. Book here Playing an escape game may not be on top of your list of the to-do things if you are visiting Iceland, but think about it: Iceland weather’s is not … Continue reading Reykjavik Escape: The Mafia

Escape Agency: The apartment of Dr. Kang

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The hints given by the mobile phone. A non-sequential structure. The customizable difficulty levels.  A very classical theme. Book here Camouflaged as a clock company, the ‘Escape Agency’ is actually a secret service operation that sends agents to solve difficult missions. Your mission today is particularly tricky: a mad scientist has created a new product that could decimate … Continue reading Escape Agency: The apartment of Dr. Kang