Escaparium Laval: Heist Today, Hero Tomorrow

Game experience: AVERAGE
IMMERSION: 3.5 / PUZZLES: 3.5 / HOSTING: 3
Compared to other Escaparium rooms, this is an older style game with a simple decor and not well-maintained. Continue reading Escaparium Laval: Heist Today, Hero Tomorrow

Escape from the 6: Firefighter Rescue

Game experience: VERY GOOD
IMMERSION: 4.5 / PUZZLES: 4.5 / HOSTING: 3.5
A bipolar room: a (too) classical start leads later to a thrilling adventure involving exciting manipulations you will rarely have the chance to perform in an escape game! Continue reading Escape from the 6: Firefighter Rescue

LOST Taiwan: Stolen

Game experience: GOOD Immersion Puzzles Hosting The difficulty  The variety of puzzles The last puzzle  Noises 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, these men … 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 the multitude of … 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 well 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 heavy use of … Continue reading Mad Genius Escape Rooms: The Cat’s Lady