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 … Continue reading Hour to Midnight: Assassin’s Deadly Game

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

Artimus: Ultimate Madrigal

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    An awesome pre-game experience. Very beautiful setting. Some cool mechanisms. One puzzle could be improved. Book here Even before entering the venue, you can guess that Artimus won’t be your typical escape game experience. This venue was opened by Artigo, a Parisian decoration company which has realized a large variety of installations, such as shopping mall … Continue reading Artimus: Ultimate Madrigal

Tempête sous un crâne: The Elixir of Octave the Vampire

  Game experience: GOOD Immersion Puzzles Hosting A good variety of puzzles. Some rare items. An aging puzzle. Some red herrings. Book here I’ve now played all three rooms at ‘Tempête sous un crâne’ (you can read here my review of ‘Liberty’s castaway’), but the first one I played was ‘The Elixir of Octave the Vampire’ (‘L’elixir d’Octave le vampire’, formerly called ‘Moi, Octave, 364 ans’). Octave … Continue reading Tempête sous un crâne: The Elixir of Octave the Vampire

The Escape Game: Gold rush

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    Very nice decors. Fun and immersive manipulations. Nothing of importance. Book here I stayed in Chicago for work during a few days in November 2017, and wanted to use this opportunity to try some of the escape rooms the city has to offer. The Escape Game Chicago attracted my attention – it is the … Continue reading The Escape Game: Gold rush