Immersia: The space scrapers steampunk adventures

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting The interactions with the gamemaster Very nice decors The feeling of managing a real spaceship Some technical bugs Book here “In a world devastated by evil, you are a team of space scrapers who work on the recovery of old space wrecks. You have just boarded a drifting space capsule when your ship is suddenly attacked by an invisible … Continue reading Immersia: The space scrapers steampunk adventures

Crack the Egg: The Shelter

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting The use of technology to expand your perception beyond here and now The sophisticated machinery The meta-puzzle of cracking the egg Nothing significant Book here Many escape venues propose a variety of unrelated escape rooms. By contrast, Crack the Egg unified all their rooms with an overarching scenario: the quest for an intriguing egg that you have … Continue reading Crack the Egg: The Shelter

Escape the Room: Clock Tower

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting  Some very original puzzles Very nicely crafted props A first room not very soundproof Book here Escape the Room was one of the first company to open an escape game in the USA. Since then, they have been continuously opening increasingly sophisticated new games. As their rooms can be found in many cities, the company could develop … Continue reading Escape the Room: Clock Tower

Sauve Qui Peut: Poseidon’s wrath

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting Awe-inspiring decor The sound immersion An ethical dimension Nothing Book here We had saved “Poseidon’s wrath” for the end of our escape Sunday at Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, after having played three other remarkable games there (see links below). “The powerful God Poseidon, unchallenged king of the seas and oceans, is angry: for decades, humans have been invariably heading towards disaster! … Continue reading Sauve Qui Peut: Poseidon’s wrath

Escape Manor: Escape The Diefenbunker

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting A REAL bunker – ’nuff said! Parallel puzzle tracks with various difficulties Somewhat old-fashioned puzzles Book here The “World’s Largest Escape room”, as the advertisement says! For sure this is bound to raise attention of escape enthusiasts like me. Located about 30 minutes west of downtown Ottawa, this bunker was commissioned in 1958 during Cold War … Continue reading Escape Manor: Escape The Diefenbunker

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 fluideScénario 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 vous … Continue reading Lock Academy: L’examen

HintHunt: Submarine – Mission Deep Down

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The immersive decors.  Fun mechanisms and no key padlocks. The visual hinting system. Slightly too many puzzles. Book here Hinthunt is one of the pioneer company in the escape game world – it was, for example, the first escape game company to open a venue in Paris. I hold a special memory of it, as my very … Continue reading HintHunt: Submarine – Mission Deep Down