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

Esc4pe: The Investigator

Game experience: ENTERTAINING Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The musical and light immersion. Some original puzzles with cool manipulations. Some simple decors. A couple of ambiguous puzzles. Book here Esc4pe is an independent escape game company whose games are all unified by a “spy” theme. The Gauntlet is your recruitment test, The Minimalist will be your first assignment, and finally their most recent scenario, The Investigator, … Continue reading Esc4pe: The Investigator

Hourglass Escapes: Rise of the Mad Pharaoh

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting  The fantastic sarcophagus! Lots of puzzles The roles and their personalized hints The simple decors around the sarcophagus Book here “YOU HAVE 60 MINUTES TO SAVE DR. CARTER! HURRY, TIME IS RUNNING OUT! With just your wits, clues from crates of artifacts, and notes from the trapped archaeologist, you must solve puzzles, discover mysteries, and help … Continue reading Hourglass Escapes: Rise of the Mad Pharaoh

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

The Escape Artist: 13th Floor

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting A full-motion room The immersive introduction The gamemaster entering the room Book here The Escape Artist is a recently opened venue in Seattle that boasts on having America’s “first full motion escape room”. Needless to say, I was very intrigued by this description, so I went to try this room during my Seattle trip. “You and your … Continue reading The Escape Artist: 13th Floor

Quest Factor: Mad Scientist

Game experience: GOOD Immersion Puzzles Hosting Impressive machinery, setting and special effects Adapted to beginners, as advertised A small dysfunction during our game Book here Mad Professor Manifesto is furious at the world as his latest invention gets him ridiculed within the science community and fired from the greatest lab in the world. He sets off the same advanced nuclear reactor that was supposed to rid … Continue reading Quest Factor: Mad Scientist

Escape The Room: Jurassic Escape

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles     Hosting    A fantastic immersion enhanced by a clever use of hi-tech Excellent puzzles, well integrated to the environment Nothing Book here If you’ve watched Jurassik Park, you must have wondered how you would feel if trapped on an isolated island surrounded by dangerous dinosaurs. Well, I have good news for you, this is precisely the experience that offers … Continue reading Escape The Room: Jurassic Escape