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

Escape Room 071: Einstein’s Madness

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The difficulty of the puzzles The uneven immersion Book here Enter the magical world of the biggest genius that has ever lived: Albert Einstein. You step into his office and suddenly you don’t feel well. What is your intuition telling you? Does everything seem normal or is everything suddenly feeling strange? Can you keep your head cool and … Continue reading Escape Room 071: Einstein’s Madness

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

PanIQ Escape Room: Insane Asylum 2

Game experience: ENTERTAINING Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting    The oppressive atmosphere. The gamemastering process. Book here PanIQ Escape Room is one of the two Georgetown escape venues in DC, the other being Escape Room Live. Contrarily to the latter, you won’t be grouped with strangers in this franchised escape venue. You can find in the small reception hall a nice selection of jigsaws to warm … Continue reading PanIQ Escape Room: Insane Asylum 2

The Great Escape Room: Moriarty’s Gameroom

Game experience: AVERAGE Immersion    Puzzles     Hosting    A paradise for scavengers. Well-adapted to big groups. Some puzzles requiring US-centered general knowledge. The artificial theme. Book here The Great Escape Room is an escape game chain across the US that features many venues, from Florida to Michigan, Ohio or Illinois. Their website describes them as “a unique blend of traditional escape room and a challenging … Continue reading The Great Escape Room: Moriarty’s Gameroom

Escape Room Live: Ghostbusters

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    The use of hi-tech to further the immersion. The humor. The express introduction and debriefing. Book here Escape Room Live is a quite famous escape venue in the Washington D.C. area, with two locations, one in Alexandria, and a more recent one in Georgetown. The latter features a very large and beautiful waiting space, that … Continue reading Escape Room Live: Ghostbusters