Immersia: Week-end at the Shack

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting A real scenario that unfolds during the adventure. The feeling of entrapment and vulnerability. Some puzzles are a bit classical. Book here Immersia was to my knowledge the first escape company to open in Laval, Montreal’s largest suburb. When they started, they had two games, Week-end at the Shack and Picadilly Cabaret (they opened a few more … Continue reading Immersia: Week-end at the Shack

LeavinRoom: Motel

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting A well-made immersion into the horror story. A nice variety of manipulations. Some relatively simple decors at times. Book here When Leavinroom opened in January 2015, it was a relatively classical escape game company, with two rooms themed around Alice in Wonderland and Around the world in 80 days. In June of the same year, they started … Continue reading LeavinRoom: Motel

Find the Key: Cabin in the Woods

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting High quality decors, both inside and outside the cabin. Smart puzzles with few padlocks. The TV screen in the woods. Only 45 minutes playing time. Book here A spooky cabin in the woods is definitely one of the horror movie archetype – and therefore, a very fitting theme for an escape game. I went to play … Continue reading Find the Key: Cabin in the Woods

LeavinRoom: Instinct de survie

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    A very elaborate, tensed atmosphere. Some original puzzles that will test various faculties. ∅ Book here ‘Saw’ is probably the perfect movie scenario to adapt as an escape room: trapped by a mad serial killer, his victims are left a glimpse of hope if they manage to solve all his twisted puzzled in a limited time. … Continue reading LeavinRoom: Instinct de survie

Room Escape: Serial killer charade

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    A fantastic, oppressive atmosphere. The gamemaster entering the room spoiled the immersion. Book here Roomescape is a big game complex in the suburbs of Ottawa: it features a few large multi-room escape games next to an archery tag game – think laser tag with bows. I tried the two escape games available at the … Continue reading Room Escape: Serial killer charade