Escape City Buffalo: Over the Falls

Game experience: EXCELLENT
IMMERSION: 5 / PUZZLES: 5 / HOSTING: 4.5
A fantastic game that might well have the best decor I’ve ever seen – if there were not two other rooms of similar quality at the same venue! A must-play for all escape room enthusiasts, but also a good introduction for beginners thanks to unlimited hints. Continue reading Escape City Buffalo: Over the Falls

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Sauve Qui Peut: Poseidon’s wrath

Game experience: EXCELLENT
IMMERSION: 5 / PUZZLES: 4 / HOSTING: 4.5
Our adventure started inside a very beautiful submarine made of brass-looking material. The last room brought another dimension to the game, with grandiose decor which evoked nearly mystical awe in me. Continue reading Sauve Qui Peut: Poseidon’s wrath

Freeing Canada Station: Pirate’s Prize

Game experience: GOOD Immersion   Puzzles     Hosting   Nice wooden decors A good puzzle structure The limited number of puzzles The gamemaster entering the room Book here “A friend aboard the Red Pearl has tipped you off that its captain, Silverstone, has acquired an artifact worth a hundred times its weight in gold. To gain entry to the ship, you hatch a plan to track down … Continue reading Freeing Canada Station: Pirate’s Prize

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

Hourglass Escapes: Tales of the Ghostly Galleon

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting  The story unifying the puzzles The hint systems with doobloons A portable escape game The gamemaster in the room in contemporary outfit Book here Hourglass Escapes is an escape venue conveniently located in Seattle’s city center. It was founded by Seth, who worked in the film and theme park industry for over 25 years, and could thus bring … Continue reading Hourglass Escapes: Tales of the Ghostly Galleon

X-dimensions: The Secret of the Black Pearl

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    The atmospheric “pirate of the Caribbean” environment. The variety of puzzles. The communication by walkie-talkie. The simple welcoming hall. Book here The ‘Black Pearl’ room at X-dimensions is kind of a myth in the world of Paris escape games. First, it is often touted as one of the most difficult room in the capital city – … Continue reading X-dimensions: The Secret of the Black Pearl

Tempête sous un crâne: Liberty’s castaway

  Game experience: GOOD Immersion Puzzles Hosting The backstory of Alfred Zweig. Well-suited for beginners. Might be a bit short for experienced players who have eyes (unlike us). Book here ‘Tempête sous un crâne’ is an escape game venue that opened its doors in mars 2016, the 21st in Paris. Despite their French-only website, their adventures are playable in English. They feature three rooms: ‘Liberty’s Castaway’ … Continue reading Tempête sous un crâne: Liberty’s castaway