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

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

Quest Factory: Operation Balkans

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The “electronic magic” The role of the gamemaster integrated in the scenario  Nothing Book here During my last stay in Paris, I heard the name of ‘Quest Factory’ coming back insistently from various sources, so I definitely had to check if they were as good as what people would say! They opened in January 2018, next … Continue reading Quest Factory: Operation Balkans

Escape Agency: The apartment of Dr. Kang

Game experience: GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting The hints given by the mobile phone. A non-sequential structure. The customizable difficulty levels.  A very classical theme. Book here Camouflaged as a clock company, the ‘Escape Agency’ is actually a secret service operation that sends agents to solve difficult missions. Your mission today is particularly tricky: a mad scientist has created a new product that could decimate … Continue reading Escape Agency: The apartment of Dr. Kang

Lucardo: Espionage

Game experience: AVERAGE Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting     A largely nonlinear puzzle structure, adequate for a group of beginners. Minimal immersion. Very classical puzzles. Book here I was passing by Manchester for work and had time to cram one escape game in my busy schedule. Lucardo seemed to have quite good reviews. I didn’t know anyone in Manchester to play with, but the owners … Continue reading Lucardo: Espionage