Boxaroo: Conundrum Museum

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles    Hosting A super smooth game experience A puzzle-oriented room that complement well their other room The stat sheet given at the end Nothing significant Book here We enjoyed the Mystery of the Magician’s Study at Boxaroo so much that we came back in the afternoon to play their other room, Conundrum Museum. “You and your friends take … Continue reading Boxaroo: Conundrum Museum

Boxaroo: Mystery of the Magician’s Study

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting A super smooth game experience The very immersive start The stat sheet given at the end Nothing Book here Mystery of the Magician’s Study was the first room opened by Boxaroo a few years ago. It had already received excellent reviews at the time, but they decided to stay ahead of the game, by updating and reopening … Continue reading Boxaroo: Mystery of the Magician’s Study

Immersia: Evolvis

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion   Puzzles   Hosting  A fantastic gamemaster animation Some original puzzles Somewhat simple decors Book here “In a close future, the overpopulation and intensive industry have critically diminished the Earth’s resources. The company Evolvis organizes the exodus of a part of humanity towards the planet Utopia, selecting those who succeed to their sensorial trials of the program “A choice for all”, … Continue reading Immersia: Evolvis

Locurio: The Storykeeper

Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting A fantastic actor play The device accompanying you during your adventure Beautiful decors A well-thought gameplay Nothing Book here There must be something magical in the air of the Fremont area in Seattle: a troll coming out of the ground, a park where strange factory-shaped constructions seem to grow out of nowhere… and Locurio, one of … Continue reading Locurio: The Storykeeper

Mad Genius Escape Rooms: The Cat’s Lady

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles    Hosting    The great humor The roleplaying welcome and voice gamemastering A very sequential puzzle structure Book here As escape games become more mainstream, it is harder and harder for companies to stay competitive. Some large franchised venues are following the Hollywoodian road, investing a lot of money in their room to enhance the immersion thanks to a … Continue reading Mad Genius Escape Rooms: The Cat’s Lady

Immersia: The Lost Temple of Cthulhu

Game experience: VERY GOOD Immersion    Puzzles     Hosting    The immersive jungle environment. Some mechanisms that feel like magic. The very friendly welcome and immersive gamemastering. A somewhat less impressive final part in the last room. Book here I’m sure that you’ve heard of Cthulhu, this cosmic God created by H.P. Lovecraft, a 100m-tall humanoid with an octopus head and dragon wings: (author Dominique Signoret, … Continue reading Immersia: The Lost Temple of Cthulhu

Casa Loma Escape series: King of the bootleggers

  Game experience: EXCELLENT Immersion    Puzzles       Hosting    Great scenario Fantastic actor play Beautiful decorations Nothing Book here Casa Loma is a Gothic-revival style castle in Toronto that was built in the early 20th century. If you’ve watched ‘X-men’, ‘Johnny Mnemonic’ or ‘The skulls’, then you’ve seen it on screen. Sounds like a perfect setting for an escape game, right? Well, I have … Continue reading Casa Loma Escape series: King of the bootleggers