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Puzzle Card: Escape The Room

Room-in-a-box, Oct 2018

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Having grown from live games to play-at-home boxes and books, the escape game juggernaut expands to a new format – the greetings card! Puzzle Card is exactly what it says on the tin: it’s a birthday card with a set of puzzles to solve, plus a smallis… (more)

Clue Finders: The Tomb

Liverpool, Sep 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
The second room at Clue Finders is Egyptian themed, and has you in search of a secret tomb. I was a little cast down to find that we’d entered a room decorated as a study rather than anything more ancient in appearance, but the game has secrets to un… (more)

Clue HQ: The Betrayal of Cluetankhamun

Wirral, Sep 2018

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Two of the many things I’ve learned from escape games are: if you enter an ancient tomb it’s certain to be trapped and/or cursed; and any such trap or curse will take precisely sixty minutes to take effect. Clue HQ’s Egyptian theme is one of their mo… (more)

Clue HQ: Detonation

Wirral, Sep 2018

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Many of Clue HQ’s games share a recurring villain by the name of Danny Badd, and Detonation’s premise is straightforward: you’re trapped in a building that this scoundrel has rigged to blow up. Fortunately, he’s a villain with a sense of sportsmanshi… (more)