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Vortex Escape: N.O.O.M. Project

Online, May 2020

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Vortex is a Spanish company based in Barcelona, and while a great many Spanish-language online games have been released, very few are playable in English; N.O.O.M. Project is one of the exceptions. You might guess from the picture of an astronaut tha… (more)

Clue Cracker: Fairground Felony

Online, May 2020

Rated 3.5 out of 5
At time of writing Clue Cracker have released four online games: one short free one, one 60 minute game, and two longer 90 minute games, and Fairground Felony is one of the latter. In this one you’re alone in a spooky fairground, pitted against a mys… (more)

The Escape Game: Vol 2: The Silk Road

Online, Jun 2020

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
The sequel to Chasing Hahn continues the story, from which you might be able to guess that while you Chased Hahn you didn’t actually Catch Hahn. This second game picks up where the first left off, and while the game style is very similar it feels mor… (more)

The Escape Game: Vol 1: Chasing Hahn

Online, Jun 2020

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
I gather The Escape Game have a recurring bad guy, by the name of Vincent Hahn. That much was clear not just from their online games being based around him, but by the way there’s evidently a back story to the guy – or rather a front story (?), since… (more)

Lokey’s Escape Room: Trouble In Tinseltown

Online, Jun 2020

Rated 3.5 out of 5
By the time you read this, the game will be only bookable on request, if it’s still available at all, since the venue has emerged from lockdown and shifted back to normal in-person bookings. The game appeared largely unchanged from its original versi… (more)

The Escape Game: Gold Rush

Online, May 2020

Rated 4 out of 5
There may be gold in them thar hills, but in this Gold Rush you’re not panning in any rivers, you’re searching for a conveniently pre-prospected stash of gold hidden somewhere in a mountain shack – with the usual hour in which to find it before the m… (more)