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Unlock!: The Noside Show

Room-in-a-box, Jan 2020

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
While each Unlock! game is a stand-alone story, fully half the boxed sets have included an episode featuring the closest thing the series has to a recurring villain. The Noside Show is the third of these, and its cartoonish style of illustration and … (more)

Make Your Escape: Utopia

Derby, Nov 2019

Rated 4.5 out of 5
Utopia is the sister game to Dystopia, its complement and its inverse. Where Dystopia’s decor is urban decay, Utopia is all sleekly gleaming computer panels; where Dystopia’s puzzles tend more to the physical, Utopia’s use touch-panels and screens an… (more)

Make Your Escape: Dystopia

Derby, Nov 2019

Rated 4.5 out of 5
Arriving at Make Your Escape for our booking, we were welcomed in by a sardonic overall-wearing janitor from a dystopian future. It’s always a nice touch when a game’s host is in character from the outset, and he maintained the persona throughout the… (more)