Lucardo Manchester: The Dream

By | March 20, 2019

by Lucardo Manchester (website)

Virginia House, 5-7 Great Ancoats Street, M4 5AD


2-6 players

60 minutes

Your dreams are always happy and delightful, but tonight something is going wrong. Your wildest dreams of finding the magic numbers are slowly slipping away, through a whirlwind of riddles, puzzles and illusions. Can you solve your way out of this dream before your chances get lost in the subconscious forever? Be aware, things may not be as they appear! (This game may not be suitable for people with mobility issues).
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Overall rating

Rated between 35 and 40 out of 5

based on ratings from 3 users
combined with 5 pro reviews

Player reviews

cipherdelic expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Scotus0 experienced says:

Speedy Sleepy Sleuthing

I slipped in a visit to The Dream as, because it was closing, a 20% discount code was being offered.


Get out of your dream with four winning lottery numbers before they're gone forever. And there was something about everything not being as it seems. Weird, but not in a bad way!


There was so much to do with just a team of two. A few we nailed with ease, but others took a lot more thinking (and the odd hint). I was grateful for my friend getting her head around the last one, because I struggled. A lot of visual-based puzzles in this room.


Perplexing. Strange. Alice-in-Wonderland-esque. This was a very peculiar dream, one inspired by rubber ducks, upside down furniture, Simon Says and balls. Lots of balls. I didn't hate it, though!

Final Comments

The most stressful escape for me, ever! When I jumped out of the room, I accidentally left my friend behind in The Dream...whoops.

Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5

Reviews by escape room review sites

Our second room at Lucardo was set in the subconscious, in a dream that in sixty minutes will turn into a nightmare. Exactly why we were there or why time was limited I'm not sure, but it's a great theme for a surreal set and unusual ideas, both of which were in evidence here. The implementation is along the lines of a child's playroom full of games, not so much the usual teddy bears and building blocks as playing cards and sports equipment.
The room lighting on entry was set up to make the roo...
A great game with bold imagery and good use of lighting throughout. Aside from an annoying directional puzzle and fiddly technology, the puzzles were logical and fun. A joy for enthusiasts and experienced players alike.
A very fun room with great flowing puzzles and a very unique and wacky theme from start to finish.

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