Breakout Liverpool: Warped

By | March 20, 2019

by Breakout Liverpool (website)

7-11 Sir Thomas Street, L1 6BW

Liverpool

2-5 players

60 minutes

Your genius friend has been working on a new project, promising that it will change the way you view the concept of time itself! She reveals she has made her own time machine and invites you to take it for a test run. However, when you show up, she's nowhere to be seen and has left you instructions to help her recover the items she accidentally left scattered throughout history... Can you stop this butterfly effect before it destroys the future?
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Overall rating

Rated between 30 and 40 out of 5

based on ratings from 4 users
combined with 3 pro reviews

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ratsontour expert rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Played: 12 Oct 2019 Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!
Lise Mortier expert rated this:Rated between 15 and 15 out of 5
Played: 2018 Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!

Even though the theme is interesting, the layout was really disappointing and the space was way too small to make the room exciting at any point. Some of the puzzles were really interesting so it was such a shame that the room couldn't deliver.   The video at the beginning of the countdown (and during the game) was set to mute and we tried to wave at the camera several times to have it fixed by the game master as we were missing the whole story. We mentioned it again after we escaped from the room (in around 35 minutes), but they said it's by design "otherwise the sound is too loud"... 😮   Avoid this room unless you have a big discount for it or you've been hired by Breakout to change it into a fancy cupboard.

Scotus0 experienced rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Played: 30/01/20 Team size: 2 Time taken: 48:36 Outcome: Successful escape!

A Cheeky Bit of Time Travel
My second of four rooms as part of a full day of escaping at Breakout Liverpool.
Story
A science boffin of a friend has invited you to check out her time machine. However, when you turn up, she’s nowhere to be seen…this results in you using the invention to find her stuff she’s left in the past, or something along those lines.

Puzzles
This room did a good job of incorporating items specific to the time you were in for completing things. The puzzles themselves were fundamentally textbook: there was nothing unexpected. I’d seen them all before, which obviously isn’t a problem, it’s just that there was nothing there to wow a more experienced escaper.

Mise-en-scene
Ever changing! As you travel through time, each zone represents a particular period, although some were more distinguishable than others. Music and props mostly alluded to the point in history we were in, though sometimes they struck me as being irrelevant- or non-existent.

Final Comments
We broke out with just over ten minutes to spare. It’s disappointing when a story is left unresolved, and it wouldn’t take much time/effort to wrap it up in one way or another.

Escapetopus experienced rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 17/12/2019 Team size: 2 Time taken: 50 minutes Outcome: Successful escape!

This room is essentially 4 small escape rooms in one, with a fairly linear progression. Some of the individual puzzles are quite tricky, but the small size of the available space would make it awkward for larger teams. So I’m tempted to recommend this room for teams of 2-3 enthusiasts. The time travel theme makes for some fun nostalgic moments, although I would have preferred a bit more story.

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We played five games at Breakout's Liverpool branch, and I've played a couple of theirs in Cardiff as well, and of those Warped is definitely the one I found most interesting and the one I'd recommend most warmly. It's a time travel story, played for humour: your friend has managed to build a working time machine but has then carelessly left a variety of possessions in different time periods, and so is sending you to gather them up before they cause a catastrophic alteration to history.
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A great 2 player game. I wouldn't take more than 2 players though!

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