The year is 2035. Humankind is on the brink of destruction from a deadly pathogen. The world as we know it was wiped out within a matter of months, leaving the global population at just under 20% of its pre-outbreak state, and the infection rate is increasing rapidly. Humanity is about to disappear... forever.
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Very enjoyable with a particularly strong start and end. Excellent clue system and lovely GM from family run company. One particularly well designed puzzle towards the end of the game. Looking forward to their upcoming new game.
Our interactions with the very pleasant host really made this experience. There is a LOT to do, so make sure that you keep moving along in the game. In particular, the last "act" had more to do than we expected, which is why we technically did not finish in time (the host very kindly less us finish up). One nice aspect was that it was possible for team members to work independently on some of the puzzles, which is rare for a remote avatar game. And it was very much necessary, or we would have been even more over time! A good mix of puzzles, which made use of our group's various strengths. Definitely recommended!!
Fun 90 min game with good puzzles and a funny host (Dani). One gripe is that progress required quite a bit of searching that didn't necessarily translate well over camera. Also leaned heavily into Telescape which was fine, but made it hard to split attention with the camera for the searching part. Despite this, we had a great time playing.
The 60 minute time limit is near universal for escape rooms, with only a handful of longer or shorter games in the U.K. As it happens, every extended length game I’ve played has been at least very good - perhaps because longer games tend to be less profitable for venues, and therefore building one is a sign the owners are more focused on the experience they’re providing over the revenue they’re earning. Either way, Pathogen is a rare 90 minute game, and I’m pleased to say it fits the trend, in t...
A fantastically fun game with a beautiful opening scene, varied but good quality decoration throughout, a novel clue system, fun challenges and some cool theatre within the game. If you're vaguely in the area, then I'd recommend you drop by, because this is a gem of a game.
In a market filled with 60-minute games, Pathogen is one of the rarer 90-minute experiences, and it certainly sets the bar high. The game was highly immersive, with excellent theming, and clever puzzles