Enigma Quests: The Million Pound Heist

By | March 20, 2019

by Enigma Quests (website)

2-12 Wilson Street, EC2M 7LS

Central London

2-5 players

Languages: EN

60 minutes

Your team is carrying out the biggest heist in modern history. You will have to be precise and organised to succeed, and make tough choices to encounter the challenges. In the end, your snatch will depend on your teamwork.
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Rated between 3.5 and 4.5 out of 5

based on ratings from 12 users
combined with 5 pro reviews

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elfgrunge experienced rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Played: 23 Feb 2024 Team size: 3 Time taken: 60 Outcome: Successful escape!
There were some puzzles here I really liked! But also quite a few elements that kind of bothered me, from similar details being used in multiple puzzles, to only one person being able to hear what the GM was saying for clues. There was a nice piece of physical answer input that I really liked though and really gave it that “heist” feel. 
Overall pretty fun, I think I would’ve liked it more if I hadn’t been expecting a lot more from the price, wasn’t quite as “epic” as you’d expect for £35 a head, but hey, maybe that’s just london for you 
SeanEscapes rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Outcome: Successful escape!

Hosts unfortunately forgot to close all the secret doors which spoilt a couple of surprises but they clearly felt bad and did what they could to pop in a minimize the disruption. Quite expensive but a lot of fun, great puzzles quite high-tec. Bit too much reading I would say at the start as excitement is at its peak and you want some interactive puzzles to sink your teeth into. 

Overall a fun room, lots of explore. Would definitely try others at the venue! 

ShellH experienced rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
StaceyF expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 1 Jul 2021 Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!
AubreyB expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
jazziew experienced rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Team size: 2
RR_Duo+ rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Played: 25 Aug 2022 Team size: 2 Time taken: 60:00 Outcome: Successful escape!
Catherine K experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!
hi-techgreat hostingfamily friendly

We had great fun playing this game, a few hi tech puzzles and some puzzles we hadn’t seen before. 

Mike S expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Rhea Eris experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
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In an unusual twist, this room isn't about escaping as quickly as possible - instead, you're aiming to escape with as much cash as possible, and the better you do the more you'll get out with.

There's maybe an over-reliance on the 'laminated sheet of A4' type of clue here, and the scoring mechanism is something you could either like or hate. Personally I found it refreshingly different and enjoyed the room a lot. I also really like Enigma Quests' style of (almost) zero padlock room designs.

A pretty game with an outstanding clue system that managed to avoid breaking the immersion. The puzzles were the weak link in the chain - a couple felt a bit tenuous and the final challenge left me disappointed.

The aim of The Million Pound Heist isn’t to escape in the fastest time, it’s to escape with the most money. This is for the best, as we actually missed a vital clue at the end of our game, and walked out of the room thinking we’d finished with a whopping 35 minutes left on the clock. Our Games Master came rushing out to tell us we’d missed something and that we could go back in if we wanted and try to get some more money with our remaining 35 minutes… Oops!

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