Houdini’s Escape Room Experience: Escape From Titanic

By | March 20, 2019

by Houdini's Escape Room Experience Southampton (website)

19 Onslow Rd, SO14 0JD

Southampton

2-7 players

90 mins
Imagine yourself aboard the historic Titanic before the iceberg hits, you have 90 minutes before the disaster. Can you prevent history repeating itself?
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Rated between 40 and 50 out of 5

based on ratings from 11 users
combined with 2 pro reviews

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‘Immersive’ is a worrying term for a game based on the sinking of the Titanic, but fortunately they don’t take things as far as plunging players into the icy waters of the Atlantic. Instead, this game places the players in an upper class berth on the doomed ship, just as it begins to sink.
Houdini Escape excel at providing a good experience before and after the game, starting from the atmospheric lobby and the mini-cinema used for game briefings. I particularly admired the way they use a simple...
A good intro and cool transition into the game. A beautifully themed space, with a sense of exploration across the ship and attention to detail that really helps with immersion. Solid puzzles and good theatre throughout the game. Titanic is probably the most impressive of the games in Southampton and well worth a trip if you're in the area.

As it turns out, the room has a lot going for it. It sprawls over several rooms (well, "cabins"), it looks fairly realistic (except for lack of motion, I guess) and proposes a few tasks I had never performed before (something I always appreciate after playing so many rooms). There are many references to real-life details in the puzzles, to the point where Titanic experts would probably be able to circumvent a puzzle or two. Yet, having said all that...

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