Clue HQ Birmingham: The Hellevator

By | March 20, 2019

by Clue HQ Birmingham (website)

Arches 20 & 21, Lionel Street, B3 1AG

Birmingham

2-6 players

60 minutes

As reality shows dominate your televisions, Clue HQ have decided to team up with Clue Tube to bring you the latest Escape Room, but with a twist. Face trials concocted by the genius minds of Professor Errol Tepet and Dr. Psik as you compete for the prize of your life! Can your team reach Floor 13 before time runs out? Come on down and see for yourself! You could be the next reality television star. That is, if you can make it out in one piece. Sign up now to take part in the pilot episode of The Hellevator!
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Rated between 35 and 45 out of 5

based on ratings from 11 users
combined with 3 pro reviews

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Mark Greenhalgh expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 12/11/17
Simon (The Overthinkers) expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 3 Mar 2019 Team size: 2 Time taken: 54:30 Outcome: Successful escape!
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Anonymous rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
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Alice Lucy rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 28 Nov 2021 Team size: 5 Time taken: 48 minutes Outcome: Successful escape!
🦡cipherdelic virtuoso rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
🔐James Bloodworth expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 4 Sep 2021 Team size: 2 Time taken: 51:17 Outcome: Successful escape!
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🌵Juliette B expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 7 Aug 2021 Team size: 2 Time taken: 58:00 Outcome: Successful escape!
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I really enjoyed this game - it's so cleverly done. A couple of illogical thought processes going on with a couple of puzzles but you can forgive it given the amount of fun and adrenaline the game gives. 

Sean Nash rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 27 Apr 2018 Team size: 4 Time taken: 53mins Outcome: Successful escape!
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It was an intense game but incredible tech - don't want to give the game away but it moves.

Roory experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 18/01/2020 Team size: 4 Time taken: 50.00 Outcome: Successful escape!
Brian experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Team size: 3 Outcome: Failed 🙁
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Clue HQ's Birmingham branch has two games that are only available in that location, both often praised by enthusiasts. Since one of those (Captain Riddle) is the best I've played from the company so far, I was eager to try the other, Hellevator. Although I'd assumed from the name that it would be a paranormal horror theme, it's actually set in a dystopian near-future, where you're unwilling participants in a sadistic game show where failure means death.
Despite the ominous name and deadly premi...
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