Bewilder Box: Judgement D.A.V.E.

By | March 20, 2019

by Bewilder Box (website)

1 Holland Road, BN3 1JF


2-6 players

60 minutes

The Masternet 9000 (a rogue artificial intelligence) has staged a mutiny of the Bewilder Box Initiative. As per Dr Wilder’s orders, you and your team must journey deep into it’s cognitive training facility solving puzzles and utilising advanced field equipment to stop him before he escapes. Are you ready to use your mind and save humankind? Is your grey matter up to the task? Is The Masternet good, or is he bad? You have 60 minutes to find out… good luck.
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abunai experienced rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5

Not much of a pub guy, so odd to find myself in one, but you soon forget that as soon as the game start. Lots of cool moments and tech.

ratsontour expert rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Played: 29 Sep 2019 Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!
Stacey Frier rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 12 Sep 2021 Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!
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furiouslycurious experienced rated this:

Quite a small game. Host made up for game being a bit bland. Odd setting in a pub.

🦡cipherdelic expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Mike S expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Chelsea O experienced rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Played: May 20th 2019 Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!
🌵Juliette B expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 20/12/2019 Team size: 2 Time taken: 55:00 Outcome: Successful escape!

Had a great GM (Doctor Boffin), beautiful set dressing, great puzzles. Bar one minor issue with something not working quite as it should, we had a lovely time - plenty to do in the time frame, and some very geeky enjoyable moments included. Plus you can take your pint in with you! Do this one after their other game otherwise the time frame won't make sense (you could still play, but it would be a shame to miss out on this aspect). 

Ben Bailey experienced rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 19/11/19 Team size: 2 Time taken: 48:38 Outcome: Successful escape!

Fantastic Room with a Fantastic Host! D.A.V.E was a real treat throughout and i'll miss little Norman. Beautifully designed with a good distribution between logical and physical puzzles.

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Played: 22.4.19 Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!

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There must be a great deal of pressure in coming up with a sequel to a game as well-known as the first Bewilder Box room, finding ways to live up to expectations and to do something new without losing what made the original work so well. Judgement D.A.V.E. hits it out of the park.
The storyline brings you back to the same fictional institute - although note that the real-world location is a different pub, this time out in Hove some distance from Brighton centre. Having proved yourselves in the ...
A thoroughly enjoyable experience with humour, strong characters, fun sci-fi decoration and good puzzles. A room that manages to appeal to enthusiasts with stronger-than-average puzzles and first-timers with calm-inducing humour, plus a cluing system that feel like it's just part of the experience.
The rooms at The Bewilder Box are more than just escape rooms, they are experiences where everything works together to immerse you in their world. Each time you think you know what to expect they do something different, wonderful, and unexpected.
We head to an escape room above The Brunswick pub in Brighton to stop a rogue artificial intelligence from escaping.

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