Escape Glasgow: Contagion

By | March 20, 2019

by Escape Glasgow (website)

Baltic Chambers, 50 Wellington Street, G2 6HJ


2-5 players

60 minutes

Your team of fellow scientists have been working tirelessly to create a vaccine for the fatal CYE disease. Everyone believes that you are on the cusp of defeating it. Unfortunately your work has taken a turn for the worse and you have all managed to contract the virus.
There are two options:
Either sit around and let it take you or redouble your efforts and create a vaccine.
This is not your only problem. After creating the vaccine you must find a way to defeat the lock down on the laboratory. The quarantine timer is set to 60 minutes, after which the room and all traces of your work will be incinerated. You must do this if the rest of humanity is to benefit from your work.
Get your white coat and your safety goggles on as you prepare for Contagion....
Our first themed game for Glasgow, Contagion is also our first multi-room live escape game. It will demand outside the box thinking with an interesting array of problem solving, code-breaking and other various puzzles.
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Humanity is once again in peril, this time from an epidemic that's swept the globe and left your team as the last scientists on Earth. Fortunately there is an antidote hidden somewhere in a laboratory, if you can reach it in time.
The Escape franchise has spread to something like 14 different cities in the UK now, with a couple more on the way, so they must be doing something right. I've now played six of their games, and they tend to follow a straightforward format based around a mostly linear...
A solid room with some brilliant moments. Great for novices, but still fun for small groups of experienced players.
If you're lucky enough to get a good GM then this is a solid room and one we would happily recommend to enthusiasts

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