Breakout Liverpool: Wanted: Cowboy

By | March 20, 2019

by Breakout Liverpool (website)

7-11 Sir Thomas Street, L1 6BW

Liverpool

2-5 players

Languages: EN

60 minutes

Wanted is a wild west themed room. Your quest in the room is to escape but you have two choices and ways to escape. Which side will you take, will you save the day as a cowboy or an Outlaw? Depending on your choice you will face different tasks and puzzles to complete. Which path will you take?

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Rated between 25 and 30 out of 5

based on ratings from 3 users
combined with 2 pro reviews

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Anonymous rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Played: 7 Apr 2015 Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!
abooth expert rated this:Rated between 10 and 10 out of 5
Team size: 2 Time taken: 41 Outcome: Successful escape!
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Sent to venue (and ignored) and edited for spoilers.

1. The theming is very poor. It doesn't feel Wild West at all, especially if you play the 5* difficulty as you don't go behind the bar which is the most western looking part of it. The worst bit of theming had to be that you escape a wild west room with a ***?! 

2. A lot of the puzzles have nothing to do with the theme or (lack of) story. The final puzzle being **** makes no sense compared to the rest of the game. When you consider for example that in 'Outbreak' the last puzzle is '***', this makes sense. **** had nothing to do with anything.
3. The five star difficulty was far too easy. We were out in 39 mins with minimal pointers - having played Sabotage and got out with 11 seconds to spare that feels five star. This was extremely simple and also leads into point 4 which is...
4. There's barely anything to do! Especially once you're in the second room it's an absolutely huge space and essentially all you need is the little bits for the arrows and to be able to count a few things on the walls. Oh and to look at a door for a numbers. That's literally it for room two and on two separate occasions I found myself standing saying 'I actually have nothing to do here', which is bad considering there were only two of us.

Lise Mortier expert rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Played: 2017 Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!

We had a fun time escaping Wanted as cowboys with the rest of my family. Some clever puzzles and a nice ending.

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Outside the room Ah, Breakout Liverpool. How do I hate thee? The last time I was here I lost a perfect record, and my London team mates have never let me live it down. It was a fair, albeit tough, game and I'm not one to shy away from a challenge, so I'd booked in
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