The Lockup: Deep Space Brig

By | March 20, 2019

by The Lockup (website)

2nd Floor, 4 London Road, S2 2LN


2-6 players

Languages: EN

60 minutes

Access an experimental prison ship and steal an alien bio sample before you are consumed by the vastness of space... or something else entirely…
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based on ratings from 12 users

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Sockless Feet rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 29 Mar 2024 Team size: 3 Time taken: 30ish Outcome: Successful escape!
I really enjoyed this room. I'm not a fan of spooky/scary rooms, but this one was done very well with the immersion. Theming was well done and kept the story relevant throughout the room.I enjoyed the puzzles and everything was well labelled without being too obvious, so you weren't staring at something for ages before you had all the bits you needed. Had a unique way of taking notes, by using whiteboard markers and a plastic covering over parts you'd want to write on, which I thought was a good way of doing it. 
Dan Getliffe experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 17 Aug 2020 Team size: 2 Time taken: 55 Outcome: Successful escape!
samcrashb4 rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Played: 24 Feb 2024 Team size: 4 Time taken: 45:00 Outcome: Successful escape!
hi-techimmersivebonus objective😨creepy
Deep space brig offers a well themed and atmospheric experience, alongside some awesome high tech puzzles. We did it with the scares on and found generally it gave a light creepy atmosphere, but nothing too scary, perfect balance for us really!
Some completely unique puzzles which we really enjoyed solving, a certain venn diagram had us scratching our heads for a while before realising the solution and having a very satisfying aha! moment. One element we found very impressive and hadn’t seen before was the use of cameras to look in spaces we wouldn’t normally be able to access, this was really unique and we really enjoyed it.
We really like that most of the rooms here have a bonus objective too, the one for this room was just difficult enough and working together to solve a more complex puzzle was great fun!
Also…Hovis. Enough said, 11/10
ShaneKarlSmith experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
TeamDenton experienced rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 3 Outcome: Successful escape!

We played this with my mum, who wasn’t feeling very confident at the start but by the end came out thrilled. We really enjoyed the range of puzzles and the different tools/props to use in the room. There was one puzzle we thought we’d used the right logic for but ended up just solving by searching that we were a little unsure of at the end, but other than that a really good room! 

Stelven rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: Feb 2023 Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!

Came out with a smiles on our faces, a very fun room. We managed to blitz through the room and finish in a very fast time, but did not feel short-changed: the puzzles were engaging and varied enough for a team of 4 to never be bored. Pacing for our team was very high throughout - could do with a final finale to slow things down and bring the team together at the end. The atmosphere of the game was okay, but could be improved with some special effects.

🎲A Jones experienced rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!

Had some different aspects to it than others. Loved the theme. I can't exactly put my finger on why it's not deserving of a higher rating. Wasn't quite reset properly though.

Anonymous experienced rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Outcome: Successful escape!
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A lot of fun in this room, but the final part got a bit repetitive and there wasn't enough to do for a large team in the final moments. However I do believe this is being worked on, and I did this a while ago.

 Definitely one to do in Sheffield if you like escape rooms!

countermeasures8690 rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 26 Nov 2022 Team size: 6 Time taken: 54m Outcome: Successful escape!
originalimmersivebonus objective😨creepy

Wow! This was awesome! We came back as my girlfriend wanted to meet the lil' Corgi Hovis, but we left really satisfied with a well designed room.

The website said this was their middle difficulty room but we found it was on the easier side, but I think that was just because the designer clearly spent a lot of time making sure the puzzles were explained well, so it wasn't difficult to follow the instructions and solve the puzzles, still satisfying!

This was needed because there were a lot of 'out there' designs and unique stuff so clear explanations were required. All in all really good

Brit Of An Escape Habit blogger rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5

A good game with some novel puzzles, striking a balance of skill and mental tasks. Good theming, which was fairly immersive.

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