Skurrilum: The Phantom Island

Skurrilum: Die Phantominsel

By | March 20, 2019

by Skurrilum (website)


2-6 players

Languages: EN, DE

60 minutes

For Bone Collectors and Treasure Hunters! This escape game takes you to the mysterious Phantominsland in the modriy shelter of a long-dead sailor. The poor soul was shipwrecked several hundred years ago on the Godforsaken Phantom island and struggled to survive. You are now the first team of intrepid specialists to observe this weird and spooky island. But beware! The island is not as idyllic as it appears.
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Rated between 40 and 45 out of 5

based on ratings from 2 users
combined with 2 pro reviews

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Simon (The Overthinkers) expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 23 Aug 2019 Team size: 2 Time taken: 50:00 Outcome: Successful escape!
🌵Juliette B expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Played: 06/10/2020 Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!

Beautiful decor with an engaging start, enjoyable puzzles. Some frustration with some broken tech nearing the end of the game which meant we couldn't complete one puzzle. Probably the easiest of the Skurrilum games (of the 4 available in English) - still fun though, and a cut above your average game. 

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Fresh out of Skurrilum's Malvini game, we plunged into the pirate-themed Phantom Island. A few eyebrows were raised when they handed out four head-mounted torches between five players, but fortunately it turned out to be decently lit throughout the game, with the torches provided just to better handle any dingy corners.
The titular island is a fabled isle that vanishes and reappears mysteriously, and which is rumoured to be hiding pirate gold. The game is set in the present day, and however mys...
Home to the two best games I've played - the Ernie Hudson mysteries. They're the real deal: immersion, exploration, theatre, puzzles, decoration, audio, flow and narrative. In every way I can image, they deliver. And the other games aren't bad either. If you're ever in Hamburg go and play these games. And if you ever have the chance to go to Hamburg, seize it!

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