Locked In A Room Southampton: Parallax

By | March 31, 2019

by Locked In A Room Southampton (website)

Unit 11c, Lower Level, West Quay Shopping Centre, SO15 1QE


2-6 players

60 minutes

4 copies

Wheelchair suitable - contact the venue for details
The time-travelling super genius, Professor Pottenger has been kidnapped by unknown assailants! The assailants hideout has been located but questions still remain… Where is Pottenger? Who kidnapped him? Who do they work for? Enter their hideout and obtain the vital intelligence needed to unearth this peculiar mystery, before it’s too late!
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Overall rating

Provisionally rated between 30 and 35 out of 5

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Player reviews

Jasmine Barrett rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
Philip & Gemma rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Played: 18 Nov 2017 Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
great hostingenjoyableplain

We won't waste your time rewording something that already exists, as Toby in the EtR pro review below has hit the nail on the head.
Puzzles made sense, theming nothing to write home about, enthusiastic hosts.

Sam Carr experienced rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
cleverstory-drivenquite difficult
abunai expert rated this:Rated between 15 and 15 out of 5
Richard Gauger rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Played: 7 Jul 2021 Team size: 4 Time taken: 60 Outcome: Failed 🙁
originalcleverquite difficult

Great staff and a great puzzle!  Took too long on one of the tasks, resulting in timing out.  Would recommend this more for experienced "escapers" who know what too look for (I was the only first-timer on our team).  Great fun and would definitely recommend.

Wesley Mead expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Emily Milton rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Brian experienced rated this:Rated between 20 and 20 out of 5
Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!

Reviews by escape room review sites

In enthusiast discussions, Locked In A Room is a company that rarely gets mentioned, and for good reason: enthusiasts are absolutely not their target audience. Their high-capacity branches with multiple copies of each game room are set up above all for corporate outings, and their games fall into that middle ground where they're not notably atrocious nor sufficiently high quality to stand out.
Parallax was the third of their rooms I'd tried, and it followed the style of their others: a strictly...

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