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Normally a low-tech room like this wouldn't get much, but the charisma and smoothness of the host, coupled with many humorous touches, gives this two extra stars than it would otherwise deserve.
A scrappy lo-fi game that nevertheless had some extremely fun moments and clever puzzles. Our GM/avatar really made the experience immersive and memorable.
One of the more challenging online Escapes we have done, with a lot more red herrings than we've seen in other games. Definitely some challenging puzzles, with one that really stumped us (we got it with a small nudge). The GM was very engaging, although with the time being as tight as it was, his "idiot avatar" persona was a tad frustrating to me (not so much to my teammates who are more patient than I!). Nonetheless, a really fun experience, with some inventive elements that added to the realism. Definitely recommended.
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We really liked how the game started as it didn't feel like we were going to play a remote escape room. We were put in a real situation where we were sent to help a captured agent. This was the only remote room so far that made me feel like I was part of the avatar (like a voice inside his head).
Practically flawless! How fitting that it was my final escape room experience of 2020? I can’t think of a more appropriate way to hurl oneself into the bold new 2021 than by saving Agent November’s life and doing so with a laugh, a “wow that’s good!” and more than anything, with friends.
Agent November VIRTUAL X-CAPER is a really effective concept for a simple remote escape room for the price and the way it was implemented. VIRTUAL X-CAPER is a wonderful example of how the role of the avatar can turn a rather low budget room into a well-rounded experience.
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