Marvo Mysteries: M.A.R.V.O Archives Phase One: Uplink

By | June 13, 2020

by Marvo Mysteries (website)

664 Christchurch Road

1-4 players


Languages: EN

not on sale
45-60 mins
The Marvo Archives is a 'Point and Click' style Online Escape Room Adventure for you to play at home.
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Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5

based on ratings from 15 users
combined with 4 pro reviews

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Billa Babybel experienced rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Team size: 2 Outcome: Successful escape!
very easy
neurodoclove rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
jakea256 expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
hi-techimmersivequite easy
PuzzleParrot expert rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 20 and 20 out of 5
davetheescaper rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
msilcox expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: December 22, 2020 Team size: 1 Time taken: 49 minutes Outcome: Successful escape!

A quite sophisticated interface with really authentic graphics.  I agree with the reviewer who said it felt a bit short.  There was also one very frustrating puzzle that I feel like I still don't totally understand.  I did really like the 3 tier hint system, though--nice to get a small nudge without giving too much away.  Eminently playable by a solo player. 

ChadwickB rated this:Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5
Wei-Hwa Huang expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Team size: 3

The experience is fun, but feels a bit too short.  The immersion is pretty good for what it does.

Lukas Rauscher rated this:Rated between 50 and 50 out of 5
Played: june 2020 Team size: 1 Time taken: 45 minutes Outcome: Successful escape!

Don't miss this out! Not only especially well crafted, this games suceeds with it's brilliant video and art design,  detailed references and hilarious  jokes. I am simply blown away what a charming game it was. You can clearly see that MARVO are the kind of creators who are really putting an  effort and passion into their games. Highly recommended!

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The new breed of online digital escape games mostly fall into well defined types - most often webpage-based puzzles, some ARG (alternative reality game) style involving social media pages or Google Streetview, some point-and-click, some a hybrid of those. What Marvo have come up with doesn't really fit into any of those categories. I suppose point-and-click is closest, with some additional ARG elements, though that description is as misleading as it is useful. And what's worse is that for spoile...

This was a good game, but it could have been great. We felt like it ended just as it was getting going and felt a bit miffed when it was over. It’s definitely worth playing as it is beautifully put together and is a wonder to behold, but I wouldn’t set aside much time to complete it

Its very difficult to write a hugely substantial review on this game without giving away too many spoilers - its simply too good to ruin so my lips are sealed on its content!

All I can say in summary is, do yourself and favour and play this game. It truly is something to behold. From the effects, the on screen interaction, the video content, the puzzles and clue system, the subtle humour, it really isn't one to miss! 

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