Houdini’s Escape Room Experience Southampton: Escape From Alcatraz

By | June 19, 2020

by Houdini's Escape Room Experience Southampton (website)

19 Onslow Rd, SO14 0JD

4-7 players

£60.00

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The year is 1952 and the notorious “Waxy” is about to be Executed for multiple murders that he is claiming his innocent of.
With only an hour to go before his execution, surely it's too late for your team to help him escape his prison cell in the infamous Alcatraz while his brother tries to finally prove his innocence on the outside?
Can you help Waxy escape Alcatraz a free man before the guards come and take you to the electric chair?
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Rated between 35 and 40 out of 5

based on ratings from 9 users
combined with 4 pro reviews

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When reviewing games I rarely say much about the venue outside the game itself. A polished intro or an enthusiastic welcome from the host can get the experience off to a good start, but for me at least is rarely a large factor in how I feel about a game afterwards. Houdini Escapes put so much effort into their hosting that it would be a crime not to mention it. Not only is their reception very nicely decorated with a first-rate selection of free drinks on offer, the briefing then takes place in ...
An well rounded experience from the moment you enter the shop to the moment you walk out the door. A tough start for novices but good plenty of good puzzles. Let down a bit by a couple of awkward moments in the game.
Prison break rooms are probably one of the most common themed rooms out there, but this is one of the better ones. Quite a search heavy room at times, but the puzzles were fair and the signposting was decent.
The theming of this room is absolutely excellent with twists and turns which we have not experienced in other rooms.

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