Castle Escapes: Hunt for the Crimson Fang

By | July 21, 2020

by Castle Escapes (website)

Up to 8 players

Β£78.00 $95.00

πŸ“Ήremote avatar
The Nocturnal Underground Tactical Squad needs your help! A lone vampire hunter has been separated from their unit and now requires support to defeat the bloodsucker in charge. Can you make your way deep into the vampire lair and out again before The Master’s thirsty minions return? A mission both horrific and hilarious, ending with a harrowing escape that will mean life or death for our heroic hunter!
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Rated between 35 and 45 out of 5

based on ratings from 5 users
combined with 4 pro reviews

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PuzzleParrot expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
We had a blast in this room! The room itself had a good sense of humor, and going in knowing the video was all prerecorded, we leaned in and generated some humorous moments of our own as a result.
Anonymous rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: 7/25/2020 Outcome: Successful escape!

Very interesting new medium - live splicing of prerecorded video with a live voice guide. I didn't think the gameplay made particularly good use of the medium though, as we were told "no" to far too many common actions and it felt like a very artificially constrained exploration space.

🦑cipherdelic virtuoso rated this:Rated between 40 and 40 out of 5
egnor expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Uses prerecorded video with a live audio host, but plays very much like an avatar room. I thought it was very well done and has cute puzzles that take advantage of the medium (but others didn't like it as much).

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I was immediately intrigued not just by Crimson Fang's trailer but by the fact that Castle Escapes are building games specifically for remote play, not adapting existing physical rooms. Playing via a conference call inevitably compromises the escape room experience in a number of ways, but also has potential to allow inventive creators to add interestingly novel elements that wouldn't be possible in person.
This is however a difficult game to review since talking about a major part of how it wo...
The Hunt for the Crimson Fang was completely bonkers (but in a good way). Of course, with a name for the operation like The Nocturnal Underground Tactical Squad, we really should have been prepared for this, after all, what sort of covert operation gives themselves the name NUTS?

We've been recruited by The Nocturnal Underground Tactical Squad (NUTS) to assist one of their rookie vampire hunter to "Hunt for the Crimson Fang" ("The Master"). The experience started with an intro video of the back story and seamlessly connected us with the avatar starting off in a bloody butcher shop, or so we thought...

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