Tag Archives: London

Komnata Quest: Sherlocked

London, Sep 2021

Rated 1.5 out of 5
In real life, being kidnapped by a criminal and left shackled in a box next to a ticking bomb would I suppose be a thoroughly unpleasant experience – so in that sense I guess you could say that Komnata have nailed the realism here.
Sherlocked is a 4… (more)

Komnata Quest: Maze of Hakaina

London, Sep 2021

Rated 3 out of 5
Maze of Hakaina was for a time the well-reviewed flagship game at Komnata‘s New York branch, and was opened in London with a certain amount of fanfare. It’s easy to see how it could have caused some stir back when it was originally launched, with muc… (more)

Swamp Motel: The Drop

London, Nov 2021

Rated 4 out of 5
Swamp Motel will be familiar to many enthusiasts from their Isklander trilogy of online games released during lockdowns, starting with Plymouth Point; they’ve now moved from the internet to the real world, and The Drop is a physical escape room / imm… (more)

SENSAS

London, Sep 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
SENSAS is not an escape room. As an experience it’s closer to the style of the live Crystal Maze, in that it involves a series of challenges for you to tackle as a team, collecting tokens for your successes as you go. Unlike the Crystal Maze, in SENS… (more)

Escape Plan: Roll Out The Barrel

London, Nov 2019

Rated 4.5 out of 5
There are any number of games set in WW2, but I’d hazard none others that share the premise of Roll Out The Barrel: set immediately after the end of the war, you’re trying to break into the officers’ mess to get at their private stash of booze… (more)

Modern Fables: Hypersomnia

London, Oct 2019

Rated 4 out of 5
When I played Modern Fables’ first game they were based down in south Bermondsey, but they’ve since moved to the east side of Shoreditch. Our confirmation email came with extensive instructions for how to find their entrance, and yet we still ended u… (more)