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Escape Boats: Convicts

Dublin, Oct 2019

Rated 4.5 out of 5
I need to start this review with one very large caveat. Convicts is designed as a versus game for 4-10 players, where one half of the group competes against the other. Each half plays a similar but different sequence to the other, sometimes with some… (more)

Lucardo: The Prison

Manchester, Jun 2019

Rated 4.5 out of 5
Prison is one of the timeless escape room themes. It’s been done so many times in many different styles that it’s very difficult to build a prison game that feels original, doubly so because there’s a very limited range of items you can plausibly put… (more)

Pressure Point: The Accused

Ashford, Sep 2018

Rated 3.5 out of 5
As with so many prison escape games, you have been accused of a crime you didn’t commit… but in this game your goal is to gather the evidence that incriminates you and find a way to destroy it, a twist that made me wonder whether we were as innocen… (more)

John Doe: The Prison of Blue Castle

Lille, Jun 2018

Rated 3.5 out of 5
John Doe’s company name comes from their overarching story device, which is that they’re a secret agency whose entire agent roster has recently been compromised; since their professional agents have all been outed, they’re reliant on you, promising m… (more)

Chambers: Electric Chair

Bucharest, May 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
Should I ever turn to a life of crime and find myself in gaol, I’m going to be sorely disappointed when the cell doesn’t contain an array of hidden messages to help me escape. Most iterations of the jailbreak theme never bother to give an explanation… (more)