Tag Archives: Room in a box

Escape Tales: Low Memory

Room-in-a-box, Feb 2020

Rated 4 out of 5
Low Memory is the follow-up to The Awakening, one of the most interesting and successful home escape games released yet. Like its predecessor, it uses a fairly complex system of action tokens in place of a time limit to restrict how thoroughly you ca… (more)

Deckscape: Heist In Venice

Room-in-a-box, Dec 2018

Rated 3 out of 5
Heist In Venice follows the normal Deckscape format with a couple of twists. Your mission is to steal a €1 billion Euro poker chip from a casino, and in the tradition of heist movies, you have a team of specialists: here provided by a set of six char… (more)

Unlock!: The Noside Show

Room-in-a-box, Jan 2020

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
While each Unlock! game is a stand-alone story, fully half the boxed sets have included an episode featuring the closest thing the series has to a recurring villain. The Noside Show is the third of these, and its cartoonish style of illustration and … (more)

Unlock!: Insert Coin

Room-in-a-box, Aug 2019

Rated 3.5 out of 5
As a matter of policy, Unlock! box sets seem to each contain one game that’s more tailored for younger players, in both theming and difficulty level; in the Heroic set, that game is Insert Coin.
It’s themed for retro 80s arcade gaming, and that’s re… (more)

Exit: The Haunted Roller Coaster

Room-in-a-box, Jan 2020

Rated 3.5 out of 5
Like its sister game House of Riddles, this comes with a low difficulty rating and a linear, one-puzzle-at-a-time structure. Also like House of Riddles, it mixes pages of story into the clue booklet. Perhaps Exit was concerned that they weren’t provi… (more)