Tag Archives: sci-fi

Dextrophobia: vol. 2

Sofia, May 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
This curiously named game is second in a series that currently numbers three in total, each in a different location in Sofia; I chose to play the second one because that was the one I’d noticed recommendations for. Despite the implied continuity, Dex… (more)

Escape Reality: Machina

Leeds, Apr 2018

Rated between 2.5 and 3 out of 5
Escape Reality’s Leeds branch is out on the western side of the city sharing with a laser tag facility next to a major road; we managed not to miss the turning for them on the third attempt. Perhaps because of the location or the number of games they… (more)

Exit: Huxley

Berlin, Nov 2017

Rated 4 out of 5
Huxley is only the second virtual reality escape game I’ve played, and so it remains a challenge to write a fair review. The aim is to assess the game, but with such a new format it’s far from straightforward to tease out what’s impressive about the … (more)

Final Escape: Robot Paranoia

Berlin, Nov 2017

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Robot Paranoia is a sci-fi game set in a future dystopia where humans have mostly been eliminated by robots, where you have an hour to get out of the robot-controlled area before you’re caught.
The decor is more Bladerunner than Star Trek, a crumbli… (more)

Real Quest: Abandoned Research Complex

Riga, Jul 2017

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Abandoned Research Complex has a rather generic name that doesn’t entirely do justice to its premise. In a post-apocalypse world your group of survivors are in an underground bunker, which – whoops! – contains a bomb that’s due to detonate in one hou… (more)