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ClueCapers: A Curious Inheritance

Winchester, Dec 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
Given the names of ClueCapers’ previous two games Winchintzy and Winchokey, I was surprised their third wasn’t named A Curious Winheritance. Fortunately, it turns out to be set in the Winsonian Museum, thereby maintaining a good level of Winchester-t… (more)

The Panic Room: The Sacrifice

Gravesend, Nov 2018

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
Sacrifice is one of a handful of games by other designers that The Panic Room have added to their stable. It’s a thirty minute game set in a van, and is also known as Van Escape, under which name it’s a mobile game available for event hire. When it’s… (more)

The Panic Room: Resurgency

Gravesend, Nov 2018

Rated between 3 and 4 out of 5
As junior bomb disposal technicians, you’ve been assigned some routine practice – which definitely won’t escalate into a more dangerous situation, no sirree. Resurgency is located in the space that once housed two player game Million Dollar Date Nigh… (more)

Lock’d: The House of Alastair Moon

London, Nov 2018

Rated 3.5 out of 5
After a remarkably long time with three open games and another five (!) listed as ‘coming soon’, Bermondsey-based Lock’d have launched their fourth game. The House of Alastair Moon is set in the house of a magician who turned to black magic after the… (more)