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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)

Riddlr: The Brunel Enigma

Bristol, Apr 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
The Brunel room is an eclectic room, filled with steampunk paraphanelia and puzzles embedded in the walls and furniture.
It was a busy game with an interesting and well themed hint system, which we had mixed feelings about. It’s not a spoiler to say… (more)

Escape Hunt: The Fourth Samurai

Bristol, Apr 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
The Fourth Samurai tells the tale of some samurais, another samurai, a meteor that fell to earth, and a beautiful sword.
The room is clean, minimalist, brightly lit, and spacious. Beautiful decorations and very few red herrings make the game fun to … (more)

Escape Room Preston: Gallery

Preston, Apr 2018

Rated between 2 and 2.5 out of 5
With four branches in the UK and many more overseas, Escape Room is one of the larger escape game franchises. I’d previously played a few of their games in Estonia, and while passing through Preston tried out their Gallery game. This is an art heist … (more)