Category Archives: Online

Co-Decode: Operative Onboard

Online, Jul 2020

Rated 4 out of 5
Co-Decode’s previous game A Jewel In Jeopardy was one of the strongest offerings of the early wave of digital games, and Operative Onboard picks up where that left off, both in narrative and in play style. As a description, ‘digital’ is only partiall… (more)

LogicLocks: The Secret of Eliza’s Heart

Online, Jun 2020

Rated 4 out of 5
Although these days they’re more famous for their Catacombs experience, Logic Locks originally gained a reputation for their earlier game, Eliza’s Heart, which is now also available for remote play. As with Catacombs, they use a combination of Google… (more)

Trapped: Operation X-13

Online, Jun 2020

Rated 4 out of 5
Although I’m delighted that during this time of lockdown it’s possible to play escape rooms remotely via a video livestream, there’s no question that I’d much rather play rooms in person, and normally assume that the remote format is an inevitable st… (more)

Marvo Mysteries: Phase One & Phase Two

Online, Jun 2020

Rated 4 out of 5
The new breed of online digital escape games mostly fall into well defined types – most often webpage-based puzzles, some ARG (alternative reality game) style involving social media pages or Google Streetview, some point-and-click, some a hybrid of t… (more)

Escape Camp Picton: Spy’s Workshop

Online, Jun 2020

Rated 3 out of 5
The World War II theming of this venue’s games follow its location, which it seems was active during the war as an air base and training centre, and had we been there in person I’d have been interested to see the old base. The game itself was set in … (more)

Vortex Escape: N.O.O.M. Project

Online, May 2020

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Vortex is a Spanish company based in Barcelona, and while a great many Spanish-language online games have been released, very few are playable in English; N.O.O.M. Project is one of the exceptions. You might guess from the picture of an astronaut tha… (more)

Clue Cracker: Fairground Felony

Online, May 2020

Rated 3.5 out of 5
At time of writing Clue Cracker have released four online games: one short free one, one 60 minute game, and two longer 90 minute games, and Fairground Felony is one of the latter. In this one you’re alone in a spooky fairground, pitted against a mys… (more)