Category Archives: London

Enigma Quests: Mission Wavebreak

London, Apr 2022

Rated 3 out of 5
The third game from Enigma Quests opened shortly before the pandemic, with the result that I was still thinking of it as a new game and was surprised to realise that it’s already over two years old. The scenario here is that you’re trying to defuse a… (more)

Clue Adventures: Jet2Space

London, Sep 2021

Rated 4 out of 5
Two player games are a bit scarce on the ground, but Clue Adventures is an exception – Jet2Space is their second game that not only is playable by two, but which requires exactly two. This one takes the players on a ‘WheesyJet’ automated journey on a… (more)

Komnata Quest: Sherlocked

London, Sep 2021

Rated 1.5 out of 5
In real life, being kidnapped by a criminal and left shackled in a box next to a ticking bomb would I suppose be a thoroughly unpleasant experience – so in that sense I guess you could say that Komnata have nailed the realism here.
Sherlocked is a 4… (more)

Komnata Quest: Maze of Hakaina

London, Sep 2021

Rated 3 out of 5
Maze of Hakaina was for a time the well-reviewed flagship game at Komnata‘s New York branch, and was opened in London with a certain amount of fanfare. It’s easy to see how it could have caused some stir back when it was originally launched, with muc… (more)

Swamp Motel: The Drop

London, Nov 2021

Rated 4 out of 5
Swamp Motel will be familiar to many enthusiasts from their Isklander trilogy of online games released during lockdowns, starting with Plymouth Point; they’ve now moved from the internet to the real world, and The Drop is a physical escape room / imm… (more)


London, Sep 2021

Rated 3.5 out of 5
SENSAS is not an escape room. As an experience it’s closer to the style of the live Crystal Maze, in that it involves a series of challenges for you to tackle as a team, collecting tokens for your successes as you go. Unlike the Crystal Maze, in SENS… (more)

Escape Plan: Roll Out The Barrel

London, Nov 2019

Rated 4.5 out of 5
There are any number of games set in WW2, but I’d hazard none others that share the premise of Roll Out The Barrel: set immediately after the end of the war, you’re trying to break into the officers’ mess to get at their private stash of booze… (more)