Category Archives: London

City Mazes: The Runner

London, Apr 2018

Rated between 2 and 3 out of 5
More than a few escape companies have games with themes that are based on films, lightly re-skinned to avoid the copyright lawyers. City Mazes London’s newest room is unusual in that it’s an official tie-in: the game was originally available in Cardi… (more)

mostly harmless…: Lifeboat

London, Feb 2018

Rated between 3 and 3.5 out of 5
Each winter the tunnels under Waterloo station host the VAULT festival with a huge array of fringe and alternative events, sometimes including shows that edge from immersive theatre to game experiences. This year one of the events is a 30 minute esca… (more)

Clue Adventures: 2 Tickets 2 Ride

London, Jan 2018

Rated 4 out of 5
The name of Clue Adventures’ second game emphasises its distinctive feature: it’s a game for exactly two players. Despite apparent demand for two player games there are currently no other London games designed for this number, and the majority of Lon… (more)

Escape Plan: The Battle for Britain

London, Oct 2017

Rated between 4 and 4.5 out of 5
It’s always sad to see a high quality game close, but the blow is softened when the reason is to allow the venue to create a new game in its place. That was the case with Escape Plan, whose much-loved first game shut down last summer to make way for … (more)

Horuscape: Mind Horror

London, Oct 2017

Rated 3.5 out of 5
The question here is, how to fairly review something which is a thoroughly different type of experience to everything else on this site? Mind Horror is a virtual reality escape game, so far a rare beast in the UK but gradually creeping into the escap… (more)