Category Archives: Nottingham

Escapologic: Contraption

Nottingham, Oct 2017

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Contraption is Escapologic’s original game, the first of what is now eight different escape rooms at their Nottingham location, and it’s clear why the venue made a splash from the outset. The game is a steampunk-y fest of cogs and pipes and machines … (more)

Escapologic: Heistakes

Nottingham, Oct 2017

Rated between 3 and 4 out of 5
A bank heist is one of the classic escape room themes, and Heistakes is Escapologic’s take on the genre. The venue aims for immersion and realism, and they start that off with something impressive and highly theme-appropriate, that I haven’t seen use… (more)

iLocked: The Mummy

Nottingham, May 2017

Rated 4 out of 5
iLocked is one of a couple of large Russian escape game franchise companies that have spread into the rest of Europe. The Russian escaping scene is famously sophisticated, and the iLocked franchise has exacting design rules such as zero padlock use; … (more)

Escapologic: E.P.I. Centre

Nottingham, May 2017

Rated between 3.5 and 4 out of 5
Epi-centre (also variously E.P.I. Centre and Epicentre) places you in a wrecked science facility with the loss of power leaving a store of hazardous chemicals on the verge of explosion.
The website description states that this is the most ‘real worl… (more)

Escapologic: Crypt-ic

Nottingham, May 2017

Rated between 2.5 and 4 out of 5
This is a difficult game to review for me, because there was a great deal about it I thought was really good, but which I found to be undermined by a couple of huge flaws that saw us stuck on a single puzzle for well over half the time. In addition, … (more)