Enigma Escape: The Breakout

By | March 20, 2019

by Enigma Escape (website)

Unit 38 The Studios, 10 Hornsey Street, N7 8EL

Central London

2-6 players

60 minutes

Wheelchair suitable - contact the venue for details
Your boss was recently sent to prison. With the help of the internal post officer, he sent you an important message. There is only a 1 hour window to break him out.
This game requires tactical teamwork, an empathic mind and on-the-spot initiative. Will your team infiltrate Hornsey Prison and break out your boss before it's too late?
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Rated between 30 and 35 out of 5

based on ratings from 2 users
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The Breakout is Enigma Escape's second room, which in their narrative continuity occurs before their other room, which I guess makes it a prequel. Despite the very different types of story ('escape from a psycho' versus 'break someone out of jail', the two games are connected by a shared cast of characters.
They also share a naturalistic style of game which tries to avoid obviously artificial puzzles and instead build puzzles into the game set in a way they might occur in a real life situation....
A game full of contrasts. Great centrepiece technology that should have been awesome but was let down by some usability issues. A huge centrepiece puzzle that was plain tedious and resulted in people missing parts of the games and, finally, where their first game took pride in being "real", this time round several of the puzzles felt contrived. "
During our “Time Run London Weekend”, we had some extra time to explore London a little bit more. Naturally, we also visited some other Escape Room venues. It proved to be a bit difficult to find companies that offer rooms for just two people but luckily we found Enigma Escape, which offers both of their […]

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