Doomsday Games: Pathogen

By | March 20, 2019

by Doomsday Games (website)

1st floor Global House, Moorside, CO1 2TJ


2-6 players

90 mins
The year is 2035. Humankind is on the brink of destruction from a deadly pathogen. The world as we know it was wiped out within a matter of months, leaving the global population at just under 20% of its pre-outbreak state, and the infection rate is increasing rapidly. Humanity is about to disappear... forever.
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The 60 minute time limit is near universal for escape rooms, with only a handful of longer or shorter games in the U.K. As it happens, every extended length game I’ve played has been at least very good - perhaps because longer games tend to be less profitable for venues, and therefore building one is a sign the owners are more focused on the experience they’re providing over the revenue they’re earning. Either way, Pathogen is a rare 90 minute game, and I’m pleased to say it fits the trend, in t...
A fantastically fun game with a beautiful opening scene, varied but good quality decoration throughout, a novel clue system, fun challenges and some cool theatre within the game. If you're vaguely in the area, then I'd recommend you drop by, because this is a gem of a game.
In a market filled with 60-minute games, Pathogen is one of the rarer 90-minute experiences, and it certainly sets the bar high. The game was highly immersive, with excellent theming, and clever puzzles
The room itself was incredibly well designed and put together, with plenty of little easter eggs if you’re geeks like us. Everything, including the clue system, was perfectly on theme the whole time.

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