Knockout Escape Rooms: 9-to-5 Assassin

By | March 20, 2019

by Knockout Escape Rooms (website)

75 Milford Road, RG1 8LG

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2-6 players

60 minutes

Trapped in an office with a murderer on the loose – can you find the clues to escape before you become the next victim?
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Overall rating

Rated between 25 and 35 out of 5

based on ratings from 3 users
combined with 1 pro review

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Wesley Mead expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Played: 23 Nov 2021 Team size: 2 Time taken: 48m Outcome: Successful escape!
great hosting
PurpleB experienced rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
Played: May 2019 Team size: 4 Outcome: Successful escape!

Some good stuff in this room but it was a tad small with all play happening in the starting room.  One of the puzzles was slightly broken in that we managed to get the answer to it before we were meant to meaning we missed a whole chunk of the room. The owner said he was going to adapt it after we'd played it so future teams didn't have the same thing happen.

Tim Cooper expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Played: Team size: 4 Time taken: 54:44 Outcome: Successful escape!

Reviews by escape room review sites

The premise for 9 To 5 Assassin is that you’re trapped in an office trying to get out before a professional killer returns. ‘Office’ is a bit of a red flag in a room description - if you have a large budget to spent on making your escape room look fantastic, it’s unlikely that you’ll choose to make it look like an office. And this is indeed the least visually impressive of the three Knockout games we played, surprisingly so given it’s the venue’s most recent game. A bit of background context is ...

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