Escape Hunt Leeds: The Fourth Samurai

By | March 20, 2019

by Escape Hunt Leeds (website)

The Light, The Headrow, LS1 8TL

Leeds

2-6 players

60 minutes

You are Japanese Samurai warriors. Your honour and your lives are at stake. You have 60 minutes to destroy a mystical sword, or a fate worse than death awaits you.
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Overall rating

Rated between 40 and 45 out of 5

based on ratings from 6 users
combined with 5 pro reviews

Player reviews

Tom experienced says:

Another excellent Escape Hunt room! These guys go all out! The start of this game was really unusual! Felt a bit claustrophobic but it did add to the experience. Loved the help system and the way the games master keeps things immersive! 

Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
Sabrina Dietrich expert rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
Tom Hill rated this:Rated between 45 and 45 out of 5
reviewed in No fixed location
Wei-Hwa Huang expert rated this:Rated between 30 and 30 out of 5
reviewed in Edinburgh
cipherdelic expert rated this:Rated between 35 and 35 out of 5
reviewed in Bristol
Joe Brown experienced says:
Nicely themed room, with plenty of automation - but very short for anyone but new players. Even with plenty of mistakes we escaped in 35 minutes. With a few more puzzles this would be a very solid room.
Rated between 25 and 25 out of 5

Reviews by escape room review sites

A solid game across the board - storyline, decoration, puzzles and finale were all good. If you want something that pushes the boundaries of escape rooms then go elsewhere but if it's enough to just be good throughout then it's a great choice.
I'd add a warning that this is a room well suited to playing as a pair, which could work less with with a bigger group - an early puzzle could become a frustrating bottleneck, since it's potentially time consuming and can only be tackled by one person at a time, and the rest is fairly linear. Most enthusiast pairs will also find it an entirely approachable level of difficulty.
Playing the same game on a later occasion and in a different location (Oxford), I found the aesthetics quietly appealin...

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