Exciting Escapes Basingstoke: Breaking The Law

By | March 20, 2019

by Exciting Escapes Basingstoke (website)

First Floor, Chiltern House, Feathers Yard, RG21 7AT


2-5 players

60 minutes

The year is 1977, international tension is fierce and British Intelligence cannot allow government secrets to fall into the wrong hands! They believe that Detective Inspector Monroe, of the Metropolitan Police, has been providing foreign powers with intel.
The catch? The evidence is in his Police Station – they just need you to break in and find it…
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Each game at Exciting Escapes is set in, and themed for, a specific decade, and Breaking The Law is their 70s game. While that's an era sometimes remembered for cheerless economic depression, I found this game to be joyously fun and my personal favourite of the three at the venue.
The aim of the game is to find a briefcase of evidence locked in the office of a corrupt detective. Some aspects of the game I'll have to skirt around for spoiler reasons, but a central challenge described in the pre-...
Probably the best of the three games at Exciting Escapes. Solid puzzles with a strong physical element, a real sense of progress during the game and a thrilling finale added up to a highly enjoyable experience.

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